2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 41 - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents.
41-41-223 - Construction of provisions and presumed capacity.
§ 41-41-223. Construction of provisions and presumed capacity.
(1) Sections 41-41-201 through 41-41-229 do not affect the right of an individual to make health-care decisions while having capacity to do so.
(2) An individual is presumed to have capacity to make a health-care decision, to give or revoke an advance health-care directive, and to designate or disqualify a surrogate.
Sources: Laws, 1998, ch. 542, § 12, eff from and after July 1, 1998.
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