2018 Mississippi Code
Title 41 - Public Health
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents
Uniform Health-Care Decisions Act
§ 41-41-213. Guardians and wards.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 41-41-213 (2018)
  • (1) A guardian shall comply with the ward’s individual instructions and may not revoke the ward’s advance health-care directive unless the appointing court expressly so authorizes.

  • (2) Absent a court order to the contrary, a health-care decision of an agent takes precedence over that of a guardian.

  • (3) A health-care decision made by a guardian for the ward is effective without judicial approval.

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