2020 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 59 - Agency
Chapter 07 - Termination Of Agency
Section 59-7-2.6 - Physician's determination of principal's decisional capacity.

59-7-2.6. Physician's determination of principal's decisional capacity.

The attorney-in-fact or agent may not make a health care decision in any situation in which the principal's attending physician has determined in good faith that the principal has decisional capacity. The attending physician shall proceed as if there were no designation if the attorney-in-fact or agent is unavailable or refuses to make a health care decision.

Source: SL 1990, ch 412, ยง3.

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