This Act applies to Saskatchewan. The table of contents is listed below to provide an overview of what the Act contains. The URL is provided so you can view the entire Act if you wish.


URL:  http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/English/Statutes/Statutes/H0-001.pdf
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The Health Care Directives and Substitute Health Care Decision Makers Act


Table of Contents


PART I
Short Title and Interpretation
1 Short title
2 Interpretation

PART II
Directives
3 Persons who may make directives
4 When directive in effect
5 Effect of directive
6 Requirements of a directive
7 Revocation of directive
8 Directive made outside Saskatchewan
9 Directive made before Act in force
10 Form of directive

PART III
Proxies, Nearest Relatives and
Personal Guardians
11 Age of proxies
12 Wishes or best interests to be followed
13 Appointment of more than one proxy
14 No delegation of authority
15 Nearest relative
16 Substitute health care decision-making
17 Substitute health care decision-making for
members of religious orders
18 Admission to health care facility
19 Personal health care information to be disclosed
20 Court application
21 Decisions of guardians and proxies

PART IV
General
22 Limitations on actions
23 Entitlement not void
24 Offence
25 Regulations

PART V
Consequential and Coming into Force
26 R.S.S. 1978, c.D-17, section 18 repealed