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Probate Code - PROB

DIVISION 4.7. HEALTH CARE DECISIONS [4600 - 4806]

  ( Division 4.7 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )
  

PART 2. UNIFORM HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ACT [4670 - 4743]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Advance Health Care Directives [4670 - 4698]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Powers of Attorney for Health Care [4680 - 4691]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )

  
4682.  

Unless otherwise provided in a power of attorney for health care, the authority of an agent becomes effective only on a determination that the principal lacks capacity, and ceases to be effective on a determination that the principal has recovered capacity.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. Effective January 1, 2000. Operative July 1, 2000, by Sec. 43 of Ch. 658.)