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Massachusetts General Laws Part II. Real and Personal Property and Domestic Relations (Ch. 183-210) Ch. 201D, § 4

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The health care proxy shall:

(i) identify the principal and the health care agent;

(ii) indicate that the principal intends the agent to have authority to make health care decisions on the principal's behalf;

(iii) describe the limitation, if any, that the principal intends to impose upon the agent's authority;  and

(iv) indicate that the agent's authority shall become effective if it is determined pursuant to section six that the principal lacks capacity to make health care decisions.

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