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New Jersey Statutes Title 26. Health and Vital Statistics 26 § 2H-59

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a.?An advance directive becomes operative when (1) it is transmitted to the attending physician or to the health care institution, and (2) it is determined pursuant to section 8 of this act? ���1 that the patient lacks capacity to make a particular health care decision.

b.?Treatment decisions pursuant to an advance directive shall not be made and implemented until there has been a reasonable opportunity to establish, and where appropriate confirm, a reliable diagnosis and prognosis for the patient.

1 ?N.J.S.A. ??26:2H-60.

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