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Florida Statutes § 765.113

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“Restrictions on providing consent under the civil rights law”

Unless the principal expressly delegates such authority to the surrogate in writing, or a surrogate or proxy has sought and receive court approval, a surrogate or proxy may not provide consent for:

  • Abortion, sterilization, electroshock therapy, psychosurgery, experimental treatments, or voluntary admission to a mental health facility; or
  • Withholding or withdrawing life-prolonging procedures from a pregnant patient.

Current as of June 2015