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Advance Directives and Substitute Decision-Making in Personal Health Care, Final Report 64


Present law relating to substitute healthcare decision-making is deficient, as it requires that consent be obtained but does not provided a practical mechanism for doing so. The law also fails to provide individuals with a mechanism for planning for their own incapacity with respect to healthcare decisions. This report contains 28 recommendations and contains draft legislation entitled Health Care Instructions Act which would create the advance directive, create the healthcare agent or proxy, and integrate the scheme […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession
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FORMAT Publications
FILE fr064.pdf

March 29, 1993

Advance Directives and Substitute Decision-Making in Personal Health Care, Report for Discussion 11


Present law relating to substitute healthcare decision-making is deficient, as it requires that consent be obtained but does not provided a practical mechanism for doing so. The law also fails to provide individuals with a mechanism for planning for their own incapacity with respect to healthcare decisions. This report contains 28 recommendations and contains draft legislation entitled Health Care Instructions Act which would create the advance directive, create the healthcare agent or proxy, and integrate the scheme […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession
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FORMAT Publications
FILE rfd11.pdf

March 2, 1993

Survey of Adult Living Arrangements: A Technical Report, Research Paper 15


This paper is a survey of issues related to couples living together outside of marriage. It addresses the attitudes of non-maritally cohabitants toward relevant legal issues, the reasons that the couples chose to nonmaritally cohabitate, and the reasons that they chose to continue living that way. The survey also addresses the socio-economic characteristics of non-married and married cohabitants, as well as the characteristics of their family life.

AREA OF LAW Family Law Marriage & Divorce
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FORMAT Publications
FILE RPNo.15.pdf

November 3, 1984