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Section 13 Mental Healthcare Act 2017: Liability of medical health professional (advance directive)

Section 13 (Liability of medical health professional in relation to advance directive) under Chapter III (Advance Directive) of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 —

❝(1) A medical practitioner or a mental health professional shall not be held liable for any unforeseen consequences on following a valid advance directive.

(2) The medical practitioner or mental health professional shall not be held liable for not following a valid advance directive, if he has not been given a copy of the valid advance directive.❞

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