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Bundesgesetz über Patientenverfügung - Patientenverfügungs-Gesetz (Law on advanced directives)

Austria Austrian Government Country Resources Capacity related legislation Austria 8 May 2006 Legislation/regulation guardian, legal capacity

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„§ 1. (1) Dieses Bundesgesetz regelt die Voraussetzungen und die Wirksamkeit von Patientenverfügungen.
(2) Eine Patientenverfügung kann verbindlich oder für die Ermittlung des Patientenwillens beachtlich sein.

§1. (1) This law sets the requirements and effectiveness of advanced directives.
(2) An andvanced directive can be binding or considerable for the determination of the patient’s will.

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