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15 Sep 2022

Right 7(5) of the Health and Disability Commissioner (Code of health and disability services consumer rights) Regulations 1996 states ‘Every consumer may use an advanced directive in accordance with common law” (Health and Disability Commission, 1996).


Health & Disability Commission. (1996). Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights, regulations 1996. Health & Disability Commissioner website. Available from: https://www.hdc.org.nz/your-rights/about-the-code/code-of-health-and-disability-services-consumers-rights/.