§ 23-06.5-01 Statement of purpose
§ 23-06.5-02 Definitions
§ 23-06.5-03 Health care directive
§ 23-06.5-04 Restrictions on who can act as agent
§ 23-06.5-05 Health care directive requirements – Execution and witnesses
§ 23-06.5-05.1 Suggested health care directive form
§ 23-06.5-06 Acceptance of appointment – Withdrawal
§ 23-06.5-07 Revocation
§ 23-06.5-08 Inspection and disclosure of medical information
§ 23-06.5-09 Duties of provider
§ 23-06.5-10 Freedom from influence
§ 23-06.5-11 Reciprocity
§ 23-06.5-12 Immunity
§ 23-06.5-13 Presumptions and application
§ 23-06.5-14 Liability for health care costs
§ 23-06.5-15 Validity of previously executed durable powers of attorney or other directives
§ 23-06.5-16 Use of statutory form
§ 23-06.5-17 Optional health care directive form
§ 23-06.5-18 Penalties
§ 23-06.5-19 Health care record registry – Fees

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 23-06.5

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Individual: means a human being. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Verified: means sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths. See North Dakota Code 1-01-42
  • written: include "typewriting" and "typewritten" and "printing" and "printed" except in the case of signatures and when the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See North Dakota Code 1-01-37