• (a) A living will entered into before July 1, 2004, under this chapter shall be given effect and interpreted in accord with this chapter.

  • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 32-11-113

    • 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.
    • Living will: means a written declaration, pursuant to this chapter, stating declarant's desires for medical care or noncare, including palliative care, and other related matters such as organ donation and body disposal. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103

    (b) A living will entered into on or after July 1, 2004, that evidences an intent that it is entered into under this chapter shall be given effect and interpreted in accord with this chapter.

  • (c) A living will entered into on or after July 1, 2004, that does not evidence an intent that it is entered into under this chapter may, if it complies with the Tennessee Health Care Decisions Act, compiled in title 68, chapter 11, part 18, be given effect as an individual instruction under that act.