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Spain:Decided for each region: two witness, notarySwitzerland:Variable formsUnited Kingdom: The law in England, Wales and Scotland does not require a particular form.U.S.A.:Advance directives are legal written documents. In some states, oral directives arealso legally permitted.60
23.Are the wishes expressed in living wills or advance directives (legally)binding? (y/n)(Answers. Yes:8No:5Not Specified:22)24.Are the wishes expressed in living wills or advance directives retractableat any time? (y/n)(Answers. Yes:13No:1Not Specified:20)If so, under what circumstances?Country23.24.Country23.24.AlbaniaNSNSLuxembourgNSNSAndorraMaltaNS*NS*Armenia“the former Y R M”AustriaMoldovaAzerbaijanNetherlandsNS*Yes*BelgiumNoYes*NorwayNSNSBulgariaNSNSPolandNS*NS*CroatiaYesYes*PortugalNo*Yes*CyprusNS*NS*RomaniaNSNSCzech Rep.NoNSRussiaNSNSDenmarkNS*Yes*San MarinoYes*YesEstoniaNoNSSlovakiaNS*NS*FinlandYes*Yes*SloveniaNS*Yes*FranceNS*NS*SpainYesYes*GeorgiaYes*Yes*SwedenNSNSGermanyNS*NS*SwitzerlandYes*YesGreeceNSNSTurkeyNSNSHungaryYesYes*UkraineIcelandUnited KingdomNS*NS*IrelandNS*/CanadaItalyNSNSU.S.A.YesYes*LatviaNoNoLiechtensteinLithuaniaNSNS61
Belgium:24.Yes – wishes of the relevant person.Croatia:24.Yes. Does not depend on any circumstances.Cyprus:23., 24.Is not appliedDenmark:23. Any wish of the testator/testatrix according to no 1) above is binding on the medicalattendant whereas any wish in pursuance of no. 2) above shall be considered directional andshall be included in any deliberations made on treatment.24.Yes. Living wills are retractable at any time e.g. by giving a written and unambiguousstatement to the Danish Living Will Register or simply by telling it to the doctor or therelatives in an unambiguous way.Finland:23. They are binding but in practice difficulties arise, for example in cases where the livingwill is old and treatment possibilities have since improved.24.Yes, whenever the person wishes to change his living will he may do so.France:23.Not relevant24.Not relevant. Specifically with respect to the nomination of the person of confidence, it isrevocable at any time.Georgia:23.Yes. According to the law on “Health Care” patient’s advance directive is to be taken intoaccount by health care personnel, particularly in the article 11 of the above-mentioned law isstated:“The provision of medical intervention on person not able to consent, or his/her involvementin the process of education and scientific research is admissible only with taking intoconsideration his/her previously expressed will (when he/she was able to consent). If thelatter is absent, consent is to be given by patient’s relative and/or legal representative.”Also article 149 of the same Law says the following:“Unconscious patient undergoes relevant treatment, except cases when he/she has previously(when he/she had decision making capacity) refused resuscitation, life-saving or palliativetreatment.”24.According to Georgian legislation patient has the right to change his/her decision at anytime.

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