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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2014 (NO. 26 OF 2014) - SECT 26

Revocation of nomination by person who made the nomination

    (1)     Subject to this section, a person who has made a nomination may revoke it at any time.

    (2)     A revocation must—

        (a)     be in writing and state that the nomination is revoked; and

        (b)     be signed and dated by the person who made the revocation; and

        (c)     be witnessed by an authorised witness; and

        (d)     include a statement signed by the authorised witness stating that—

              (i)     in the opinion of the witness, the person making the revocation understands what a revocation is and the consequences of making a revocation; and

              (ii)     the witness observed the person sign the revocation; and

              (iii)     the witness is an authorised witness.

    (3)     A person who revokes a nomination must—

        (a)     take reasonable steps to inform the nominated person of the revocation; and

        (b)     if the person is a patient, inform the authorised psychiatrist.

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