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Significant changes to medical treatment laws in Victoria

Significant changes to medical treatment laws in Victoria




On 12 March 2018, the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 (‘Act’) will come into force. The Act seeks to simplify and consolidate medical treatment laws and provide a legislative framework for advance care planning in Victoria.

In this interview with LIV President Belinda Wilson, former LIV President and current LIV Elder Law Committee Chair Bill O'Shea discusses how lawyers can best prepare for these significant changes.


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