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Art. 1558.  Revocation of declaration

A.  A declaration by a parent or guardian pursuant to Article 1557 may be revoked at any time by the declarant without regard to his or her mental state or competency by any of the following methods:

(1)  By being cancelled, defaced, obliterated, burned, torn, or otherwise destroyed by the declarant or by some person in the presence of and at the direction of the declarant.

(2)  By a written revocation of the declarant expressing the intent to revoke, signed and dated by the declarant.

(3)  By an oral or nonverbal expression by the declarant of the intent to revoke the declaration.

B.  Such revocation by any method enumerated in Paragraph A of this Article shall become effective upon communication to the attending physician.

C.  The attending physician shall record in the child's medical records the time and date when notification of the revocation was received.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §15, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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