(755 ILCS 43/25)
    Sec. 25. Operation of declaration. A declaration becomes operative when it is delivered to the principal's attending physician and remains valid until revoked or expired. The attending physician shall act in accordance with an operative declaration when the principal has been found to be incapable. The attending physician shall continue to obtain the principal's informed consent to all mental health treatment decisions if the principal is capable of providing informed consent or refusal.
(Source: P.A. 89-439, eff. 6-1-96.)