Exceptions to criminal mistreatment
(1) To a person acting pursuant to a court order, an advance directive or a power of attorney for health care pursuant to ORS 127.505 (Definitions for ORS 127.505 to 127.660) to 127.660 (Short title) or a POLST, as defined in ORS 127.663 (Definitions for ORS 127.663 to 127.684);
(2) To a person withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration pursuant to ORS 127.505 (Definitions for ORS 127.505 to 127.660) to 127.660 (Short title);
(3) When a competent person refuses food, physical care or medical care;
(4) To a person who provides an elderly person or a dependent person who is at least 18 years of age with spiritual treatment through prayer from a duly accredited practitioner of spiritual treatment as provided in ORS 124.095 (Spiritual treatment not abuse), in lieu of medical treatment, in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination of which the elderly or dependent person is a member or an adherent; or
(5) To a duly accredited practitioner of spiritual treatment as provided in ORS 124.095 (Spiritual treatment not abuse). [1993 c.364 §3; 1995 c.79 §51; 1999 c.954 §5; 2009 c.595 §1190; 2011 c.291 §4]
Note: 163.206 (Exceptions to criminal mistreatment) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 163 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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