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Person responsible

A ‘person responsible’ refers to someone recognised under the Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW) as having the authority to make most medical and dental care decisions for a person who does not have legal capacity to make these decisions for themselves and who does not refuse this treatment. To read more see Chap 12D.