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provision in legislation that in certain circumstances may overrule the need for informed consent


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: authorization by law; 
Plural: authorization by laws; 


NOTE A healthcare mandate requires either informed consent or authorization by law.


Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - authorization by law

Required associations

Optional associations

a number of healthcare mandates requires up to one authorization by law


authorization by law


authorization by law