What Can’t a Donee Do?
Published on 10th October, 2017 by Benjamin Li Yong Le
Donee(s) cannot make a trust nomination by creating a trust of insurance policy monies in favour of nominees under Section 49(L)(2) of the Insurance Act.
- make a trust nomination by creating a trust of insurance policy monies in favour of nominees under Section 49(L)(2) of the Insurance Act;
- make a revocable nomination under Section 49M(2) of the Insurance Act; and
- execute a Last Will and Testament for the Donor.
Further, a Donee cannot on behalf of the Donor:
- consent to marriage;
- consent to touching of a sexual nature;
- consent to a decree of divorce being granted on the basis of 3 years’ separation;
- consent to the making of an adoption order under the Adoption of Children Act (Cap. 4);
- adopting or renouncing a religion;
- receiving treatment for change of gender;
- consent or revoking consent to treatment for sexual sterilization within the meaning of the Voluntary Sterilization Act (Cap. 347);
- consent or revoking consent to treatment to terminate pregnancy;
- registering or withdrawing an objection under section 9 of the Human Organ Transplant Act (Cap. 131A) in respect of removal of an organ from the person upon his death;
- making or revoking an advance medical directive under section 3 or 7 of the Advance Medical Directive Act (Cap. 4A);
- making or revoking a gift of a body or any part thereof under section 3 or 9 of the Medical (Therapy, Education and Research) Act (Cap. 175).