(755 ILCS 35/5) (from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 705)
    Sec. 5. Revocation. (a) A declaration may be revoked at any time by the declarant, without regard to declarant's mental or physical condition, by any of the following methods:
    (1) By being obliterated, burnt, torn or otherwise destroyed or defaced in a manner indicating intention to cancel;
    (2) By a written revocation of the declaration signed and dated by the declarant or person acting at the direction of the declarant; or
    (3) By a oral or any other expression of the intent to revoke the declaration, in the presence of a witness 18 years of age or older who signs and dates a writing confirming that such expression of intent was made.
    (b) A revocation is effective upon communication to the attending physician by the declarant or by another who witnessed the revocation. The attending physician shall record in the patient's medical record the time and date when and the place where he or she received notification of the revocation.
    (c) There shall be no criminal or civil liability on the part of any person for failure to act upon a revocation made pursuant to this Section unless that person has actual knowledge of the revocation.
(Source: P.A. 85-860.)