(405 ILCS 5/3-601.2)
Consent to admission by healthcare surrogate.
surrogate decision maker under the Health Care Surrogate Act may not consent to
admission to a mental health facility of a person who lacks decision making
capacity. A surrogate may, however, petition for involuntary admission
pursuant to this Code. This Section does not affect the authority of a court
(Source: P.A. 90-538, eff. 12-1-97.)