24. a. (1) To the extent that any of the provisions of this act are inconsistent with P.L.2000, c.109 (C.46:2B-8.1 et seq.) concerning the designation of a mental health care representative, the provisions of this act shall have priority over those of P.L.2000, c.109.
(2)Durable powers of attorney for health care executed pursuant to P.L.2000, c.109 prior to the effective date of this act shall have the same legal force and effect as if they had been executed in accordance with the provisions of this act.
b.Nothing in this act shall be construed to impair the rights of emancipated minors under existing law.