The Human Tissue Gift Act

C.C.S.M. c. H180

The Human Tissue Gift Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions
2 Direction by adult before death
(2) Direction by minor before death
(3) Effect of direction
(4) Incorrect age
3 Direction on behalf of deceased person
(1.1) Direction by proxy or nearest relative
(2) Exceptions
(3) Direction on behalf of dying person
(3.1) Direction by proxy or nearest relative
(4) Direction where person under 16
(5) Effect of direction
4 Human tissue gift agency to be notified
(2) Agency to determine if direction was made
(3) If no direction found
(4) Request re direction
(5) When request not to be made
4.1 Agency may request assistance of facility
4.2 Requirements established by human tissue gift agencies
(2) Consultations
5 Where body or tissue not required
(2) Disposal of body after removal of tissue
(3) Custody of Inspector of Anatomy
6 Removal of pituitary gland
(2) Where section does not apply
7 [Repealed]
8 Determination of death
(2) Independence of physicians
(3) Participation in transplant prohibited
9 Donations by living persons
(2) Regenerative and non-regenerative tissue
(3) Regenerative tissue only
(4) Certification of physician
(5) Participation prohibited
10 Donations by living minors
(2) Conditions precedent
(3) Participation in transplant prohibited
(4) "Member of immediate family" defined
11 Donations by living minors under 16
(2) Participation in transplant prohibited
(3) "Member of immediate family" defined
12 Form of direction or consent
13 [Repealed]
13.1 Information
(2) Duty to provide information
(3) Sharing of information
14 Protection from liability
15 Sale etc. prohibited
(2) Exception for therapeutic purposes, medical and scientific research
(3) Offence and penalty
(3.1) Anatomy Act not affected
(4) Exception as to expenses
(5) [Repealed]
15.1 Regulations
16 Reference in Continuing Consolidation
17 Repeal
18 Commencement of Act