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The Transplantation of Human Organs Rules, 1995 - Introduction

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Indian Laws and Regulations Related to Health

The Transplantation of Human Organs Rules, 1995

G.S.R. 51 (E) - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 24 of the Transplantation of Human Organs Act. 1994(42 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely -

1. SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT

(1) These rules may be at the earliest be the transplantation of Human Organs Rules, 1995.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette
       
2. DEFINITIONS

(a) Act” means the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994 (42 of 1994);

(b) “Form” means a form annexed to these Rules;

(c) “Section” means a section of  the Act;

(d) Words and expressions used and not defined in these Rules, but defined in the Act, shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.

 3. AUTHORITY FOR REMOVAL OF HUMAN ORGAN

     Any donor may authorise the removal, before the death, of any human organ of his body for therapeutic purposes in the manner and as such conditions as specified in Form 1.

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