The Transplantation of Human Rules - 1995 - new

 5. Preservation of organs

The organ removed shall be preserved according to current and accepted scientific methods in order to ensure viability for the purpose of transplantation;

1[PROVIDED that the eye-ball removed shall be preserved in the following three steps, namely;-

  1. short-term preservation;

  2. medium-term preservation;

  3. long-term preservation;

and suitable media shall be used for preservation.]

1[6. The donor and the recipient shall make jointly an application to grant approval for removal and transplantation of a human organ, to the concerned competent authority or Authorisation committee as specified in Form 10. The Authorisation Committee shall take a decision on such application in accordance with the guidelines in rule 6A.]


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