Thursday, 31 January 2019

Ceisteanna (169)

Robert Troy

Ceist:

169. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Health the status of plans to implement a national opt out organ donation policy; his views on whether this needs to be implemented as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4811/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The General Scheme of a Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post-Mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill is being finalised at present and will be submitted to Government shortly.

The proposed legislation will include provisions for a soft opt-out organ donation system.