Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (438)

Michael Moynihan

Ceist:

438. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health when the opt-out organ donation legislation will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8364/19]

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 General Scheme will include provisions for a soft opt-out system of consent for deceased organ donation.