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TRANSPLANTATION OF HUMAN ORGANS

CHAPTER III
REGULATION OF HOSPITALS


10. On and from the commencement of this Act:-

  1. no hospital, unless registered under this Act, shall conduct or associate with, or help in the removal, storage or transplantation of any human organ;  

  2. No medical practitioner or any other person shall conduct or cause to be conducted or aid in conducting by himself  or through any other person, any activity relating to the removal storage or transplantation of any human organ at a place other than a place registered under this Act, and  

  3. no place including a hospital registered under sub-section      
    1. of section 15 shall be used or caused to be used by any person for the removal, storage or transplantation of any human organs except for therapeutic purposes.     

    2. Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), the eyes or the ears may be removed at any place from the dead body of any donor, for therapeutic purposes, by a registered medical practitioner;Explanation - For the purposes of this sub-section, 'ears' includesear drums and ear bones.

11. No donor and no person empowered to give authority for the removal of any human organs shall authorise the removal of any human organ for any purpose other than therapeutic purposes.

12. No registered medical practitioner shall undertake the removal or transplantation of any human organ unless he has explained in such manner as may be prescribed all possible effects, complications and hazards connected with the removal and transplantation to the donor and the recipient respectively.

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