National legislation on organ donation 

Main law references

L. 1986-06-13/37 – law on organ removal and transplantation: original law, which has been supplemented several times, followed by amending laws: L. 1987-02-17/31, L. 2001-12-07/75, L. 2003-12-22/42, L. 2006-06-14, L. 2006-12-27/32, L. 2007-02-25/57, L. 2008-12-19/44, L. 2012-07-03/08, L. 2013-03-17/14, L. 2014-02-07/13, L. 2015-07-17/38, L. 2018-03-21/32, L. 2019-05-22/19)

European legislation to which the law had to be adapted: UE Directive 2010/53/UE

Expression of consent or dissent to the donation and organs that can be donated

Consent to donate is given through registration in a National Register, in which the will of individuals to consent or dissent is recorded. This must be done in writing, before a witness. For persons not entered in the register, a clear expression of the will to donate is required. The will must be expressed freely and knowingly by the individual.

Organs that can be donated:

The organs that can be donated are: kidneys, heart, lungs, liver, pancreas, intestines.

Tissues that can be donated are: bones, skin, heart valves, blood vessels, tendons and corneas.

National laws on organ donation


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