National legislation on organ donation

Main Law references

Republic of Lithuania law on donation and transplantation of human tissues, cells and organs (19 November 1996 No I-1626)

Directive 2004/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 (OJ 2004 L 102, p. 48-58)

Directive 2010/45/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 (OJ 2010 L 207, p. 14)

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

Consent statement form, provided by healthcare facilities and/or by a general practitioner.

Organs that can be donated 

Living donations: a living donor can donate non-regenerative tissues and organs for transplantation only to a spouse, family member with a blood bond or through the method of paired up donation (Article 6 of the Law of 19 November 1996 N. I-1626 ); blood, bone marrow, muscle tissue and the amniotic membrane can also be donated

Donations after death: heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, pancreas, intestines, skin, bones, tendons, cartilage, corneas, heart valves and blood vessels

National laws on organ donation


Organizations and contacts

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