Under the law, any person will be able to transfer the right to transplant organs after his death.
President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on organ transplantation. A corresponding note in the card bill appeared on Wednesday, June 20.
The document provides that the person wishing to become a donor after death, should give written consent, data would be entered into the Unified state information system of transplantation. This information will be confidential. Consent for transplantation can be revoked.
If the person is in no way expressed his will during his lifetime, they were interviewing his relatives – spouse, children, parents, brothers and sisters.
Violation of the procedure of transplantation of organs and other anatomical materials of human and animal will be punished by a fine of 100 to 500 tax-free minimum incomes, or correctional labor for a term up to 2 years, or by deprivation of liberty for a term up to 3 years with deprivation of the right to hold office and to engage in appropriate activities for up to 3 years or without such.
For the removal of the person through coercion or deception of the authorities with the purpose of transplantation shall be punished by imprisonment up to 5 years. For the same actions committed in respect of a person in a helpless state or in material or other dependence, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term of 5 to 7 years.
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