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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00815: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 16 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether its plans to increase organ donation announced on 8 February 2016 include the introduction of an opt-out system.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 7 September 2016

The Scottish Government's forthcoming consultation will include proposals for a soft opt-out system for organ and tissue donation. Subject to the views expressed in the responses to that consultation, the government will then move to take forward any necessary legislation.