oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Kidney transplantation and the law in Australia: the right to give and the right to receIve

Volume 9, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



Legal and ethical problems arising from the necessity of having to choose between prospective recipients would be eliminated if an adequate supply of kidneys existed. Supply of organs is to a great degree dependent upon the education of the public into acceptance of bequest as a usual procedure. Here, too, the restrictive nature of present provisions of the Tissue Grafting and Processing Act, allowing frustration of the wishes of the doneé, should be reviewed.

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