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
|Article Title||Kidney transplantation and the law in Australia: the right to give and the right to receIve|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cambridge|
|Publication Date||Nov 1976|
|Pages||180 - 198|
|Keyword(s)||Australian Law, Kidney transplants, Legislation and Organ transplants|
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 doneÃ©, should be reviewed.
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