Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act: overview
Overview of the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act, including consent for donation by a living donor and donation after death.
This guide describes how consent works for organ and tissue donation in Nova Scotia once the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act comes into effect on 18 January 2021.
- purpose of the act
- Health Card Registry
- express consent
- deemed consent
- how to establish whether deemed consent applies
- role of the family
- personal health information and personal information protection
Author: Department of Health and Wellness
Department: Health and Wellness