Organ donation law countdown

On 1st December 2015, the new Welsh organ donation law, of presumed consent, will come into effect. It will mean people who live and die here will have to say if they don't want their organs donated.

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'It's important people understand how it'll work', says Carwyn Jones

Two years today the new Welsh organ donation law will come into effect. It'll mean people who live and die in Wales will have to say if they don't want their organs donated.

The move is controversial with some religious groups who are opposed to it.

But, the First Minister for Wales says the law will benefit those people who are happy to donate their organs but don't get around to signing the register.

The Welsh Government has launched a campaign including a website with stories of people who have been affected in different ways by organ donation. The aim is to ensure people are made aware of the legislation, and their choices, before it comes into force on 1st December, 2015.

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