Organ bill becomes law

Wales' opt-out organ donation system will come into effect on December 1st 2015.

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Human Transplantation Bill for Wales laid before the National Assembly

The Human Transplantation Bill for Wales has been laid before the National Assembly.

The introduction of the bill begins the formal process of its consideration by the Assembly legislation for a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation in Wales.

It coincides with the launch of a new campaign by the Welsh Government aimed at encouraging people to consider becoming organ donors.

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