Proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Anne McTaggart

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a bill to amend the law on human transplantation, including by authorising (in certain circumstances) the posthumous removal of organs and tissue from an adult who had not given express consent.

Lodged 26 June 2014

Accompanied by: Consultation document

Organ Donation Consultation Document (623KB pdf)

Consultation closed on 23 October 2014.

Final Proposal 

Proposal for a bill to amend the law on human transplantation, including by authorising (in certain circumstances) the posthumous removal of organs and tissue from an adult who had not given express consent.

Lodged on 6 January 2015

Accompanied by Summary of Consultation Responses (441KB pdf)

Total Supporters: 40

  • 30 Scottish Labour
  • 5 Scottish National Party
  • 2 Scottish Green Party
  • 2 Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • 1 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

For supporters' names see:

Final Supporters' List - Proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill (72KB pdf)

Right to introduce Member's Bill secured?

Yes

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?

Yes

Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill