Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A uniform law adopted by every state that governs organ and body donations. It covers such matters as how anatomical gifts can be made and offers a suggested form for making donations. It also provides a list of relatives who can authorize organ donation in the absence of donation arrangements made before death. States are free to adopt the act as written or to modify it through the state's legislative process.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:26 pm