Human Tissues Act 1974

  • Act authorizing the use of the body of a deceased person for the purpose of medical education and medical research.
  • Require consultation and consent of the heirs of the deceased family.

Malaysia practices a method of "opting-in Type Law"

Permit the taking of organs from a person after death if:

  • Deceased had expressed in writing or orally, to donate his organs after his death.
  • Written consent of the beneficiaries.

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