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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003

Chapter 8 : Control of use of blood, blood products, tissue and gametes in humans

55. Removal of tissue, blood, blood products or gametes from living persons


A person may not remove tissue, blood, a blood product or gametes from the body of another living person for the purpose referred to in section 56 unless it is done—

(a) with the written consent of the person from whom the tissue, blood, blood product or gametes are removed granted in the prescribed manner; and
(b) in accordance with prescribed conditions.