FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-223, An Act To Establish The Canadian Organ Donor Registry And To Coordinate And Promote Organ Donation Throughout Canada

FEDERAL BILL - ENACTS A NEW STATUTE

1st Reading
February 20, 2016


SUMMARY The purpose of this enactment is to establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry. The Registry is a compilation of information on organ donors and recipients and a system that links to compilations held by third parties. The enactment provides for the confidentiality of all information contained in the Registry or accessible through it. The enactment also provides for the development of... (Click for more)


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Feb 19, 2016

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading

Published on February 20, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill C-223, An Act To Establish The Canadian Organ Donor Registry And To Coordinate And Promote Organ Donation Throughout Canada

SUMMARY

The purpose of this enactment is to establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry. The Registry is a compilation of information on organ donors and recipients and a system that links to compilations held by third parties. The enactment provides for the confidentiality of all information contained in the Registry or accessible through it.

The enactment also provides for the development of a national strategy to promote organ donation in Canada and facilitate the exchange of information on organ donation between provinces.

Finally, it mandates an annual report.

This Bill does not amend any statutes.

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