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Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013

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2Duty of the Welsh Ministers to promote transplantation

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(1)The Welsh Ministers must—

(a)promote transplantation as a means of improving the health of the people of Wales,

(b)provide information and increase awareness about transplantation,

(c)inform the public of the circumstances in which consent to transplantation activities is deemed to be given in the absence of express consent, and

(d)ensure that the resources available to Local Health Boards include the specialist skills and competencies required for the purposes of this Act.

(2)The duty under subsection (1) includes in particular an obligation on the Welsh Ministers, at least once every 12 months, to promote a campaign for the purpose of informing the public throughout Wales about the circumstances in which consent to transplantation activities is deemed to be given in the absence of express consent.

(3)The Welsh Ministers must, for the first five years after this section comes into force, report annually to the National Assembly for Wales on the steps taken to fulfil their duty under subsection (1).

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