Explanatory Memorandum

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

2016 CHAPTER 26

12 May 2016

Commentary on Sections

Commentary on Sections in Part 4 of the Act

Section 15: Duty to promote transplantation

This section places a duty on the Department to promote transplantation and to provide information and increase awareness about transplantation.

Section 16: Annual report on transplantation

This section requires the Department to produce a report once a year on transplantation activities. The report must be given to the Assembly. Once every five years, the Department must report on whether the Act has been effective in promoting transplantation activities, and on any potential ways in which the law could be amended to increase transplantations.