Legislation Israel


  • A law concerning organ donation exists.
  • A distinction is made between the eye and the cornea: the eye is considered as organ, the cornea as tissue.
  • Organ donation is an opting in system, permission is obtained from the next of kin.

Cornea banking:

  • Inspection of eye banks by officials representing a competent authority is discussed.
  • A tissue banking organization does exist.

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