Provisional Measure No. 1,959-20, 30 March 2000

Original Language Title: Medida Provisória nº 1.959-20, de 30 de Março de 2000

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PROVISIONAL MEASURE # 1.959-20, OF March 30, 2000.

Add paragraph to art. 4º of Law No. 9,434 of February 4, 1997, which has on the removal of organs, tissues and parts of the human body for the purpose of transplantation and treatment.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, in the use of the attribution that confers you the art. 62 of the Constitution, adopts the following Interim Measure, with force of law:

Art. 1º The art. 4º of Law No. 9,434 of February 4, 1997, passes in addition to the following paragraph:

?§ 6º In the absence of a manifestation of will of the potential donor, the parent, the mother, the son or the spouse may manifest themselves contrary to the donation, which will be required to be accredited by the transplant and removal teams.?(NR)

Art. 2º Stay convalidated the acts practiced on the basis of the Provisional Measure No. 1.959-19 of March 2, 2000.

Art. 3º This Provisional Measure shall come into force on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, March 30, 2000 ; 179º of Independence and 112º of the Republic.


Jose Carlos Dias

Jose Serra