Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2012/108.4
The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the law "on the dead man's body and human tissues and organs for medical use" make law "on the dead man's body and human tissues and organs for use in medicine" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1993, no 1; 1995, no. 22; 2002, no. 2; 2004, nr. 13, no 1, 2009; Latvian journal 2010, nr. 178.) the following amendments: 1. Replace the entire law, the words "close relations" (fold) with the words "the closest relations" (fold). 2. in article 1: Add to the second sentence, after the word "the" with the words "tissues and cells (tissue)"; to supplement the article with the second part as follows: "the meaning of this law on the use of tissues and organs to be any with tissues and organs taken steps, including tissue and organ donor selection, tissue and organ removal, collection, testing, processing, preservation, labelling, process documentation, storage, distribution (export and import), transport and transplantation."; believe the current text of article about the first part. 3. To supplement the law with article 4.1 as follows: "article 4.1. The use of tissues and organs authorized rights to use tissues or organs is a medical institution, which is the State Agency of medicines shall issued the use of tissue or organ. Living human tissue or organ, as well as the use of a deceased human body for medical studies is allowed through an accredited medical school programs of study, which is the State Agency of medicines shall issued the use of tissue or organ. Medical studies only allowed to use the living human tissue and organs, which are follow-up materials and the use of which medical studies a person has consented. The consent of the person certifying the person's medical record documents. If the tissue or organ of the use permission is damaged, destroyed, lost or stolen, the first and second part of the legal person referred to in the State Agency of medicines shall receive the appropriate replacement. The Cabinet determines: 1) the order in which the medical establishment and the University, which are pursuing accredited health studies of tissue or organ of the authorisation, the authorisation of the replica, annulled, suspended and renewed its activity; 2) the requirements for obtaining the use of a tissue or organ and tissue or organ conditions of use; 3) tissue or organ authorization form; 4 the use of tissues and organs) assessment, monitoring and control procedures. The State Agency of medicines in accordance with the public charge price list evaluate treatment institutions and universities who are pursuing accredited health studies, compliance with the requirements set out in the tissue or organ, as well as the use of tissues or organs issued the authorisation and its duplicate. " 4. Make the article 12 by the following: ' article 12. The dead man's body, the use of tissues and organs by the Cabinet of Ministers shall determine: 1) dead man's organ transplantation procedures, as well as the deceased intended for transplantation to the human organ quality and safety standards; 2) quality and safety standards for the use of a deceased human tissues; 3) order in which the dead person's body used for medical studies. Performing the transplant, the medical establishment ensure donor and recipient of anonymity, except when the donor and the recipient are the closest relations. " 5. To make article 14 the following: ' article 14. Living donor tissue and organs for use by the Cabinet of Ministers shall determine: 1) living human organ transplantation procedures, as well as for living donor transplantation of organ quality and safety standards; 2) standards of quality and safety for the living donor tissue; 3) order in which a living human tissue and organs are used for medical studies. "
6. turn off the second sentence of article 17.
7. in article 18: turn off the second part; to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "advertising, in which, with a view to obtain financial benefit or equivalent benefit is offered living or dead human tissue or organs or show interest in the opportunity to get a living or dead human tissue or organs is prohibited. Are limited to information activities, to promote public understanding of human body tissue and organ donation and meaning. " 8. Turn off article 21. 9. transitional provisions be supplemented with paragraph 5 by the following: "5. the tissue collection and storage centres, where tissue collection and storage centre registry includes up to 26 august 2012, the tissues and cells shall be used to record the end of the deadline, but no longer than up to 26 august 2013." 10. To supplement the law with the informative reference to European Union directives as follows: "Informative reference to European Union directives, the law includes provisions resulting from: 1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004, Directive 2004/23/EC on setting standards of quality and safety of human tissues and cells for the donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution; 2) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 the EU directive 2010/53/for human organs intended for transplantation to the quality and safety standards. " The law shall enter into force on 27 august 2012. The Parliament adopted the law of June 21, 2012.
The President a. Smith in 2012 on July 11.
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