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The DC Code: § 7-1531.17 Immunity.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
A person that acts in accordance with this subchapter or with the applicable anatomical gift law of another state, or attempts in good faith to do so, is not liable for the act in a civil action, criminal prosecution, or administrative proceeding.
Neither the person making an anatomical gift nor the donor's estate is liable for any injury or damage that results from the making or use of the gift.
In determining whether an anatomical gift has been made, amended, or revoked under this subsection, a person may rely upon representations of an individual listed in § 7-1531.08(a)(2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), or (8) relating to the individual's relationship to the donor or prospective donor unless the person knows that the representation is untrue.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-145, see notes following § 7-1531.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 18 of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (2006). See Vol. 8A, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 7-1531.17 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 15, 2008, D.C. Law 17-145, § 18, 55 DCR 2532.)