Organ donation: Dáithí’s Law to come into effect in June
Most adults in Northern Ireland will be considered potential organ donors unless they opt-out from 1 June, the Department of Health has said.
It follows the passing of Dáithí’s Law in Westminster last week.
The legislation is named after six-year-old Dáithí Mac Gabhann, who needs a heart transplant.
It had been delayed due to the political stalemate at Stormont, however, the government then stepped in to ensure it could take effect. Read More