TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-18.6.1
Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

SECTION 23-18.6.1-6


   § 23-18.6.1-6  Amending or revoking anatomical gift before donor's death. – (a) Subject to the provisions of this chapter, a donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift may amend or revoke an anatomical gift by:

   (1) A record signed by:

   (i) The donor;

   (ii) The other person so authorized; or

   (iii) Subject to subsection (b), another individual acting at the direction of the donor or the other person so authorized if the donor or other person is physically unable to sign; or

   (2) A later-executed document of gift that amends or revokes a previous anatomical gift or portion of an anatomical gift, either expressly or by inconsistency.

   (b) A record signed pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)(iii) must:

   (1) Be witnessed by at least two (2) adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness, who have signed at the request of the donor or the other person; and

   (2) State that it has been signed and witnessed as provided in subdivision (1).

   (c) Subject to the provisions of this chapter, a donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift may revoke an anatomical gift by the destruction or cancellation of the document of gift, or the portion of the document of gift used to make the gift, with the intent to revoke the gift.

   (d) A donor may amend or revoke an anatomical gift that was not made in a will by any form of communication during a terminal illness or injury addressed to at least two (2) adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness.

   (e) A donor who makes an anatomical gift in a will may amend or revoke the gift in the manner provided for amendment or revocation of wills or as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 476, § 2.)