HOTA act
THE HUMAN ORGANS TRANSPLANTATION ACT - 1994
Bill No. LIX-F of 1992
The Human Organs Transplantation bill, 1994
(As Passed by the Houses of Parliament Rajya Sabha on 5th May, 1993)
Lok Sabha on 14th June 1994 Amendments made by the Lok Sabha
Agreed to by the Rajya Sabha on 15th June 1994)
Assented to on 8-7-1994
Act No. 42 of 1994
Bill No. LIX-F of 1992
THE HUMAN ORGANS TRANSPLANTATION BILL, 1994
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
CLAUSES
I. Short title, application and commencement
2. Definitions.
 
CHAPTER II
AUTHORITY FOR THE REMOVAL OF HUMAN ORGANS
1. Authority for removal of human organs.
2. Removal of human organs not to be authorised in certain cases
3. Authority for removal of human organs in case of unclaimed bodies in hospital or prison.
4. Authority for removal of human organs from bodies sent for postmortem examination for medico-legal or pathological purposes.
5. Preservation of human organs
6. Savings
7. Restrictions on removal and transplantation of human organs
 
CHAPTER III
REGULATION OF HOSPITALS
1. Regulation of hospitals conducting the removal, storage or transplantation of human organs
2. Prohibition of removal or transplantation of human organs for any purpose other than therapeutic purposes.
3. Explaining effects, etc, to donor and recipient.
 
CHAPTER III
REGULATION OF HOSPITALS
1. Regulation of hospitals conducting the removal, storage or transplantation of human organs
2. Prohibition of removal or transplantation of human organs for any purpose other than therapeutic purposes.
3. Explaining effects, etc, to donor and recipient.
 
CHAPTER IV
APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY
1. Appropriate Authority
 
CHAPTER V
APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY
1. Registration of hospitals engaged in removal, storage or transplantation of human organs.
2. Certificate of registration.
3. Suspension or cancellation of registration
4. Appeals
 
CHAPTER VI
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
5. Punishment for removal of human organ without authority
6. Punishment for commercial dealings in human organs
7. Punishment for contravention of any other provision of this Act
8. Offences by Companies
9. Cognizance of offences
 
CHAPTER VII
MISCELLANEOUS
10. Protection of action taken in good faith
11. Power to make rules
12. Repeal and savings.