Netherlands

New Organ Donor Act will also Apply to International Students

On 1 July 2020, a new Donor Act, which also holds implications for international students, will come into force. The new law will make everyone in the Netherlands aged 18 and above who is registered with their local municipality (gemeente) an organ donor unless otherwise indicated, and will also apply to foreign nationals, including international students, the Dutch department of Health has confirmed to Wittenborg News.

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