Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19 Law Governing Validity; Choice of Law As to Execution of Document of Gift; Presumption of Validity.

[§327-19] Law governing validity; choice of law as to execution of document of gift; presumption of validity. (a) A document of gift shall be valid if executed in accordance with:

(1) This part;

(2) The laws of the state or country where it was executed; or

(3) The laws of the state or country where the person making the anatomical gift was domiciled, has a place of residence, or was a national at the time the document of gift was executed.

(b) If a document of gift is valid under this section, the laws of this State govern the interpretation of the document of gift.

(c) A person may presume that a document of gift or amendment of an anatomical gift is valid unless that person knows that it was not validly executed or was revoked. [L 2008, c 122, pt of §1]

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