[§327-6] Amending or revoking an anatomical gift before donor's death. (a) Subject to section 327-8, a donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift under section 327-4 may amend or revoke an anatomical gift by:
(1) A record signed by:
(A) The donor;
(B) The other person; or
(C) Subject to subsection (b), another individual acting at the direction of the donor or the other person 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 subsection (a)(1)(C) shall:
(1) Be witnessed by at least two other individuals who are at least eighteen years of age, 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 paragraph (1).
(c) Subject to section 327-8, a donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift under section 327-4 may revoke the gift by the destruction or cancellation of the document of gift, or a 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 other individuals who are at least eighteen years of age, 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 subsection (a). [L 2008, c 122, pt of §1]Section: Previous 327-1-to-9 327-2 327-3 327-4 327-5 327-6 327-7 327-8 327-9 327-10 327-11 327-12 327-13 327-14 327-15 Next
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