Oregon Statutes - Chapter 97 - Rights and Duties Relating to Cemeteries, Human Bodies and Anatomical Gifts - Section 97.974 - Immunity of persons acting in accordance with ORS 97.951 to 97.982.

(1) A person who acts in accordance with ORS 97.951 to 97.982 or with the applicable anatomical gift law of another state, or attempts in good faith to do so, is not liable for the act in a civil action, criminal prosecution or administrative proceeding.

(2) Neither the person making an anatomical gift nor the donorís estate is liable for any injury or damage that results from the making or use of the gift.

(3) In determining whether an anatomical gift has been made, amended or revoked under ORS 97.951 to 97.982, a person may rely upon representations of an individual listed in ORS 97.965 (1)(b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g) or (h) relating to the individualís relationship to the donor or prospective donor unless the person knows that the representation is untrue. [2007 c.681 §15]

Note: See note under 97.951.

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