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The legislation for Wales is deemed consent.
This means that if you haven’t registered an organ and tissue donation decision (opt in or opt out), you will be considered to have no objection to becoming a donor.
It will be considered that you agree to become an organ donor when you die, if:
Organ donation is your decision. You can choose which organs to donate or opt out of donation altogether.
You can also nominate up to two representatives to make the decision for you. These could be family members, friends, or other people you trust, such as your faith leader.
This legislation was introduced in December 2015.
Deemed consent applies to everyone in Wales, except for those who are part of what are called excluded groups.
Excluded groups are: