Gujarat High Court strikes down domicile certificate requirement for registration as organ transplant recipient

The Court declared illegal two instructions in the Gujarat Deceased Donor Organ and Tissue Transplantation Guidelines mandating a domicile certificate for registering under the organ transplant list.
Justice Biren Vaishnav and Gujarat High Court
Justice Biren Vaishnav and Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court recently held that the law giving preference to persons who are domiciled in the State for cadaveric organ transplant (transplant after death of donor) is illegal and arbitrary. [Vidya Ramesh Chand Shah v. State of Gujarat].

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