A crucial law on organ donations that was first introduced to Iceland’s Parliament in 2012 has finally passed. From this point forward, all Icelanders will be organ donors by default, unless they specify otherwise...
The concept of the law is fairly simple. All Icelanders will be assumed to be organ donors by default, with two exceptions: if the deceased specified beforehand that they do not want their organs to be removed, or if the deceased said nothing on the matter but their closest relative objects.
As reported, the bill is far from revolutionary. Other Scandinavian countries have similar laws on the books already.
15 June 2018
Icelanders are organ donors BY DEFAULT
As reported in the Reykjavik Grapevine: