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National Organ Donor Week Act (S.C. 1997, c. 4)

Act current to 2022-06-20

National Organ Donor Week Act

S.C. 1997, c. 4

Assented to 1997-02-19

An Act respecting a National Organ Donor Week in Canada


WHEREAS the importance of providing more public education and awareness on organ donation across Canada is recognized;

AND WHEREAS it is desirable to encourage all Canadians to pledge to organ donation;

NOW, THEREFORE, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

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 This Act may be cited as the National Organ Donor Week Act.

National Organ Donor Week

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 Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the last full week of April shall be known under the name of "National Organ Donor Week".

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