Lawstreet Journal

Delhi High Court Issues Notice In Case Of Minor Seeking Permission To Donate Parts Of Liver To His Ailing Father

Lawstreet Journal 19 Sep 2021 5:29pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Delhi High Court Issues Notice In Case Of Minor Seeking Permission To Donate Parts Of Liver To His Ailing Father

In the case titled Saurav Suman filed through his mother v. GNCTD (Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi), Justice Rekha Palli issued a notice allowing a minor to donate parts of his liver to his ailing father.

FACTS

The petitioner’s father was diagnosed with an advanced stage of liver failure, whereby the child’s mother and elder brother of the petitioner were denied permission as they were medically unfit for the procedure. The younger son who is the petitioner was also denied permission on the basis of being a minor.

The petitioner Saurav Suman is a seventeen years old boy who is asking for permission for donating parts of his liver to his ailing father from the Delhi Government and Institute of liver & Billary Sciences (ILBS).

CONTENTIONS OF THE PETITIONER

The petitioner’s counsel held that as per the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994 there is no clause that absolutely bars a minor from donating an organ or tissue according to the rules of the government. 

Furthermore, the petitioner has held that there was no application of mind on the part of the authority while passing the order. 

NOTICE ISSUED 

The court has issued a notice to set aside the order passed by Institute of liver & Billary Sciences (ILBS) and the Authorization Committee, according to which the petitioner was prohibited from donating a part of his liver to his ailing father. The notice was issued to the ILBS as well as the Delhi High Court. 

Continue Reading...

Tagged: Delhi High Court  
Disclaimer: SoOLEGAL in Media collaboration with Lawstreet Journal. SoOLEGAL take no responsbility for the content provided by Lawstreet Journal. For any discrepancies Contact Lawstreet Journal.
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0
Featured Members view all

×

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work

0

DAYS

0

HOURS

0

MINUTES

0

SECONDS

Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.
×

SAARTHTo Know More

Launching Soon : SAARTH, your complete client, case, practise & document management SAAS application with direct client chat feature.

If you want to know more give us a Call at :+91 98109 29455 or Mail info@soolegal.com