CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH.
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ARTICLE 23. TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD; TRANSPLANTING HUMAN ORGANS OR
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§16-23-1. Procuring, etc., human blood, etc., organs or other
human tissue declared not a sale; warranties
The procuring, furnishing, donating, processing,
distributing or the using of human whole blood, blood plasma,
blood products, blood derivatives, corneas, bones or organs or
other human tissue for the purpose of injecting, transfusing or
transplanting any of them in the human body, is declared for all
purposes to be the rendition of a service by every person, firm
or corporation participating therein, whether or not any
remuneration is paid therefor, and is declared not to be a sale
of any such items and no warranties of any kind or description
shall be applicable thereto.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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