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§16-19-4. Who may make anatomical gift before donor's death.
Subject to section eight of this article, an anatomical gift may be made during the life of the donor for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education by:

(1) The donor, if the donor is an adult;

(2) The donor, if the donor is a minor and is emancipated or sixteen (16) years of age or older;

(3) An agent of the donor, unless the medical power of attorney or other record prohibits the agent from making an anatomical gift;

(4) A parent of the donor, if the donor is an unemancipated minor; or

(5) The donor's guardian.