43. A person of full age or a minor 14 years of age or over may, for medical or scientific purposes, give his body or authorize the removal of organs or tissues therefrom. A minor under 14 years of age may also do so with the consent of the person having parental authority or of his tutor.
These wishes are expressed verbally before two witnesses, or in writing, and may be revoked in the same manner. The wishes expressed shall be followed, unless there is a compelling reason not to do so.
1991, c. 64, a. 43; I.N. 2014-05-01.