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525A.04 WHO MAY MAKE ANATOMICAL GIFT BEFORE DONOR'S DEATH.

Subject to section 525A.08, an anatomical gift of a donor's body or part may be made during the life of the donor for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education in the manner provided in section 525A.05 by:

(1) an adult donor;

(2) a minor donor, if the minor is:

(i) emancipated; or

(ii) authorized under state law to apply for a driver's license because the donor is at least 16 years of age;

(3) an agent of the donor, unless the health care directive, as defined in section 145C.01, subdivision 5a, 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.

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