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Human tissue transplantation crime

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 87

Elizabeth King and Russell G Smith
ISBN 0 642 24069 8 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, May 1998


Illegality arising from the transplantation of human tissue exists because of an international shortage of donors able to provide tissue suitable for use in recipients. This paper examines those illegalities and reviews recent developments in the available regulatory approaches.