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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 18 : Health


(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 5250s)
  • § 5250s. Law governing validity; choice of law as to execution of document of gift; presumption of validity

    (a) A document of gift is valid if executed in accordance with:

    (1) this chapter;

    (2) the laws of the state or country where it was executed; or

    (3) the laws of the state or country where the person making the anatomical gift was domiciled, has a place of residence, or was a national at the time the document of gift was executed.

    (b) If a document of gift is valid under this section, the law of this State governs the interpretation of the document of gift.

    (c) A person may presume that a document of gift or amendment of an anatomical gift is valid unless that person knows that it was not validly executed or was revoked. (Added 2009, No. 119 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)