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ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that on Thursday's print media attributed an observation made during the proceedings of the Supreme Court in a suo moto case regarding illegal transplantation of kidney, wherein, it was observed that, 'they cannot force the Parliament to make legislation but can point out flows in any law'.
He said: 'Through the said law a mechanism was provided to check illegal transplantation of human organs and penal provisions were provided for commercial dealings in human organs.
A three-member bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan heard the suo moto notice case over the illegal transplantation of kidney cases.
The same bench, hearing suo motu on illegal transplantation of kidney, said they could not force the parliament to make legislation but could point out flaws in any law.
Lahore -- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif chaired a high level meeting in which a report regarding the illegal transplantation of kidneys in the area of Lahore was presented to the Chief Minister.
The basic theme of this drama was based on unethical practices associated with organ trafficking and illegal transplantation.
The black market organs trade is on the upward trend in Saudi Arabia, with more than 400 nationals buying organs, mainly kidneys, for illegal transplantation in the last two years, a report said.
However, despite said directive, the current system to supervise and regulate organ transplantation in the country remains inadequate as the practice of illegal transplantation still persists," Relampagos said.
The act prohibits illegal transplantation of human organs.
In 2008, the Istanbul Declaration proclaimed that the poor who sell their organs are being exploited, while unregulated and illegal transplantation place physical harm to both organ donor and recipient.
1 crore - against those indulging in illegal transplantation.
Despite passage of human organ and tissue transplantation law that restricts illegal transplantation of human organs, foreigners are travelling to Pakistan to buy organs of humans.