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Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013

Section 14: Coroners

48.In order to maintain the current legal position regarding coroners, this section exempts from the requirements of the Act anything done for the purposes of the functions of a coroner, or under his authority. This section provides that before acting on authority under section 3 or section 13, if a body or relevant material is or may be required for the purposes of the functions of the coroner, the coroner’s consent is required. This section replicates the effect of section 11 of the Human Tissue Act 2004.

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