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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 12 – Removal of tissue sample to determine viability of transplantation

29.Section 12A permits a person removing a part of the body of a deceased person in accordance with an authorisation under Part 1 of the Act for transplantation, to remove and secure the examination of such tissue sample from the body that the person considers necessary or expedient to determine the viability of the transplantation.

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