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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 23 – Meaning of post-mortem examination for purposes of Act

63.Section 23 provides a comprehensive definition of a post-mortem examination for the purposes of the Act, defining it in terms of the examination of the body of a deceased person and the purposes for which that examination is carried out.

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