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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 25 – Disapplication of sections 27 to 35 and 37: bodies of persons dead for at least 100 years

65.Section 25 provides that sections 27 to 35 and section 37 do not apply in relation to a post-mortem examination of a body of a person who died at least 100 years before the day on which section 27 comes into force.

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