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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 52 – Power to prescribe forms and descriptions of persons who may act as a witness

120.Section 52 gives the Scottish Ministers power to prescribe by regulations the form in which authorisations by nominees or nearest relatives is to be, or may be given, and the type of people who can act as witnesses in certain cases.

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