Powers of medical reviewers when conducting review
Section 14: Power to require documents
43.Medical reviewers and the senior medical reviewer have the power to require any person who, in their opinion, may have relevant documents, including medical records, to provide them with those documents for the purpose of reviewing an MCCD, or determining under section 18(2) whether it is safe to cremate the body of a person who died outwith Scotland. Medical reviewers (and the senior medical reviewer) must make a request for these documents in a formal notice in accordance with subsection (2). Copies or extracts of the document are sufficient.