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Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

Other functions of medical reviewers

Section 22: Guidance

54.This section requires medical reviewers (including the senior medical reviewer) to have regard to guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers in the exercise of their functions under the Act. Guidance can help to ensure consistency of approach, for example, in situations where medical reviewers (or the senior medical reviewer) may be exercising discretion.

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