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3Section 21(5) of the 1965 Act (person having charge of place of interment to give notice of burial of still-born child without certificate) is repealed.S
4In section 24 of the 1965 Act (certificate of cause of death), after subsection (1), insert—S
“(1A)A registered medical practitioner may, where invited to do so under section 10(2)(b) or 11(6) of the 2011 Act (action following unsatisfactory review), attest and transmit a replacement certificate to a medical reviewer or, as the case may be, the senior medical reviewer.”.
5Section 27(2) and (3) of the 1965 Act (transmission of certificate of registration) is repealed.S
6In section 56(1) of the 1965 Act (interpretation)—S
(a)before the entry for “birth” insert—
““the 2011 Act” means the Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 11);”,
(b)after the entry for “local authority” insert—
““medical reviewer” means a person appointed under paragraph 7A(1) of Schedule 5A to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29);”,
(c)after the entry for “relative” insert—
““senior medical reviewer” means a person appointed under paragraph 7A(2) of Schedule 5A to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29);”.
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