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Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Act 2019

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Overview of Act

    1. 1.Overview of Act

  3. Part 2 Duties of the Scottish Ministers

    1. 2.Information and awareness about authorisation of transplantation and about pre-death procedures

    2. 3.Establishment and maintenance of register

  4. Part 3 Authorisation of removal and use of part of body of deceased person

    1. Chapter 1 Timing of authorisation

      1. 4.Timing of authorisation

    2. Chapter 2 Authorisation by or on behalf of adult

      1. 5.Express authorisation by adult

      2. 6.Opt-out declaration by adult

      3. 7.Deemed authorisation for transplantation as respects adult

      4. 8.Non-resident adult: authorisation for transplantation by nearest relative

      5. 9.Adult incapable of understanding deemed authorisation: authorisation for transplantation by nearest relative

      6. 10.Excepted body parts: authorisation for transplantation by nearest relative

      7. 11.Authorisation for purpose other than transplantation by nearest relative

      8. 12.Review of section 1(1)(d) and (e) and sections 6(1A), 6B and 6D of the 2006 Act

    3. Chapter 3 Authorisation by or on behalf of child

      1. 13.Authorisation by child 12 years of age or over

      2. 14.Opt-out declaration by child 12 years of age or over

      3. 15.Authorisation by person with parental rights and responsibilities: child 12 years of age or over

      4. 16.Authorisation by person with parental rights and responsibilities: child under 12 years of age

      5. 17.Authorisation by other persons: children

      6. 18.Functions of local authority with parental rights and responsibilities

    4. Chapter 4 Authorisations: general

      1. 19.Power to make provision about decisions

      2. 20.Withdrawal by person who is blind or unable to write

      3. 21.Removal and use of part of body for quality assurance purposes

      4. 22.Removal of part of body of deceased person: further requirements

    5. Chapter 5 Pre-death procedures relating to transplantation

      1. 23.Pre-death procedures relating to transplantation

    6. Chapter 6 Duty to inquire

      1. 24.Duty to inquire

  5. Part 4 General and final provisions

    1. 25.Meaning of “the 2006 Act”

    2. 26.Ancillary provision

    3. 27.Interpretation

    4. 28.Minor and consequential modifications

    5. 29.Commencement

    6. 30.Short title

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