(1)Each health board must provide or ensure the provision for its area of such—
(a)premises and facilities for the reception and temporary storage of the bodies of persons mentioned in subsection (2); and
(b)premises and facilities for the post-mortem examination of such bodies,
as it considers appropriate.
(2)Those persons are persons—
(a)who die in a hospital in the board's area; or
(b)who die elsewhere and whose bodies are brought to such a hospital.
(3)Subsection (2) does not apply in relation to bodies of persons the reception, storage or post-mortem examination of which is required for the purposes of the functions or under the authority of the procurator fiscal.
(4)In this Part, “mortuary” means premises and facilities provided by virtue of this section or section 87.