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The Anatomy (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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Regulation 4(1) and (3)

SCHEDULE 2Specified information to be contained in records in relation to parts of bodies.

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Part A:Information in relation to a part of a body

1.  A description of the part of a body.

2.  Where a section 3(2) licence holder gives permission under section 3(4)(b) of the Act, or a section 5(5) licence holder gives permission under section 5(5)(b) of the Act, to a person to have possession of the part of a body–

(a)the date and time on which the part of a body became held in the possession of that person;

(b)the name of that person and address at which the part of a body is held in possession by that person; and

(c)the date and time on which the part of a body was returned to the possession of the section 3(2) or, as the case may be, section 5(5) licence holder.

3.  Particulars of any wishes expressed by the deceased person or the surviving spouse, civil partner or any surviving relative of the deceased person in relation to the disposal of the part of a body.

4.  The date and method and place of disposal of the part of the body.

Part B:Information required in the case of certain parts of a body

5.  In the case of a separated part of a body in the course of being used for anatomical examination–

(a)information identifying the body from which the part was separated;

(b)in the case where authority for anatomical examination of that body was given in pursuance of section 4(2) of the Act whether–

(i)authority for possession of the part of the body to be held after anatomical examination has been concluded has been given in accordance with section 6(2) of the Act; and

(ii)the request of the deceased person under section 4(1) of the Act also includes permission for public display of the body or part of the body and there is no reason to believe that permission was withdrawn; and

(c)in the case where authority for anatomical examination of that body was given in pursuance of section 4A(1) of the Act whether–

(i)authority for the possession of the part of the body to be held after anatomical examination has been concluded has been given in accordance with section 6(3) of the Act; and

(ii)that authorisation also includes authority for public display.

6.  In the case of a part of a body whose anatomical examination has been concluded before the expiry of the authority under section 4(2) or as the case may be, 4A(1) of the Act–

(a)information identifying the body from which the part was separated;

(b)the name and address of the person that gave authority in accordance with section 6(2) or, as the case may be, section 6(3) of the Act for possession of the part;

(c)where authority for anatomical examination of the body from which the part was separated was given in pursuance of section 4(2) of the Act, whether the request of the deceased person under section 4(1) of the Act also includes permission for public display and there is no reason to believe that permission was withdrawn; and

(d)where authority for anatomical examination of the body from which the part was separated was given in pursuance of section 4A(1) of the Act, whether that authorisation also includes authority for public display.

7.  In the case of a part of a body which has been used for examination outwith Scotland (being anatomical examination or examination which has the characteristics of an anatomical examination) and was removed from the body during the course of that examination–

(a)the date of death of the deceased person from whose body the part was removed;

(b)the place of death of that deceased person, if included in the registration or recording (or the equivalent) under the law concerning such matters applicable in the country or territory where the person died;

(c)age of that deceased person at death;

(d)the cause of death of that deceased person; and

(e)the date, time and place at which the part of a body was received by the section 5(5) licence holder.

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