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The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 (Maintenance of Records and Supply of Information Regarding the Removal and Use of Body Parts) Regulations 2006

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 (Maintenance of Records and Supply of Information Regarding the Removal and Use of Body Parts) Regulations 2006.

(2) In these Regulations–

the Act” means the Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006;

“the 1978 Act” means the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(1);

“body part” means any part of a body of a living or deceased person other than tissue;

“donor” means a deceased or living person from whose body it is proposed to remove a body part for transplantation into another person who is alive;

“Health Board” means a board constituted by order under section 2(1)(a) of the 1978 Act(2);

“health service hospital” has the meaning given by section 108(1) of the 1978 Act(3);

NHSBT” means NHS Blood and Transplant (Gwaed a Thrawsblaniadau'r GIG) established by NHS Blood and Transplant (Gwaed a Thrawsblaniadau'r GIG) (Establishment and Constitution) Order 2005(4);

“recipient” means a living person into whom it is proposed to transplant a body part from another deceased or living person;

“relevant section 3(1) purpose” means any purpose referred to in section 3(1) of the Act other than transplantation; and

“Special Health Board” means a Special Health Board constituted by order under section 2(1)(b) of the 1978 Act.

(3) These Regulations shall come into force on 1st September 2006.

(2)

Section 2(1) was amended by the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41), Schedule 7, paragraph 1; the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 28 (which inserted sub-sections (1)(b), (1A), (1B) and (1C)) and Schedule 9, paragraph 19(1); the National Health Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 7), schedule 1, paragraph 1(2) and by the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 13), schedule 2, paragraph 2(2).

(3)

Section 108(1) provides for interpretation and construction and was amended by the Health Services Act 1980 (c. 53), Schedule 6, paragraph 6(a).

(4)

S.I. 2005/2529.

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