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(1)In its application to the following activities, section 1(1) shall have effect with the omission of the words “if done with appropriate consent”—
(a)the storage of an existing holding for use for a purpose specified in Schedule 1;
(b)the use of an existing holding for a purpose so specified.
(2)Subsection (1) does not apply where the existing holding is a body, or separated part of a body, in relation to which section 10(3) or (5) has effect.
(3)Section 5(1) and (2) shall have effect as if the activities mentioned in subsection (1) were not activities to which section 1(1) applies.
(4)In this section, “existing holding” means—
(a)the body of a deceased person, or
(b)relevant material which has come from a human body,
held, immediately before the day on which section 1(1) comes into force, for use for a purpose specified in Schedule 1.
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