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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 1 – Duties of the Scottish Ministers as respects transplantation, donation of body parts etc.

4.Section 1 sets out the Scottish Ministers’ duties with respect to promoting, developing and supporting transplantation programmes and the donation of parts of the human body for transplantation, including a duty to promote the taking of any necessary measures relating to the quality and safety, storage and use of body parts donated for transplantation.

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