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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 14 – Part of body removed before day on which section 3 comes into force

32.Section 14 provides that part of a deceased person's body which is removed for the purposes of transplantation, research, education, training or audit before section 3 comes into force, other than during a post mortem or anatomical examination, and which is held immediately before that day for any of those purposes may be retained and continue to be used for any such purpose.

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