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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 55 – Power to give effect to Community obligations

141.Section 55 gives the Scottish Ministers power to amend the Act once it has been enacted by regulations to take account of a Community obligation, such as implementation of the EU Directive on Tissue and Cells. This equates to section 46 of the Human Tissue Act 2004 (c.30).

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