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Human Tissue Act

The Human Tissue Act 1982 makes provision for and in relation to the removal of human tissue for transplant purposes, for post mortem examinations, the definition of death, the registration of schools of anatomy, prohibits the trading in human tissue and allows for the prescription of tissue banks via regulation.

PDF File Human Tissue Act 1982 (PDF - 757 kb)

The latest amendments to the Human Tissue Act are available below:

PDF File Coroners and Human Tissue Acts (Amendment) Act 2006 (PDF - 175 kb)