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Human Tissue Act, No. 65 of 1983

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SECTION TITLE
1. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Definitions"]
CHAPTER 1. BODIES AND TISSUE OF DECEASED PERSONS
2. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Donation of human bodies and tissue"]
3. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Institutions to which and persons to whom human bodies or tissue may be donated"]
4. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Purposes of donation"]
5. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Revocation of donation"]
6. [...repealed by Act 1989_051_005 - was entitled "Certain persons deemed to have made donation"]
7. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Removal of donated tissue"]
8. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Post-mortem examination of bodies of deceased persons"]
9. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Removal of tissue at post-mortem examinations and obtaining of tissue by institutions and persons"; ...was entitled "Removal of tissue at post-mortem examination under Inquests Act, 1959"]
10. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Disposal of bodies of deceased destitutes"]
11. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Notice to inspector of anatomy"]
12. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Handing over of bodies to certain institutions"]
13. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Bodies to be preserved for certain period before use"]
14. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Granting of authority"]
15. [...repealed by Act 1989_051_011 - was entitled "Magistrate or medical practitioner to report to inspector of anatomy"]
16. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Prohibition of use of gonads for certain purposes"]
17. [...repealed by Act 1989_051_012 - was entitled "Registers and notices in respect of bodies of deceased persons received by certain institutions or persons"]
CHAPTER 2. TISSUE, BLOOD AND GAMETES OF LIVING PERSONS, AND BLOOD PRODUCTS
18. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Consent to removal of tissue, blood or gametes from bodies of living persons"]
19. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Purposes for which tissue, blood or gametes of bodies of living persons may be used"]
20. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Requirements with regard to tissue transplants"]
21. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Use of gonads"]
22. [...repealed by Act 1989_051_015 - was entitled "Artificial insemination"]
23. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Control of removal and use of tissue and blood; ...previously entitled "Control of removal and use of tissue and blood, and of artificial insemination"]**
CHAPTER 3. AUTHORIZED INSTITUTIONS, IMPORT AND EXPORT OF TISSUE AND OF BLOOD, BLOOD PRODUCTS AND GAMETES, AND RELATED MATTERS
24. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Authorized institutions"]
25. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Import and export permits"]
26. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Disposal of tissue, blood, blood products or gametes imported without or contrary to permit"]
27. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Appeals"]
28. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Payment in connection with import, acquisition, or supply of tissue blood, blood products or gametes"]
CHAPTER 4. APPOINTMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF INSPECTORS OF ANATOMY
29. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Inspectors of anatomy"]
29A. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Investigating officers; ...inserted by Act 1989_051_021]
30. [...repealed by Act 1989_051_022 - was entitled "Registers to be kept by inspectors of anatomy"]
31. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Powers of inspectors of anatomy"]
32. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Reports"]
CHAPTER 5. GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
33. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Prohibition of publication of certain facts"]
34. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Offences and penalties"]
35. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Exclusion of civil and criminal liability"]
36. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Exclusive rights in respect of bodies of deceased persons, tissue, blood and gametes"]
37. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Regulations"]
38. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Delegation of powers"]
39. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Savings"]
39A. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Genetic manipulation of gametes or zygotes not permitted; ...inserted by Act 1989_051_026]
40.
[...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Repeal of laws and savings"]
41. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "Short title and commencement"]
SCH. [...repealed by Act 2003_061_093(1) - was entitled "SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED"]

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