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Further conditions of an authority

A designated officer for a hospital may give an authority under section 24B where the designated officer

        (a)     after making such inquiries as are reasonable in the circumstances, is unable to ascertain the existence or whereabouts of the medical treatment decision maker of the person; and

        (b)     has no reason to believe that the person had expressed an objection to the carrying out of ante-mortem procedures in respect of that person—

              (i)     for the purposes of the transplantation of the tissue of that person after death to the body of a living person; or

              (ii)     for the use of the tissue of that person after death for other therapeutic purposes or for medical or scientific purposes.

S. 24F inserted by No. 42/2020 s. 5.

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