2. Interpretation

    In this Act, subject to the context

    }authorised school of anatomy~ means a school of anatomy established and conducted under a notice published under section 4;

    }Executive Director~ means the Executive Director, Public Health and Scientific Support Services of the department of the Public Service of the State principally assisting the Minister in the administration of this Act;

    }inspector~ means an inspector from time to time expressly nominated by the Executive Director for the purposes of this Act;

    }medical practitioner~ means a medical practitioner duly qualified under the Medical Act 1894;

    }Minister~ means the Minister for Health;

    }person~ includes any society howsoever established;

    }practice licence~ means a licence granted or renewed under section 5;

    }senior next of kin~, in relation to a deceased person, means the first person who is available from the following persons in the order of priority listed

    (a) a person who, immediately before the death, was living with the person and was either

    (i) the spouse of the person; or

    (ii) a de facto partner, who is of or over the age of 18 years, of the person;

    (b) a person who, immediately before the death, was the spouse of the person;

    (c) a son or a daughter, who is of or over the age of 18 years, of the person;

    (d) a parent of the person;

    (e) a brother or sister, who is of or over the age of 18 years, of the person; or

    (f) an executor named in the will of the person or a person who, immediately before the death, was a personal representative of the person.

    [Section 2 amended by No. 20 of 1946 s. 2; No. 28 of 1984 s. 4 and 5; No. 10 of 1998 s. 17(1); No. 28 of 2003 s. 4.]



Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.