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    22. Offences

    (1) Every person who practises anatomy or receives or has in his possession for anatomical examination or examines anatomically any dead human body otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a crime, and, on conviction, shall be liable to imprisonment for 2 years.

    (2) Every person or authority who contrary to the provisions of this Act permits or causes any dead human body to be removed out of his possession for the purposes of anatomical examination shall be guilty of a crime, and, on conviction, shall be liable to a fine of $1 000.

    (3) Every person shall be guilty of an offence against this Act

    (a) who in any manner obstructs or impedes, or attempts to obstruct or impede, the Executive Director or any inspector in the execution of his powers and duties under this Act;

    (b) who fails in any respect to comply with the conditions specified in or applicable to a licence held by him under this Act;

    (c) who fails to transmit any certificate or return, which by this Act he is required to transmit, to the Executive Director; or who fails on demand to produce any book to the Executive Director or to an inspector as required by this Act;

    (d) who in any other respect not hereinbefore specifically mentioned fails to comply with the provisions of this Act.

    Penalty for each offence: $1 000.

    [Section 22 amended by No. 113 of 1965 s. 8(1); No. 28 of 1984 s. 5; No. 51 of 1992 s. 16(1); No. 78 of 1995 s. 147; No. 10 of 1998 s. 17(9) and (10); No. 70 of 2004 s. 82.]



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