22/Feb/2002 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    20. Post mortem examination not prohibited

    Nothing in this Act shall be construed to extend to or prohibit

    (a) any post mortem examination of any human body required or directed to be made by any competent legal authority;

    (b) any post mortem examination of any human body made by a medical practitioner for the purpose of ascertaining by actual inspection the cause or extent of disease; or

    (c) the removal of any tissue from a human body for grafting within the meaning of the Tissue Grafting and Processing Act 1956 2 as amended from time to time.

    [Section 20 inserted by No. 7 of 1971 s. 2.]

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.