16. Dealing with bodies used for anatomical examination

    Every such body removed for the purpose of examination as aforesaid shall before such removal be placed in a decent coffin or shell and be removed therein; and the person receiving the same, or causing the same to be received, shall make provision that such body, after undergoing anatomical examination, be decently interred in consecrated ground, if so desired by the senior next of kin, or in some public burying ground in use for persons of that religious persuasion to which the deceased person whose body was so received belonged, or be cremated, and that a certificate of the interment or cremation of such body shall be transmitted to the Executive Director within 6 weeks after the day on which such body was received for examination as aforesaid.

    [Section 16 amended by No. 28 of 1984 s. 5; No. 28 of 2003 s. 10.]

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