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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)


Regulations Regarding the Rendering of Forensic Pathology Service, 2018

13. Practitioners authorised to observe post mortem examinations other than those contemplated in these Regulations


(1) Any person who demonstrates a material interest in the outcome of a particular post mortem examination, may apply to the magistrate within whose jurisdiction the case is being investigated or to the authorised medical practitioner, to allow an independent forensic pathologist or medical practitioner to attend and observe, that post mortem examination on behalf of the interested party.


(2) The consideration of the application referred to in sub-regulation (1), may not unduly delay the post mortem examination.