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


Regulations Regarding the Rendering of Forensic Pathology Service, 2018

7. Removal and transportation of body


(1) The Service may only remove a body from the scene of death or health establishment after the South African Police Service has given written authority for removal of such body by the Service by means of a completed and prescribed SAPS 180 Form.


(2) A body may only be removed from one designated facility to another, after the written approval of the person in charge of the facility from where a body is being removed.