National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)
Regulations regarding the rendering of Forensic Pathology Service, 2007
Additional evidence at post mortem examination
|19.||Subject to any other law, an authorised person may submit for examination, or cause to be submitted for examination, any tissue, fluid, object, or thing related to a body, to an authorised institution, for purposes of establishing the cause and circumstance of a death of a person or for furthering the administration of the processes and administration of justice.|
|20.||An authorised person is the only person who has the authority to decide to dissect a body, remove or cause to be removed, any part, organ or contents of a body for a special investigation.|
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