National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)
Regulations regarding the rendering of Forensic Pathology Service, 2007
Practitioners authorised to conduct post mortem examination
|16.||A post mortem examination must only be performed by an authorised person who has been appointed by the Head of Department for this purpose.|
|17.||An authorised person may consult with other qualified professionals and request such professionals to participate in the post mortem examination and contribute to the further examination of such a body.|
|18.||A student or trainee personnel in forensic pathology may participate in a post mortem examination, but only under the direct guidance and supervision of an authorised person.|
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