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TRANSPLANTATION AND ANATOMY ACT 1979


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY MATTERS

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Repeal  
   4.      Definitions  
   4A.     Authorisation of retention of tissue  
   5.      Application of Criminal Code  

   PART 2--DONATION OF TISSUE BY LIVING PERSONS

           Division 1--Exclusion of certain tissue

   6.      Meaning of tissue in Part 2  

           Division 2--Donations by adults

   7.      Blood transfusions excluded  
   8.      Consent by adult living donor to removal of tissue  
   10.     Certificate of medical practitioner  

           Division 3--Effect of consent

   11.     When consent authorises removal of tissue  
   13.     When consent does not authorise removal of tissue  

           Division 4--Donations of blood

   14.     Consent to removal of blood  
   15.     Effect of consent to removal of blood  

           Division 5--Revocation of consent

   16.     How consent is revoked  
   16A.    Obligations of persons informed about revocation  
   17.     Revoked consent and certificate to be given to donor  

   PART 3--DONATION OF TISSUE AFTER DEATH

   18.     Authorisation by designated officer for hospital  
   19.     Authorisation by senior available next of kin before death  
   19A.    Authorisation by senior available next of kin after death  
   19B.    Authorisation by deceased  
   20.     Consent by coroner  
   21.     When medical certificates are required  
   22.     Effect of authorisation under this Part  

   PART 4--TEACHING, STUDY AND PRACTICE OF ANATOMY

   22A.    Offences relating to teaching, study and practice of anatomy  
   22B.    Anatomy authorisation  
   22C.    Contravention of condition of anatomy authorisation  
   22D.    Codes of practice  

   PART 5--PROHIBITION OF TRADING IN TISSUE

   22E.    Unauthorised contracts and arrangements  
   22F.    Authorisation to enter into contract or arrangement  

   PART 6--WHEN DEATH OCCURS FOR TERRITORY LAWS

   23.     When death occurs  

   PART 7--MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

   25.     Exclusion of liability  
   26.     Act does not prevent specified removals of tissue etc.  
   27.     Offence to remove tissue without consent or authorisation  
   27A.    Offence to make misleading statement  
   28.     Unlawful disclosure of confidential information  
   29.     Delegation by designated officer for hospital  
   30.     Regulations  

   PART 8--TRANSITIONAL MATTERS FOR HUMAN TISSUE TRANSPLANT AMENDMENT ACT 2010

   31.     Definitions  
   32.     References to consents and documents given under Act  
   33.     Consent to removal of tissue  
   34.     Approval of place for blood donation  
   35.     Revocation of consent to removal of tissue  
   36.     Authorisation to remove tissue after death  
   37.     Medical certificate as to irreversible cessation of brain function  
   38.     Authorised contract or arrangement for supply of tissue  
   39.     Interpretation Act 1978 not affected  

   PART 9--TRANSITIONAL MATTERS FOR HEALTH LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 2021

   40.     Codes of practice  
           ENDNOTES


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