ANATOMY ACT - 1965 (ACT 280)

    Section - 6 - Bodies of Deceased Individuals not to be removed for Twenty-Four Hours, Etc.

    No licensee shall remove the body of a deceased individual for the purpose of carrying out in relation to that body any matter referred to in subsection (2) of section 1-

    (a) unless at least twenty-four hours have elapsed since the death of that individual; and

    (b) unless-

    (i) a certificate stating the cause of death has been signed by the medical practitioner who attended him during his last illness; and

    (ii) if there is no such practitioner, a certificate stating the cause of death to the best of his knowledge has been signed by a medical practitioner who has been summoned to view the body after the death.