ANATOMY ACT - 1965 (ACT 280)

    Section - 9 - Head of Medical School or Institution to Cause to be Retained in certain Circumstances the Whole or Part of a Body.

    (1) The Head of a medical school or institution may cause to be retained the whole or a part of the body of a deceased individual if-

    (a) he is satisfied that the retention thereof is in the interests of medical science; and

    (b) the competent authorities have consented to the retention.

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1) of this section, "competent authorities" means the executor or other party having lawful possession of the body of the deceased individual and the surviving wife or husband of that individual and, in the absence of such wife or husband, any known relative of the deceased individual falling within such class of relatives of that individual as may be prescribed.