Health Act 1970
Removal of bodies.
77.— Where the body of a deceased person is found in the functional area of a health board, the board may, in accordance with regulations made by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Justice, arrange for the removal of the body to appropriate premises.
Modifications (not altering text):
Reference to “health board” construed as reference to Health Service Executive (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), ss. 56(a), 66, S.I. No. 887 of 2004.
Definitions (Part 10).
56.—In this Part “specified body” means—
(a) the health boards,
References to specified bodies.
66.—Subject to this Act, references (however expressed) to a specified body in any Act passed before the establishment day, or in any instrument made before that day under an Act, are to be read as references to the Executive, unless the context otherwise requires.