2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“designated officer”, in relation to a hospital, means a person appointed under section 4 to be the designated officer of the hospital;
“Director” means the Director of Medical Services;
“hospital” means —
a hospital established and administered by the Government;
a private hospital which is declared by the Minister by notification in the Gazette to be a hospital for the purposes of this Act;
“medical practitioner” means a person who is registered, or deemed to be registered, as a medical practitioner under the Medical Registration Act (Cap. 174);
—(1) For the purposes of this Act, a person has died when there has occurred irreversible cessation of all functions of the brain of the person.
(2) The Minister may prescribe the criteria for determining the irreversible cessation of all functions of the brain of a person referred to in subsection (1).