—(1) Any of the persons specified in the Schedule, in the order of priority stated, when persons in prior classes are not available at the time of death, and in the absence of actual notice of contrary indications by the deceased person, or actual notice of opposition of a member of the same class or a prior class, may give all or any part of the body of the deceased person for the purposes specified in section 7.
(2) The persons authorised by subsection (1) may make the gift after death or immediately before death.
5. The donee of a gift of a body or any part thereof shall not accept the gift if he has actual notice of contrary indications by the deceased person or that a gift by a member of a class is opposed by a member of the same class or a prior class.
6. A gift of all or any part of a body shall authorise any examination necessary to assure medical acceptability of the gift for the purposes intended.
—(1) The following persons may become donees of gifts of bodies or parts thereof for the purposes stated:
any approved hospital for medical or dental education, research, advancement of medical or dental science, therapy or transplantation;
any approved medical or dental school, college or university for medical or dental education, research, advancement of medical or dental science, therapy or transplantation; or
any specified individual for therapy or transplantation needed by him.
(2) [Deleted by Act 4/2010 wef 17/02/2010 wef 17/02/2010, wef 17/02/2010]
8. A gift of all or any part of a body under section 3 may be made by the donor either in writing at any time or orally in the presence of two or more witnesses during a last illness.
9. A gift of a body or any part thereof may be revoked by the donor at any time —
by a signed statement in writing delivered to the donee;
by an oral statement made in the presence of two or more persons and communicated to the donee; or
by a written document to that effect found on his person or in his effects.
—(1) A gift of all or any part of the body of a deceased person may be made to a specified donee or without specifying a donee.
(2) If the gift is made without specifying a donee, the designated officer of the approved hospital in which the death of the deceased person has taken place or to which the body of the deceased person has been removed may accept the gift as donee upon or following the death for the purposes of section 7(a) or (b), as the case may be.
—(1) The donee may accept or reject the gift of a body or part thereof.
(2) If the gift is of a part of the body of a deceased person, the donee shall cause the part to be removed without unnecessary mutilation. After removal of the part, custody of the remainder of the body shall vest in the surviving spouse, next of kin or other person under obligation to dispose of the body.
12. Where the body of a deceased person has not been claimed from an approved hospital or from an institution maintained on public funds, for more than 24 hours after death, the Director may authorise in writing the use of the body or any specified part for the purposes of medical or dental education, research, advancement of medical or dental science, therapy or transplantation.