Non-Coronial Post-Mortem Examinations Code of Practice 2007 - Western Australia


You must comply with this code if you intend to carry out non-coronial post-mortem examinations. They are examinations carried out on the body of a deceased person which is not carried out at the direction of a coroner.

The code covers areas such as:

  • general guidelines
  • general responsibilities of post-mortem co-ordinator
  • consent form procedure
  • feedback to relatives
  • record keeping
  • reporting.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Human Tissue and Transplant Act 1982 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

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