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Public Health Regulation 2012
Current version for 19 July 2019 to date (accessed 17 October 2019 at 03:48)
Part 8 Division 2 Clause 52
52   Vehicles
(1)  A funeral director or the operator of a mortuary transport service must not use for the transport of bodies the part of a vehicle that is used by the funeral director or service for other purposes.
(2)  A funeral director or the operator of a mortuary transport service must not use for any other purpose the part of a vehicle that is used by the funeral director or service for the transport of bodies.
(3)  If part of a vehicle has been used to transport a body, a person must not use, or permit the use of, that part for the transport of another body until it has been cleaned of any exudates from the first body.
(4)  A person must not dispose of a vehicle that the person has used for the transport of a body unless the vehicle has been cleaned since that use to remove any body exudates.
(5)  A person must not transport an unembalmed body unless:
(a)  during that transport, the body is refrigerated at a temperature of less than 10 degrees Celsius, or
(b)  the duration of the transport is 8 hours or less and the person reasonably believes that transporting the body without refrigeration will not be a risk to public health.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.