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Public Health Regulation 2012
Current version for 19 July 2019 to date (accessed 18 October 2019 at 22:44)
60 Body viewing
(1) A funeral director may make a body available for viewing by mourners.(2) However, a funeral director must not make available for viewing a body infected with a prescribed infectious disease or a body that the funeral director has reason to believe is infected with a prescribed infectious disease.Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.(3) A funeral director who makes an unembalmed body available for viewing:(a) must not remove the body from refrigeration for a period longer than is necessary for making it available for viewing, and(b) unless the body is to be buried or cremated immediately, must place the body under refrigeration after the viewing, and(c) must not allow the body to remain unrefrigerated for a period of more than 8 hours in any day.Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.