133. Offences relating to transplants.

133.     Offences relating to transplants.

It is an offence for a person to deal commercially with material1 which consists of or includes human cells which is intended to be removed from a human body with the intention for it to be used for the purpose of transplantation2 unless that person is designated by the Human Tissue Authority3 as a person who may lawfully engage in the activity4.

Unless permitted to do so by regulations made by the Secretary of State5, a person who removes transplantable material from the body of a living person for the purpose of transplantation