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relevant material

A term of art used in the context of the UK’s Human Tissue Act 2004, referring to material of human origin (body parts, organs and tissue, skin, bone and blood) for which permission from the living or deceased (or their next of kin) is required before it can be used or retained.

Simplistically, relevant material contains cells, including bodily waste products (excretions and secretions), and can include processed material—e.g., plastinated tissues and body parts, stem cells created inside the human body, embryonic stem cells.
 
Excludes
Acellular specimens (serum, plasma), cell lines, cultured cells which have divided outside the human body, artificially created embryonic stem cells (live gametes and embryos which have divided outside of the body), extracted DNA, plasma extracted DNA, hair and nails from living people.
 
Consent exemptions for relevant material
Existing holdings before August, 2006; extreme public health emergency with authority for Secretary of State; tissue that has been imported or is from a body that has been imported; 100 years rule, Schedule 1, Part 2 activities (residual tissue for research); ethics approval; anonymised (but can maintain links to clinical data) residual tissue for obtaining medical information relevant to another person with approval of HTA; adults who lack the capacity to consent.
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Contract notice: disposal of data protection relevant materials (paper / old files) as well as disposal of altappier / cardboard
In view of the huge `errors' noted during re-checking of votes and other relevant material, the ECP has decided to convene a high level meeting tomorrow to take up the issue for further proceeding.
The special court ordered the prosecution for providing the Joint investigation team inquiry report and all relevant material to the defence side by May 14.
the advice and representation required is made up of two stages; stage one - review all relevant material in relation to the claims and the contractual relationship.
The meeting decided to procure all relevant material and equipment used in elections well in time and ensuring its quality.
All the relevant material for elections is also being arranged.
This order has come into force instantly under whcih carrying books, guide books, solved papers, other relevant material, digital diaries, mobile phones and weapons etc.
The Director of Human Rights Cell of Supreme Court on Monday directed directors news of eight television (TV) channels to submit by Tuesday all the available Cds/DVDs and other relevant material containing information over incidents of target killings in Karachi.
Similarly, he added, Rs 10.32 billion had been allocated for provision of subsidised pesticides and other relevant material, which would facilitate around five million farmers and 31 million acres of land across the province, he said.
Under the order which has come into force instantly, carrying books, guide books, solved papers, other relevant material, digital diaries, mobile phones and weapons etc will also be banned, told a spokesman of local administration here Saturday.
preserving crime scene and other relevant material evidence of critical importance for ensuring scientific investigation.
Under this order which has come into force instantly, carrying books, guide books, solved papers, other relevant material, digital diaries, mobile phones and weapons etc.