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The Blind Relief (Donation of Eye) Act, 1975

( ACT NO. XXV OF 1975 )

Authority for removal of eyes of unclaimed bodies of certain institutions
6. (1) In the case of a body lying in a hospital, prison, nursing home or other institutions and not claimed by his next of kin, an authority for removal of the eyes may be given by the person having the control or management of the hospital, prison, nursing home or institution.
(2) No authority under sub-section (1) shall be given within half an hour from the time of death.

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