Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Disposal of tissue and specimens in a dignified, respectful and legally compliant way
  • Anatomy
  • Disposal
On this page you will find information on the licensing requirments under the Human Tissue Act 2004.
  • General licensing
  • Human Tissue Act
  • Licensing
This page provided information on the licensing of procurement organisations by the HTA, including the deadline for applying for a licence and the licence fee.
  • General licensing
  • Licensing
  • Procurement
Regulation regarding cells procured from a person and processed during a single surgical procedure
  • Single surgical procedures
Submit your Accredited Assessor reports
  • Bone marrow donation
  • Transplants
  • Portal guidance
Glossary terms on consent and the use of DNA
  • DNA
Guidance on the disposal of remains following pregnancy loss or termination
  • Post mortem
  • Pregnancy loss
Public display of body parts
  • Codes of practice
  • Public display
Further information about the definition of public display
  • Relevant material
Issued 2 November 2016Notice for •    Designated Individuals (DIs) in the Human Application (HA) sector •    Licence contacts in the Organ Donation and Transplantation (ODT) sector Regarding an EU Rapid Alert on Substances of Human Origin issued by the Irish Health Products Regulatory Authority.ScopeThis alert is being issued by the Human Tissue...
  • Human application
  • Organ donation and transplantation