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SECTION 675
Advice, consultation, assistance, examinations, analyses and reports
County (CNT) CHAPTER 11, ARTICLE 17-A
§ 675. Advice, consultation, assistance, examinations, analyses and
reports. 1. A coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner shall
have authority when necessary in his opinion to consult with and to
request advice, consultation or other assistance from any officer of a
department of the state government, from any medical examiner of any
city or county, from any other coroner or coroner's physician of any
county, or from the head of any public health laboratory, police
laboratory or state or municipal laboratory or from any member of the
staff of such laboratory designated for such purpose by the head
thereof, or from any physician qualified to make postmortem examinations
and to testify thereon; and to request from any such person such tests,
examinations or analyses and reports with respect thereto as are
necessary in his opinion, with respect to the body of the deceased or
any part thereof or with respect to any other matter related to his
investigation.

2. Subdivision one of this section does not empower a coroner,
coroner's physician or medical examiner to incur charges against county
funds except as authorized by the board of supervisors.