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SECTION 4162
Fetal deaths; burial and removal; permits
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 41, TITLE 5
§ 4162. Fetal deaths; burial and removal; permits. 1. A permit shall
be required for the removal, transportation, burial or other disposition
of remains resulting from a fetal death, other than fetal tissue,
hydatidiform mole or other evidence of pregnancy recovered by curettage
or operative procedures or other products of conception of under twenty
weeks uterogestation.

2. Such permit shall be issued by the local registrar of the district
in which the fetal death occurred upon presentation by the funeral
director of a report of fetal death, on the form prescribed by the
commissioner. The issuance of such permit shall be subject to the
provisions of title IV of this article.