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SECTION 4200
Cadavers; duty of burial
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 42, TITLE 1
§ 4200. Cadavers; duty of burial. 1. Except in the cases in which a
right to dissect it is expressly conferred by law, every body of a
deceased person, within this state, shall be decently buried or
incinerated within a reasonable time after death.

2. The provisions of this section shall not impair the right to carry
the body of a deceased person through this state, or to remove from this
state the body of a person who has died within it, for the purpose of
burying the same elsewhere.