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SECTION 4209
Autopsies; right to perform
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 42, TITLE 2
§ 4209. Autopsies; right to perform. No person shall make any
incision preparatory to or during an autopsy except (a) a duly licensed
medical physician or osteopathic physician, (b) a resident physician,
(c) a medical intern, (d) a student in a registered medical school,
dental school or chiropractic college while under the supervision of the
professor or teacher, (e) an instructor of anatomy, (f) a dental
resident or licensed dentist while under the supervision of a physician.

A physician performing an autopsy may be assisted by a trained
mortuary attendant (diener).