2013 Hawaii Revised Statutes
841. Inquests, Coroners
841-10 Decent burial.

HI Rev Stat § 841-10 (2013) What's This?

§841-10 Decent burial. When any coroner or deputy coroner takes an inquest upon the dead body of a stranger or indigent person or, being called for that purpose, does not think it necessary, on view of the body, that any inquest should be taken, the coroner or deputy coroner shall cause the body to be decently buried or cremated. A burial-transit permit authorizing a burial or cremation shall be secured from the local agent of the department of health by the person in charge of such burial or cremation. [L 1935, c 90, §9; RL 1945, §10909; RL 1955, §260-10; HRS §715-10; ren L 1972, c 9, pt of §1; am L 1973, c 17, §3; gen ch 1985; am L 2000, c 101, §4]

Case Notes

Duty of burial. 42 H. 500.

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