2013 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 38. PROCEDURAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
841. Inquests, Coroners
841-18 Coroner's physician; laboratory facilities.


HI Rev Stat § 841-18 (2013) What's This?

§841-18 Coroner's physician; laboratory facilities. The medical examiner or any of the medical examiner's assistants in the city and county of Honolulu, and any experienced or qualified government physician designated by the coroner in the counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai, shall be the coroner's physician for such county or city and county. The facilities of the laboratories of the state department of health shall be made available to the coroner's physician. The term government physician as used in this chapter means a physician employed by the State or any of its political subdivisions. [L 1949, c 355, pt of §5; RL 1955, §260-18; am L 1962, c 8, §2; HRS §715-18; ren L 1972, c 9, pt of §1; gen ch 1985]

Attorney General Opinions

Before 1962 amendment, where a state physician was designated as coroner's physician, the state physician's expenses were county responsibility. Att. Gen. Op. 61-83.

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