2018 Kentucky Revised Statutes
.081 Permit to cremate or transport body.

Universal Citation: KY Rev Stat § 213.081 (2018)

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213.081 Permit to cremate or transport body. (1) (2) No person shall cremate or cause to be transported for the purpose of cremation the body of any person whose death occurs in the Commonwealth, without first obtaining from the coroner of the county in which the death occurred, a permit stating the cause of death and authorizing the cremation or transportation for cremation of the body. The permit shall be filed immediately following cremation with the local registrar of vital statistics. The provisions of this section shall not apply to the cremation of fetal death remains in the absence of any indication of a criminal act. Effective: July 13, 1990 History: Created 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 369, sec. 15, effective July 13, 1990.
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