2014 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 34 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 26A - Crematories And Cremations
§ 34-26A-38 Right to authorize one's own cremation on pre-need basis--Witnesses--Designationof crematory authority--Transfer or cancellation--Notice to department and crematoryauthority.
34-26A-38. Right to authorize one's own cremation on pre-need basis--Witnesses--Designation of crematory authority--Transfer or cancellation--Notice to department and crematory authority. Any person, on a pre-need basis, may authorize his own cremation and the disposition of his cremated remains, on a pre-need cremation authorization and signed by the person as authorizing agent and by two witnesses. The person may designate the crematory authority. A copy of this form shall be retained by the person and a copy sent to the crematory authority, if designated. The person may transfer or cancel this cremation authorization at any time before his death, by providing written notice to the department and crematory authority, if applicable.
Source: SL 1988, ch 283, § 38.
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