2014 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 34 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 26A - Crematories And Cremations
§ 34-26A-39 Disposition of remains of deceased in accordance with pre-need authorization form--Best efforts of persons in possession of form or charged with making arrangements.
34-26A-39. Disposition of remains of deceased in accordance with pre-need authorization form--Best efforts of persons in possession of form or charged with making arrangements. At the time of a person's death, any person in possession of an executed pre-need cremation authorization form and any person charged with making arrangements for the final disposition of the deceased who has knowledge of the existence of an executed pre-need cremation authorization form, shall use his best efforts to ensure that the deceased is cremated and disposed of according to the instructions contained on the pre-need cremation authorization form.
Source: SL 1988, ch 283, § 39.
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