2010 Tennessee Code
Title 62 - Professions, Businesses and Trades
Chapter 5 - Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Part 1 - General Provisions
62-5-102 - Persons exempt from chapter.

62-5-102. Persons exempt from chapter.

Nothing in this chapter shall be constituted to prevent or interfere with the ceremonies, customs, religious rites or religion of any people, denomination or sect, to prevent or interfere with any religious denomination, sect or any body composed of persons of a denomination, or to prevent or interfere with any church or synagogue from having its committee or committees prepare human bodies for burial or to the families, friends or neighbors of deceased persons who prepare and bury their dead without charge.

[Acts 1951, ch. 13, § 16 (Williams, § 7140.16); T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 62-526; Acts 1997, ch. 169, § 1.]  

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