Section 22-19-4


Published: 2015

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Section 22-19-4

Section 22-19-4Ministers at funerals to ascertain if burial permit has been secured.

Every minister of the gospel or other person conducting religious services at a funeral shall inquire whether or not a burial or removal permit has been secured for the disposition of the body. Should it be found that a burial permit has not been secured, the undertaker or person in charge of the funeral shall be notified by said minister of the law governing the issuance of burial permits.

(Acts 1919, No. 658, p. 909; Code 1923, §3871; Code 1940, T. 14, §115; Code 1975, §13-6-87.)