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Sec. 7-62b. Death certificates; filing and registration; responsibilities of funeral directors and licensed embalmers; medical certification; burial of person who died from communicable disease; "presumptive" death certficates; regulations.

Sec. 7-64. Disposal of bodies

Chapter 368j - Cemeteries

  • Sec. 19a-313. (Formerly Sec. 19-161a). Burials above ground restricted.

Chapter 368k - Crematories

  • Sec.19a-320. (Formerly Sec. 19-165). Erection and maintenance of crematories. Certificates of Inspection. Fees.

  • Sec. 19a-322. (Formerly Sec. 19-167). Records and certificates.

  • Sec. 19a-323. (Formerly Sec. 19-168). Cremation authorized. Cremation certificate or permit for final disposition required. Fee payable in certain cases.

  • Sec. 53a-218. Interference with a cemetery or burial ground: Class C felony.

Public Acts

  • P.A. 07-252.  see Sec. 11. Crematories records, documentations, permits etc.

  • P.A. 07-252.  see Sec. 80(a). Body of a deceased person may be disposed of by cremation

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