CHAPTER 99 - STATE BOARD OF HEALTH

AN ACT TO AMEND 812 SEC. 77 OF CHAPTER 25 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE 1915, AND PROVIDING THAT A BURIAL PERMIT ISSUED BY A LOCAL REGISTRAR TO AN UNDERTAKER, AS PROVIDED IN SAID SECTION, SHALL BE SUFFICIENT AUTHORITY FOR THE INTERMENT OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF A DEAD BODY ANYWHERE IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE, WITHOUT ANY ADDITIONAL PERMIT, FROM ANY AUTHORITY OF ANY INCORPORATED CITY OR TOWN IN THE STATE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 812. Sec. 77 of Chapter 25 of the Revised Code of Delaware 1915, be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following:

When an undertaker has secured from the Local Registrar a burial permit, issued by the Local Registrar in accordance with the provisions of this Section, such permit shall be sufficient for the interment or other disposition of the dead human body of the person whose name appears in said permit, and it shall not be necessary for such undertaker to secure any additional or other permit from any authority of any incorporated City or Town in this State, for the interment or other disposition of such dead body anywhere in this State.

Section 2. That all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act be and the same are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved March 27, 1935.