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49 Pa. Code § 13.187. Preparation or embalming of body.

§ 13.187. Preparation or embalming of body.

 A person other than a currently licensed funeral director, or a registered resident intern under supervision, may not prepare or embalm the body of a deceased person, except as set forth in section 13 of the act (63 P. S. §  479.13). Other persons present in the preparation room during the preparation or embalming, or both, of the body shall be authorized members of the funeral home staff, or persons authorized by law, the funeral director or the family of the decedent.


   The provisions of this §  13.187 adopted October 19, 1973, effective October 20, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 2392; amended November 11, 1977, effective November 12, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 3306; amended December 6, 1991, effective December 7, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5645. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (143311) to (143312).

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