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55 Pa. Code § 283.11. Standards for providing burial or cremation, or both.


§ 283.11. Standards for providing burial or cremation, or both.

 The funeral director shall provide services for burial or cremation, or both, in accordance with the following:

   (1)  Commonly accepted funeral industry practices established under the Funeral Director Law (63 P. S. § §  479.1—479.20).

   (2)  Requirements for professional and vocational standards for funeral directors under 49 Pa. Code Chapter 13 (relating to state board of funeral directors).

   (3)  Federal standards required by the Federal Trade Commission as specified in 16 CFR Part 453 (relating to funeral industry practices).

   (4)  A written agreement between the funeral director and the individual handling the funeral arrangements for the deceased. The agreement will include provisions for funeral directors to provide payment for other services, including payment for interment, if services for interment are requested.

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