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55 Pa. Code § 283.5. Source of request for payment.

§ 283.5. Source of request for payment.

 (a)  The Department will accept a request for payment for burial or cremation, or both, if the request is made by one of the following:

   (1)  A relative.

   (2)  A friend.

   (3)  The representative of a fraternal society of which the deceased was a member.

   (4)  The representative of a charitable or religious organization.

   (5)  A funeral director acting on behalf of an individual described in paragraphs (1)—(4).

 (b)  If the request for payment comes from another source, the request must be accompanied by a certificate issued by the Anatomical Board, Department of Health, declaring the body unfit for anatomical purposes.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  283.3 (relating to requirements for payment).

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