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      RS 40:53     


§53.  Foreign permits; death outside state

When the death or spontaneous fetal death (stillbirth) occurred outside this state and the body is accompanied by a permit for burial, removal, or other disposition issued in accordance with the law and the regulations in force at the place where the death or stillbirth occurred, the body may be transported into or through this state.  However, before the interment, cremation, or other disposal of the body within the state, the out of state permit shall be endorsed by the local registrar.  The local registrar shall keep an appropriate record of all such permits endorsed by him.  

Acts 1979, No. 776, §1.  

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