Rights and Duties Relating to Cemeteries, Human Bodies and Anatomical Gifts

ORS 97.145
Liability for failure to conform to written instrument directing control of remains


No cemetery authority, crematory operator or licensed funeral service practitioner interring or cremating remains pursuant to a written instrument signed by the decedent or a person described in ORS 97.130 (Right to control disposition of remains) (2) shall be liable for any failure to conform to the priority of control of remains provided in ORS 97.130 (Right to control disposition of remains), except when it shall have received two or more conflicting written instruments prior to interment or cremation of said remains. [1957 c.423 §3 (97.141 and 97.145 (Liability for failure to conform to written instrument directing control of remains) enacted in lieu of 97.140); 1997 c.472 §2]
Chapter 97

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Embalming dead human body without prior authorization from surviving spouse or next of kin, (1981) Vol 41, p 457


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