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

ORS 97.190
Post-mortem examination of body


Unless required by a medical examiner to determine the cause of death or specifically authorized and ordered by the superintendent of the hospital or institution in which any person coming under the provisions of ORS 97.170 (Disposition of unclaimed body of deceased person) may die, no such body as is mentioned in ORS 97.170 (Disposition of unclaimed body of deceased person) is subject to post-mortem examination, except by consent of the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board. [Amended by 1959 c.629 §43; 1965 c.221 §13; 1977 c.582 §1; 2015 c.651 §3]
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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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