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Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 13.75.190 - Definitions

  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) “control” means the authority to control disposition;

(2) “directions” means

(A) instructions for the disposition of a person’s remains;

(B) the appointment of an agent to handle the disposition of a person’s remains; or

(C) both (A) and (B) of this paragraph;

(3) “disposition” means disposition of a decedent’s remains, including cremation, but does not include an anatomical gift; in this paragraph, “anatomical gift” has the meaning given in AS 13.52.390 ;

(4) “disposition document” means a disposition document authorized by AS 13.75.010

(A) in which a person provides directions regarding the disposition of the person’s remains; and

(B) that complies with AS 13.75.030 ;

(5) “disposition organization” means

(A) a cemetery association formed under AS 10.30.010 ;

(B) a nonprofit cemetery corporation authorized by AS 10.30.055 ;

(C) a person operating a crematory;

(D) a person operating a columbarium;

(E) a funeral home or other type of funeral establishment;

(F) a funeral director or an embalmer.