Note: This version of section effective 1-1-2021. See also preceding version of this section, effective until 1-1-2021.

     Sec. 4. The physician, the physician assistant, or the advanced practice registered nurse last in attendance upon the deceased, or the person in charge of interment shall secure the personal data required by the state department by rules adopted under IC 4-22-2 for preparation of the certificate of death or of stillbirth from the persons best qualified to give the information.

[Pre-1993 Recodification Citation: 16-1-17-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.20. Amended by P.L.156-2011, SEC.36; P.L.131-2020, SEC.5.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 16-37-3-4-b

  • person in charge of interment: means a person who places or causes to be placed a stillborn child or dead body or the ashes, after cremation, in a grave, vault, urn, or other receptacle, or otherwise disposes of the body or ashes. See Indiana Code 16-37-3-2