§ 16-37-3-1 “Dead body” defined
§ 16-37-3-2 “Person in charge of interment” defined
§ 16-37-3-3 Certificate of death or stillbirth; filing
§ 16-37-3-4 Securing personal data for certificates
§ 16-37-3-5 Electronically filing death certificate; cause of death certification
§ 16-37-3-6 Cause of death; certification by local health officer
§ 16-37-3-7 Deaths referred to the coroner for investigation
§ 16-37-3-8 Autopsies; payment
§ 16-37-3-9 Permanent records; public inspection; records to county auditor; use of data
§ 16-37-3-10 Permit for disposal of body
§ 16-37-3-11 Time for securing permit for disposal of body
§ 16-37-3-12 Burial transit permit
§ 16-37-3-13 Burial transit permit; attachment to shipping box
§ 16-37-3-14 Foreign burial transit permit; endorsement by local health officer
§ 16-37-3-15 Construction of chapter regarding autopsies and inquests
§ 16-37-3-16 Violations

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 16 > Article 37 > Chapter 3

  • dead body: means a lifeless human body or parts or bones of the human body from the condition of which it reasonably may be concluded that death recently occurred. See Indiana Code 16-37-3-1
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5