§ 130A-377 Establishment and maintenance of central and district offices
§ 130A-378 Qualifications and appointment of the Chief Medical Examiner
§ 130A-379 Duties of the Chief Medical Examiner
§ 130A-380 The Chief Medical Examiner’s staff
§ 130A-381 Additional services and facilities
§ 130A-382 County medical examiners; appointment; term of office; vacancies; training requirements; revocation for cause
§ 130A-383 Medical examiner jurisdiction
§ 130A-384 Notification concerning out-of-state body
§ 130A-385 Duties of medical examiner upon receipt of notice; reports; copies
§ 130A-386 Subpoena authority
§ 130A-387 Fees
§ 130A-388 Medical examiner’s permission necessary before embalming, burial and cremation
§ 130A-389 Autopsies
§ 130A-389.1 Photographs and video or audio recordings made pursuant to autopsy
§ 130A-390 Exhumations
§ 130A-392 Reports and records as evidence
§ 130A-393 Rules
§ 130A-394 Coroner to hold inquests
§ 130A-395 Handling and transportation of bodies
§ 130A-398 Limitation on right to perform autopsy
§ 130A-399 Postmortem examination of inmates of certain public institutions
§ 130A-400 Written consent for postmortem examinations required
§ 130A-401 Postmortem examinations in certain medical schools
§ 130A-412.3 Short title
§ 130A-412.4 Definitions
§ 130A-412.5 Applicability
§ 130A-412.6 Who may make an anatomical gift before donor’s death
§ 130A-412.7 Manner of making anatomical gift before donor’s death
§ 130A-412.8 Amending or revoking anatomical gift before donor’s death
§ 130A-412.9 Refusal to make anatomical gift; effect of refusal
§ 130A-412.10 Preclusive effect of an anatomical gift, amendment, or revocation
§ 130A-412.11 Who may make an anatomical gift of decedent’s body or body part
§ 130A-412.12 Manner of making, amending, or revoking anatomical gift of decedent’s body or body part
§ 130A-412.13 Persons that may receive anatomical gift; purpose of anatomical gift
§ 130A-412.14 Search and notification
§ 130A-412.15 Delivery of document of gift not required; right to examine
§ 130A-412.16 Rights and duties of procurement organization and others
§ 130A-412.17 Coordination of procurement and use
§ 130A-412.18 Sale or purchase of body parts prohibited
§ 130A-412.19 Other prohibited acts
§ 130A-412.20 Immunity
§ 130A-412.21 Law governing validity; choice of law as to execution of document of gift; presumption of validity
§ 130A-412.22 Donor registry
§ 130A-412.23 Cooperation between a medical examiner and the procurement organization
§ 130A-412.24 Facilitation of anatomical gift from decedent whose body is under the jurisdiction of a medical examiner
§ 130A-412.30 Use of tissue declared a service; standard of care; burden of proof
§ 130A-412.31 Giving of blood by persons 16 years of age or more
§ 130A-412.32 Duty of hospitals to establish organ procurement protocols
§ 130A-412.33 Duty of designated organ procurement organizations and tissue banks
§ 130A-413 Coordinated human tissue donation program; legislative findings and purpose; program established
§ 130A-415 Unclaimed bodies; bodies claimed by the Lifeguardianship Council of The Arc of North Carolina, Inc.; disposition
§ 130A-416 Commission of Anatomy rules
§ 130A-417 Definitions
§ 130A-418 Deceased migrant agricultural workers and their dependents
§ 130A-420 Authority to dispose of body or body parts
§ 130A-421 Parental consent to disposition of fetal remains

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 130A > Article 16

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3