New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Chapter VI - Division of Cemeteries
Part 203 - Crematory Regulations
Section 203.14 - Emergency cases

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

Whenever the governor has declared a disaster emergency pursuant to section 28 of the Executive Law or the Cemetery Board determines that emergency conditions exist that substantially delay timely cremation of human remains, then, notwithstanding the requirements of section 203.13(c) of this Part, a crematory may accept human remains delivered with a cremation authorization form in which the intended crematory is not identified, is incorrect, or has been manually corrected by a funeral director or a person authorized to deliver remains on behalf of a funeral director, provided that the crematory is able to verify the intended final disposition for such human remains and provided the person in control of disposition has been made aware of and has consented to the transfer.

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