10A NCAC 41H .0505 DISINTERMENT‑REINTERMENT PERMITS
A permit for disinterment‑reinterment shall be issued by the local registrar or deputy registrar only upon receipt of a written authorization signed by:
(1) the spouse if living; otherwise,
(2) by the next‑of‑kin and the person who is to perform the disinterment; or
(3) upon receipt of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction directing such disinterment.
A dead body which has been deposited in a receiving vault shall not be considered a disinterment when removed from the vault for final burial.
History Note: Authority G.S. 130A‑92(7);
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977;
Amended Eff. September 1, 1990; November 1, 1978;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 22, 2018.