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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_90 > GS_90-210_29A

§ 90‑210.29A.  Identification of bodies beforeburial or cremation.

The funeral director or person otherwise responsible for the finaldisposition of a dead body shall, prior to the interment or entombment of thedead body, affix on the ankle or wrist of the dead body, or, if cremated, onthe inside of the temporary container or urn containing the remains of the deadbody, a tag of durable, noncorroding material permanently marked with the nameof the deceased, the date of death, the social security number of the deceased,the county and state of death, and the site of interment or entombment. (1995, c. 312, s. 1; 2003‑420, s. 10.)