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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 872
OFFENSES CONCERNING DEAD BODIES AND GRAVES
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F.S. 872.03
872.03 Cremating human bodies; limitation.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to cremate any dead human body prior to the expiration of 48 hours after the death of such human body.
(2) Anyone convicted for the violation of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 21780, 1943; s. 1135, ch. 71-136.