MCL - Section 333.10202

Act 368 of 1978

333.10202 Removal of cornea; circumstances.

Sec. 10202.

    (1) In any case in which an autopsy is to be done by a county medical examiner or a county medical examiner causes an autopsy to be done, the cornea of the deceased person may be removed by a person authorized by the county medical examiner.
    (2) Removal under subsection (1) may be made only under the following circumstances:
    (a) An autopsy has already been authorized by the county medical examiner.
    (b) The county medical examiner does not have knowledge of an objection by the next of kin of the decedent to the removal of the cornea.
    (c) The removal of the cornea will not interfere with the course of any subsequent investigation or autopsy or alter post-mortem facial appearance.

History: Add. 1979, Act 32, Imd. Eff. June 19, 1979 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 158, Imd. Eff. May 20, 1982
Popular Name: Act 368