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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 7. DEAD BODIES [7000 - 8030]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )
  

PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [7000 - 7355]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )
  

CHAPTER 3.7. Death [7180 - 7184.5]

  ( Chapter 3.7 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 810, Sec. 2. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Confirmation of Death [7181 - 7184.5]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 810, Sec. 2. )

  
7181.  

When an individual is pronounced dead by determining that the individual has sustained an irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem, there shall be independent confirmation by another physician.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 810, Sec. 2.)