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Maryland Code, Health-General § 5-512

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(a) A practitioner or an operator of a crematory may not require an authorizing agent to obtain appointment as personal representative of the decedent's estate as a condition precedent to making final arrangements or authorizing cremation of a decedent.

(b) A person may not authorize cremation when a decedent has left instructions in a document that the decedent does not wish to be cremated.

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