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A. Any person who conducts a post-mortem examination on an unclaimed body without express permission of the medical investigator is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year or by the imposition of a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both such imprisonment and fine.
B. Any person who unlawfully disposes of, uses or sells an unclaimed body is guilty of a fourth degree felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for a term of not less than one year nor more than five years or by the imposition of a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both such imprisonment and fine.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 24. Health and Safety § 24-12-3. Penalties - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-24-health-and-safety/nm-st-sect-24-12-3/
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