24:52:09:01. Requirements for exhumation. In cases where a human burial must be exhumed, an archaeological permit must be obtained from the state archaeologist. In addition to the terms for permit issuance in § 24:52:08:01, the applicant must be able to meet the following criteria:
(1) The necessity for exhumation must be demonstrated, and an explanation of what other options have been considered must be made;
(2) A qualified skeletal analyst must be part of the staff, either in the field or in the laboratory, to assist in identification of the remains.
Source: 18 SDR 126, effective February 3, 1992.
General Authority:SDCL 1-20-32, 34-27-26.
Law Implemented:SDCL 1-20-32, 34-27-26.
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