Ariz. Admin. Code § R3-11-1001 - Definitions

In this Article:

"Animal remains" means the body or part of the body of a dead animal in any stage of decomposition.

"Authorizing agent" means an individual legally entitled to authorize the cremation of animal remains.

"Communal cremation" means remains from multiple animals are in the cremation chamber without any form of separation or identification during the cremation process.

"Cremated remains or ashes" means the residual of animal remains recovered after completion of the cremation process.

"Cremation chamber" means the enclosed space within which the cremation process takes place.

"Individual cremation" means the remains of each animal are separated and placed in a mapped location in the cremation chamber during the cremation procedure.

"Major changes in the scope of animal crematory services," as used in A.R.S. § 32-2292(C), means an increase or decrease in the number of retorts or the addition of services offered or provided by an animal crematory licensed under this Article.

"Operator" means the individual who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of an animal crematory licensed under this Article.

"Owner" means the person named under A.R.S. § 32-2292(B)(2).

"Private cremation" means the remains of only one animal are placed in the cremation chamber.

"Process" means to reduce identifiable bone fragments remaining after cremation to unidentifiable cremated remains.

"Renewal period" means the two years between January 1 of an odd-number year and December 31 of an even-numbered year.

"Responsible Owner" means the the person designated by the crematory owner to be responsible to the Board for the operation of the animal crematory.

"Retort" means the machine used to cremate animal remains.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R3-11-1001
New Section made by final rulemaking at 13 A.A.R. 513, effective April 7, 2007 (Supp. 07-1). Amended by final rulemaking at 19 A.A.R. 1886, effective September 7, 2013.

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