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Section 3. No body of a deceased person which is subject to section one shall be used for fourteen days after death for the promotion of anatomical science, but it shall during such period be kept by the authorities or dean or other officer in a condition and place to be viewed by any person, at all reasonable times, for the purpose of identification. If, within such time, any person claiming to be and satisfying the authorities that he is a friend or is of kindred to the deceased asks to have the body buried or surrendered to himself, the body shall in conformity with such request be either buried or delivered to such friend or kindred.

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