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8.24.340 Reports to the Bureau of Police.

Every person conducting, maintaining or having charge of any hospital or institutional home, on receiving any person at such hospital or institutional home who cannot be identified or who is suffering from poisoning, administered by himself or another, or from any bullet wound or knife wound, or from any other physical injury, or traumatism inflicted with probable criminal intent, shall report the same immediately to the Bureau of Police.  Any authorized representative of the Bureau of Police or the Bureau of Health may visit such person and seek such information as may appear necessary in determining the cause of poisoning, wound or other injury.  In the event of the death of any such person the same shall be reported to the Bureau of Police immediately following such death.