406.17 Application and construction.—This chapter supersedes all parts of statutes, general law, and special acts, with which it may be in conflict. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to repeal or amend s. 925.09 or to affect the right of prosecutors to investigate and determine causes of death which, in their opinion, may have been criminally caused. In home rule counties which have established medical examiners under provisions of a home rule charter or a code or ordinance enacted pursuant to the charter, the medical examiner shall also serve as the district medical examiner who would otherwise be appointed under this chapter.
History.—s. 11, ch. 70-232; s. 1, ch. 81-233; s. 5, ch. 87-359.