Certificates of live birth shall be completed by the hospital and signed by the mother before she is discharged unless she is physically unable to sign, the child is going to be given up for adoption, or unless she refuses to sign. After signing, the mother shall be given a carbon copy of the certificate. In no cases shall the mother be asked to sign a blank certificate except that she may sign the certificate before the attendant has signed it if the attendant's name is typed or printed in the proper location.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑92(7);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 22, 2018.