10A NCAC 41H .0502       ACCEPTANCE OF INCOMPLETE DEATH CERTIFICATE

If the funeral director is unable to obtain the personal information about the deceased within the prescribed statutory time period, the funeral director shall file a death certificate form completed with all available information, except that no certificate shall be filed without proper medical certification and signature of attending physician or medical examiner.

The information missing shall be provided to the local registrar by the funeral director as soon as possible, but in all cases within 30 days.  Such information shall be entered by the local registrar on the original death certificate or forwarded to the State Registrar.

 

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

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977.