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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 107 : DEATHS, BURIALS, AUTOPSIES

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 5207)
  • [Section 5207 effective until July 1, 2018; see also section 5207 effective July 1, 2018 set out below.]

    § 5207. Certificate furnished family; burial permit

    The physician or person filling out the certificate of death, within 36 hours after death, shall deliver the same to the family of the deceased, if any, or the undertaker or person who has charge of the body. Such certificate shall be filed with the person issuing the certificate of permission for burial, entombment, or removal obtained by the person who has charge of the body before such dead body shall be buried, entombed, or removed from the town. When such certificate of death is so filed, such officer or person shall immediately issue a certificate of permission for burial, entombment, or removal of the dead body under legal restrictions and safeguards.

  • [Section 5207 effective July 1, 2018; see also section 5207 effective until July 1, 2018 set out above.]

    § 5207. Certificate furnished family; burial-transit permit

    Within 24 hours after death, the death certificate shall be made available upon request to the family of the deceased, if any, or the undertaker or person who has charge of the body. The certificate shall be filed with the person issuing the burial-transit permit obtained by the person who has charge of the body before such dead body shall be buried, entombed, or removed from the town. When the death certificate is so filed, the officer or person shall immediately issue a burial-transit permit under legal restrictions and safeguards. (Amended 2017, No. 46, § 53, eff. July 1, 2018.)