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Title 18 : Health


Subchapter 001 : General Requirements

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 5207)
  • § 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, 2019.)