Death certificate


Of late death certificate has become vexed issue. No physician even family physician ready to issue death certificate. In Thane some physician have written board "We don't issue death certificate" They ask especially about elder person to take him to hospital. In case the relative do not succeed in getting death certificate what is alternative. In case the patient died while taking to hospital in road the hospital denoy entry and ask for makin police case.  What is police case. They send the dead body to civil hospital for post mortum what is procedure of post mortum . Since death is also usual happening  like birth it is subject  related to everybody, if experts guide in the matter i will be greatful to them. Thanks in advance.

 

Ramchandra Dusane

 
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Lawyer in Hyderabad.Email:ramachary64@gmail.com

If death is in the hospital, the attending physician will issue the death certificate stating place, date, time and cause of death. 

If death is at home, the attending family doctor will issue the initial death certificate stating place, date, time and cause of death. If, however, the family doctor is not available, any registered medical practitioner can issue the certificate, after satisfying himself of the deceased’s medical history, treatment given and circumstances leading to death. It should be ensured that the name, qualifications, addresses and the registration number of the doctor are stated on the certificate.ubmit the initial death certificate and the counterfoil at the local ward office and obtain acknowledgement. The final death certificate will be issued a few days later on payment of Rs 10 per copy. It is advisable to obtain sufficient copies in the first instance to meet all the requirements relating to bank accounts, property transfer, investments, etc. 


The original death certificate (computerised) will be issued from the PMC local ward office (Birth/Death department), after 15 days.

 
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