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A '''Death Certificate''' is a document describing the deceased state of a person (date, place and cause of death). It may also include other information, such as birth and marriage, obtained from an informant. A death certificate may be issued by either
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A '''Death Certificate''' is a document describing the deceased state of a person (date, place and cause of death). It is usually later entered in an official register of deaths. A death certificate may also include other information obtained from an informant (such as birth, marriage and burial info). It may be issued by
  
 
*A medical practitioner who attended the deceased  
 
*A medical practitioner who attended the deceased  
*A person such as a registrar of [[U.S._Vital_Records_Overview|Vital records]], as later entered in an official register of deaths.
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*A person such as a Registrar of [[U.S. Vital Records Overview|Vital records]]
  
 
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[[Category:Birth,_Marriage_and_Death]]
 
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Revision as of 21:05, 9 September 2012

A Death Certificate is a document describing the deceased state of a person (date, place and cause of death). It is usually later entered in an official register of deaths. A death certificate may also include other information obtained from an informant (such as birth, marriage and burial info). It may be issued by

  • A medical practitioner who attended the deceased
  • A person such as a Registrar of Vital records