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AGO 1953 No. 65 >  June 4, 1953
OFFICERS - DEATH - DEATH CERTIFICATES - WHO SHOULD SIGN
OFFICERS ‑- DEATH ‑- DEATH CERTIFICATES ‑- WHO SHOULD SIGN 1. Where death occurs without medical attendance and circumstances suggest that the death or still-birth [[stillbirth]]was caused by unlawful or unnatural causes, the coroner, or if there is no coroner, the prosecuting attorney should sign the death certificate. 2. Where death occurs without medical attendance and there is no suspicion of death from unlawful or unnatural causes, either the local health officer, his deputy, or the coroner; or if there is no health officer and no coroner, then the prosecuting attorney should sign the certificate.
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