338-8 Compulsory registration of deaths and fetal deaths. A certificate of every death or fetal death shall be filed with the department of health in Honolulu or with the local agent of the department of health in the district in which the death or fetal death occurred or a dead body was found within three days after the death or fetal death occurred or the dead body was found. In every instance, a certificate shall be filed prior to interment or other disposition of the body. [L 1949, c 327, 12; am L 1951, c 92, 2; RL 1955, 57-11; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19; HRS 338-8; am L 1981, c 113, 2]

 

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