338-29.5 Late registration of death, fetal death, marriage, and divorce. (a) When a death, fetal death, marriage, or divorce occurring in this State has not been registered, a certificate may be filed in accordance with rules adopted by the department of health. The certificate shall be registered subject to any evidentiary requirements that the department adopts by rule to substantiate the alleged facts of death, fetal death, marriage, or divorce.

(b) Certificates of death, fetal death, marriage, or divorce registered one year or more after the date of occurrence shall be marked "late" and shall show on the face the date of the late registration.

(c) As used in this section, "late" means one year or more after the date of the death, fetal death, marriage, or divorce. [L 1972, c 66, pt of 1(3); am L 1997, c 305, 6]

 

 

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