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Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

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20Training and information functions

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(1)A medical reviewer (including the senior medical reviewer) has the functions mentioned in subsection (2).

(2)The functions are—

(a)to collate and analyse information relating to or contained in medical certificates of cause of death,

(b)to provide training, guidance and support to persons who are required to complete medical certificates of cause of death,

(c)to provide guidance and support to district registrars in relation to medical certificates of cause of death,

(d)to liaise with such persons as the medical reviewer considers appropriate with a view to improving—

(i)the accuracy of the information (and in particular the causes of death) recorded in medical certificates of cause of death, and

(ii)the administrative processes relating to the disposal of bodies.

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