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Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

Review of medical certificates of cause of death

Section 13: Duty to inform following review

42.Specified persons are to be informed of the outcome of a review including any changes made to the medical certificate of cause of death. An interested person who made an application under section 4 will be informed as will the person who gave information in order to register the death. Such notification will take place after a review has been conducted and the registrar has been notified or when the case has been referred to the procurator fiscal.

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