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§ 1-318. Fetal death certificate--Filing--Contents

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 3. Vital Statistics
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-318
§ 1-318. Fetal death certificate--Filing--Contents
(a) A fetal death certificate for each fetal death which occurs in this state shall be filed with the State Registrar, within three (3) days after such delivery.
(b) The funeral director or person acting as such who first assumes custody of a fetus shall file the fetal death certificate. In the absence of such a person, the physician or other person in attendance at or after the delivery shall file the certificate of fetal death. He shall obtain the personal data from the next of kin or the best qualified person or source available. He shall complete the certificate as to personal data and deliver the certificate to that person responsible for completing the medical certification of cause of death within twenty-four (24) hours after delivery.
(c) The medical certification shall be completed and signed within forty-eight (48) hours after delivery by the physician in attendance at or after delivery, except when inquiry into the cause of death is required by Section 938 of this title.


Laws 1963, c. 325, art. 3, § 318, operative July 1, 1963; Laws 1978, c. 110, § 3, operative Oct. 1, 1978; Laws 2011, c. 105, § 10, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-318, OK ST T. 63 § 1-318
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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