Title 18: Health
Chapter 107: DEATHS, BURIALS, AUTOPSIES
Sub-Chapter 001: General Requirements
18 V.S.A. § 5207. Certificate furnished family; burial permit
§ 5207. Certificate furnished family; burial permit
The physician or person filling out the certificate of death, within 36 hours after death, shall deliver the same to the family of the deceased, if any, or the undertaker or person who has charge of the body. Such certificate shall be filed with the person issuing the certificate of permission for burial, entombment, or removal obtained by the person who has charge of the body before such dead body shall be buried, entombed, or removed from the town. When such certificate of death is so filed, such officer or person shall immediately issue a certificate of permission for burial, entombment, or removal of the dead body under legal restrictions and safeguards.