Publication - Guidance

CERTIFICATION OF DEATH (SCOTLAND) ACT 2011 - STATUTORY GUIDANCE

Published: 19 Aug 2015
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785445927

CERTIFICATION OF DEATH (SCOTLAND) ACT 2011 - STATUTORY GUIDANCE. Key operational principles for the purposes of the Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

37 page PDF

337.8 kB

37 page PDF

337.8 kB

Contents
CERTIFICATION OF DEATH (SCOTLAND) ACT 2011 - STATUTORY GUIDANCE
Contents

37 page PDF

337.8 kB

ISBN 978 1 78544 592 7 (web only publication)
PPDAS 55350

This document is also available in pdf format (330KB)

Contents

Part 1: Introduction

1.1 Purpose and Legislative Basis
1.2 The Functions of Death Certification
1.3 Background to Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

Part 2: Guidance on Review Process & Review Types

2.1 Overview
2.2 Random Sampling
2.3 Reviews - General
2.4 Level 1 Reviews
2.5 Level 2 Reviews
2.6 Interested Person Reviews
2.7 Emergency Suspension of Reviews
2.8 Advance Registration / Not Staying Registration

Part 3: Guidance Other

3.1 Fees to the Public
3.2 Qualifications, Training and Experience
3.3 Cross Border Transfers
3.4 Repatriation of Deaths Abroad & Post Mortem Requests
3.5 Monitoring and Quality Assurance
3.6 Role of the Procurator Fiscal

Annex A

Annex B

Annex C

Annex D


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