[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cedarhurst 3-2-1964 as Ch. 13, Art. IV, of the 1964 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Records — See Ch. 192.
Every physician or midwife attending at a birth of a child, or no physician or midwife being in attendance, the parent or custodian of a child shall cause a certificate of such birth to be returned within 36 hours thereafter to the Village Clerk-Treasurer acting as registrar of vital statistics, and said certificate shall be attested by such physician or midwife, if any, at attendance or, no physician or midwife being in attendance, by the parent or custodian of the child.
It shall be the duty of the physician last in attendance upon any person who may die to fill out a certificate of the date and probable cause of death and duly certify the same and deliver the certificate to the registrar or deputy registrar of vital statistics within 24 hours after the death occurs. In case an inquest is required by law, the coroner or county physician in charge shall fill out said certificate and, if no physician was in attendance at the time of death or immediately prior thereto, the appropriate Health Officer of the county shall fill out and file such certificate.
Every undertaker, sexton or other person having charge of any corpse shall procure a burial permit from the local registrar or deputy registrar with whom the certificate of death has been filed, and there shall be no burial or removal of a corpse until a certificate of death has been filed as required by law and a burial or transit permit issued.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty set in accordance with Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty, in addition to any other penalty as may be provided by the laws of the State of New York.