Corrected Death certificate 26:6-14 Issuance of burial, removal permit; correction of death certificate; completion.
26:6-14. Upon receipt of a death certificate, the local registrar shall:
a.If the certificate is properly executed and complete, issue a burial or removal permit when requested; and
b. If the certificate of death is incomplete and unsatisfactory, call attention to the defects in the return, and withhold the burial or removal permit until the defects are corrected. Any person certifying to any of the particulars in the certificate shall complete the same as directed by the local registrar in accordance with such terms as may be defined by the State registrar.
For the purposes of the NJ-EDRS, the death certificate shall be complete when the attending, covering or resident physician or the county medical examiner, and the funeral director in charge, have completed their respective portions of the death registration record.
Amended 1965, c.78, s.10; 2003, c.221, s.9.
26:6-16 Contents of burial, removal permit.
26:6-16. The burial or removal permit shall be issued upon a form or through the NJ-EDRS as prescribed by the department, signed or authenticated through the NJ-EDRS by the local registrar, and shall state:
a.The name, age, sex, cause of death, and other necessary details required by the department;
b.That a satisfactory certificate of death has been filed as required by law; and
c.That permission is granted to inter, remove, or otherwise dispose of the body.
Amended 2003, c.221, s.10.
26:6-17 Fee for burial, removal or transit permit.
26:6-17. The State registrar shall be entitled to receive a fee of $5 for each burial or removal, or transit permit issued; except that, on or after the effective date of P.L.2007, c.98 but before the first day of the thirty-seventh month following the effective date of P.L.2007, c.98, the State registrar shall be entitled to receive a fee of $15. The State registrar shall deposit the proceeds from the fees into the New Jersey Electronic Death Registration Support Fund established pursuant to section 17 of P.L.2003, c.221 (C.26:8-24.2), and shall provide such amount from the fee, as the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services determines appropriate, to the local registrar who issued the permit.