In Singapore, every decreased person must have a death certificate stating the cause of death.
Singapore has a Coroner's system and all deaths due to unnatural, violent, accidental, sudden and unknown causes must be reported to the coroner.
These cases mare usually subjected to post-mortem examination after which pathologist will sign the certificate of cause of death.
Thus only pathologists are allowed to certify unnatural causes of death.
All other categories of personnel are allowed to certify natural causes only.
Any deviation will result in the certificate be rejected by the Registrar of Death and the matter referred to the Coroner.
Mots-clés Pascal : Asie, Médecine légale, Mort, Singapour, Certificat médical, Certificat décès
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Asia, Legal medicine, Death, Singapore
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0074630
Code Inist : 002B30D. Création : 199406.