Who can register a death
Who Can Register a Death?
- A relative
- Someone who was present at the death
- The occupier of the premieses where the death occured. This informant must either be the Senior Resident Officer or the Matron of the establishment where the death occured.
- The person making the arrangements with the funeral directors.
Most deaths are registered by a relative. The registrar would normally only allow other people to complete the registration if there are no relatives available.