CHAPTER 44 - DIVISION OF POSTMORTEM MEDICOLEGAL EXAMINATION

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ FILING OF REPORTS

 

10A NCAC 44 .0101          FILING OF MEDICAL EXAMINER'S REPORT

The local medical examiner shall complete a Report of Investigation Form promptly.  He shall provide such additional information with the Report of Investigation Form as is reasonably required to document the case fully.  The completed report shall be mailed by the local medical examiner to the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner within 14 days of the time the local medical examiner assumes jurisdiction of a dead body.  Payment of the medical examiner fee shall be authorized only when the report is postmarked within 14 days after the local medical examiner assumed jurisdiction of the dead body, unless the Chief Medical Examiner determines that the delay was beyond the control of the local medical examiner.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑383; 130A‑387; 130A‑393;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1978;

Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 11 .0402 Eff. April 4, 1990;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990.