How To Determine The Cause Of The Death Of The Regulation

Original Language Title: Asetus kuolemansyyn selvittämisestä

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Presentation by the Minister of health and Social Affairs, provides for how to determine the cause of death on 1 June 1973 (459/73) pursuant to article 17, CHAPTER 1, section 1: notification of the death of the Death shall, without delay, inform the doctor, which primary care during the last illness of the deceased person was, or the testator had his/her health centre to the doctor or to the police.


§ 2 If the police decide not to investigate the cause of death is not to be carried out to determine the cause of the death of the law on the examination referred to in article 7, it shall inform the persons referred to in article 1 of the death of the doctor.
Chapter 2 section 3 of the Medical cause of death to determine the section referred to in Paragraph 1 shall, without delay after receipt of notification of death to be carried out for verification of the death of the body surface and its causes, as well as other conditions.


section 4 If the cause of death is not clear, is pursuing towards the body of the audit and on the basis of the data of the last illness of the deceased person to the doctor's and its treatment, and to determine the cause of death, however, there is no cause for oikeuslääketieteelliseen, the doctor is, 1) in the case of medical infrastructure or health centre or the deceased person, notify the imported there dead for the sick or the health centre to the relevant ylilääkärille or similar to the doctor; or 2) in the case of any other than the person referred to in paragraph 1), notify the health and well-being of the body. (December 29, 2009/1642) section 5 (December 29, 2009/1642) If sairaanhoitolaitosta or health centre does not have an approved medical autopsy performance, health and well-being of the facility, as well as surgeon-in-Chief and concerned such a sick health centre opening as a doctor will need to order the corresponding to the sairaanhoitolaitos, the health center or University, which has been approved by a medical autopsy performance, and an administrator with the sairaanhoitolaitosta or the Center for health promotion of municipalities or municipality has entered into an agreement for carrying out autopsies or medical.
For the sick or the health center to determine the cause of the death of the doctor's obligation to carry out the measures provided for medical help, the Board of the rule.


the cause of death if the section 6 of the medical shows how to determine the cause of the death of the law on the facts as referred to in article 7, shall immediately bring the matter to the attention of the police, suorittajalääkärin and suspend the medical cause of death.
Chapter 3, paragraph 7, of the cause of death to determine If the forensic police, as referred to in article 1 or 6 or in respect of the death of any other way to have been of the opinion that how to determine the cause of death occurred in the om on the facts as referred to in article 7 of the law, is to be taken to determine the cause of the death of the police oikeuslääketieteelliseen in such a way as to determine the cause of the death of the Act and this regulation or otherwise.


section 8 of the police investigation to determine the cause of death when needed by the oikeuslääketieteelliseen in the doctor's help, is to consult the primary health centre concerned. The health center doctor's obligation to provide administrative assistance is provided separately.
The right to the doctor or any other forensic autopsies to carry out the approved medical practitioner is a health and well-being of the body, by order of the Court of Justice of the Central Criminal Police or be required to provide assistance in the investigation. The order is to be given only if there are special reasons for doing so. (December 29, 2009/1642)
A police officer is entitled to use the investigation to help more than just the meaning of paragraph 1 or 2 of the doctor, which post agrees.


section 9 of the Order for the execution of the forensic autopsy shall be given in writing. In case of urgency, the order may, however, also gives you some other way, but it has to be established as soon as possible in writing.


section 10 of the police has a duty to take care of a forensic autopsy directly responsible for carrying out the transport of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the body shall be borne by the General in accordance with the instructions provided by the.
Body involved in the property which has been taking care of by the police.


section 11 (December 29, 2009/1642) medico-legal autopsies performed primarily for the coroner. Forensic autopsies can also be run as the doctor, with the social and health sector training approved by the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the job.
Health and well-being of the body and the doctor in the middle of the University of education can be to agree, that the University makes forensic autopsies.


section 12 of the forensic autopsy performed by the reporting agent or the representative of the order shall have the right to be present at the opening. The timing of the performance shall, in due time, inform the person giving the order.
A forensic autopsy at the request of the originator of the supplier or his representative shall be present at the opening, or provide the information requested by the provider (s) to be used for this.


section 13 When it is necessary to carry out the death order to determine the cause of the individualisation of part of the body, the doctor will take the necessary samples and forwarded them to the examination.


section 14 (6.2.1998/99) the Oikeuslääketieteellisestä of the body's opening should be kept in the manner prescribed by the competent Department of the record.


This opening of the provider (s) shall section 15 death of the death of the reasoned opinion of the category of the cause and, with the opening of each Executive Board decision, reference is made to the relevant sections of the Protocol. The arguments must clearly indicate the extent to which the conclusions are based on the findings, carried out exclusively at the opening of the extent to which and to what extent any of the results of the investigation into the erikoistutkimuksen of other information.
The opinion is to be compared with the findings and conclusions of the investigation, as well as other data show the consistency or inconsistency between them.
If you open the company is not able to establish cause of death, and not make sense of the death of the category, it is clearly indicated and justified.


section 16 (December 29, 2009/1642) the original opening of the opinion of the research protocol and the certificate shall be kept in the archives of the National Institute for health and welfare or the University.
This opening is a matter of priority and a copy of the completion of the surveys sent to a certified copy of the Protocol and the opening of todistamansa-statement on the opening of the order.


section 17-17-18 section 18 is repealed by A 22.2.1991/415.


Chapter 4 Death and funeral (6.2.1998/99) section 19 (6.2.1998/99) the analysis of the cause of the death of the doctor must be drawn up on a death certificate and burial, it must be authorized in the context of the deceased's burial, which is announced. (introduce tendering progressively/874)
Resolve the cause of the delay in the event of the death of erikoistutkimuksen or for any other similar reason, your doctor will need to be licensed directly to the body related to the completion of the studies on the burial. The cause of death after the resulting in a doctor's without delay draw up a death certificate.
Health care operating unit or the physician shall, without delay, inform the funeral permit after the adoption of the person's death to the magistrate, the jurisdiction of which the person was home or if your home is not known, the testator had his/her magistrate. Deposit the population information system data may be notified to the data or otherwise the machine language.
Health care operating unit or the physician shall promptly, but not later than within three months after the death, the death certificate for the health and well-being of the body. (December 29, 2009/1642) section 20 (December 29, 2009/1642) If the cause of death is considered to be consulted in the death of the oikeuslääketieteellisessä without oikeuslääketieteellistä autopsy, it should be reported to your doctor or in the investigation of the assisting party; if the investigation has not been used for medical assistance, persons referred to in article 6, to the doctor during his last illness, or to a person ' s doctor, which must give permission to burial, as well as a death certificate. If the doctor considers, however, that the cause of death has not been confirmed and that the forensic autopsy is necessary, as well as on the basis of the documents, this is the thing to refuse to bring the matter to the health and well-being of the body. The National Institute for health and welfare may give one of the documents referred to in article 19, the corresponding kuolinselvityksen.


section 21 (December 29, 2009/1642) If, during the medical authorisation of burial or death certificate does not get without undue difficulty or delay, the police can provide, after consulting the coroner or section 11 of the Act on the basis of his examination with your doctor, as referred to in article 19 of the documents referred to in the corresponding kuolinselvityksen.
The police shall be sent without delay to the kuolinselvitys for the health and well-being of the body.


21 (a) section (December 29, 2009/1642)


Health and well-being of the body is 20 and 21, in the cases referred to in article kuolinselvityksen or the police without delay by the Member State shall, after carrying out of the death of the person receiving the information kuolinselvityksen to the registry office in the territory of which the person was at the home of the municipality or, if your home is not known, the testator had his/her magistrate.


section 22 (December 29, 2009/1642) for the health and well-being of the practitioner shall be checked by a death certificate or kuolinselvitys, as well as in cases of doubt, to obtain the necessary additional statement and try to find out the real cause of death, and to make this a necessary entry kuolintodistukseen or kuolinselvitykseen.
Health and well-being of the body must be sent to kuolintodistukset and kuolinselvitykset on a monthly basis statistics.
The health and well-being of the service in the Member States shall ensure that the kuolintodistukset and kuolinselvitykset shall be issued and will be sent in accordance with section 19 to 21.


22 (a) of section (introduce tendering progressively/874) Cemetery will be delivered when the burial or the owner of the kuolinselvitys of the cemetery, the cemetery if the deceased to be buried, or when kuolintieto is entered in the population information system. The cemetery owner shall, without delay, the Member State shall, after carrying out the tomb of your time and the cemetery in which the deceased is buried, in the registry office. If the deceased is cremated, it is, however, the owner of a crematorium to be notified when and where the cremation took place. The notification shall be made to the registry office in the territory of which the person was at the home of the municipality or, if this is not known, the testator had his/her magistrate. If the person was at the Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Church of the notifications referred to in this article, the Member must, however, be relevant to the Church.
Chapter 5 miscellaneous provisions article 23 (6.2.1998/99) to the extent applicable, the provisions of this Regulation shall be complied with in respect of the dead and the dead abroad. By way of derogation from article 19, provides for the health care operations of the unit or the individual, however, is to inform the dead that has arisen for the social insurance institution of Finland.


section 24 (6.2.1998/99), on behalf of the competent Ministry shall issue instructions for carrying out the inspection and autopsy is pursuing towards the body, as well as related to the taking of samples.


section 25 (December 29, 2009/1642) section 25 is repealed by A December 29/1642.


Article 26 (3508/92/1131) for details on the implementation of the provisions of this regulation to provide for the tasks to be carried out by the police, Ministry of Internal Affairs, after consultation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and health, and for the rest, in consultation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and health to his home office.


26 (a) in the section (6.2.1998/99) of the forms referred to in this regulation to the competent Ministry of the statistical formulas to strengthen the Centre and, after consultation with the population register Centre.


Article 27 of This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 1974, and as the oikeuslääkeopillisista of the body and the body openings shall be repealed on 28 February 1947 (172/37) later amended, the birth and death of 28 December 1970 on the registration regulation (824/70). 8, 9, 10 and 11 of the hautauksesta regulation of 7 June 1945 (549/45) under section 4 (c), 7, 8 and 11.

The change of the date of entry into force of the acts and application: 22.2.1991/4: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 March 1991.




3508/92/11: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 December 1992.
The Government's Social Affairs and health, in force at the entry into force of this regulation, pursuant to the provisions of the regulations and guidelines will continue to be in force until the Ministry of Social Affairs and health to quash them.




6.2.1998/99: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 March 1998.
Before the entry into force of this Regulation may be to take the measures needed to implement the regulation.




introduce tendering progressively/874: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 October 1999.




December 29, 2009/1642: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2010.