(1) In the case of death from a dangerous, communicable disease occurring in a registration district in which the local registrar has no jurisdiction as health officer, the registrar shall immediately notify the health officer having jurisdiction of the name and address of the deceased person and the name of the physician who attended the same, so that all precautions regarding quarantine, isolation, conduct of public funerals and disinfection of premises as required by the public health law and regulations of the department may be properly observed.

(2) The provisions of (1) apply in the case of deaths from the diseases listed in ARM 37.114.203.

(3) Persons in charge of interment are responsible for the strict observance of the regulations of the department relative to the burial of bodies dead of communicable diseases.

History: Sec. 50-1-202, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-1-202, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 12/5/74; AMD, 1981 MAR p. 1188, Eff. 10/16/81; TRANS, from DHES, 1997 MAR p. 1460.