Registration of Maternity Homes Act, 1934

Notification of deaths at maternity homes.

11.—(1) Whenever on or after the appointed day a death occurs in a maternity home in respect of which a person is registered in the register kept by a local authority, such person shall give in writing to the chief executive officer of such local authority notice of such death and the cause thereof by delivering or by despatching by registered post, within twelve hours after such death, to such chief executive officer such notice.

(2) If any person fails or neglects to comply with the provisions of this section, such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.