§ 36-301 Definitions
§ 36-302 System of vital records; powers and duties of the state registrar
§ 36-303 System of public health statistics; powers and duties of the department

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 3 > Article 1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Certificate: means a record that documents a birth or death. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Correction: means a change made to a registered certificate because of a typographical error, including misspelling and missing or transposed letters or numbers. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Court order: means a written decision issued by:

    (a) The superior court, an appellate court or the supreme court or an equivalent court in another state. See Arizona Laws 36-301

  • Current care: means that a health care provider has examined, treated or provided care for a person for a chronic or acute condition within eighteen months preceding that person's death. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Evidentiary document: means written information used to prove the fact for which it is presented. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Health care provider: means :

    (a) A physician licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 36-301

  • Human remains: means a lifeless human body or parts of a human body that permit a reasonable inference that death occurred. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Issue: means :

    (a) To provide a copy of a registered certificate. See Arizona Laws 36-301

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Medical examiner: means a medical examiner or alternate medical examiner as defined in section 11-591. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Name: means a designation that identifies a person, including a first name, middle name, last name or suffix. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • System of public health statistics: means the processes and procedures for:

    (a) Tabulating, analyzing and publishing public health information derived from vital records data and other sources authorized pursuant to section 36-125. See Arizona Laws 36-301

  • System of vital records: means the statewide processes and procedures for:

    (a) Electronically or physically collecting, creating, registering, maintaining, copying and preserving vital records. See Arizona Laws 36-301

  • treated: includes prescribing medication. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Vital record: means a registered birth certificate or a registered death certificate. See Arizona Laws 36-301
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215