Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
40 Notification of cause of death by coroner
(1) If a coroner authorises the disposal of human remains, or makes a finding about the cause of a death, the coroner must give a copy of the disposal authorisation or the finding to the Registrar.(2) The Registrar may register a death even though the death is subject to coronial inquest and a finding has not been made about the cause of death.(3) A death certificate issued before a coronial inquest into the cause of death is completed must be endorsed in such manner as the Registrar considers appropriate to indicate that fact.(4) This section is subject to section 38.