Birth Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886
21. Persons authorized to give notice of death
Any of the following persons may give notice of a death, namely:-
(a) any relative of the deceased having knowledge of any of the particulars required to be registered concerning the death;
(b) any person present at the death;
(c) any person occupying, at the time of the death, any part of the house wherein the death occurred and having knowledge of the deceased having died in the house;
(d) any person in attendance during the last illness of the deceased;
(e) any person who has seen the body of the deceased after death.