The Certifier is the person who signs the death certificate and states the cause and manner of the death. The Certifier may be a physician, a Justice of the Peace or a Medical Examiner.
Statutes that apply to Justices of the Peace Subchapter A
Statutes that apply to Medical Examiners Subchapter B
Statute that applies to Physicians - Texas Health & Safety Code 193.005 (b) (h) as a reference to time limit to sign the death certificate and using the electronic system as required by law.