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Seeking views on draft regulations made under the 2016 Act

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016



Scottish Government Consultation on Draft Regulations under the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016


The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on draft regulations being made under the 2016 Act. The contents of the draft regulations are a culmination of many years of work and have been informed by the Parliamentary Bill process, stakeholder engagement and the Inspector of Crematoria. 


You can view the full paper and begin the consultation here.

The closing date for responses is Friday 1st September 2017. 


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