Complete the burial and cremation consultation

The Scottish Government is looking for views on the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016 and the powers it gives inspectors. It has launched a consultation on draft regulations.

Click here to learn more or to complete the consultation, which closes on Sunday 6 August.

Among the powers provided by the Act is the ability to appoint an Inspector of Funeral Directors; Natalie McKail was appointed to the position in April 2017, and began her work this month. The Scottish Government also plans to appoint an Inspector of Burial.

The consultation asks for views on how inspections should be carried out and what powers these inspectors should have.

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