Law and religion round-up – 11th April

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was announced on Friday 9 April; there will now be an eight-day period of mourning until the funeral at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, on 17 April. As a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, and in light of current Government advice and social distancing guidelines, modified Funeral and ceremonial arrangements are in place: the Cabinet Office has produced Guidance for the Period of National Mourning; the Church of England has issued various guidance documents including Guidance for parish churches; and the Central Council of Church Bellringers has posted advice on the ringing of bells over this period.

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