Burials and burial law in Scotland
On 25 August, the Scottish Government opened a series of consultations on aspects of burials and burial law:
- Statutory inspection of burial authorities, cremation authorities and funeral directors
- A funeral director licensing scheme for Scotland
- Management of burial grounds, application for burial, exhumation, private burial and restoration of lairs: regulation in Scotland
- Regulation of alkaline hydrolysis (‘water cremation’) in Scotland.
All four consultations close on 17 November.
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