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(1)This section applies where—
(a)a person (“A”) died outwith Scotland, and
(b)it is intended that A be cremated in Scotland.
(2)A medical reviewer must, on an application by a person who wishes to arrange the cremation of A, determine whether it is safe for A’s body to be cremated.
(3)If the medical reviewer determines that it is safe for A’s body to be cremated, the medical reviewer must give the applicant a certificate authorising the cremation.
(4)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision about—
(a)the form and content of applications under subsection (2),
(b)the procedure to be followed by medical reviewers in relation to applications under subsection (2),
(c)the form and content of the certificate authorising the cremation to be given under subsection (3).
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