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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 6 – Management of burial ground

18.Section 6 gives the Scottish Ministers power to make regulations for or in connection with the management, regulation and control of a burial ground by a burial authority.

19.Subsection (2) lists the matters that any regulations made under subsection (1) may include.

20.The regulations will set out the framework for the management of burial grounds for burial authorities.

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