Explanatory Notes

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

2016 asp 20

28 April 2016

Commentary on Sections

Part 1 – Burial

Lair: restoration to use

Section 44 – Guidance

121.This section requires burial authorities to have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers about the carrying out of functions conferred on them by or under sections 32 to 42 and the restoration to use of burial lairs.

122.Subsection (2) states that before issuing any guidance the Scottish Ministers must consult with burial authorities and any other persons they deem appropriate.