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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 49Section 48: offences

133.Section 49 sets out offences related to the application for a cremation. It is an offence for a person to knowingly provide information which is false or misleading in a material way, in, or in connection with, an application for a cremation. It is also an offence to recklessly provide information that is false or misleading in a material way in, or in connection with, such an application.

134.Subsection (2) provides that on summary conviction, these offences are punishable by a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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