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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 58 – Cremation register: offence

153.Section 58 makes it an offence for a cremation authority to fail to prepare or maintain a cremation register without reasonable excuse. A summary conviction will lead to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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