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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 76Section 74: general power of appropriate health body

200.This section applies where it appears to the health body that no arrangements have been or are being made for the disposal of the remains following a still-birth. The health body may make arrangements for burial or cremation of the remains. This section ensures that arrangements can always be made for the burial or cremation of such remains.

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