Search Legislation

The Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

  1. Introductory Text

  2. General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. Management and operation of crematoriums

    1. 2.Management of crematoriums

    2. 3.Records

    3. 4.Maintenance and operation of crematoriums

    4. 5.Operation of cremator

    5. 6.Joint cremations

    6. 7.Shared cremations

  4. Cremation applications

    1. 8.Application for cremation

    2. 9.Deaths investigated by the procurator fiscal: requirements for cremation

    3. 10.Cremation following warrant to disinter

    4. 11.Cremation applications: further inquiry

  5. Handling of ashes

    1. 12.Handling of ashes: notices

    2. 13.Handling of ashes: time periods for collection of ashes (specified period)

    3. 14.Disposal of ashes by cremation authority (specified manner)

  6. Cremation register

    1. 15.Cremation register

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF ADULT OR CHILD

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF A STILLBORN BABY

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF A PREGNANCY LOSS ON OR BEFORE 24 WEEKS

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF A PREGNANCY LOSS ON OR BEFORE 24 WEEKS: HEALTH AUTHORITY OR BODY ARRANGED CREMATION

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF AN ADULT OR CHILD: LOCAL AUTHORITY APPLICATION UNDER SECTION 87

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF BODY PARTS FOLLOWING POST-MORTEM EXAMINATION OR A WHOLE BODY OR BODY PARTS FOLLOWING ANATOMICAL EXAMINATION

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      APPLICATION FORM FOR THE CREMATION OF BODY PARTS FOLLOWING ANATOMICAL EXAMINATION WHERE THE DECEASED DIED BEFORE 14 FEBRUARY 1988

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      DEATH INVESTIGATED BY PROCURATOR FISCAL – FORM E1

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      CREMATION REGISTER – WHOLE BODIES

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      CREMATION REGISTER – BODY PARTS

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      CREMATION REGISTER – STILLBIRTH AND PREGNANCY LOSS

  8. Explanatory Note

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Policy Note

Policy Note sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Scottish Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Scottish Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Scottish Statutory Instrument or Draft Scottish Statutory Instrument laid before the Scottish Parliament from July 2012 onwards. Prior to this date these type of notes existed as ‘Executive Notes’ and accompanied Scottish Statutory Instruments from July 2005 until July 2012.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources