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Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

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47Regulations about dead bodies

(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations imposing any conditions and restrictions—

(a)with respect to means of disposal of dead bodies other wise than by burial or cremation,

(b)as to the period of time a body may be retained after death on any premises, or

(c)with respect to embalming or preservation,

which may appear to be desirable in the interests of public health or public safety.

(2)The power to make regulations under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

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