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The Cremation (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

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2017 No. 1238

Cremation, England And Wales

The Cremation (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Made

18th December 2017

Laid before Parliament

21st December 2017

Coming into force

6th April 2018

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 7 of the Cremation Act 1902(1):

(1)

1902 c.8. Section 7 was amended by Part 5 of Schedule 11 to the Finance Act 1949 (c.47) and by section 2(1) and (2) of the Cremation Act 1952 (c.31). By virtue of section 10 of the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1926 (c.48), the power to make regulations under section 7 of the Cremation Act 1902 includes a power to make regulations for the purpose of applying the provisions of the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1926 to cases where human remains are disposed of by cremation.

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