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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 89 – Appointment of inspectors

240.This section gives the Scottish Ministers the power to appoint inspectors of burial, inspectors of cremation and inspectors of funeral directors. The section sets out various arrangements for such appointments, including remuneration, which the Scottish Ministers may determine (subsection (3)) and terms and conditions, including pension arrangements (subsection (5)). Subsection (4) allows the Scottish Ministers to make such appointments on such other terms and conditions as they may determine.

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