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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 92Section 91: offences

247.This section makes provision for offences in relation to the powers set out at section 91. It is an offence for a person to fail to comply, without reasonable excuse, with a requirement to produce a document, record or register in the course of an inspector carrying out duties under section 91(1)(b). It is an offence for a person to wilfully obstruct an inspector in the exercise of the power of entry provided by section 91(1)(a), the power to inspect or take copies of documents, records or registers under section 91(1)(c) or any power conferred by regulations made under section 90. A person who commits such an offence is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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