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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 99 – Power to extend application of Act

261.Section 99 provides the Scottish Ministers with a power to make regulations which will extend the provisions of this Act (or any other enactment) so that it can apply to other specified ways of disposing of human remains in future. This will enable new and alternative methods of disposing of of remains to be subject to the provisions of the Act and any regulations made by provisions contained in the Act.

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