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The Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Maintenance and inspection of crematorium

    1. 3.Opening and closing of crematorium

    2. 4.Maintenance of crematorium

    3. 5.Inspection of crematorium

  4. PART 3 Medical referee

    1. 6.Appointment of medical referee and deputy medical referee

    2. 7.Qualifications of medical referee and deputy medical referee

    3. 8.Guidance by the Secretary of State

    4. 9.Termination of office

    5. 10.Functions of deputy medical referee

    6. 11.Report to the Secretary of State

    7. 12.Supplementary powers of medical referee

  5. PART 4 Conditions for cremation

    1. 13.Place where cremation may take place

    2. 14.Forms

    3. 15.Application for cremation

    4. 16.Cremation of the remains of a deceased person

    5. 17.Medical certificate and confirmatory medical certificate

    6. 18.Certificate of coroner

    7. 19.Cremation of body parts

    8. 20.Cremation of a stillborn child

    9. 21.Cremation of exhumed remains of deceased person who has already been buried for one year or more

    10. 22.Right to inspect medical certificate and confirmatory medical certificate and to make representations to medical referee

    11. 23.Authorisation of cremation of the remains of a deceased person by medical referee

    12. 24.Medical referee not satisfied about the cause of death of the deceased person

    13. 25.Authorisation of cremation of body parts by medical referee

    14. 26.Authorisation of cremation of a stillborn child by medical referee

    15. 27.Authorisation of cremation by medical referee – inquiries by medical referee

    16. 28.Refusal to authorise cremation

  6. PART 5 Incineration

    1. 29.Incineration of body parts

  7. PART 6 Disposal of ashes

    1. 30.Disposal of ashes

  8. PART 7 Registration of cremations

    1. 31.Appointment of registrar

    2. 32.Functions of registrar

    3. 33.Register kept by registrar

    4. 34.Retention of documents relating to cremation

    5. 35.Inspection and copies of register and documents relating to cremation

  9. PART 8 Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

    1. 36.Revocations

    2. 37.Savings and transitional provisions

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Forms

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Instruments revoked

  11. Explanatory Note

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