Government advice

  • June 28, 2022

Changes to cremation regulations

27 June 2022 The Ministry of Justice has provided an update on changes to the cremation regulations which have been amended to align with Section

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  • May 26, 2022

Medical examiner scheme: update on cremation regulations and retention of medical referees for transitionary period

23 May 2022 The Ministry of Justice has provided an update on the planned changes to the cremation regulations as part of the wider implementation

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  • May 23, 2022

Scottish Government Funeral Sector Inspectorate and Funeral Director Licensing Scheme

23 May 2022 The Scottish Government is progressing implementation of the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016 and the related regulations, codes of practice and

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  • March 10, 2022

The Cremation (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

10 March 2022 The Cremation (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 have now been laid before Parliament. The effect of the Regulations will be to

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  • February 17, 2022

Coronavirus Act – Death certification and cremation forms after the Coronavirus Act expires

16 February 2022 The Coronavirus Act 2020, which introduced easements to death certification processes and cremation forms, expires at midnight on 24 March 2022. Some

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  • December 23, 2021

Scottish Government : GUIDANCE TO FUNERAL DIRECTORS’ BUSINESSES, CREMATION AUTHORITIES AND BURIAL AUTHORITIES ON EXEMPTIONS FROM COVID SELF-ISOLATION

23 December 2021 Critical workers’ exemption The Scottish Government has confirmed that businesses and organisations providing vital public services and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) industries

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  • December 23, 2021

Welsh Government : Alert Level Two measures

23 December 2021 The First Minister of Wales announced strengthened measures for Wales which will come into effect on Boxing Day. The following guidance relates

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  • December 23, 2021

Scottish Government : COVID-19: Update to protective measures and upcoming regulatory changes

23 December 2021 On 21 December, as a consequence of the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the First Minister set out new protective measures. 

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  • December 21, 2021

DMAG issues joint COVID advice

20 December 2021 In recent meetings with representatives of the UK Government and devolved administrations, discussions have focused on the Covid variant Omicron and its

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  • December 17, 2021

Scottish Government : COVID-19: Updates on Regulations and Guidance, Face Coverings and Supplementary Form for Cremation

17 December 2021 Regulations and guidance: On 14 December the First Minister outlined new measures and guidance that will come into effect tomorrow, 17 December,

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