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Coronavirus Act 2020 (C.7): revocation - determination under paragraph 9(3) of Part 2 of Schedule 14 (Cremations)

Details of the revocation of the determination under paragraph 9(3) of Part 2 of Schedule 14 (Cremations) of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (C7)

Published:
22 Jul 2021
Coronavirus Act 2020 (C.7): revocation - determination under paragraph 9(3) of Part 2 of Schedule 14 (Cremations)

Determination under paragraph 9(3) of Part 2 of Schedule 14 (Cremations) of The Coronavirus Act 2020 (C.7)

The Scottish Ministers in exercise of the powers conferred on them by paragraph 9(3) of schedule 14 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”) DETERMINE that—

the determination made by them under paragraph 9(1) of schedule 14 of the 2020 Act on 8 April 2020 which suspended –

(a) section 53 of the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act (“the 2016 Act) (failure to collect ashes);

(b) section 54 of the 2016 Act (power of funeral director in relation to ashes);

(c) section 55 of the 2016 Act (duties of cremation authority where ashes returned);

(d) regulation 12(1), (2) and (3) of the Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019 (“the 2019 Regulations”);

(e) regulation 13(2), (3) and (4) of the 2019 Regulations.

is revoked with effect from 09:00 on 22 July 2021.

[Funeral directors, cremation authorities and local authorities must comply with their duties under the abovementioned sections as soon as reasonably practical.]

Signed by

Maree Todd

Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport

21 July 2021