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Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019: guidance

Published: 11 Jan 2021

The Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019 provide a detailed framework for the provision of cremation services.

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Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019: guidance
The schedules

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The schedules

Schedule 1

Application form A1: For the cremation of an adult or child used by an individual

Schedule 2

Application form A2: For the cremation of a stillborn baby used by an individual or health body

Schedule 3

Application form A3: For the cremation of a pregnancy loss on or before 24 weeks used by an individual

Schedule 4

Application form A4: For the cremation of a pregnancy loss(es) on or before 24 weeks used by a Health body

Schedule 5

Application form A5: For the cremation of an adult or child used by a local authority (section 87)

Schedule 6

Application form A6: For the cremation of body parts after post-mortem exam or a whole body or body parts following an anatomical exam used by a person authorised by the doctor, pathologist or anatomy teacher who has completed Form M or Form N

Schedule 7

Application form A7: For the cremation of body parts following anatomical exam where the deceased died before 14 February 1988 used by a person authorised by anatomy teacher who has completed Form N

Schedule 8

Application form E1: Authority to cremate following investigation by procurator fiscal used by COPFS

Schedule 9

Application form B1: Cremation register – For the cremation of - whole bodies used by the Cremation authority

Schedule 10

Application form B2: Cremation register – For the cremation of - body parts used by the Cremation authority

Schedule 11

Application form B3: Cremation register – For the cremation of - stillbirth and pregnancy loss used by the Cremation authority

121. The schedules to the regulations set out the statutory application forms (Forms A1 to A7), the form authorising cremation after the death has been investigated by the SFIU (Form E1) and the cremation registers (B1, B2 and B3).  These forms are all statutory and must not be amended to either remove are add questions or information.

122. There are intentionally a number of different application forms; one for each category of cremation.  This is to ensure that all categories are provided for and also ensures that applicants are not required to look through one very large form in order to only complete the sections that are relevant.


Contact

Email: BurialandCremation@gov.scot