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Coronavirus (COVID-19): local death management - statutory guidance for local authorities

Statutory guidance relating to Schedule 28 of the Coronavirus Act (2020) which introduced new powers for local authorities and government to support the resilience of local death management systems, and step in if they become overwhelmed.

39 page PDF

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39 page PDF

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): local death management - statutory guidance for local authorities
Annex A: Related guidance

39 page PDF

1.1 MB

Annex A: Related guidance

It is important that this guidance is read in conjunction with that guidance published in support of specific measures now in effect and other guidance specific to COVID-19. This includes the following (NB: this is not an exhaustive list of guidance. Local authorities should consult additional guidance where relevant):

Preparing Scotland: Guidance on Dealing with Mass Fatalities in Scotland

Information and guidance for medical practitioners

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on drivers' hours relaxations

CMA approach to business cooperation in response to COVID-19

Guidance for burial and cremation authorities and on funeral services

Guidance on cemeteries and groundwater:


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