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Chapter 15
Statutory duties in respect of the disposal of bodies

15.1Previously in this part of the Report, we have described three general obligations in respect of handling the disposal of deceased bodies that should be included in a new statute:

15.2In this section, we describe a number of other general obligations in respect of the disposal of bodies. Many of these currently exist in the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 (the Act) but require modernisation. Several are new.