Commentary

4.3 Certificates required before cremation

BURIAL AND CREMATION vol 6(1)
| Commentary

4.3 Certificates required before cremation

| Commentary

4.3 Certificates required before cremation

In addition to the requirement to make an application1 for cremation, no cremation may take place unless a death certificate has been given or a certified copy of entry of death on the relevant register has been issued2 and:

  1. 4.3.1

        a certificate3 has been given by a registered medical practitioner who has attended the deceased during their last illness and who can certify definitely as to the cause of death4, and a confirmatory certificate5 has been given by another registered medical practitioner of at least five years’ standing who is not6:

    1. (a)

          a relative of

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