Commissioned by the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM), and written for everyone involved in the bereavement industry this authoritative book provides a complete and practical guide to the law of burial and cremation as it currently applies in England and Wales.
Content includes: a detailed explanation of the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977 (LACO); Burial Acts; Cemetery Acts; Cremation Acts; the law as it relates to private cemeteries; exclusive rights of burial; transfer of burial rights; cemetery regulations and byelaws; cremation regulations; registration of deaths; coroner duties; post mortems; exhumation; faith and equality issues; closure of burial grounds; redevelopment of disused burial grounds and associated case-law.
Includes reference to related issues of importance to cemetery and crematorium managers including: data protection; occupiers liability (including Covid compliance); tax; income generation and business issues; competition law; town planning; procurement of goods and services and related land-issues. Also contains examples of best practice. Appendices include specimen grants of burial and memorial rights; cemetery byelaws and memorial rights; churchyard closure and a sample business plan.
Author: Vivian Charles Ward
Publishers: The Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management
Publication Date: June 2021