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Essential Law for Cemetery and Crematorium Managers

Essential Law for Cemetery and Crematorium ManagersCommissioned 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

ISBN: 979-8593403940

Cost: £39.00

Publishers: The Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

Publication Date: June 2021

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