Burial in UK Law

  • Impacts Of A Disused Burial Ground On Development
    • Mondaq UK
  • The Bones Of Richard III
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... It is understood that the remains were disinterred under the authority of a licence granted by the Secretary of State under section 25 of the Burial Act 1857. This section reads as follows:. "25 Bodies not to be removed from burial grounds, save under faculty, without licence of Secretary of ......
  • Real Estate Tip Of The Week - A Grave Matter
    • Mondaq UK
    ...Landlords who are developing within the vicinity of a disused burial ground should be aware of the law surrounding the treatment of long buried human remains. The discovery of an ancient headstone can be petrifying in ......
  • Burials And Cremation
    • Mondaq UK
  • What Happens When My Loved One Dies? Three Steps You Need To Take In The UK
    • Mondaq UK
    ......death certificate, a certificate of notification or registration of. death and a certificate for burial or cremation. It is sensible to. obtain multiple certified copies of the death. certificate at this stage (it is '11 per copy). The process is ......
  • Funeral Regulation: 'Funeral Costs Plan' – The Next Milestones
    • Mondaq UK
    ......At its heart is the "Funeral Costs Plan" consisting of 10 action points. The Funeral Costs Plan is underpinned by the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) 2016 Act. It sets out the framework for a future of funeral regulation in Scotland. Funeral Costs Plan: "We will publish ......
  • Ownership Of A body – Department Of Health Consultation
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Such documentation included the "Green Form" issued by the register of deaths or the "Burial Order" issued by a coroner. There is however no legal requirement for a hospital to receive a copy of the Green Form or burial order prior to ......
  • Landmark Decision For Clyde & Co's Clients: Queensland Fisheries Participants
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Counsel for LCM invited the Court to grant the torts 'a decent common law burial'. The argument was underpinned by the idea that the function and purpose of those doctrines was now achieved by the Court's developing powers to make ......
  • Inquests
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......A new process for verification and certification of death will require two professional opinions before disposal of the body (whether by burial or cremation)is authorised. Inquests after a disaster involving multiple deaths will be held by the head of the coronial jurisdiction or the ......
  • First 'Child Of A Single Parent Family' 1975 Act Claim
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Mr Gould took Mrs Wells to see his family's burial plot. Mr Gould died in December 2016 aged 84. Mrs Wells does not receive anything under his Will. Is this enough?. The Judge found that Mrs ......
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