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Burial, Cremation and Death Certification Team
Scottish Government
St Andrew's House (3EN)
Regent Road

0131 244 2711

Death Certification - Associated Consultations and Reports

In 2008, Sheriff Brodie's Burial and Cremation Review Group produced wide ranging recommendations across all aspects of the burial, cremation and funeral landscape in Scotland. That report, and the Scottish Government consultation which followed in 2010, are both to be found in the Burial and Cremations webpage.

The decision to prioritise the implementation of the Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011, however, in itself necessitated additional and more detailed consultation and testing: