Ministry of Justice issues revised guidance – 6 April 2020

The Ministry of Justice has published revised guidance relating to cremation forms and notification of deaths.

Cremation: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/cremation-forms-and-guidance

Death notification: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/notification-of-deaths-regulations-2019-guidance  

The changes came into effect on 26th March and revised guidance is in force until further notice.

Please be aware the Ministry of Justice will publish the revised guidance in Welsh as soon as possible. They thank you for your patience and understanding.

The revised guidance is easily distinguishable with pink covers and sections highlighting changes from the previous blue covered guidance. The blue covered guidance should not be used and will be removed from the Ministry of Justice website.