Part 5 Inspection of certificates
You are entitled to inspect the certificates (if any) given by doctors under regulation 16(1)(c)(i) of the
Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008 (forms Cremation 4 and Cremation 5). If you do
not wish to inspect any such certificates yourself you may nominate another person to inspect them
instead of you.
Such certificates will only be available for inspection at the offices of the cremation authority for
48 hours from the time that the cremation authority notifies you, or the person you have nominated,
that the certificates are available to be inspected. You may take someone with you when you attend
to inspect the certificates. If you, or the person nominated by you, do not attend to inspect the
certificates at the time agreed with the cremation authority, the cremation may then proceed.
Please state if you would like to inspect the certificates given by the doctors or whether you would like
to nominate someone else to do so instead and give a contact telephone number.
If certificates are given by medical practitioners:
I would like to inspect the certificates and
my contact telephone number is
to inspect the certificates and their
Part 6 Applicant’s instructions for ashes
Local practices regarding ashes vary and your funeral director or cremation authority will
be able to advise you about these.
Please then tick the relevant box to confirm whether you have chosen Option 1, 2 or 3 below for
the ashes following this cremation, and provide further details in the relevant free text box.
If you choose Option 1 or 2 you may alter your choice, confirmed in writing with your signature,
before the cremation authority has made arrangements to implement your chosen option, so
please advise your funeral director or the crematorium as soon as possible if you change your
Option 1: Ashes to be scattered / interred / otherwise dealt with by the crematorium
Please give further details of your wishes here, from the options offered by the crematorium, for
instance where the ashes should be scattered / placed and when; and whether you wish this to be
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