This briefing provides a summary of the parliamentary scrutiny of the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill prior to the Stage 3 proceedings which are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 22 March 2016.
It is designed to provide a summary of the main issues associated with the Bill during its passage through the Scottish Parliament so far and the amendments made at Stage 2. It does not provide a comprehensive discussion of all the issues raised in relation to the Bill.
SPICe Briefing 15/70 Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill provides information on the Bill as introduced.
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