|Funeral Services and Cremation Law in BC|
Consumers making end of life choices for their family members can rest assured that there are laws in BC regulating funeral services, cemeteries and crematoria.
These services and professionals are governed in BC under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act and the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Regulation. This includes the licensing of Cemetery and Crematorium Operators, Funeral Providers, Funeral Directors and Funeral Embalmers.
An Overview of the Law:
Consumer Protection BC also actively inspects and enforces the laws and regulations in place which are specific to human funerals, interments, and cremations. A sample of the existing legal requirements includes:
We understand that this can be a very difficult and stressful time. This makes it even more important to know your rights.