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Leicestershire & Rutland
Association of Local Councils

Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Jubilee Hall

Chief Executive: Jake Atkinson
Jubilee Hall, Stadon Road
Anstey, Leicester LE7 7AY

Tel: 0116 235 3800

Granting, Exercising and Transferring Rights of Burial

Course Tutor

Tim Morris is the Chief Executive of the Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management and has over 30 years experience in the management of cemeteries. He represents the Institute at the Ministry of Justice' Burial and Cremation Advisory Group and on the board of the British Register of Accredited Memorial masons. He is responsible for all Institute initiatives including the production of accredited education and training programmes and best practice guidance.

Overview

The course focuses on the granting, exercising and transferring rights of burial.

Course Outline

Introduction to the course

  • Getting it in context
  • Benefits from having a proper system
  • Does the Funeral Director need to be involved?

Getting your system going

  • Setting up a legally compliant system that protects your authority
  • Legal documents – Will, Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration, Transfer Forms, Statutory Declarations – Which one to use?
  • Granting of Memorial Rights – considerations in light of memorial management issues

Statutory Declarations

  • Content
  • How to gain the information required
  • Obtaining the signatures required
  • Family Disputes
  • Examples
  • Drafting the Declaration

Discussion, Questions, Scenarios and Answers

The course is tailored to the needs of Clerks, some of whom are part time employees that rely on funeral directors and grave diggers not in the direct control of the authority.

PLEASE NOTE:

THERE IS A MAXIMUM OF 25 PLACES AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK A PLACE PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE FOR CURRENT AVAILABILITY.

IF YOU HAVE BOOKED ON THIS COURSE IN ADDITION TO THE CEMETERY MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION COURSE WHICH IS BEING DELIVERED ON THE MORNING OF 26TH APRIL 2018 PLEASE NOTE THAT LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED BUT YOU ARE WELCOME TO BRING A PACKED LUNCH WITH YOU.

Cost: £40 per delegate (member rate), £110 per delegate (non member rate)

Date:

26th April 2018, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue: Jubilee Hall, Anstey