Death and dying

A number of essential procedures are carried out when someone dies. These include the official registration of the death and the disposal of the dead body.

A coroner may need to investigate the circumstances of a death. 

Most of these processes have been approved by Parliament which has continued to adapt them in line with changing times.

Key dates

A timeline of the legislation relating to death and dying

Further your research

A list of some papers and books about death and dying

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