Approval of a Funeral Trust - Tasmania

Description

You will require this approval if you are operating a funeral business and intend to offer prepaid funerals. A prepaid funeral is:

  • where funeral arrangement are predetermined
  • a contract is signed
  • money is paid in advance.

All monies received are required to be deposited into an approved funeral trust and a custodian must be appointed as manager of the trust.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for approval you must:

  • pay the prescribed fees
  • appoint a custodian of the funeral trust
  • be willing to meet the reporting requirements and supply the necessary information to prospective customers
  • submit the required form and accompanying documentation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply Trust Application for Approval of a Funeral Trust - PDF

Act(s) name

Prepaid Funerals Act 2004 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading

Contact details

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Enquiries, Business Affairs

Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading

Department of Justice

Phone: 03 6165 3400
Phone: 1300 654 499
Fax: 03 6233 4882
Email: consumer.affairs@justice.tas.gov.au