Notification of a Prescribed Funeral Business - Tasmania

Description

If you intend to carry on a prescribed business, such as a crematorium, cemetery or funeral parlour, then you must notify the Director of Local Government at least one month prior to the commencement of your business.

The legislation defines a prescribed business as one which:

  • handles, stores or transports human remains
  • is involved in the preparation of human remains for interment or cremation.

Any equipment that is operated in a crematorium must comply with any guidelines issued by the Director of Local Government.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

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 Resources
Apply Application for Notification of a Prescribed Funeral Business - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Burial and Cremation Act 2002 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Burial and Cremation Regulations 2015 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Local Government Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Director

Local Government Division

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Operating address: 15 Murray Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 123
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6232 7022
Fax: 03 6233 5685
Email: lgd@dpac.tas.gov.au