Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

This course can be booked in combination with Cemetery Management and Operation as an all day course for £89.00


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

Course Outline


  • 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

Who Should Attend?

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.

Date & Time

Monday 14 October 2019 1.30pm to 4.30pm


Moulton Community Centre, Sandy Hill, Reedings, Moulton

Course Tutor

David McCarthy, Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management


£ 49 - Members

£ 98 - Non Members

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