Permit to cremate
The remains of deceased persons can only be cremated in Western Australia if a permit has been issued by a medical referee. The application process for a permit to cremate is specified by law, and requires the use of the prescribed forms.
» Form 6: Application for permit to cremate for use by the administrator or nearest surviving relative
» Form 7: Certificate of medical practitioner for use by medical practitioners
» Form 9: Permit to cremate for use by medical referees
» See Cremation approval process and prescribed forms for details
Members of the public can get information about cremation facilities and services from the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (external link).
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