O. Reg. 412/19: GENERAL
filed December 5, 2019 under Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002, S.O. 2002, c. 33Skip to content
ontario regulation 412/19
made under the
Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002
Made: November 28, 2019
Filed: December 5, 2019
Published on e-Laws: December 6, 2019
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 21, 2019
Amending O. Reg. 30/11
1. Section 31 of Ontario Regulation 30/11 is amended by adding the following subsection:
(2.1) The condition in clause (2) (b) that a crematorium operator shall not permit the cremation of a dead human body if the body has a radioactive implant does not apply if,
(a) it is at least two years after the day the body received the implant; or
(b) a lesser time has passed since the body received the implant, and it is safe to cremate the body.
2. Clauses 125 (1) (a) and (b) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:
(a) a statement that a dead human body shall not be cremated if,
(i) the body has a pacemaker,
(ii) the body has a radioactive implant, except that a body that has a radioactive implant can be cremated if,
(A) it is at least two years after the day the body received the implant, or
(B) a lesser time has passed since the body received the implant, and it is safe to cremate the body, or
(iii) the body is in a casket that consists of or has on or in it material made of or containing non-flammable or hazardous material or chlorinated or fibre-reinforced plastic, other than incidental metal used in the construction of the casket or accompanying material; and
(b) a statement that a dead human body shall not be cremated unless a certificate issued by the coroner authorizing the cremation has been received by the operator.
3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of January 1, 2020 and the day it is filed.