Care and Maintenance Exemptions and Miscellaneous Charges
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002
Summary of Decision:
The regulation was made by the Minister of Consumer Services on June 26, 2012 and filed with the Registrar of Regulations on June 27, 2012. The regulation came into effect on July 1, 2012.
Summary of Proposal:
The regulation lists cemeteries that are exempt from the obligation to establish and maintain a care and maintenance fund under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002.
The regulation also sets the maximum amount an operator may require as a refundable deposit under a contract with respect to cremated remains that have not been claimed, to ensure the remains can be properly interred; the maximum amount that an operator may require as payment under a contract for services in relation to an assisted burial or cremation; and the maximum amount an operator may request for receiving human remains from an irregular burial site.
Ministry of Consumer Services, Policy & Consumer Protection Services Division, Consumer Policy & Liaison Branch
5th Floor, 777 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M7A 2J3
July 1, 2012