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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

 Where the body of a deceased inmate is not claimed by the person referred to in paragraph 116(1)(a) or by the inmate’s next of kin, the institutional head or a staff member designated by the institutional head shall arrange, at public expense to the extent that the inmate’s estate is insufficient to cover the costs, for the body to be

  • (a) where practicable, buried, cremated or otherwise dealt with, in accordance with the instructions left by the inmate; or

  • (b) buried or cremated, where the inmate did not leave instructions, or where it is not practicable to carry out the inmate’s instructions.

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