Submissions available on 'Final Words: Death and Cremation Certification in New Zealand' issues paper

Submissions on the Law Commission’s issues paper Final Words: Death and Cremation Certification in New Zealand (IP23, 2011), are now available online on our project page. Over 40 submissions were received from a range of individuals and stakeholders including key medical organisations, coroners, representatives of the funeral industry, and government departments. The submissions are in the process of being analysed, after which a further round of consultation will take place with representatives of key stakeholder groups before a final report and recommendations to Government are drafted in early 2012.