Enforcement action notices for cemeteries and funeral homes

List of cemeteries and funeral homes that received enforcement action notices from the Business Licensing Division.

The Business Licensing Division conducts hearings to address concerns about the business operations of cemeteries and funeral homes. The enforcement action notices summarize the results of the hearings and any enforcement action taken.

Regulating cemetery and funeral services

The Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors and Service Nova Scotia regulate cemetery and funeral services in Nova Scotia.

Business Licensing Division

Service Nova Scotia’s Business Licensing Division is responsible for licensing funeral homes and crematoriums under the Embalmers and Funeral Directors Act. Funeral homes who sell pre-arranged funerals and their staff are also required to be licensed under the Cemetery and Funeral Services Act. Cemeteries are also licensed under this act.

Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

The Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors is responsible for licensing and regulating embalmers and funeral directors. This includes ensuring funeral professionals adhere to professional standards. When the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors investigates a complaint, an inquiry can be held. As a result of the enquiry, a funeral director or embalmer could have their licence suspended or revoked.

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