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Anambra bans public display of caskets, depositing corpse beyond 60 days

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Anambra State Government has banned the public display of caskets for fabrication and sale in the state.

This was contained in the law passed by the state House of Assembly on Thursday, February 1, to control burial and funeral activities in the state.

By this law, all mortuary attendants are to report to the Ministry of Health on any corpse that has stayed beyond one month from the date it was deposited. The law also warned that any person who contravenes the provisions will be fined N100,000 or six months imprisonment or both.

It further stipulated that all burial and funeral ceremonies of indigenous deceased persons in the state shall be registered with the town union of the deceased.

It advised that this can only be done with permission from the appropriate Local Government Authority.

 

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