Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013 No 105
28 Codes of practice
(1) Codes of practice may be developed and approved by the Cemeteries Agency on its own initiative or in collaboration with all or any participants in the interment industry, or one or more sectors of the interment industry, for the purpose of providing guidance on any interment matter or other matter encompassed by the objects of this Act.(2) Despite subsection (1), the Cemeteries Agency cannot develop and approve a code of practice to the extent it relates to any matter concerning the following:(a) the disposal and handling of human remains (including the cremation of such remains) that is regulated by or under the Public Health Act 2010—without the concurrence of the Minister administering that Act,(b) funeral funds that are regulated by or under the Funeral Funds Act 1979—without the concurrence of the Minister administering that Act,(c) the supply of funeral goods and services that is regulated by or under the Fair Trading Act 1987—without the concurrence of the Minister administering that Act.(3) A code of practice may apply to any one or more of the following:(a) any specified activity or class of activities,(b) all participants in the interment industry or a specified sector of the industry.(4) In developing a code of practice on its own initiative, the Cemeteries Agency must consult with representatives of the participants in the interment industry or specified sector of the industry to whom the code of practice will apply and with any other relevant stakeholders (including, without limitation, the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW).(5) A code of practice may refer to or incorporate, with or without modification, a standard or other document prepared or published by a body specified in the code, as in force at a particular time or from time to time.