34. The presentation or viewing of a body must be held by a funeral services business
(1) in a room permanently set up for the viewing of bodies or human ashes and appearing on the business’s licence;
(2) in a room temporarily set up for the viewing of bodies or human ashes provided the business’s licence authorizes the operation of a room permanently set up for such purposes; or
(3) in a room operated by the business, before the body’s embalming or cremation and solely for identification purposes.
The washing of a body in the context of a funeral rite or practice in the presence of relatives or close relations of the deceased person must not be considered a presentation or viewing of the body.
2016, c. 12016, c. 1, s. 34.