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Legal and Funeral

Requested on
Fri 30th August, 2013
Reference
FOI 3322
Resolution
Information provided

Question

To Charnwood Borough Council,
Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information:

What type of information does the council refer to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland?

Which department and officer is in charge of referring this information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland?

What are the reason(s) for the council to send this information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland?
When there is a public health funeral, does the council pass details/information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland?
How does the council refer information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? Through what method? What is the process/method and forms involved in sending information?
With regards to the person who sends information to the Land Registry of the Registers of Scotland, what is the name of the person, the department he or she works in, email address and the address?
If the information is not sent over to the the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland, then to whom is this information passed to?
From January 2013, has the council dealt with public health funerals?
For each funeral the council has been responsible for:
Are family members aware of the death?
If the family members are aware of the death, then why is the council taking on this responsibility?
What did it/will it cost the council for the funeral to take place?
When will the funeral take place?
Has the council submitted information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? On what date?
If the council has not submitted information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland, then to whom has this information been passed on to? On what date?
What is the name of the deceased?
Date of birth
Date of death
Last known residential address
Provide any other information the council holds regarding the death.

Answer

What type of information does the council refer to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? First Registration, Leases, Transfers of Whole, Transfers of Part, Notices of Charge and Index Map Searches

Which department and officer is in charge of referring this information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? Council Services are: Legal, Council Tax, Enforcement and Property.
Heads of these services – Adrian Ward, David Platt and John Casey

What are the reason(s) for the council to send this information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? To manage the Council's assets and to facilitate enforcement action.
When there is a public health funeral, does the council pass details/information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? No
How does the council refer information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? Through what method? What is the process/method and forms involved in sending information? N/A
With regards to the person who sends information to the Land Registry of the Registers of Scotland, what is the name of the person, the department he or she works in, email address and the address? N/A
If the information is not sent over to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland, then to whom is this information passed to? If there is no next of kin for the deceased, once the funeral has been paid for any assets go to the treasury.
From January 2013, has the council dealt with public health funerals?
For each funeral the council has been responsible for: There has been one funeral carried out since January
Are family members aware of the death? No next of Kin found
If the family members are aware of the death, then why is the council taking on this responsibility? N/A
What did it/will it cost the council for the funeral to take place? £1373
When will the funeral take place? 17 May 2013
Has the council submitted information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland? On what date? No
If the council has not submitted information to the Land Registry or the Registers of Scotland, then to  whom has this information been passed on to? On what date? No estate held and no assets.  Information was not passed to any public body
What is the name of the deceased? Peter Mann
Date of birth 31/03/1947
Date of death 02/05/2013
Last known residential address Ronald West Court, Loughborough
Provide any other information the council holds regarding the death. No further details held

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