Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, on more than one occasion between 18 November 2020 and 12 July 2015, Dr Cheadle accepted payment from a funeral director for signing a declaration on a Cremation form confirming that he had viewed the body of the deceased when he had not. It is alleged that it was a requirement for him to see the body of the deceased and that his actions were dishonest.
It is further alleged that on 2 October 2018, at Manchester Crown Court, Dr Cheadle was made the subject of an order for conditional discharge for a period of 12 months in respect of making false representations on cremation forms.
This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.
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