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funeral plan contract

    the investment, specified in articles 59(2), 60 and 87 of the Regulated Activities Order which come into force on 1 January 2002, which is in summary: rights under a contract under which:

      1. (a) a person ("the customer") makes one or more payments to another person ("the provider"); and
      1. (b) the provider undertakes to provide, or secure that another person provides, a funeral in the United Kingdom for the customer (or some other person who is living at the date when the contract is entered into) on his death;

    unless, at the time of entering into the contract, the customer and the provider intend or expect the funeral to occur within one month; but excluding certain contracts under which sums paid will be applied towards a contract of insurance or will be held on trust.2