The Health and Safty Executive (HSE) have issued a directive regarding the body storage of Colonel Gaddafi, the former Libyan dictator.
In a directive issued to Libya's National Transitional Council, the HSE's representative in the region, Mustapha Slash, said that not enough care was being taken by the authorities regarding the storage conditions.
He said that the agency had today issued a "bury by date" which they expected the authorities to adhere to. They have also issued guidelines as to how long the body can be stored in the cold room before it has to be frozen, as well as clear freezer star ratings for a number of popular freezers.
"We have made reparations to the National Transitional Council in an attempt to identify the supply of electricity" he said "as we cannot expect there to be a claim against the National Transitional Council's house insurance should the electricity fail and they claim for contents damage. Also, despite videos appearing on popular internet sies, we cannot take this as proof that the body was in a reasonable condition."
He continued that the HSA will be working closely with the Association of British Insurers to ensure no insurance fraud would take place, thus putting up the insurance premiums for law-abiding British murderers.
"Imagine the precedent that would have been set had Fred West made a claim against his house insurance for the decomposition of some of his unwilling house visitors in the event of electricity failure" he concluded.