PUBLIC CEMETERY MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Lands to which the Act applies

   4   Notice

   5   Right of burial

   6   Duties and powers of the Council generally

   7   Appointment of officers

   8   The general management

   9   Power to make rules

   10   Power to make regulations

   11   Rules and regulations to be exhibited at cemeteries and Court Houses

   12   Assignment of portion of the cemeteries to churches or congregations

   13   Boundary marks to portions assigned

   14   Power to churches to build chapels on portions assigned to them

   15   Who may perform burial services on the portions assigned

   16   Allotment of other portions

   17   Power to sell rights of burial and rights to build vaults, etc

   18   Restrictions as to burials, etc, in assigned portions or where exclusive right of burial acquired

   19   Plan of the cemetery

      Book to be kept showing assigned and special rights

   20   Registry of burials

      Copies of extracts from Register, evidence

   21   Removal or disinterment of bodies

   22   Offences in connection with register book

   23   Fees, etc, how to be dealt with

   24   Expenses

   25   Advances from Treasury to Council for the purposes of this Act

   26   Account and credit of sums received under this Act

   27   Penalties

 

THE PUBLIC CEMETERY MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION ACT

[Date of Commencement: 8th May, 1894]

Cap 318.

Acts
42 of 1969,
3 of 1975,
27 of 1993,
40 of 1995.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Public Cemetery Management and Regulation Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "cemetery" means the lands mentioned or described in sections 3, 4 and 5;

   "the Council" means the Parish Council of the parish in which such cemetery is situated.

3   Lands to which the Act applies

   The provisions of this Act shall apply to all lands now vested in any Parish Council (other than the Kingston Cemetery referred to in the Kingston and St. Andrew (Cemeteries) Act, or any public cemetery in the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew) for the purposes of a place of burial as to which the Minister shall, on the request of the Parish Council, by notice to be published in the Gazette direct that they shall be applicable, and to all lands that any Parish Council may hereafter acquire as to which the Minister shall by notice as aforesaid direct that they shall be applicable.

[3/1975 s 2.]

4   Notice

   Every such notice shall fix a date from and after which this Act shall be applicable to the lands mentioned as described herein.

5   Right of burial

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