ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
3 Lands to which the Act applies
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
25 Advances from Treasury to Council for the purposes of this Act
26 Account and credit of sums received under this Act
THE PUBLIC CEMETERY MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION ACT
[Date of Commencement: 8th May, 1894]
42 of 1969,
3 of 1975,
27 of 1993,
40 of 1995.
This Act may be cited as the Public Cemetery Management and Regulation Act.
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.
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.]
Every such notice shall fix a date from and after which this Act shall be applicable to the lands mentioned as described herein.
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