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Rules and Regulations in respect of the Borough Cemeteries

Restrictions on Burials

  1. All burials are subject to statutory provisions in accordance with Schedule 2, Part 1 of the Local Authorities' Cemeteries Order 1977.
  2. Burials will not take place on Good Friday, Easter Sunday or Christmas Day. Arrangements for burial on Sundays and public holidays can be accommodated in exceptional circumstances, at the discretion of Bereavement Services and Cemeteries and Horticultural Services.
  3. No body shall be buried, or cremated remains interred or scattered, in any grave in which an Exclusive Right of Burial exists, unless prior approval in writing has been given by the Grantee or Grantees or where the deceased is a Grantee.
  4. Where the deceased and Grantee is one and the same person, the 'Notice of Burial' must be completed by the Applicant for the burial.

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