Commentary

20 Acquisition for local authority burial places

BURIAL AND CREMATION vol 6(1)
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20 Acquisition for local authority burial places

| Commentary

20 Acquisition for local authority burial places

Certain local authorities1 are empowered to acquire by agreement any land, whether or not situated inside their areas, for the purpose of a cemetery2, and also have a power of compulsory acquisition in relation to land for the provision of a cemetery3. If one or more local authorities, none of which is a district council or Welsh principal council, are acting together through a joint committee4 and cannot purchase land by agreement and on reasonable terms for the purpose of a cemetery, the committee may represent

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