Commentary

24 Consecration of other burial places

BURIAL AND CREMATION vol 6(1)
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24 Consecration of other burial places

| Commentary

24 Consecration of other burial places

A burial authority1 may, if it thinks fit, apply to the bishop for the consecration of a portion of a cemetery2. Before applying for consecration, the burial authority must be satisfied that there will remain after consecration a sufficient part of the cemetery which is neither consecrated nor set apart for the use of any particular denomination3. Notwithstanding the consecration of a part of a local authority cemetery in which any burial is to be effected, burials may take place without any religious service or with such Christian and orderly religious service at the

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