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Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1992 (No. 1)

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3Burial of cremated remains

(1)A person who has a right of burial in the churchyard or other burial ground of a parish shall have a right of burial therein of his cremated remains:

Provided that a person shall not have a right of burial of his cremated remains by virtue of this section in a churchyard or burial ground which has been closed by an Order in Council except in accordance with a faculty authorising the burial or in an area which has been set aside by a faculty for the burial of cremated remains generally.

(2)For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared that the bishop of a diocese may consecrate land in the diocese for the sole purpose of burying cremated remains.

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