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New Southgate Cemetery Act 2017

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2Interpretation

In this Act—

  • “the borough” means the London Borough of Barnet;

  • “burial” includes the interment of cremated remains and “right of burial” includes “right of interment” accordingly;

  • “the burial authority” means—

    (a)

    in relation to the transferred land, the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United Kingdom, and

    (b)

    in relation to any other part of the cemetery, New Southgate Cemetery and Crematorium Limited;

  • “the cemetery” means the New Southgate Cemetery referred to in the preamble to this Act, constructed and administered under the Great Northern London Cemetery Acts 1855 to 1976 and the New Southgate Cemetery and Crematorium Limited Act 1990;

  • “civil partner” includes former civil partner;

  • “Commonwealth war burial” means a burial of any member of the armed forces of His Majesty who died in the war of 1914 to 1921 or in the war of 1939 to 1947 or of any other person for whose burial the Commonwealth War Graves Commission is responsible;

  • “Commonwealth war memorial” means any memorial erected, owned or maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission;

  • “grave” includes any grave space and any crypt, vault, catacomb, arch, brick grave, mausoleum, columbarium or other place of interment;

  • “memorial” means any monument, headpiece, headstone, flatstone, slab, footstone, borderstone, kerbstone, tombstone or tablet, and includes any wall, kerb or railing protecting, enclosing or marking a grave or grave space or memorial (including any permanent covering thereon), or any other commemorative object placed in the cemetery including vases, flower containers or other similar objects;

  • “public or common grave” means a grave in respect of which no right of burial has been acquired by or granted to, or is otherwise vested in, any individual or body other than a local authority or the burial authority;

  • “register of grants” means the register of grants of exclusive rights of burial, and of rights to erect or place memorials, maintained by the burial authority;

  • “registered address” means an address registered in the register of grants;

  • “registered number” means a number registered in the register of grants;

  • “registered owner”—

    (a)

    in relation to any right of burial means the person at the time in question named as the owner in the register of grants; and

    (b)

    in relation to any memorial means the person at the time in question named in the said register as the person to whom the right to erect or place that memorial has been granted, or, if no such person is named, the registered owner of the right of burial in the grave in or on which the memorial is erected or placed;

  • “relative”, in relation to any person, means any of the following—

    (a)

    that person’s spouse;

    (b)

    that person’s civil partner;

    (c)

    any lineal ancestor, lineal descendant, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, nephew, niece or first cousin of that person or of that person’s spouse or civil partner

  • “spouse” includes former spouse; and

  • “transferred land” means that part of the cemetery defined as such in the New Southgate Cemetery and Crematorium Limited Act 1990.

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