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Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996

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Notice of removal

1(1)Before removing from the land in question any remains or any monument to the deceased, the nominated undertaker shall—

(a)publish in each of two successive weeks in a newspaper circulating in the area where the land is situated, and

(b)at the same time leave displayed in a conspicuous place on or near the land,

a notice complying with sub-paragraph (2) below.

(2)A notice under sub-paragraph (1) above shall—

(a)identify the land to which it relates,

(b)set out in general terms the effect of paragraphs 2 to 5 below,

(c)state where, and in what form, an application under paragraph 2(1) below may be made, and

(d)state how the nominated undertaker proposes to carry out its functions under this Schedule with respect to the disposal of the remains or monument.

(3)No notice shall be required under sub-paragraph (1) above before the removal of any remains or any monument to the deceased where the Secretary of State notifies the nominated undertaker that he is satisfied—

(a)that the remains were interred more than 100 years ago, and

(b)that no relative or personal representative of the deceased is likely to object to the remains or monument being removed in accordance with this Schedule.

(4)No notice shall be required under sub-paragraph (1) above before the removal of any remains or any monument to the deceased if—

(a)there is in force under section 25 of the [1857 c. 81.] Burial Act 1857 (bodies not to be removed from burial grounds without licence of the Secretary of State) a licence relating to the remains, and

(b)the holder of the licence is the nominated undertaker or a body corporate which is a member of the same group as the nominated undertaker.

(5)In sub-paragraph (4)(b) above, “group” means a body corporate and all other bodies corporate which are its subsidiaries within the meaning of the [1985 c. 6.] Companies Act 1985.

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