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Burial Act 1855

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XVISeparate Burial Boards whose Burial Grounds adjoin may contract with each other for specific Purposes.

That in any Case where the Burial Boards appointed under the said recited Acts of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth and the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Years of Her Majesty, or either of them, for any Two Parishes, shall provide separate Burial Grounds for such Parishes respectively, and such Burial Grounds shall adjoin each other, it shall be lawful for the said Burial Boards to concur in building, either on One of the said Burial Grounds or partly' on One of such Grounds and partly on the other, such Chapels as are authorized to be built by the said Acts, and that such Chapels when erected shall be used in common by both of such Parishes, and be deemed and taken to be the Chapels of and belonging to each of such Burial Grounds respectively, in such Manner, consistent with the Provisions of the said Acts or either of them, as the said Burial Boards shall mutually agree upon; and that the said Burial Boards may agree as to the Proportions in which the Expenses of erecting such Chapel Accommodation shall be borne by each, of the said Boards respectively ; and the Proportion for each of such Parishes of such Expenses shall be chargeable upon and paid in the same Manner as the Costs of providing Burial Grounds under the said Acts; and where any Burial Board shall provide a Burial Ground, and cause Chapels to be built thereon, pursuant to the said recited Acts, it shall be lawful for such Burial Board, with the Sanction of One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, to contract with any other Burial Board whose Burial Ground shall adjoin the One on which such Chapels shall so have been built, for the Use of such Chapels, in such Manner and on such Terms as such respective Burial Boards shall mutually agree, and that during the Existence of any such Agreement such Chapels shall be deemed and taken to be the Chapels of and belonging to each of such. Burial Grounds respectively.

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