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Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act 1855

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XIVParochial Boards may concur in providing a Burial Ground for the common Use of their Parishes.

The Parochial Boards of any Parishes which shall have respectively resolved to provide Burial Grounds under this Act may concur in providing One Burial Ground for the common Use of such Parishes, in such Manner, not inconsistent with the Provisions of this Act, as they shall mutually agree on, and may agree as to the Proportions in which the Expenses of such Burial Ground shall be borne by such Parishes ; and the Proportion of each of such Parishes of such Expenses shall be raised by Assessments in manner after mentioned; and, according and subject to the Terms which shall have been so agreed on, the Parochial Boards for such Parishes respectively shall, for the Purpose of providing and managing such One Burial Ground, and taking and holding Land for the same, act as One joint Board for all such Parishes, and may have a joint Office, Clerk, and Offices, and all the Provisions of this Act shall apply to such joint Board accordingly.

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