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Consecration of Churchyards Act 1868

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Consecration of Churchyards Act 1868

1868 CHAPTER 47 31 and 32 Vict

An Act to amend “The Consecration of Churchyards Act 1867.”

[13th July 1868]

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C1Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C2Preamble omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1893 (c. 14)

1 Giver of land may reserve exclusive right to extent of one sixth. E+W+S+N.I.

In all cases where by the said Act the giver of any land to be added to a consecrated churchyard is empowered to reserve the exclusive right in perpetuity of burial, and of placing monuments and gravestones, in a part of the land so added not exceeding fifty square yards or one sixth of the whole of the said land, in the manner and subject to the conditions and restrictions in the said Act mentioned, it shall be lawful for the giver of such land to reserve such exclusive right as aforesaid in a part of the land so added not exceeding one sixth of the whole of the said land, subject to the restrictions and conditions and in the manner and for the purposes in the said Act mentioned; and the said Act shall be read as if in the ninth section thereof the words “not exceeding one sixth part of the whole of the said land” were substituted for the words “not exceeding fifty square yards or one sixth of the whole of the said land”: Provided always, that all powers with regard to the placing or erection of monuments and gravestones in churchyards which before the passing of the said Act by law pertained to the bishop of the diocese, or to any person acting under his authority, shall remain in full force in respect to the land in which such exclusive right shall have been reserved as aforesaid.

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C3The “said Act” means the Consecration of Churchyards Act 1867 (c. 133)

2 Recited Act to apply to burial grounds to unions.E+W+S+N.I.

The provisions of the said Act shall apply to burial grounds attached or belonging to union houses in England and Wales.

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