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The Cemeteries Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. C30

The Cemeteries Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Application of Act.
PART I
CEMETERIES
3 Enclosure of cemetery.
4 Repair of cemetery.
5 Maintenance of sewers and drains in connection with cemetery.
(2) Power to open drains and sewers.
6 Penalty for disobeying sections 3, 4 and 5.
7 Penalty for fouling water.
8 Civil action for special damages for fouling water.
(2) Where no special damage proved.
9 Erection of chapel or vault for winter use.
(2) Construction of building.
10 Erection of mausoleum.
11 No grave under or near building.
12 Regulations re conduct of burials.
(2) Religious ceremony in case a public cemetery.
13 Graves for strangers and poor.
(2) Municipality liable.
14 Cemeteries and lots exempt from seizure.
15 Registration of conveyance.
16 Form of conveyance or transfer.
17 Lots or plots indivisible.
18 Conveyances or transfers of crypts or compartment in mausoleums.
(2) Registration not required.
PART II
CREMATORIES
19 Requirements for construction of crematories.
(2) Limitation on construction of crematories.
(3) Crematories authorized.
(4) Licence required for operation.
(5) Issue of licence.
(6) Requirements for approval of plans.
(7) Requirements for issue of licence.
(8) Operation in conformity with regulations.
20 Expiry of licence.
(2) Suspension, cancellation, or refusal to renew licence.
(3) Procedure before suspension, cancellation, or refusal.
(4) Hearing.
(5) Evidence.
21 Offence and penalty.
(2) Penalty for false representation.
22 Approved charges for cremation.
(2) Charges part of funeral expenses.
23 Statutory provisions apply.
PART III
PERPETUAL CARE FUNDS
24 Where Part not applicable.
25 Licence required for operation of cemetery, etc.
(2) Licence required by owner for sale of lots, etc.
(3) Licence required by agent for sale, etc., of lots.
26 Issue of licence for operation.
(2) Issue of licences for sale, etc.
(3) Fee for licence.
(4) Expiry of licence.
27 Approval of contracts.
28 Setting aside of perpetual care funds.
(2) Payment to authorized trustee.
29 Perpetual care funds a trust.
30 Investment of funds and payment of income.
(2) Use of income by owner.
(3) Remuneration of trustee.
(4) Interim deposits in bank.
31 Passing of accounts.
(2) Additional accounts.
(3) First passing of accounts.
(4) On direction of judge.
(5) Extension of time for passing accounts.
(6) Applicable provisions.
(7) Notice.
32 Breach of trust, etc.
33 Information required by authorized trustee.
34 Law applicable.
PART IV
GENERAL
35 Various offences.
36 Action for damages.
(2) Application of moneys received.
37 Organization and powers of board of trustees.
38 Conveyance of lands held for cemetery purposes.
39 Regulations.