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Clearer laws on burials and cremations introduced

29 November 2012

Attorney General John Rau will today introduce the Burial and Cremation Bill 2012 to cover regulation of burial, cremation and the management of cemeteries, natural burial grounds and crematoria.

“This Bill seeks to create a more transparent and consistent regulatory scheme for burials and cremations as well as the management of crematoria and cemeteries,” Mr Rau said.