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Deaths, funerals and cremations FAQ's
Yes the owner of the Burial Rights in the grave will have to visit the cemetery office to complete a form of indemnity, which gives authority to the Council to open the grave for burial.
If the owner of the Burial Rights is deceased, it will be necessary to check present ownership through inheritance. If more than one person is entitled to a share in the Burial Rights then agreement to the burial by all interested parties will be required.
The Council cannot issue duplicate Grave Deeds.