Law Amending The Law On The Funeral And Cremation (Relaxation Of Requirements For Municipal Cemeteries, Etc.)

Original Language Title: Lov om ændring af lov om begravelse og ligbrænding(Lempelse af krav til kommunale begravelsespladser m.v.)

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Law on the Change of Funeral and Equal Burning Act

(Lemption of requirements for municipal burial places, etc.)

We, by God's grace, the Queen of the Danes, do our thing.

The parliament has adopted the following law, and we know that the following law has been approved by Parliament's consent :

§ 1

Law no. 346 of 26. In June 1975 on Funeral and Incineration, the following changes shall be made :

1. Section 3, paragraph 3. 2, is hereby repealed and the following shall be inserted :

" Stop. 2 The ash must be reduced on one of the burial sites referred to in section 2 (2). 1, or affixed at a different location approved by the church minister.

Paragraph 3. The ash may be spread over open sea, if the deceased in writing has requested this. The requirement of a font may be waived where there is no doubt that the wish of the ash was to be released on the open sea ; the funeral authority shall decide whether or not the requirement of the right to be waived can be waived. If there is an objection to the decision of the funeral authority and shall not be taken into account, the funeral authority shall submit the decision to the court, which shall decide on a decision not to be linked.

Paragraph 4. The power of power may allow the ashes to be kept in a different ways other than those referred to in paragraph 1. 2 and 3 where a particular expressed wish has been expressed by the deceased. The decision of the teething is to be complained to the church minister. Complaintiff shall be submitted in writing within 4 weeks of the notification of the decision. `

2. § 8 (3) ONE, TWO. pkt., revoked.

3. section 16 (4). 1, ITREAS :

" The church minister can allow the facility of municipal burial grounds. In such a burial grounds, the municipality shall be entered at least one funeral chapel, unless there is no urn to be carried out in the burial ground alone. The clerks and priests of the Church of the Church, outside the church, can make burial in the square.

§ 2

Paragraph 1. The law shall enter into force on 1. August 2008, cf. however, paragraph 1 2.

Paragraph 2. Section 3, paragraph 3. 3, in the Law of Funeral and Burning Act, as drawn up by this Act's § 1, nr. 1, enter into force on 1. January, 2009.

§ 3

The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Givet at Christiansborg Castle, the 171. June 2008 MARGRETHE R / Birthe Rønn Hornbech