A-5.02 - Funeral Operations Act

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52. A columbarium operator or funeral services business may keep abandoned human ashes in a safe place.
A columbarium operator who wishes to dispose of abandoned human ashes that have not been claimed one year after the expiry of a contract or a funeral services business that wishes to dispose of abandoned human ashes that have not been claimed one year after cremation must place them in a cemetery or hand them over to another columbarium operator.
Ashes are considered to have been abandoned after the columbarium operator or funeral services business has taken reasonable measures to hand the ashes over to a relative or to any other person who shows an interest in the deceased person.
2016, c. 12016, c. 1, s. 52.
In force: 2019-01-01
52. A columbarium operator or funeral services business may keep abandoned human ashes in a safe place.
A columbarium operator who wishes to dispose of abandoned human ashes that have not been claimed one year after the expiry of a contract or a funeral services business that wishes to dispose of abandoned human ashes that have not been claimed one year after cremation must place them in a cemetery or hand them over to another columbarium operator.
Ashes are considered to have been abandoned after the columbarium operator or funeral services business has taken reasonable measures to hand the ashes over to a relative or to any other person who shows an interest in the deceased person.
2016, c. 12016, c. 1, s. 52.
In force: 2019-01-01
52. A columbarium operator or funeral services business may keep abandoned human ashes in a safe place.
A columbarium operator who wishes to dispose of abandoned human ashes that have not been claimed one year after the expiry of a contract or a funeral services business that wishes to dispose of abandoned human ashes that have not been claimed one year after cremation must place them in a cemetery or hand them over to another columbarium operator.
Ashes are considered to have been abandoned after the columbarium operator or funeral services business has taken reasonable measures to hand the ashes over to a relative or to any other person who shows an interest in the deceased person.
2016, c. 12016, c. 1, s. 52.