CHAPTER 236
WAR GRAVES ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

   3.   Power to vest control of war graves and cemeteries in Commission.

   4.   Powers of Commission.

   5.   Protection of private rights.

   6.   Exclusive right of burial.

   7.   Power to remove bodies from war graves.

   8.   Offences in relation to war graves.

   9.   Penalty.

CHAPTER 236
THE WAR GRAVES ACT

An Act to provide for the control of war graves.

[1st February, 1924]

Ords Nos.
3 of 1924
40 of 1960

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the War Graves Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context otherwise requires–

   "the Commission" means the Commonwealth War Graves Commission 1, a body corporate constituted by the Royal Charter of the 21st May, 1917, and so entitled by virtue of a Supplemental Royal Charter of the 28th March, 1960;

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