What happens if/when all the owners have died?

Ownership of the exclusive Right of Burial in a grave can be transferred from a deceased owner via that owner's estate. The means of transfer can be very complex and while there is a set procedure to follow, each case must be looked at individually. If you need to transfer ownership when all owners are deceased you will need to contact the cemetery office where staff will arrange for a transfer to take place in compliance with the law.

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1. I want to bury cremated remains into the grave. Why do I have to decide whether there will be any more burials before this can be done?
2. Why can't I have what I want on the grave?
3. What happens if/when all the owners have died?
4. Who is responsible for the memorial?
5. I am told the grave is for two people. There is only one person in the grave and I now want two more burials to take place in the grave. How does this work?
6. I own the grave. Can anyone else be buried in it if I don't want them to?
7. I've got a lawn grave. When will I be able to put a memorial onto it?
8. Can anyone witness the grave being filled?
9. I understand that some people wait while the grave is filled in. Why is this?
10. Are graves filled in straight after a funeral or are they left to the next day?
11. Why are there so many different types of graves available at some cemeteries?
12. It’s distressing to see the coffin go down so deep. Why are graves dug so deep?