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Highgate Cemetery Bill

Private Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, session 2019-21

Last updated: 1 April 2020 at 11:38

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A Bill to confer powers upon the Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust to operate, maintain and improve Highgate Cemetery and to extinguish rights of burial and disturb human remains in Highgate Cemetery for the purpose of increasing the space for interments and the improvement of Highgate Cemetery; and for connected purposes.

Current version of bill

Examination for compliance with Standing Orders
18 December 2019

Petition Information

House of Lords: Wednesday 22 January until 5pm on Thursday 6 February.

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