Department of the Legislative Assembly

Burial and Cremation Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - Public Briefing - Contact

On 7 August 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Burial and Cremation Bill 2019 to the Social Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms of Reference by 15 October 2019.

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to by close of business Wednesday, 4 September 2019.


Public Briefing: 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm, Wednesday 21 August 2019
Submissions due 4 September 2019

Key Documents

Burial and Cremation Bill 2019 (Serial 97)
Explanatory Statement 
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Cemeteries Act 1952 (NT)

Public Briefing

Public Briefing Schedule - 21 August 2019


Ms Julia Knight
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Telephone:  (08) 8901 4149
Email: Contact

Last updated: 15 Aug 2019