See also:body . By the
See also:law of England a
See also:corpse is not the subject of
See also:property nor capable of holding property . It is not therefore
See also:larceny to steal a corpse, but any removal of the
See also:coffin or
See also:grave-cloths is otherwise, such remaining the property of the persons who buried the body . It is a misdemeanour to expose a naked corpse to public view, to prevent the
See also:burial of a dead body, or to disinter it without authority; also to bury or otherwise dispose of a dead body on which an inquest ought to be held, without giving
See also:notice to a
See also:coroner . Anyone who, having the means, neglects to bury a dead body which he is legally bound to bury, is guilty of a misdemeanour, but no one is bound to incur a
See also:debt for such a purpose . It is incumbent on the relatives and friends of a deceased
See also:person to provide Christian burial for him; failing relatives and friends, the
See also:duty devolves upon the
See also:parish . No corpse can be attached, taken in execution, arrested or detainedfor debt . See further BODY-SNATCHING, and BURIAL AND BURIAL ACTS .
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