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Press Release

​For Immediate Release:
August 25, 2017

Office of The Attorney General
Christopher S. Porrino, Attorney General

Division of Consumer Affairs
Steve C. Lee, Director

Division of Law
Michelle Miller, Acting Director

For Further Information and Media Inquiries:
Lisa Coryell 973-504-6327

Proposed Regulation – Cemetery Board

NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has proposed new regulations regarding crematories.


P.L. 2011, c. 230 requires that crematories be located on dedicated cemetery property and authorizes the Cemetery Board to draft regulations governing the operation of crematories. This proposal effectuates P.L. 2011, c. 230. The proposal also sets forth application requirements for entities that seek Board approval to construct a crematory.

The proposed regulation, and information on how to submit a comment by October 20, 2017, can be viewed here.


Last Modified: 8/25/2017 11:51 AM