Article 1

Article 1 - Definitions

1.1 - Definitions - Unless otherwise expressly provided for, or unless otherwise signified in the context, in these regulations:

  • 1.1.1 « Burial Space » designates a piece of land whose purpose is to receive the urn containing the remains of the deceased;
  • 1.1.2 « Cemetery » designates the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery;
  • 1.1.3 « Columbarium » designates a funeral vault, owned by the Fabrique, containing Niches;
  • 1.1.4 « Concession » designates the right to be interred in one of the Cemetery’s burial sites, or the actual site;
  • 1.1.5 « Concession Holder » designates a natural person having acquired by contract a Concession, or his or her assigns, as specified in the Act respecting Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery (2Ed.., VII, c.92), or a religious community or an organization approved by the parish council assembly;
  • 1.1.6 « Crypt » designates a space or tomb in a Mausoleum, whose purpose is to receive one or several coffins containing the body or bodies of the deceased;
  • 1.1.7 « Maintenance » designates regular grounds maintenance and lawn trimming as well as raising any sunken ground and leveling of such as required;
  • 1.1.8 « Fabrique » designates the Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame de Montréal;
  • 1.1.9 « Temporary Grave » designates a piece of land other than a Concession, whose purpose is to receive the coffin or urn containing the body or remains of the deceased;
  • 1.1.10 « Burial Site » designates, as the case may be, a Burial Space, a Plot, a Crypt or a Niche;
  • 1.1.11 « Plot » designates a piece of land, the dimension of which is established by the Fabrique, whose purpose is to receive the coffin or urn containing the body or remains of the deceased;
  • 1.1.12 « Mausoleum » designates a funeral vault, owned by the Fabrique, containing Crypts and Niches whose purpose is to receive one or several coffins or urns containing the body or bodies or remains of the deceased;
  • 1.1.13 « Niche » designates a space in a Columbarium, whose purpose is to receive one or several urns containing the remains of the deceased;
  • 1.1.14 « Authorized Representative » designates either a person duly authorized by resolution of the parish council assembly to represent the Fabrique in the application of the present regulations and to sign any concession contract on behalf of the Fabrique as well as to issue any document, notice, correspondence, title or other official document whose issue does not require an express resolution from the parish council assembly, or an employee of the Cemetery whose normal duties would allow him or her to intervene on behalf of the Cemetery

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