Burial at sea - Permit application form

Permit application form under the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981
 

About the permit application form

This application form at Attachment A is to be used when applying for a permit for a burial at sea. Under Section 19 of the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 (the Sea Dumping Act) the Minister may grant, or refuse to grant a permit.

  • A copy of the death certificate is to be forwarded with the application form.
  • A copy of the relevant extract from the Ship Captain's Medical Guide concerning the preparation of a body for burial at sea is at Attachment B.

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