302 The New Delhi Municipal Council Act

Power to require closing of burning and burial grounds

(1) Where the Chairperson, after making or causing to be made local inquiry is of opinion that any burning or burial ground has become offensive to, or dangerous to the health of, persons residing in the neighbourhood, he may, with the previous sanction of the Council, by notice in writing, require the owner or person in charge of such ground to close the same from such date as may be specified in the notice.

(2) No corpse shall be burnt or buried at the burning or burial ground in respect of which a notice has been issued under this section

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