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BURIAL. The act of interring the dead.
     2. No burial is lawful unless made in conformity with the local regulations; an when a dead body has been found, it cannot be lawfully buried until the coroner has holden an inquest over it. In England. it is the practice for coroners to issue warrants to bury, after a view. 2 Umf. Lex. Coron. 497, 498.

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Cremation burial remained common across much of the Roman west until at least the third century A.D., when inhumation once again became the dominant rite (Graham 2015; R.
During the Bell Beaker A period--Stratum III--, the Monte Claro inhumations were carefully collected and the soil was covered with a stone layer prior the deposition of new inhumations.
Certes, la declaration de deces a l'officier de l'etat civil peut avoir lieu avant la remise d'un certificat medical le constatant (39), mais l'inhumation ne peut etre autorisee qu'au vu de ce dernier (40) apportant alors le temoignage ultime de l'emprise de la medecine en la matiere.
Burying the dead is a Christian tradition and grave burial or inhumation has, for years, been the more common way Christian Filipinos honor their dead.
Inhumation burials predominate at the Bronze and Iron Age sites of Myanmar: in the Samon Valley, at the Iron Age site of Taungthaman in the middle Ayeyarwadi Valley, and also in Stone Age levels at Halin in the Mu Valley.
Bien que l'on ait signale que plumes et duvet (pretendument en provenance d'eiders) aient ete utilises vers l'age du fer superieur, il s'agit de la premiere tentative reussie d'identifier les especes d'oiseaux utilisees dans ces materiaux, ce qui suggere que l'identification des especes aviaires devrait etre approfondie dans le cas d'autres articles d'inhumation afin de mieux comprendre l'interaction entre les humains et la faune au fil de l'histoire norse.
Le Souverain a egalement decide de prendre en charge personnellement les frais de transfert des depouilles, leur inhumation et obseques ainsi que les soins des blesses.
They are divided into three stages, corresponding to the inhumation of the corpse immediately after death, the separation of the flesh from the bones, and the final deposition of the bones, which marks the time when the spirits reach the land of the ancestors (Massing 1981: 89).
(iii) The government must contribute to the search of disappeared people, and it must support the process identification of human remains, as well as their subsequent inhumation, which should be carried out in accordance to the familiar and communitarian traditions.