BILL Pr 401 — 2009


WHEREAS a petition has been presented for the amendment of the Peter Verigin Tomb Act, and it is expedient to grant the request in the petition:

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

1 Section 2 of the Peter Verigin Tomb Act, S.B.C. 1968, c. 73, is amended

(a) in subsection (2) by striking out "the tomb of Peter Verigin" and substituting "the tomb of Peter Verigin and the tombs or interments, as the case may be, of the individuals listed in the Appendix to this Act and, if applicable, of the individuals listed in subsection (2.1)", and

(b) by adding the following subsection:

(2.1) The Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ may, in accordance with the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act, inter the remains of Laura P. Verigin, John J. Verigin Jr., Barry J. Verigin, and Nina Wendy Decaire, on the lands described in the Schedule to this Act.

2 The following Appendix is added at the end of the Act:


(a) Evdokia Gregorovna Verigin

(b) Peter Petrovitch Verigin

(c) Anna Fyodorovna Verigin

(d) Anna Petrovna Markova

(e) John John Verigin

(f) Laura P. Verigin

(g) John J. Verigin Jr.

(h) Barry J. Verigin

(i) Nina Wendy Decaire


3  This Act comes into force on the date of Royal Assent.