The burning of human remains prohibited except by permit or order
(1) Any person who, knowing or having reason to believe that in respect of any human remains-
(a) no cremation permit has been granted or that such permit, if granted, has been cancelled under section 6; and
(b) no cremation order has been issued,
carries out, procures or takes part in the burning of such remains shall be guilty of an offence.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Part, the Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene may permit in writing the cremation of human remains which have been buried for not less than 1 year and which have been lawfully exhumed.