Ocean Scattering or Water Burial Laws and Regulations

U.S. Federal Regulations for Burial or Scattering at Sea – Full Text & Explanation

Burial at sea – whether full-body or scattering of ashes – is a popular disposition method. There are some laws which regulate how this should be done. Here is the section from the Code of Federal Regulations that deals with the issue of burial or scattering at sea. From CFR Title 40, 229.1.