TITLE 19
Financial institutions

CHAPTER 19-3.1
Trust Powers

SECTION 19-3.1-5


§ 19-3.1-5 Financial institutions administering burial grounds.

Every financial institution subject to this chapter shall have the power to accept and hold property given by will or otherwise transferred to it in trust for the care and preservation of burial grounds which have been in existence for at least fifty (50) years before the creation of the trust and of the stones, monuments, fences, and other structures thereon, and to administer and apply the trust property in accordance with the terms of the trust; and shall likewise have the power to accept and hold property given to it by will or otherwise transferred to it for the purposes listed in this section and administer the property in accordance with the terms of the trust. Executors may transfer to any financial institution any legacy given for any of the purposes listed in this section and the transfer shall be a valid discharge for the legacy. Trusts for any of the purposes listed in this section are hereby declared to be charitable trusts.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 82, § 41.)