Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-18.2
Preservation and Care of Burial Places and Memorials For the Dead

SECTION 23-18.2-2

§ 23-18.2-2. Burial places to be preserved.

No municipality shall alienate or appropriate any burial place to any use other than that of a burial ground. No portion of any burial place shall be taken for public use without the approval of the general assembly. If any burial place is appropriated for any other use and the bodies buried in it or the monuments, gravestones, or other memorials marking the burial place are removed, the burial ground authority shall preserve a record of the removal indicating the date of the removal and the site or place to which the removal was made.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 204, § 1.)