TITLE 30
Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-25
Burial of Veterans

SECTION 30-25-11


§ 30-25-11 Consent of custodian of neglected grave.

When any cemetery or burial place containing a neglected grave is found by the director of human services, or the agents or employees of the division, to be under the custody or control of some private owner or public authority, then the director shall obtain permission, in writing, from the person or persons having custody or control before entering into and upon the cemetery or burial place; provided, that if no person or persons can be found having the custody or control of the cemetery or burial place, the director shall assume the right of entry and shall perform the duties specified in § 30-25-10, without further notice.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 117, § 10; P.L. 1928, ch. 1188, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 655, § 9; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2724, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 30-25-11; P.L. 2009, ch. 233, § 4; P.L. 2009, ch. 234, § 4; P.L. 2011, ch. 151, art. 9, § 6.)