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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 7. DEAD BODIES [7000 - 8030]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )


  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 4. Removal of All Remains: Cities and Cities and Counties Over 100,000 [7700 - 8005]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 2. Declaration of Intention by Cemetery Authority [7725 - 7726]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )


The cemetery authority of any cemetery from which human remains are ordered removed by an ordinance adopted in accordance with this chapter, may declare its intention and purpose to disinter and remove the remains in accordance with the ordinance, and to reinter the remains in another cemetery or cemeteries outside the limits of the city or city and county, or to deposit the removed remains in a memorial mausoleum or columbarium.

In the case of a cemetery corporation or association the procedure for such declaration shall be by resolution of the governing body of the corporation or association, ratified and approved by a majority vote of the lot owners or holders at any regular meeting of the corporation or association, or at a meeting specially called for the purpose.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)


Any resolution or declaration of intention to disinter and remove human remains pursuant to this chapter adopted or declared by any cemetery authority shall specify and declare that at any time after the expiration of ten months from and after the first publication of the notice of the resolution or declaration, the human remains then remaining in all or any part of the cemetery will be removed by the cemetery authority.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

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