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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. DISINTERMENT AND REMOVAL [7500 - 8030]

  ( 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 3. Notice of Intention [7735 - 7739]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

7735.
  

Notice of a declaration of intention to remove the human remains from all or any part of any cemetery shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation published in the city, or city and county, in which the cemetery or the portion from which removals are to be made is situated. Publication shall be at least once a week for two successive months.

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

7736.
  

The notice shall be entitled “Notice of Declaration of Intention to Remove Human Remains from ____ (insert name of cemetery) in accordance with the provisions of Ordinance No. ____ (insert number) of the ____ (insert name of city, or city and county) adopted ____ (insert date)” and shall specify a date not less than ten months after the first publication when the cemetery authority causing the notice to be published will proceed to remove the remains then remaining in such cemetery or the portion from which removals are to be made.

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

7737.
  

Copies of the notice shall within ten days after the first publication be posted in at least three conspicuous places in the cemetery or the portion from which removals are to be made.

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

7738.
  

A copy of the notice shall be mailed to every person who owns, holds, or has the right of interment in, any plot in the cemetery or part affected, whose name appears upon the records of the cemetery. The notice shall be addressed to the last known post-office address of the plot owner as it appears from the records of the cemetery, and if his address does not appear or is not known, then to him at the city, or city and county, in which the cemetery land is situated.

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

7739.
  

The notice shall also be mailed to each known living heir at law of any person whose remains are interred in the cemetery, if his address is known.

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

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