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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 6. Removal by Cemetery Authority [7850 - 7852]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )


After the completion of notice, and after the expiration of the period of ten months specified in the notice, any cemetery authority may cause the removal of all human remains interred in the cemetery or portion from which the remains have been ordered removed, and may reinter such remains in other cemeteries in this State where interments are permitted, without further notice to any person claiming any interest in the cemetery, or portion affected, or in the remains interred therein.

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


Whenever any remains are removed from any cemetery or portion of a cemetery pursuant to this chapter by a cemetery authority, they shall be transported to and reinterred in a cemetery in an adjoining county where interments by the cemetery authority are permitted.

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


The remains of each person reinterred shall be placed in a separate and suitable receptacle and decently and respectfully interred under rules and regulations adopted by the cemetery authority making the removal.

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

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