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DIVISION 8. CEMETERIES [8100 - 9703]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 5. MAUSOLEUMS AND COLUMBARIUMS [9501 - 9677]

  ( Part 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349. )

CHAPTER 6. Penalties [9675 - 9677]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349. )

9675.
  

Every person who violates any provision of this part is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment in a county jail not less than 10 days nor more than six months, or by both; and in addition is liable for all costs, expenses, and disbursements paid or incurred by the department or person prosecuting the case.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 156. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

9676.
  

Every owner or operator of a mausoleum or columbarium erected in violation of this part is guilty of maintaining a public nuisance and upon conviction is punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) or by imprisonment in a county jail for not less than one month nor more than six months, or by both; and in addition is liable for all costs, expenses and disbursements paid or incurred by the department or person prosecuting the case. Each calendar month during which such public nuisance exists constitutes a separate offense.

The costs, expenses, and disbursements shall be fixed by the court having jurisdiction of the case.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349.)

9677.
  

The penalties of this chapter shall not apply as to any building which, at the time of issuance of a permit for the construction thereof was in compliance with the laws then existing, if its use is not in violation of the laws for the protection of public health.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349.)

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