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Act 46 of 1931
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PUBLIC CEMETERIES

Act 46 of 1931

AN ACT to supplement the laws providing for the establishment, control, maintenance and care of public cemeteries by cities and townships within this state; to define the powers and duties of cemetery boards and other public officials invested by law with the management thereof; to provide for the termination and forfeiture of rights in certain unused burial spaces in such cemeteries; to prescribe and regulate the procedure with reference thereto; to authorize the resale of such spaces and to direct the investment and use of the funds received therefrom; and to repeal all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions hereof.


History: 1931, Act 46, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1947, Act 149, Eff. Oct. 11, 1947


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 128.11SectionDefinitions.
Section 128.12SectionFailing or neglecting to care for and maintain burial space; proceedings for termination and forfeiture of owner's rights and interest; resolution; petition; service; publication of hearing notice; failure to appear and answer; default.
Section 128.13SectionBurial space; proceedings for termination of rights; forfeiture; city, village or township may re-sell; copy of order served on owner; redemption.
Section 128.14SectionDuty of board.
Section 128.15SectionReconveyance; perpetual care trust fund.
Section 128.16SectionRights not forfeited; conditions.
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