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§ 52. Removal and reinterment of remains

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 9 P.S. Burial Grounds

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 9 P.S. Burial Grounds (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 2. Removal of Remains (Refs & Annos)
9 P.S. § 52
§ 52. Removal and reinterment of remains
Such removal and reinterment shall be made by the petitioners in a careful manner, at their own expense, to another suitable burial ground provided by them, or, if desired by the relatives or friends of such dead, to some properly regulated burial ground or cemetery in the immediate vicinity, and said court may enforce, by proper process, orders and decrees made under this act. Provided, however, That before the removal of the remains of the dead, notice of such removal shall be given by advertisement, once a week for two successive weeks, in two daily newspapers of the county wherein such burial ground is situated: And provided further, That relatives and friends of such dead shall have the right to remove the remains, at their own expense, at any time during the proceedings before actual removal under order of court: And further provided, That all bodies when so removed shall be placed in separate caskets and graves, and the headstones, monuments, or other marks placed over the remains of said bodies shall be taken, by the persons authorized to make such removal, and placed as near as can be in the same relative position as before removal


1923 May 19, P.L. 281, § 2.
9 P.S. § 52, PA ST 9 P.S. § 52
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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