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New York Town Law Article 17 - CEMETERIES
290 - Duties of Town Board.
The town board shall lay out into burial lots any burial grounds conveyed to them; and within one year after conveyance to them they shall...
291 - Burial Grounds.
1. The title to every lot or piece of land which shall have been used by the inhabitants of any town in this state as...
292 - Transfer of Burial Grounds to Cemetery Corporation.
Any town may convey and transfer its right, title and interest in any burial grounds within the limits of and belonging to the town, or...
292-a - Cemetery and Funeral Home Combinations.
1. No town shall, directly or indirectly: (a) sell, or have, enter into or perform a lease of any of its real property dedicated to...
293 - Exception.
All provisions of the preceding sections of this article which are inconsistent with the provisions of chapter seventy-six of the laws of eighteen hundred sixty-nine,...
294 - Armed Forces' Burial Plot.
1. The town board in each of the towns of this state may upon the application in writing of any veteran armed forces' association in...
295 - Removal of Remains of Deceased Members of Armed Forces.
Upon a verified petition presented to a judge of a court of record by any armed forces' organization in any town or city in this...
296 - Abandonment of Cemeteries.
Upon a verified petition presented to a judge of a court of record by any supervisor of any town in this state, the judge to...
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