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Deeds for cemetery purposes; presumption
Religious Corporations (RCO) CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE 2
§ 7-a. Deeds for cemetery purposes; presumption. Every deed of
conveyance of real property to a religious corporation used for cemetery
purposes, whether heretofore or hereafter recorded, shall be presumptive
evidence that the conveyance vested in the grantee and its successors a
fee simple absolute in the premises therein described, subject to the
limitations and conditions therein prescribed, and that all proceedings
prior thereto, including the consent of the court, if required, were
regular and in accordance with all the provisions of law relating
thereto. At the expiration of twenty years from the date of record of
any such conveyance, heretofore or hereafter recorded, such presumption
shall be conclusive.