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Acquisition of lands for cemetery purposes in certain counties
Real Property (RPP) CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE 13
§ 451. Acquisition of lands for cemetery purposes in certain counties.
It shall not be lawful for any person to take by deed, devise or
otherwise or set apart or use any land or ground in any of the counties
of Westchester, Kings, Queens, Richmond, Bronx, New York, Rockland,
Suffolk, Putnam or Nassau, for cemetery purposes without the consent of
the board of supervisors for such county, or of the city council of the
city of New York, as the case may be, first had and obtained in like
manner as provided for in the membership corporations law; and said
board of supervisors or city council in granting such consent may annex
thereto such conditions, regulations and restrictions as such board may
deem the public health or the public good require.