VACATING CEMETERY IN CITY OR VILLAGE (EXCERPT)
Act 297 of 1929
128.54 Compensation to objecting lot owners; credit on contract; condition precedent.
That, should there appear at the hearing of such petition any objecting lot owner or grave owner of such cemetery, setting forth, by special petition, that he has not come to an agreement with said cemetery association in respect to the necessity for such removal under the terms of this act and in respect to compensation for the loss of burial rights, or for the removal of dead bodies interred on their lots, compensation shall be awarded to such lot owners and grave owners in the manner hereinafter set forth, and such compensation shall be paid by said city, or village, and shall, thereafter, be deducted from the purchase price theretofore agreed to be paid to said cemetery association: Provided, however, That as a condition precedent to the payment of such compensation, such objecting lot owner and grave owner shall remove and reinter the dead bodies and remains on his lot.
History: 1929, Act 297, Imd. Eff. May 23, 1929
CL 1929, 2671
CL 1948, 128.54
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