CHAPTER 223 - CEMETERIES

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CONVEYANCE OF BURIAL LOTS AND PLOTS IN CEMETERIES OF THIS STATE IN TRUST IN PERPETUITY OR FOR ANY SHORTER TIME.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That it shall be lawful for the owner or owners of any burial lot or plot in any cemetery in this State, whether or not there shall then have been one or more interments in said lot or plot, to convey the same in trust to the corporation owning or maintaining such cemetery or to any trust company, bank or banking company of this State, or to any bank or banking company organized under the laws of the United States and doing business in this State, and for such corporation, trust company, bank or banking company to hold the title thereto in perpetuity or for any shorter time for the use and benefit of the owners of said lot or plot and for the protection of the bodies theretofore interred therein or which may thereafter be interred therein, pursuant to the terms of said deed of trust; provided however, that before any such conveyance shall be made the corporation owning or conducting the cemetery in which such lot or plot is located shall, by a resolution of its Board of Directors or Managers passed at a regular meeting of such Board, authorize such conveyance.

Section 2. That all acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved April 18, 1935.