STATE BOARD OF HEALTH
AN ACT to Amend Chapter 25 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, by Providing that the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and the Local Registrars of Vital Statistics Shall Issue Permits for the Disinterment and Reinterment of Bodies Buried Prior to the First Day of January, 1893, in Either Private, Family, or Old and Neglected Graveyards, to Relatives of the Deceased, the Same as is Now Issued to Duly Licensed Undertakers.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 25 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be amended by adding after 812, Section 77, a new Section to be styled 812 A, Section 77 A.
812 A. Section 77 A. It shall be the duty of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and the Local Registrars of Vital Statistics, upon application to and the payment of the usual fee, to any or either of them, to issue a permit or permits, to any relative or relatives of any deceased person or persons buried prior to the first day of January, 1893, and now remaining in private, family, or old and neglected burying grounds in Sussex County and Kent County for the disinterment of the remains, and the reinterment of the remains in public or private cemeteries, or any other chosen or designated place or places in Kent County or Sussex County or without the State of Delaware, the same as if said application had been made by a duly licensed undertaker. That upon the obtaining of said permit or permits by said relative or relatives he, she, or they shall be vested with the same authority as a duly licensed undertaker in the disinterment and reinterment of the aforementioned remains, including the securing of vaults and providing for all other necessary arrangements in connection therewith.
All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed in so far as such inconsistency does occur.