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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 7: Burial permit

      Section: 26:7-18: Permit to use lands for interment of cremated remains

           Any person may use any lands adjacent to a crematorium, belonging to such person, for the interment of the cremated remains of dead human bodies, upon obtaining a permit so to do from the local board of health of the municipality in which such lands are situated. Written application, including a description of the lands adjacent to the crematorium, shall be made to the local board for such permit. The local board may at its option grant or reject the application. If the local board denies the application or fails to act thereon within sixty days from the date of receiving the same, the person making it may apply to the State Department for a permit. The State Department may grant or reject the application, and its action shall be final.

L.1950, c. 256, p. 896, s. 8.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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