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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 65: Cemeteries.

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Article 1 - Care of Rural Cemeteries. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-1§ 65-1: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-2§ 65-2: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-3§ 65-3: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Care of Confederate Cemetery. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-4§ 65-4. State Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety to furnish labor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Cemeteries for Inmates of County Homes. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-5§ 65-5. County commissioners may establish new cemeteries.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-6§ 65-6. Removal and reinterment of bodies.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Trust Funds for the Care of Cemeteries. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-7§ 65-7: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-8§ 65-8: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-9§ 65-9: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-10§ 65-10: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-11§ 65-11: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-12§ 65-12: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Removal of Graves. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-13§ 65-13: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 4, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to all trusts created on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-14 through 65-15§§ 65-14 through 65-15. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 797, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Cemetery Associations. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-16§ 65-16. Land holdings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-17§ 65-17. Change of name of association or corporation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-17.1§ 65-17.1. Quorum at stockholders' meeting of certain nonprofit cemetery corporations; calling meeting; amendment of charter.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Cemeteries Operated for Private Gain. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-18 through 65-36§§ 65-18 through 65-36: Recodified as §§ 65-46 through 65-72.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7A - Funeral and Burial Trust Funds. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-36.1 through 65-36.8§§ 65-36.1 through 65-36.8: Recodified as §§ 90-210.30 through 90-210.37, by Session Laws 1985, c. 12, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Municipal Cemeteries. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-37§ 65-37: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 5, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to all trusts created on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-38§ 65-38. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 1279.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-39§ 65-39: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 5, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to all trusts created on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-40§ 65-40: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 5, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to all trusts created on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8A - Veterans Cemeteries. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-41§ 65-41. Land acquisition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-42§ 65-42. Location of cemeteries.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43§ 65-43. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43.1§ 65-43.1. Eligibility for interment in a State veterans cemetery.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43.2§ 65-43.2. Proof of eligibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43.3§ 65-43.3. Bars to eligibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43.4§ 65-43.4. Disinterment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43.5§ 65-43.5. Reinterment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-43.6§ 65-43.6. State veterans cemeteries cost.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-44§ 65-44. Days for burial.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-45§ 65-45. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - North Carolina Cemetery Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-46§ 65-46. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-47§ 65-47. Scope.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-48§ 65-48. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-49§ 65-49. The North Carolina Cemetery Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-50§ 65-50. Cemetery Commission; members, selection, quorum.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-51§ 65-51. Principal office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-52§ 65-52. Regular and special meetings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-53§ 65-53. Powers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-53.1§ 65-53.1. Inspectors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-54§ 65-54. Annual budget of Commission; collection of funds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-54.1§ 65-54.1. Commission records are confidential.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-55§ 65-55. License; cemetery company.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-56§ 65-56. Existing companies; effect of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-57§ 65-57. Licenses for sales organizations, management organizations and brokers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-58§ 65-58. Licenses for persons selling preneed grave space.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-59§ 65-59. Application for a change of control; filing fee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-60§ 65-60. Records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-60.1§ 65-60.1. Trustees; qualifications; examination of records; enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-61§ 65-61. Required trust fund for care and maintenance; remedy of Commission for noncompliance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-62§ 65-62. Individual contracts for care and maintenance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-63§ 65-63. Requirements for perpetual care fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-64§ 65-64. Deposits to perpetual care fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-65§ 65-65. Trust fund; financial reports.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-66§ 65-66. Receipts from sale of personal property or services; trust account; penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-67§ 65-67. Applications for license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-68§ 65-68. License not assignable or transferable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-69§ 65-69. Minimum acreage; sale or disposition of cemetery lands.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-70§ 65-70. Construction of mausoleums and belowground crypts; trust fund for receipts from sale of preconstruction crypts; compliance requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-71§ 65-71. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-72§ 65-72. Burial without regard to race or color.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-73§ 65-73. Validation of certain deeds for cemetery lots executed by suspended corporations.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Access to and Maintenance of Private Graves and Abandoned Public Cemeteries. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-74§ 65-74: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 6, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to all trusts created on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-75§ 65-75: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-118, s. 6, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to all trusts created on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-76§ 65-76: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11 - Minimum Burial Depth. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-77§ 65-77. Minimum burial depth.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-78§ 65-78: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-79§ 65-79: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-80§ 65-80: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-81§ 65-81: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-82§ 65-82: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-83§ 65-83: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-84§ 65-84: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 12 - Abandoned and Neglected Cemeteries. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-85§ 65-85. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-86§ 65-86: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-87§ 65-87: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-88§ 65-88: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-89§ 65-89: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-90§ 65-90: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-91§ 65-91. Money deposited with the clerk of superior court.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-92§ 65-92. Separate record of accounts to be kept.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-93§ 65-93. Funds to be kept perpetually.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-94§ 65-94. Investment of funds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-95§ 65-95. Clerk's bond; substitution of bank or trust company as trustee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-96§ 65-96. Funds exempt from taxation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-97§ 65-97: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-98§ 65-98: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-99§ 65-99: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-100§ 65-100: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-101§ 65-101. Entering public or private property to maintain or visit with consent.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-102§ 65-102. Entering public or private property to maintain or visit without consent.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-103§ 65-103: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-104§ 65-104: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-105§ 65-105: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-106§ 65-106. Removal of graves; who may disinter, move, and reinter; notice; certificate filed; reinterment expenses; due care required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-107§ 65-107: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-108§ 65-108: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-109§ 65-109: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-110§ 65-110: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-111§ 65-111. County commissioners to provide list of public and abandoned cemeteries.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-112§ 65-112. Appropriations by county commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-113§ 65-113. County commissioners to have control of abandoned public cemeteries; trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-114§ 65-114: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-115§ 65-115: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-116§ 65-116: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-117§ 65-117: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-118§ 65-118: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-119§ 65-119: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-120§ 65-120: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-121§ 65-121: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-122§ 65-122: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-123§ 65-123: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-124§ 65-124: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 65-125§ 65-125: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]

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