SEC. 73-11-63. Application of provisions inapplicable to cemeteries, cemetary chapels or cemetary crematories; chapter does not interfere with relegious ceremonies or customs. [Repealed effective July 1, 2006].
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the regulation or licensing of cemeteries, cemetery chapels or cemetery crematories by the board, except the regulation or licensing of any funeral establishment operated by a cemetery. In addition, nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent or interfere with the ceremonies, customs, religious rites or religion of any people, denomination, or sect, or to prevent or interfere with any religious denomination, sect or anybody composed of persons of a denomination, or to prevent or interfere with any church or synagogue from having its committee or committees prepare human bodies for burial or the families, friends or neighbors of deceased persons who prepare and bury their dead without charge.
SOURCES: Laws, 1983, ch. 351, Sec. 12; reenacted, 1991, ch. 463, Sec. 14; reenacted, 1993, ch. 499, Sec. 14; reenacted, 1995, ch. 387, Sec. 14, eff from and after June 30, 1995; Reenacted by Laws 1999, Ch. 377, Sec. 14, HB1007; Laws, 2002, ch. 497, § 14, HB 957, eff from and after July 1, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2002.
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