Cemetery Law: Maine Revised Statutes

Links to Maine Revised Statutes relating to cemeteries are provided here for your convenience.  MOCA advises that you refer to Maine Revised Statutes online for additional research and/or updates**.  

ANCIENT BURYING GROUNDS

BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICES

CEMETERY CORPORATIONS

CRIMINAL CONDUCT

DEATH AND BURIALS

DEORGANIZED PLACES

EXCAVATIONS FOR BORROW, CLAY, TOPSOIL, OR SILT

FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS

HEALTH, WELFARE AND IMPROVEMENTS

INSURANCE PRACTICES AND FRAUDS

MAUSOLEUMS AND VAULTS

MEDICAL EXAMINER

MONUMENTAL WORK

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS

MUNICIPAL GENERAL ASSISTANCE

NATURAL GAS PIPELINE UTILITIES

PLANNING AND LAND USE

PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION

PUBLIC CEMETERIES

QUARRIES

SNOWMOBILES

TAXATION

UNOPENED INTERMENT

**Please consult with an attorney for clarification and/or interpretation of these statutes.  No legal action should be initiated solely on the basis of links provided by MOCA.  

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