Article 4. Special Notice To Relative Or Friend of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 7. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 4.
At any time before the date fixed for the removal of remains
by the cemetery authority, any relative or friend of any person whose
remains are interred in the cemetery from which removals are to be
made may give the cemetery authority written notice that he desires
to be present when the remains are disinterred or are reinterred.
The notice to the cemetery authority shall specify:
(a) The name of the person whose remains are to be disinterred.
(b) As accurately as possible, the plot where the remains are
(c) The date of interment.
(d) An address at which the required notices may be given by the
The notice may be delivered, or forwarded by registered mail,
to the office or principal place of business of the cemetery
authority proposing to make removals.
After receipt of such notice before the date fixed for the
removal of the remains by the cemetery authority, it shall give
written notice to the person requesting it of the time when the
remains shall be disinterred and of the time when and the place where
they will be reinterred. This notice shall be given by delivery, or
by mail, to the person requesting it at least ten days prior to the
date specified for the disinterment of the remains.
Whenever a request of notice is given by a relative or
friend, the cemetery authority shall not disinter the remains
referred to until the notice of the time of disinterment is given the
relative or friend, as provided in this article.