34-27-16 Liability for expense of reinterment on removal of cemetery.
Liability for expense of reinterment on removal of cemetery.
The expense of
removal pursuant to § 34-27-15 shall be paid by the person for whose benefit or upon whose
complaint or petition it was made, before any order for such removal is made, with the right of such
person to recover such expense from the estate of the decedent or persons legally chargeable with
his burial expense if it appears that such removal was ordered as a matter of legal right instead of for
the accommodation of the applicant for such order.
Source: SDC 1939, § 27.1305.