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Press Release

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For Immediate Release:             
September  5, 2019

Office of The Attorney General
Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General

Division of Consumer Affairs
Paul R. Rodríguez, Acting Director
​​​​ For Further Information Contact:
Lisa Coryell 973-504-6327

Proposed Regulation – Cemetery Board


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NEWARK – The Cemetery Board has proposed amendments to regulations governing deposits to a cemetery company’s Maintenance and Preservation Fund.

The proposed amendments recognize that deposits to a Maintenance and Preservation Fund are not required if an entity which owns an interment space allows a burial in that space without transferring title, the space was purchased after December 1, 1971, and a fee was paid into the Maintenance and Preservation Fund at the time space was sold to that entity. 

The proposed amendments and information on how to submit a comment by October 18, 2019, can be viewed on the Division of Consumer Affairs’ website here.

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