OS-21-1167 Injury to Cemetery or Tomb
Title 21 Oklahoma Statutes 2001, section 1167.
Injury to cemetery or tomb.
Every person who
shall willfully with malicious intent destroy, mutilate, deface, injure or
remove any tomb, monument or gravestone, or other structure placed in any
cemetery or private burying ground, or any fence, railing, or other work for the
protection or ornament of any such cemetery or place of burial of any human
being, or tomb, monument or gravestone, memento, or memorial, or other structure
aforesaid, or of any lot within a cemetery, or shall willfully or with malicious
intent destroy, cut, break, or injure any tree, shrub or plant, within the
limits thereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon
conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars
($50.00), nor more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00), or by imprisonment in
the county jail for a term not to exceed six (6) months, or by both such
fine and imprisonment.
R. L. 1910, section 2462; Laws 1989, c. 193, section 2, effective Nov. 1, 1989; Laws 2001, c. 386, section 1, effective July 1, 2001
OS 8-187 Visitation Rights
Abandoned cemetery on privately owned land -
by Laws 1992, c. 214, § 1, effective Sept.1, 1992.
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