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dig up

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dig up for reburial or for medical investigation

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The plan would allow next of kin to seek a judge's order allowing burials, disinterments and headstone placements, all forbidden since the 122-year-old cemetery came under state investigation in November 2005, an attorney close to the case said Tuesday.
91) As defined by case law dating as far back as 1908, the "evident purpose [of the provision] was to settle a question long mooted as to the right of cemetery corporations to allow disinterments, and of the rights of relatives of deceased persons to cause such disinterments to be made.
Interments, disinterments, inurnments and the removal of ashes also are prohibited pending the outcome of the state investigation.
The mausoleums will remain closed, and visitors cannot perform burials, interments, disinterments, inurnments, removal of ashes and other permanent changes.
We will have disinterments, but have not set any dates,'' said Sgt.