Maine Revised Statutes

§1101-A. Definition

As used in this article, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2003, c. 421, §1 (AMD).]

1. Ancient burying ground.  "Ancient burying ground" means a private cemetery established before 1880.
[ 1999, c. 700, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Columbarium.  "Columbarium" means a structure or room or space in a mausoleum or other building containing niches or recesses for disposition of cremated human remains.
[ 2003, c. 421, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Community mausoleum.  "Community mausoleum" means an aboveground structure designed for entombment of human remains of the general public, as opposed to the entombment of the remains of family members in a privately owned, family mausoleum of no more than 6 crypts.
[ 2003, c. 421, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Public burying ground.   "Public burying ground" means a burying ground or cemetery in which any person may be buried without regard to religious or other affiliation and includes a cemetery owned and operated by a municipality, a cemetery corporation or a cemetery association.
[ 2013, c. 524, §2 (NEW) .]
1999, c. 700, §2 (NEW). 2003, c. 421, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 524, §2 (AMD).