NRS 452.725
Additional contributions to cemetery authority in trust: Receipt

  • use
  • purposes
  • validity.


A cemetery authority may also take and hold any property bequeathed, granted, or given to it in trust and apply the principal, or proceeds, or income from the trust to either or all of the following purposes:


Improvement or embellishment of all or any part of the cemetery or any lot in it.


Erection, renewal, repair or preservation of any monument, fence, building or other structure in the cemetery.


Planting or cultivation of trees, shrubs or plants in or around any part of the cemetery.


Special care or ornamenting of any part of any plot, section or building in the cemetery.


Any purpose or use not inconsistent with the purpose for which the cemetery was established or is maintained.


The sums paid in or contributed to the fund authorized by this section are hereby expressly permitted as and for a charitable and eleemosynary purpose. Such contributions are a provision for the discharge of a duty due from the persons contributing to the person or persons interred or to be interred in the cemetery, and likewise a provision for the benefit and protection of the public by preserving, beautifying and keeping cemeteries from becoming unkept and places of reproach and desolation in the communities in which they are situated.


No payment, gift, grant, bequest or other contribution for such a purpose is invalid by reason of any indefiniteness or uncertainty of the persons designated as beneficiaries in the instruments creating the fund, nor is the fund or any contribution to it invalid as violating any law against perpetuities or the suspension of the power of alienation of title to property.

Source: Section 452.725 — Additional contributions to cemetery authority in trust: Receipt; use; purposes; validity., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-452.­html#NRS452Sec725.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 452.725’s source at nv​.us