PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT,
1. Enumerates offenses under this act; 3. Police protection.
2. Rules for the government of cemeteries; penalties for violating, 4. Trust funds.
An Act to protect cemeteries, and to provide for their regulation and management.
Section I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That any person who shall wilfully destroy, mutilate, or injure any tomb, monument, stone, vault, tree, shrub, or ornament, or any object whatever, in any cemetery, or in any avenue, lot or part thereof, or shall hunt, shoot or discharge any gun, pistol, or other missile within the limits of any cemetery, or shall cause shot or missile to be discharged into or over any portion thereof, shall violate any of the rules made and established by the board of directors of such cemetery, for the protection or government thereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense. All such fines, when recovered, shall be paid over by the court or officer, receiving the same, to the cemetery association and be applied, as far as possible, in repairing the injury, if any, caused by such offense: Provided, nothing contained in act shall deprive such cemetery association, or the owner of any lot or monument, from maintaining an action for the recovery of damages caused by any injury caused by a violation of the provisions of this act, or of the rules established by the board of directors of such cemetery association.
2. The board of directors of such society or association is hereby authorized to make by-laws for the government thereof, and to make
rules regarding the driving of carriages, processions, teams, and the speed thereof, the use of avenues, lots, walks, ponds, water-courses, vaults, buildings, or other places within such cemetery, and for the maintenance of good order and quiet in such cemetery, all such rules to be
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