1743.03 Companies for protecting and preserving dead bodies.

Any association organized for the purpose of preserving and protecting bodies of deceased persons before burial may take, by purchase, devise, or gift and may hold and convey, real estate not exceeding one acre of land, and may erect thereon suitable buildings and construct and maintain vaults and such other appliances as are necessary to carry out its objects. Such property shall be exempt from execution, from taxation, and from being appropriated to any other public purpose, if used exclusively for the purpose described in this section.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .