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Are cemeteries owned and operated by municipalities subject to registration and auditing under the Cemetery Regulation Act, Act 251 of 1968, MCL 456.521 et seq.?

No. MCL 456.530(1) states that a cemetery owned and operated by a municipal corporation is exempt from the Act. The Act defines a “municipal corporation” to include a county, city, village, or township. MCL 456.522(n).

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