(805 ILCS 320/5)
(from Ch. 21, par. 39)
Any cemetery association, when so organized, shall have the
right and the same is expressly given to such association to acquire the
necessary amount of land for the use of the cemetery association which
said land may be acquired by purchase or by gift and the association is
hereby authorized to receive by gift, or legacy
either real, personal or mixed, which may be donated to such association
and to hold and keep inviolate any such property for the uses of the
cemetery association; and any such cemetery association may receive and
administer endowments for the care of such cemetery or any part thereof.
When the cemetery is a privately operated cemetery,
as defined in Section 2 of the Cemetery Care Act, approved July 21, 1947,
as amended, then such cemetery association shall also
comply with the provisions of the Cemetery Care Act.
(Source: P.A. 83-388