§ 46-6.  Possession, Control and Maintenance. 
The Board of Commissioners shall assume possession and control of all cemeteries identified as abandoned
public cemeteries in the list prepared and maintained pursuant to § 46-5 above or which are found by the
Board to be abandoned public cemeteries pursuant to an application filed in accordance with § 46-7 below.
The Board of Commissioners shall cause to be taken all appropriate actions to care for and maintain all
abandoned public cemeteries for which possession and control is assumed pursuant to this Part 1, shall see
that their boundaries and lines are clearly laid out, defined and marked, and shall take proper steps to
preserve them from encroachment. Upon the assumption of possession and control of an abandoned public
cemetery by the Board of Commissioners, no further burials shall be allowed in such cemetery.