Code of the District of Columbia

§ 43–112. Dedication of land; title vested in perpetuity.

Any person desiring to dedicate any lot of land, not exceeding 5 acres, as a burial place for the interment of the dead for the use of any society, association, or neighborhood may, by deed duly executed and recorded, convey such land to the District of Columbia, by the corporate name of said District of Columbia, specifying in such deed the society, association, or neighborhood for the use of which the dedication is desired to be made, and thereby (provided such conveyance shall be accepted by the Mayor of the District of Columbia) vest the title to such land in perpetuity, for the uses stated in the deed, and such land shall be thereafter exempt from taxes for all purposes whatever.