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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.
Section: 45:9-22: Illegal practice; names of members of firm and of employees of others to be displayed; penalties, recovery of
45:9-22. Any person commencing or continuing the practice of medicine and surgery in this State without first having obtained a license, as provided in this chapter or any supplement thereto, or contrary to any of the provisions of this chapter or any supplement thereto, or who practices medicine and surgery under false or assumed name, or falsely impersonates another practitioner of a like or different name, or buys, sells or fraudulently obtains a diploma as a doctor of medicine and surgery or any branch thereof, or method of treatment of human ailment, disease, pain, injury, deformity, mental or physical condition or a license to practice medicine and surgery, record or registration pertaining to the same, or any person, company or association who shall employ for a stated salary or otherwise, or aid or assist any person not regularly licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this State, to practice medicine and surgery therein, or who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or any supplement thereto, shall be liable to a penalty of two hundred dollars ($200.00), for the first offense. Every person practicing medicine and surgery under a firm name and every person practicing medicine and surgery or as an employee of another shall cause his name to be conspicuously displayed and kept in a conspicuous place at the entrance of the place where such practice shall be conducted, and any person who shall neglect to cause his name to be displayed as herein required, shall be liable to a penalty of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The penalties provided for by this section shall be sued for and recovered by and in the name of the State Board of Medical Examiners of New Jersey, in a summary manner, pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.) and the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey. Process shall be either in the nature of a summons or warrant.
Amended 1939,c.115,s.29; 1952,c.300,s.1; 1953,c.43,s.40; 1953, c.233,s.17; 1989,c.153,s.21.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.
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