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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.
Section: 45:9-37.57: Powers of director
7. In addition to such other powers and duties as the director may possess by law, the director shall:
a. Administer, coordinate and enforce the provisions of this act and delegate, at the director's discretion, to the council one or more of the director's powers or duties authorized pursuant to this act;
b. Evaluate the qualifications of applicants for licensure under this act as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant and administer or approve in consultation with the council the examinations for licensure as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant and issue a license to each qualified applicant;
c. Investigate allegations of practices violating the provisions of this act;
d. Establish standards relating to professional conduct, qualifications for professional licensure, ethical standards, and disciplinary proceedings;
e. Maintain a record of every occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant licensed in this State, their places of business, places of residence and the date and number of their licenses;
f. Conduct hearings pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), except that the director shall have the right to administer oaths to witnesses, and shall have the power to issue subpoenas for the compulsory attendance of witnesses and the production of pertinent books, papers, or records;
g. Do any and all things which may be appropriate to achieve the objectives contemplated by this act.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.
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