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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-88.7: Procedures performed on anatomical gift, time, manner.
1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, if a deceased person whose death is under investigation pursuant to section 9 of P.L.1967, c.234 (C.52:17B-86) is a donor of all or part of his body as evidenced by an advance directive, will, card or other document, or as otherwise provided in the "Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act," P.L.2008, c.50 (C.26:6-77 et al.), the State Medical Examiner or the county medical examiner, or his designee, who has notice of the donation shall perform an examination, autopsy or analysis of tissues or organs only in a manner and within a time period compatible with their preservation for the purposes of transplantation.
L.1993, c.276, s.1; amended 2008, c.50, s.27.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
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