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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-88.8: Removal of anatomical gift from donor whose death is under investigation

           2. A health care professional authorized to remove an anatomical gift from a donor whose death is under investigation pursuant to section 9 of P.L.1967, c.234 (C.52:17B-86), may remove the donated part from the donor's body for acceptance by a person authorized to become a donee, after giving notice to the State Medical Examiner or the county medical examiner, or his designee, if the examination, autopsy or analysis has not been undertaken in the manner and within the time provided in section 1 of this act. The State Medical Examiner or the county medical examiner, or his designee shall be present during removal of the anatomical gift if in his judgment those tissues or organs may be involved in the cause of death. In that case, the State Medical Examiner or the county medical examiner, or his designee, may request a biopsy of those tissues or organs or deny removal of the anatomical gift. The State Medical Examiner or the county medical examiner, or his designee, shall explain in writing his reasons for determining that those tissues or organs may be involved in the cause of death and shall include the explanation in the records maintained pursuant to section 15 of P.L.1967, c.234 (C.52:17B-92).

L.1993,c.276,s.2.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.






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