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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2: Department may establish

      Section: 26:2-96: Definitions

           For the purposes of this act:

a. "Child" means any person under 21 years of age.

b. "Terminal illness" means an illness for which there is no known cure and which ultimately ends in death, and which has been certified as such by two physicians licensed to practice medicine and surgery.

c. "Department" means the State Department of Health.

d. "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Health.

L.1972, c. 193, s. 4, eff. Dec. 20, 1972.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.

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