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

    Chapter 2G:

      Section: 26:2G-22: Definitions

           As used in this act:

(a) "Narcotic and drug abuse treatment center" means any establishment, facility or institution, public or private, whether operated for profit or not, which primarily offers, or purports to offer, maintain, or operate facilities for the residential or outpatient diagnosis, care, treatment, or rehabilitation of two or more nonrelated individuals, who are patients as defined herein, excluding, however, any hospital or mental hospital otherwise licensed by Title 30 of the Revised Statutes.

(b) "Patient" means a person who is addicted to, or otherwise suffering physically or mentally from the use, or abuse of, narcotic drugs and who requires continuing care of a narcotic and drug abuse treatment center.

(c) "Narcotic drug" means any narcotic, drug, or dangerous controlled substance, as defined in any law of the State of New Jersey or of the United States.

(d) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the State Department of Health of New Jersey.

L.1970, c. 334, s. 2, eff. Dec. 29, 1970.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-08-09 10:11:29.

Older versions of 26:2G-22 (if available):

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