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

    Chapter 4: "Communicable disease" defined

      Section: 26:4-112: Duties of Perth Amboy port health officer

           Whenever any such vessel shall arrive at the designated anchorage place, the Perth Amboy port health officer shall, subject to any regulation or special order of the state department:

a. Visit the vessel and examine the sanitary conditions of the vessel, and of any person, baggage, merchandise or materials on board;

b. Order the vessel, and any baggage, merchandise or materials on board, to be cleansed, ventilated, and purified under his supervision and direction, and for that purpose to require the vessel to be unloaded if necessary;

c. Order the vessel to be detained at quarantine for any period after the vessel, and baggage, merchandise or materials on board shall have been so cleansed, ventilated, and purified, which any regulation or special instruction of the state department may require;

d. Prescribe a quarantine station for such vessel;

e. Prohibit and prevent communication with any infected vessel; and

f. Detain and isolate any infected person.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

Older versions of 26:4-112 (if available):

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