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

    Chapter 4: "Communicable disease" defined

      Section: 26:4-48: Rules and regulations; authority of State Director of Health as to quarantine or examination

           The State Department shall make and enforce any rule or regulation for the quarantining and treatment of a venereal disease which it may deem necessary for the protection of the public health.

The State Department of Health shall by rule and regulation define the stages of venereal diseases to be regarded as infectious within the meaning of this article.

The State Director of Health or any person or official authorized by him in writing for that purpose shall have the same power and authority as that conferred by any section or sections of this article upon any local board of health or health officer for the purposes of isolation or quarantine or to require or request examinations or submissions of specimens or treatment, observation or care for venereal diseases.

Amended by L.1945, c. 104, p. 452, s. 5.

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

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