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

    Chapter 4: "Communicable disease" defined

      Section: 26:4-71.3: Leaving hospital against medical advice; report to local board of health

           If any person afflicted with tuberculosis in a communicable form shall leave any hospital against medical advice, the administrator shall report such person to the local board of health of the municipality in which such patient was residing when admitted to the hospital and to the State Commissioner of Health within 12 hours. Such report shall be in writing and shall state whether the person is afflicted with tuberculosis in a communicable form.

L.1949, c. 196, p. 656, s. 3. Amended by L.1977, c. 63, s. 9, eff. April 15, 1977.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-08-09 10:12:10.

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