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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section: 26:6-11: Fetal death; certificate; burial or removal permit
A certificate of fetal death containing such items as shall be listed on fetal death certificate forms provided or approved by the department under authority of section 26:8-24(c) of the Revised Statutes and a burial or removal permit shall be required for every fetal death; provided, 20 or more weeks of gestation elapsed before the delivery.
No midwife shall sign a certificate for a fetal death; but any fetal death occurring without attendance of a physician shall be treated as a death without medical attendance, as provided in section 26:6-9 of this Title.
Amended by L.1951, c. 85, p. 477, s. 1; L.1965, c. 78, s. 8.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-07-21 10:09:06.
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