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

    Chapter 6:

      Section: 26:6-23: Transportation of certain bodies in sealed casket; license

           No person shall convey or aid in conveying to a common carrier to be transported across or within this state, nor shall a common carrier accept for transportation or transport across or within this state, the dead body of a person who has died of smallpox, Asiatic cholera, yellow fever, typhus fever or bubonic plague, unless the body is inclosed in a hermetically sealed casket and a license for such transportation has been first obtained in writing from the state department.

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

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