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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section: 26:6-4: Computation of death rate.
26:6-4. In computing the death rate of any municipality or health district in which there is located a hospital or other institution, any death which shall take place at such hospital or institution shall not be included among deaths occurring in said municipality or health district unless the death is of a person whose last place of residence was in said municipality or health district.
Any death occurring at any such hospital or institution, of any person whose last place of residence as shown on the death certificate was outside of the limits of said municipality or health district, shall, for the purpose of computing the death rate, be included among the deaths occurring in the municipality or health district named in the certificate as the last place of residence of the decedent.
Except where a death record is created on the NJ-EDRS, it shall be the duty of the registrar of the district in which such a death occurred promptly to notify the registrar of the district which was the last place of residence of the decedent.
Amended 1965, c.78, s.2; 2003, c.221, s.2.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.
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