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

    Chapter 6:

      Section: 26:6-8.1: Determination, pronouncement of death by registered professional nurse.

4. a. Where there has been an apparent death that is not governed by the provisions of section 4 of P.L.1991, c.90 (C.26:6A-4), a registered professional nurse licensed by the New Jersey Board of Nursing under P.L.1947, c.262 (C.45:11-23 et seq.) may make the actual determination and pronouncement of death and shall attest to this pronouncement by: signing in the space designated for this signature on the certificate of death under R.S.26:6-7; or, for the purposes of the NJ-EDRS, transmitting orally or in writing a report of the pronouncement to the attending, covering or resident physician, or the county medical examiner.

b. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2006, c.86).

L.1983, c.308, s.4; amended 2003, c.221, s.6; 2006, c.86.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2016-02-03 09:11:29.

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