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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Section: 52:14E-2: Legislative findings
Whereas , The existing and increasing possibility of the occurrence of emergencies or disasters resulting from flood, fire, hurricane, civil disorder or other catastrophe requires that we insure that preparations of this State will be adequate to deal with such emergencies or disasters; and
Whereas , Recent experience has demonstrated the necessity to respond expeditiously to natural and other major catastrophes, the Legislature hereby finds that it would be in the best interests of the citizens of New Jersey to establish a procedure for responsible and effective utilization of our emergency resources.
L.1972, c. 133, s. 2, eff. Aug. 17, 1972.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
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