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New Jersey Statutes, Title: App.A, EMERGENCY AND TEMPORARY ACTS
Chapter 9: Removal of member of local defense council
Section: App.A:9-33: Purpose of civilian defense act and disaster control act
The purpose of this act is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the people of the State of New Jersey and to aid in the prevention of damage to and the destruction of property during any emergency as herein defined by prescribing a course of conduct for the civilian population of this State during such emergency and by centralizing control of all civilian activities having to do with such emergency under the Governor and for that purpose to give to the Governor control over such resources of the State Government and of each and every political subdivision thereof as may be necessary to cope with any condition that shall arise out of such emergency and to invest the Governor with all other power convenient or necessary to effectuate such purpose.
L.1942, c. 251, p. 680, s. 1. Amended by L.1949, c. 86, p. 396, s. 2; L.1953, First Sp.Sess., c. 438, p. 2404, s. 2.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:57.
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