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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:9-40.5: Proclamation of state of local disaster emergency within municipality; powers of coordinator

           Whenever, in his opinion, a disaster has occurred or is imminent in any municipality, the municipal emergency management coordinator of that municipality shall proclaim a state of local disaster emergency within the municipality. The municipal emergency management coordinator, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the State Director of Emergency Management, shall be empowered to issue and enforce such orders as may be necessary to implement and carry out emergency management operations and to protect the health, safety, and resources of the residents of the municipality.

L.1953, c.438, s.22; amended 1989,c.222,s.5.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:57.

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