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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:9-57.1: Definitions

           Unless otherwise clearly indicated in this act, the words and phrases listed hereafter shall have the following meanings:

"Director of Civil Defense," "local defense council," "local chairman," "district or regional office," are those agencies and their directors set up under the provisions of the act to which this act is a supplement.

"Civil defense volunteer" means any natural person who is registered with a local defense council or with a district or regional office of the Director of Civil Defense and holds an identification card issued by the local chairman or State director for the purpose of engaging in authorized civil defense service without pay or other consideration.

"Authorized civil defense service" means all activities authorized by the local defense council or by a district or regional office in accordance with regulations and orders of the Director of Civil Defense and shall include duties and services performed by an air-raid warden during training or practice periods, during attack, actual or imminent, and subsequent to attack; and duties and services performed by a civil defense volunteer other than an air-raid warden during training or practice periods and following attack, but not during attack, actual or imminent.

"Injury" means accidental injury (producing objective symptoms immediately) arising out of and in the course of authorized civil defense service and disease or infection that may be sustained or death incurred either as the natural and unavoidable result thereof or as the result of exposure to radiation or to noxious gases or to germ warfare in the course of such authorized service if such exposure did not produce objective symptoms immediately.

"Date of injury" in the case of injury arising from exposure to radiation or to noxious gases or to germ warfare, if such exposure did not produce objective symptoms immediately, means the date of the first treatment for disease or infection sustained as a result of such exposure in the course of authorized civil defense service.

L.1952, c. 12, p. 52, s. 1.



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






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