2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:4-137 - Confidentiality of registry information.


NJ Rev Stat § 26:4-137 (2013) What's This?

26:4-137 Confidentiality of registry information.

7. a. Information contained in the registry is confidential and shall be disclosed only for the purposes authorized by this act.

b.A person who is aggrieved as a result of a violation of this act may commence a civil action against the person or entity committing the violation to obtain appropriate relief, including actual damages, equitable relief and reasonable attorney's fees and court costs. Punitive damages may be awarded when the violation evidences wantonly reckless or intentionally malicious conduct by the person or entity who committed the violation.

c.A person who discloses information in violation of this act is guilty of a disorderly persons offense. Each disclosure made in violation of this act is a separate and actionable offense.

L.2004,c.138,s.7.


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