2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:4-16 - Reporting of communicable diseases by house owner or householder
26:4-16. Reporting of communicable diseases by house owner or householder
Every house owner or householder who has reason to believe that any person living, dwelling or being in any building under his control is ill or infected with any disease required by law or the State Sanitary Code to be reported shall, when no physician has professionally attended the ill or infected person, within 12 hours after discovering the same, report the fact in person, by telephone or in writing to the health officer or other officer or employee designated to receive such reports by the local board of health having jurisdiction of the area.
Amended by L.1954, c. 263, p. 949, s. 2.
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