2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:4-71.3 - Leaving hospital against medical advice; report to local board of health
26:4-71.3. Leaving hospital against medical advice; report to local board of health
If any person afflicted with tuberculosis in a communicable form shall leave any hospital against medical advice, the administrator shall report such person to the local board of health of the municipality in which such patient was residing when admitted to the hospital and to the State Commissioner of Health within 12 hours. Such report shall be in writing and shall state whether the person is afflicted with tuberculosis in a communicable form.
L.1949, c. 196, p. 656, s. 3. Amended by L.1977, c. 63, s. 9, eff. April 15, 1977.
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