2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:6-21 - Emergency burial or removal permit
26:6-21. Emergency burial or removal permit
26:6-21. If through the absence of the local registrar, or for other sufficient reason, it is impossible to obtain from the registrar a burial or removal permit in time for burial or removal, a judge of the Superior Court or of a municipal court in the county in which the death occurred, if he is satisfied that the death certificate is genuine, and that no permit can be obtained in time for burial or removal, shall issue an emergency burial or removal permit.
Amended 1953,c.26,s.51; 1991,c.91,s.296.
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