2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:8-16 - Persons eligible as local registrars
26:8-16. Persons eligible as local registrars
No physician, midwife or funeral director shall be appointed as local registrar, but in any registration district where full time health officers or other full time health officials will, in the judgment of the State department, properly conduct registration of vital records such officials or one or more of them may be appointed as local registrars in and for such registration district and they shall be subject to the rules and regulations of the State registrar and to all the provisions of this chapter and chapter 6 of this Title (s. 26:6-1 et seq.) as well as chapter 1 of Title 37 of the Revised Statutes. The prohibition against appointment of a physician as registrar shall not apply where the physician is also a full time health officer.
Amended by L.1941, c. 252, p. 674, s. 1; L.1965, c. 78, s. 41.
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