2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:5-1 - Declaring Epidemic; Quarantine; Serums; Other Preventive Measures

NJ Rev Stat § 4:5-1 (2016) What's This?

4:5-1. Declaring epidemic; quarantine; serums; other preventive measures
The State Board of Agriculture may:

a. Determine the existence of contagious and infectious diseases in animals or poultry and declare the same to be epidemic;

b. Establish and enforce general or local quarantine;

c. Provide and distribute, with or without charge as it may determine, serums for the prevention and cure of such diseases in animals or poultry as in its judgment are capable of prevention or cure by such treatment;

d. Provide a service and co-operate with owners of livestock or local veterinarians to control or prevent the spread of mastitis or other contagious or infectious diseases that do not justify the measures specified in paragraphs a, b and c of this section, so that such diseases may not become a dangerous menace to other livestock or to human health.

These powers and duties are in addition to and not in limitation of any similar powers and duties conferred upon the board by the specific provisions appearing elsewhere in this title.

Amended by L.1942, c. 82, p. 325, s. 1.


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