2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 4:1-21.5 - Powers of department; quarantines

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:1-21.5 (2017)

4:1-21.5. Powers of department; quarantines

The department may institute and enforce such measures as it may deem necessary to control infectious or contagious diseases of live stock and poultry, diseases of plants, injurious insects and other plant pests; may initiate and carry out programs for promoting more economical methods of marketing and distribution of farm products, in the interests of consumers of the State, and programs for the promotion of agriculture in general; and may carry out such other activities or control programs related to agriculture as the Legislature may from time to time assign to it.

The board may establish and enforce general or local quarantines and issue and enforce orders and regulations to carry out the duties listed in this section.

The department shall file in the office of the Secretary of State copies of all quarantines established and public orders issued by the board.

L.1950, c. 293, p. 992, s. 7.

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