2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:9-52 - Morgue keepers; duties; burial certificates; fees and expenses

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:9-52 (2017)

40A:9-52. Morgue keepers; duties; burial certificates; fees and expenses

The morgue keepers shall be required to provide suitable rooms for the holding of necessary examinations or autopsies. They shall dispose of the dead bodies as directed by the county medical examiner. The said county medical examiner shall grant burial certificates for the unknown or unclaimed dead only to the morgue keepers. The board of chosen freeholders shall fix and pay the fees and expenses incurred by the morgue keepers in the performance of their duties as such.

L.1971, c. 200, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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