2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-54 - Unidentified, unclaimed dead bodies in morgues; disposition

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:9-54 (2017)

40A:9-54. Unidentified, unclaimed dead bodies in morgues; disposition

40A:9-54. Unidentified or unclaimed dead bodies shall be viewed by the county medical examiner or a regularly licensed and practicing physician deputized for that purpose by the county medical examiner. Thereafter the body shall be buried by the morgue keeper at the expense of the county.

L.1971, c.200, s.1; amended 2002, c.121, s.3.

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