2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - Health and Vital Statistics
Section 26:16-15 - Construction of act.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 26:16-15 (2019)

26:16-15 Construction of act.

15. Nothing in P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.) shall be construed to:

a. authorize a physician or any other person to end a patient's life by lethal injection, active euthanasia, or mercy killing, or any act that constitutes assisted suicide under any law of this State; or

b. lower the applicable standard of care to be provided by a health care professional who participates in P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.).

L.2019, c.59, s.15.

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