2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - Health and Vital Statistics
Section 26:16-9 - Notification of next of kin required; exception.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 26:16-9 (2019)

26:16-9 Notification of next of kin required; exception.

9. A qualified terminally ill patient shall not receive a prescription for medication that the patient may choose to self-administer pursuant to P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.) unless the attending physician has recommended that the patient notify the patient's next of kin of the patient's request for medication, except that a patient who declines or is unable to notify the patient's next of kin shall not have the request for medication denied for that reason.

L.2019, c.59, s.9.

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