Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 3, February 3, 2020
Section 8:57-5.13 - Grounds for commitment (a) In accordance with 30:9-57, the Commissioner or local health officer in consultation with the TB Program and/or the State Epidemiologist or designee, may petition the Superior Court for an Order of Commitment whenever a patient violates: 1. A health officer order for diagnostic evaluation or DOT issued pursuant to 8:57-5.10; 2. A health officer order for isolation issued pursuant to 8:57-5.11; or 3. A health officer order for temporary commitment issued pursuant to 8:57-5.12. (b) The health officer, Commissioner, State Epidemiologist or designee shall petition the Superior Court for an expedited hearing to consider commitment whenever a health officer has issued an order for temporary commitment to a patient pursuant to 8:57-5.12. (c) The health officer, Commissioner, State Epidemiologist or designee shall advise patients for whom he or she is seeking commitment under this section of the reason for the proposed commitment and shall grant an opportunity for a hearing, as set forth at 8:57-5.14 and 5.15.
N.J. Admin. Code § 8:57-5.13