New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1g-3 - Definitions

13:1G-3. Definitions
For the purposes of this act, the following words shall have the following meanings:

a. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the State Department of Environmental Protection.

b. "Council" means the Noise Control Council created under this act.

c. "Department" means the State Department of Environmental Protection.

d. "Noise" means any sounds of such level and duration as to be or tend to be injurious to human health or welfare, or which would unreasonably interfere with the enjoyment of life or property throughout the State or in any portions thereof, but excludes all aspects of the employer-employee relationship concerning health and safety hazards within the confines of a place of employment.

e. "Person" means any corporation, company, association, society, firm, partnership, and joint stock company as well as individuals, and shall also include the State and all its political subdivisions and any agencies or instrumentalities thereof.

L.1971, c. 418, s. 3, eff. Jan. 24, 1972.

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