New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-87 - Settlement Of Persons Transferred; Copies Of Records, Etc., Transferred; Notice Of Transfers To Freeholders

30:4-87. Settlement of persons transferred; copies of records, etc., transferred; notice of transfers to freeholders
Determination by the original order for commitment as to settlement and indigency shall apply to and govern upon the transfer of a patient or inmate. The rate of payment of maintenance shall be that fixed pursuant to law for the institution to which the patient or inmate is transferred. With the transfer there shall pass to the institution to which the inmate or patient is transferred copies of all records, papers and documents relating to the admission or commitment of the inmate or patient, medical records, securities for the payment of maintenance, and the like. If, for any reason, there has been no determination of settlement or indigency, these facts shall be determined as in an original application, upon the initiative of the chief executive officer of the institution in which such inmate or patient is when transfer is desired. Due notice of the transfer shall be given to the director of the board of chosen freeholders of the county in which such inmate or patient is determined to have a legal settlement, if any, of such transfer having been made.

Criminal insane shall be transferred to the house of detention for criminal insane established at the New Jersey State Hospital at Trenton.

Amended by L.1953, c. 208, p. 1564, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1953.

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