New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:6-1.1 - Definitions

30:6-1.1. Definitions
As used in this act:

a. "Blind" means having a condition which qualifies an individual as a blind person as defined in section 2 of P.L. 1964, c. 290 (C. 30:6-18).

b. "Commission" means the Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired of the Department of Human Services.

c. "Visually impaired" means having a condition in which a person has a corrected visual acuity not exceeding 20/70, but not less than 20/200, in the person's better eye, or in which the peripheral field of the person's vision has contracted so that the diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 40 degrees but no less than 20 degrees.

L. 1986, c. 147, s. 3, eff. Nov. 13, 1986.

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