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Law Number

N.J. Stat. App.A:9-61

Summary Title

Powers, Duties, Rights, Immunities, and Privileges: Civil Defense Forces


An individual who is registered as a civil defense volunteer, in New Jersey or elsewhere, and who provides civil defense services in New Jersey under an interstate agreement for mutual aid will have the same powers, duties, rights, immunities, and privileges as they would have in the state where they normally provide services.

Full Title

Powers and duties of members of civil defense forces

Full Text

Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, members of civil defense forces in this State and members of the civil defense forces of other States or of the Federal Government performing civil defense services at any place in this State pursuant to agreements, compacts or arrangements for mutual aid and assistance, to which the State or a political subdivision thereof is a party, shall possess the same powers, duties, rights, immunities and privileges they would ordinarily possess if performing their duties in the State or political subdivision in which normally employed or rendering service.