Directives Issued by the State Office of Emergency Management
RULES AND REGULATIONS - CITIZENS' DUTY TO EVACUATE
11, 1968 is hereby revised.
the Governor, The State Director, Office of Emergency
Management, County Emergency Management Coordinator,
or Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator shall
declare an emergency as defined in NJSA App. A:9-33,
et seq, and whenever the aforementioned parties shall
determine that it is in the interest of the health,
welfare and safety of the public to evacuate an area,
it shall be the duty and obligation of each individual
within the disaster area as declared by the aforesaid
parties to evacuate said area as directed in accordance
with the plans and directions of Emergency Management
person who refuses to evacuate an area in accordance
with the mandates of a legally declared emergency order
may be charged with a violation of Appendix A:9-49,
and removed from the area.
(VIOLATIONS) - Anyone who violates any provision of
this act may be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000,
or not more than six (6) months in jail or both.