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30:11A-12.  Denial of application on ground of existence of adequate facilities;  prohibition;  treatment of individuals opposed to medical treatment
    Nothing in this act shall vest authority or be construed to vest authority in the Department of Health to deny any application for a certificate of approval on the sole ground that adequate residential health care facilities are already available in the vicinity or area for which the certificate of approval is sought.

    Nothing in this act shall be so construed as to give authority to supervise  or regulate or control the remedial care or treatment of individuals who are  adherents of any well-recognized church or religious denomination which  subscribes to the art of healing by prayer and the principles of which are  opposed to medical treatment and who are living in any home or institution  operated by a member or members, or by an association or corporation composed  of members of such well-recognized church or religious denomination;  provided,  that such home or institution admits only adherents of such church or  denomination and is so designated; nor shall the existence of any of the above  conditions alone militate against granting a certificate of approval to such  establishment;  and provided further, that such establishment shall comply with  all rules, regulations and standards relating to sanitation and safety of the  premises and be subject to inspection therefor.

     L.1953, c. 212, p. 1611, s. 12.  Amended by L.1979, c. 496, s. 33.