A poor person or child who is committed or removed to an almshouse or welfare-house
by an overseer 1 shall be received by the supervisor or superintendent, and be supported and relieved
therein until in the case of a person not a minor it shall appear that the person
is no longer a poor person within the meaning of this chapter, when in the discretion
of the supervisor or superintendent the person so removed may be discharged, and immediately
thereafter a written notice of such removal or discharge shall be sent to the overseer
or superintendent on whose order the person was received into the almshouse or welfare-house,
stating the reason for such removal or discharge and the name of the person, society
or board, if any, into whose care or custody the person has been discharged.
Now municipal director of welfare, see N.J.S.A. § 44:1-73.2.
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