Does A Person With Hiv Or An Std Have To Inform Their Partner Of Their Status?

New Jersey Statutes Annotated Section 2C:34-5 provides that: A person is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree if, knowing that he or she is infected with an STD, he or she commits an act of sexual penetration without the informed consent of the other person. The crime is of the third degree if the disease is HIV.

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