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Performance of duty disability retirement
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
§ 207-n. Performance of duty disability retirement. Notwithstanding
the provisions of any general, special or local law or administrative
code to the contrary, but except for the purposes of the workers'
compensation law and the labor law, a paid member of the uniformed force
of a paid correction department, where such paid member is drawn from
competitive civil service lists, who successfully passed a physical
examination on entry into the service of such department, who contracts
HIV (where there may have been exposure to a bodily fluid of an inmate
or any person confined in an institution under the jurisdiction of the
department of correction, or the department of health, or any person who
has been committed to such institution by any court as a natural and
proximate result of an act of any inmate or person described above, that
may have involved transmission of a specified transmissible disease from
an inmate or person described above to the member), tuberculosis or
hepatitis will be presumed to have contracted such disease in the
performance or discharge of his or her duties, unless the contrary be
proved by competent evidence.