2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2C:1-12 - Former prosecution before court lacking jurisdiction or when fraudulently procured by the defendant


NJ Rev Stat § 2C:1-12 (2013) What's This?

2C:1-12. Former prosecution before court lacking jurisdiction or when fraudulently procured by the defendant
A prosecution is not a bar within the meaning of sections 2C:1-9, 10 and 11 under any of the following circumstances:

a. The former prosecution was before a court which lacked jurisdiction over the defendant or the offense tried in that court; or

b. The former prosecution was procured by the defendant without the knowledge of the appropriate prosecuting officer; or

c. The former prosecution resulted in a judgment of conviction which was held invalid in a subsequent proceeding on a petition for post-conviction relief or similar process, except that any bar as to reprosecution for a greater inclusive offense created by section 2C:1-9a. shall apply.

L.1978, c. 95, s. 2C:1-12, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.


Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Jersey may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.