2009 New Jersey Code
2C:3-10. Justification in property crimes
TITLE 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
2C:3-10 - Justification in property crimes
Conduct involving the appropriation, seizure or destruction of, damage to, intrusion on, or interference with, property is justifiable under circumstances which would establish a defense of privilege in a civil action based thereon, unless:
a. The code or the law defining the offense deals with the specific situation involved; or
b. A legislative purpose to exclude the justification claimed otherwise plainly appears.
L.1978, c. 95, s. 2C:3-10, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.
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