2009 New Jersey Code
Section 2C:52
2C:52-27 - Effect of expungement

2C:52-27.  Effect of expungement     Unless otherwise provided by law, if an order of expungement is granted, the  arrest, conviction and any proceedings related thereto shall be deemed not to  have occurred, and the petitioner may answer any questions relating to their  occurrence accordingly, except as follows:

    a.  The fact of an expungement, sealing or similar relief shall be disclosed  as provided in section 2C:52-8b.

    b.  The fact of an expungement of prior charges which were dismissed because  of the person's acceptance into and successful completion of a supervisory  treatment or other diversion program shall be disclosed by said person to any  judge who is determining the propriety of accepting said person into a  supervisory treatment or other diversion program for subsequent criminal  charges;  and

    c.  Information divulged on expunged records shall be revealed by a petitioner seeking employment within the judicial branch or with a law enforcement or corrections agency and such information shall continue to provide a disability as otherwise provided by law.

     L.1979, c. 178, s. 134, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.  Amended by L.1981, c. 290, s. 45,  eff. Sept. 24, 1981.

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