2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 2B:12-17 - Jurisdiction of specified offenses

NJ Rev Stat § 2B:12-17 (2013) What's This?

2B:12-17. Jurisdiction of specified offenses
2B:12-17. Jurisdiction of specified offenses. A municipal court has jurisdiction over the following cases within the territorial jurisdiction of the court:

a. Violations of county or municipal ordinances;

b. Violations of the motor vehicle and traffic laws;

c. Disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable offenses except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court;

d. Violations of the fish and game laws;

e. Proceedings to collect a penalty where jurisdiction is granted by statute;

f. Violations of laws regulating boating; and

g. Any other proceedings where jurisdiction is granted by statute.

L.1993, c.119, s.1; amended 1996, c.95, s.12.

2B:12-17.1 Responsibility for notification.

4.As required pursuant to section 3 of P.L.2003, c.67 (C.4:22-57), a municipal court adjudging guilt or liability for a violation of any provision of chapter 22 of Title 4 of the Revised Statutes, shall charge the prosecutor, officer of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or the district (county) society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, or other appropriate person, other than a certified animal control officer, with the responsibility to notify within 30 days the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, in writing, of the full name of the person found guilty of, or liable for, an applicable violation, and the violation for which or of which that person was found guilty or liable, and the person charged with the responsibility shall provide such notice.


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