2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 2C:104-7 - Conditions of release; confinement

NJ Rev Stat § 2C:104-7 (2013) What's This?

2C:104-7. Conditions of release; confinement
2C:104-7 Conditions of release; confinement.

a. A confined person shall not be held in jail or prison, but shall be lodged in comfortable quarters and served ordinary food.

b. The conditions of release for a material witness or for a person held on an application for a material witness order shall be the least restrictive to effectuate the appearance of the material witness. A judge may:

(1) place the witness in the custody of a designated person or organization agreeing to supervise the person;

(2) restrict the travel of the person;

(3) require the person to report;

(4) set bail; or

(5) impose other reasonable restrictions on the material witness.

c. A person confined shall be paid $40.00 per day, and when the interests of justice require, the judge may order additional payment not exceeding the actual financial loss resulting from the confinement. The party obtaining the material witness order bears the cost of confinement and payment unless the party is indigent.

Source: 2A:162-3, 2A:162-4.


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