2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:4A-2 - Public policy

NJ Rev Stat § 34:4A-2 (2013) What's This?

34:4A-2. Public policy
It shall be the policy of the State of New Jersey to protect its citizens and visitors from unnecessary mechanical hazards in the operation of ski tows, lifts and tramways, to ensure that proper design and construction are used, that accepted safety devices and sufficient personnel are provided for, and that periodic inspections and adjustments are made which are deemed essential to the safe operation of ski tows, ski lifts and tramways. The primary responsibility for design, construction, maintenance and inspection rests with the operators of such passenger tramway devices. The State, through the Department of Labor and Industry, as hereinafter provided, shall register all ski lift devices, establish reasonable standards of design and operational practices and make such independent inspections as may be necessary in carrying out this policy.

L.1975, c. 226, s. 2, eff. Oct. 15, 1975.

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