2014 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 24:11A-10 - Violations; penalties; recovery; disposition

NJ Rev Stat § 24:11A-10 (2014) What's This?

24:11A-10. Violations; penalties; recovery; disposition
Any violation of this act or of any rule or regulation of the department lawfully issued hereunder shall be punishable by a penalty of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00). All such penalties shall be sued for and recovered in a civil action by and in the name of the department or by and in the name of the local board of health of the municipality in which the violation occurred.

Any penalty recovered in any such action shall be paid to the plaintiff therein. When the plaintiff is the department, the penalty recovered shall be paid by the department into the State treasury. When the plaintiff is a local board of health, the penalty recovered shall be paid by the local board into the treasury of the municipality within which the local board has jurisdiction.

L.1946, c. 86, p. 300, s. 10. Amended by L.1953, c. 24, p. 459, s. 26, eff. March 19, 1953.

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