2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:155-5 - Hearing Before Magistrate; Commitment Or Discharge

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:155-5 (2016) What's This?

2A:155-5. Hearing before magistrate; commitment or discharge
If an arrest is made in this state by an officer of another state in accordance with the provisions of section 2A:155-4 of this title, he shall, without unnecessary delay, take the person arrested before a neighboring magistrate, who shall conduct a hearing for the purpose of determining the lawfulness of the arrest. If the magistrate determines that the arrest was lawful he shall commit the person arrested to await for a reasonable time the issuance of an extradition warrant by the governor of this state or admit him to bail for such purpose. If the magistrate determines that the arrest was unlawful he shall discharge the person arrested.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.

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