2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:162-23 - Notification To Eligible Defendant By Court, Conditions Of Release.

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:162-23 (2016) What's This?

2A:162-23 Notification to eligible defendant by court, conditions of release.

9. a. (1) If an eligible defendant is released from jail pursuant to section 3 or 8 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2A:162-17 or C.2A:162-22), the court shall, in the document authorizing the eligible defendant's release, notify the eligible defendant of:

(a)all the conditions, if any, to which the release is subject, in a manner sufficiently clear and specific to serve as a guide for the eligible defendant's conduct; and

(b)the penalties for and other consequences of violating a condition of release, which may include the immediate issuance of a warrant for the eligible defendant's arrest.

The failure of the court to notify the eligible defendant of any penalty or consequence for violating a condition of release as required by this subparagraph shall not preclude any remedy authorized under the law for any violation committed by the eligible defendant.

(2)If the court enters an order that is contrary to a recommendation made in a risk assessment when determining a method of release or setting release conditions, the court shall provide an explanation in the document that authorizes the eligible defendant's release.

b.Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, an eligible defendant who is released from jail on personal recognizance or subject only to non-monetary conditions pursuant to section 3 or 8 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2A:162-17 or C.2A:162-22) shall not be assessed any fee or other monetary assessment related to processing the eligible defendant's release.

L.2014, c.31, s.9.


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