2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:163-5 - Speedy Trials

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:163-5 (2016) What's This?

2A:163-5. Speedy trials
In all criminal cases involving a child victim, the court shall take appropriate action to ensure a speedy trial in order to minimize the length of time the child must endure the stress of involvement in the proceedings. In ruling on any motion or other request for a delay or continuance of proceedings, the court shall consider and give weight to any adverse impact the delay or continuance may have on the well-being of a child victim.

L. 1987, c. 148, s. 2.

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