2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:20-4 - Officer's Return On Releasing Person Arrested; Liability For Escape
2A:20-4. Officer's return on releasing person arrested; liability for escape
When the officer has discharged the defendant from arrest under mesne process, upon giving bond as provided in this article, he shall so return on the process to the court or judge issuing the same, and shall also return therewith the inventory and bond taken by him pursuant to this article. The plaintiff may thereupon proceed to judgment, and have execution against the personal and real property of the defendant, as in other cases. When the defendant shall be discharged upon execution, the officer shall so return the same with the bond and inventory. The delivery of the bond to the plaintiff shall exonerate the officer from any liability for escape.
L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.
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