2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:65C-1 - Sale Of Novelty Lighter Prohibited.

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:65C-1 (2016) What's This?

2A:65C-1 Sale of novelty lighter prohibited.

1. a. A person shall not sell, or offer to sell, a novelty lighter.

b.For the purposes of this section, "novelty lighter" means a mechanical or electrical device typically used for lighting cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, that is designed to resemble any cartoon character, animal, musical instrument, toy, gun, watch, vehicle, food, or beverage or similar articles, or that plays musical notes, or has flashing lights, or has other entertaining features.

A novelty lighter may operate on any fuel, including butane, isobutene, or liquid fuel.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to include the following in the definition of "novelty lighter":

(1)any lighter manufactured prior to January 1, 1980;

(2)any lighter incapable of being fueled or lacking a device necessary to produce combustion or a flame;

(3)any mechanical or electrical device primarily used to ignite fuel for fireplaces or for charcoal or gas grills; or

(4)standard lighters that are printed or decorated with logos, labels, decals, or artwork, or heat shrinkable sleeves.

L.2009, c.163, s.1.


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