2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:25-2 - Definitions Relative To Municipal Prosecutors.

NJ Rev Stat § 2B:25-2 (2016) What's This?

2B:25-2 Definitions relative to municipal prosecutors.

2.As used in this act:

a."Municipal prosecutor" means a person appointed to prosecute all offenses over which the municipal court has jurisdiction.

b."Governing body" of a county or municipality means the officer or body that is the appropriate appointing authority for county counsel, municipal attorney or corporation counsel under the laws applicable to the form of county or municipal government established in the county or municipality pursuant to law, provided that the municipal corporation counsel shall be the appointing authority in any city of the first class with a population greater than 270,000, according to the latest federal decennial census and in any city of the second class with a population of greater than 30,000 but less than 43,000, according to the latest decennial census, which city of the second class is located in a county of the first class with a population less than 600,000 according to the latest federal decennial census.

c."Municipal court" means any municipal or joint municipal or central municipal court established pursuant to statute.

d."Attorney General" includes the Attorney General of New Jersey and any assistants or deputies who may be designated to carry out the responsibilities conferred on the Attorney General by this act or the laws of this State.

e."County prosecutor" shall mean the prosecutor of the county in which the municipal court is situated and any assistant prosecutors of that county who may be designated by this act.


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