2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 39 - Motor Vehicles And Traffic Regulation
Section 39:12-13 - Enforcement Of Act; Jurisdiction Of Municipal Courts

NJ Rev Stat § 39:12-13 (2016) What's This?

39:12-13. Enforcement of act; jurisdiction of municipal courts
The provisions of this act shall be enforced and all penalties for the violation thereof shall be recovered in accordance with the provisions of "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S. 2A:58-1 et seq.), and in addition to the provisions and remedies therein contained, the following provisions and remedies shall be applicable in any proceeding brought for a violation of any of the provisions of this act:

a. The several municipal courts shall have jurisdiction of such proceeding, in addition to the courts prescribed in said act;

b. The complaint in such proceeding may be made on information and belief by any member of the State Police, who hereby is designated for said purpose;

c. A warrant may issue in lieu of summons in such proceeding;

d. Any member of the State Police shall be empowered to serve and execute process in such proceeding;

e. The hearing in such proceeding shall be without a jury;

f. Such proceeding may be brought in the name of the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles in the Department of Law and Public Safety or in the name of the State of New Jersey;

g. Any sums received in payment of any fines imposed in such proceeding shall be paid to the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles and shall be paid by him into the State treasury.

L.1951, c. 216, p. 780, s. 13. Amended by L.1983, c. 403, s. 35, eff. Dec. 23, 1983.

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