2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:10-5 - Use Of Outline Of State On Products; License; Penalty.

NJ Rev Stat § 4:10-5 (2016) What's This?

4:10-5 Use of outline of State on products; license; penalty.

4:10-5. No person shall use the outline of this State on packages or devices containing farm products or to otherwise advertise or promote such farm products unless the person is licensed by the department so to do.

Upon application for such a license and upon being satisfied that any farm products to be sold by the applicant conform to official standards promulgated by the department, the department may issue a license in the name of the State, permitting the person to use the outline on any such package, device , or advertising.

The form of the application and the license shall be determined by the department.

The license may be revoked by the department at any time for good cause shown after notice and an opportunity to be heard and subject to the right of appeal to the State board.

A person who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be liable to a penalty of $100, to be collected in a civil action in a summary proceeding pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.) and paid to the General Fund. The Superior Court and the municipal court shall have jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999" in connection with this section. Each package or device improperly labeled in violation of this section shall constitute a separate violation.

amended 1953, c.5, s.20; 2011, c.218, s.1.

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