2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:20-17 - Notice As Prerequisite To Removal Of Partition Fence

NJ Rev Stat § 4:20-17 (2016) What's This?

4:20-17. Notice as prerequisite to removal of partition fence
When a partition fence is made between 2 persons as directed in this chapter and either of them shall cease to use his adjoining lands for the pasturage or keeping of animals and shall desire to give up his improvement and leave the same open and common, he shall not take up or remove the fence without giving 1 year's notice in writing to the person in possession of the adjoining lands.

A person who shall remove such fence without giving the notice or before the expiration of the year, shall be liable to make good all damages sustained by the other person thereby, to be recovered, with costs of suit, in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Amended by L.1958, c. 45, p. 151, s. 6.

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