2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-45 - Notice To State, District Society Of Arrest; Exceptions.

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-45 (2016) What's This?

4:22-45 Notice to State, district society of arrest; exceptions.

4:22-45. Where an arrest is made under the provisions of this article by a constable, sheriff, undersheriff or police officer in a locality where the New Jersey society, or a district (county) society, for the prevention of cruelty to animals exists, he shall give notice to the State or district (county) society at once, whereupon such State or district (county) society shall take charge of the case and prosecute it under the provisions of this article. No magistrate shall hear any such case until proof is made of the service of such notice on the State or district (county) society.

The provisions of this section shall not apply to certified animal control officers who have been properly authorized pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1983, c.525 (C.4:19-15.16b) to make arrests.

Amended 1997, c.247, s.5.


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