2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-47 - Warrentless Arrest For Fighting Or Baiting Offenses.

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-47 (2016) What's This?

4:22-47 Warrentless arrest for fighting or baiting offenses.
4:22-47. A sheriff, undersheriff, constable, police officer, certified animal control officer who has been properly authorized pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1983, c.525 (C.4:19-15.16b), or humane law enforcement officer of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or of a county society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, may enter any building or place where there is an exhibition of the fighting or baiting of a living animal or creature, where preparations are being made for such an exhibition, or where a violation otherwise of R.S.4:22-24 is occurring, arrest without warrant all persons there present, and take possession of all living animals or creatures engaged in fighting or there found and all implements or appliances used or to be used in such exhibition.

Amended 1989, c.35, s.4; 1997, c.247, s.6; 2005, c.372, s.18.


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