2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-50.1 - Petition For Animal Pound Receivership

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-50.1 (2016) What's This?

4:22-50.1. Petition for animal pound receivership
When the owner or operator of an animal pound or shelter is arrested pursuant to the provisions of article 2 of chapter 22 of Title 4 of the Revised Statutes by an agent of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or any other person authorized to make the arrest under that article, or when the warrant is issued for the arrest, the person making the arrest or any other officer or agent of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals may petition the Chancery Division of Superior Court to remove the owner or operator as custodian of the animals and appoint a receiver to operate the pound or shelter. The petitioner shall serve a copy of the petition on the Department of Health, the local board of health, and the owner or operator.

L. 1986, c. 89, s. 1, eff. Aug. 14, 1986.


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