2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-56 - Spca, Municipality, County, Animal Control Officer Not Liable For The Other.

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-56 (2016) What's This?

4:22-56 SPCA, municipality, county, animal control officer not liable for the other.
10. Although a municipality and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or a county society may share in the receipt of fines, penalties or moneys collected with regard to violations occurring in the municipality pursuant to the provisions of R.S.4:22-55:

a.neither a municipality or a certified animal control officer shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a county society or an officer thereof with regard to any investigation, arrest or prosecution of a violator with which the municipality or certified animal control officer was not involved; and

b.neither the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a county society or an officer thereof shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission of a municipality or a certified animal control officer with regard to any investigation, arrest or prosecution of a violator with which the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a county society or an officer thereof was not involved.

L.1997,c.247,s.10; amended 2005,c.372,s.20.


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