2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:6-17 - Penalty Enforcement; Hearing

NJ Rev Stat § 4:6-17 (2016) What's This?

4:6-17. Penalty enforcement; hearing
4:6-17. Any penalty imposed by this act shall be collected or enforced in a summary manner, without a jury, in any court of competent jurisdiction according to the procedure provided by "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.). The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this act.

Any violation of this chapter or any of the orders or rules or regulations of the department made pursuant to this act may be restrained by the Superior Court in an action brought for such purpose by the department.

The State Police, county and municipal law enforcement officers are authorized and directed to assist in the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter upon request by the department.

Any person aggrieved by an order of this department pursuant to this act shall have 15 days from the date of delivery of said order to petition the department for administrative hearing. The department shall, within 30 days of such petition, schedule said hearing in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.).

Amended 1953, c.5, s.6; 1977,c.159,s.7; 1991,c.91,s.159.

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