2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:6-22 - Violations; Penalties, Use.
4:6-22 Violations; penalties, use.
2.Any person who intentionally destroys a man-made honey bee hive without the approval required pursuant to R.S.4:6-1 et seq. or section 1 of P.L.2007, c.271 (C.4:6-21) shall be liable to a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for each offense, to be collected in a civil action by a summary proceeding under the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.) or in any case before a court of competent jurisdiction wherein injunctive relief has been requested. The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction to enforce the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999" in connection with this act. If the violation is of a continuing nature, each day during which it continues shall constitute an additional, separate and distinct offense. Penalties recovered for violations of this section shall be remitted to the Department of Agriculture and expended on programs to revive honey bee populations in the State.
L.2007, c.271, s.2.
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