2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:10-19 - Violations; Penalties; Enforcement; Disposition; Discontinuance Not Violation; Conditions
51:10-19. Violations; penalties; enforcement; disposition; discontinuance not violation; conditions
Any person violating this act shall be subject to a penalty of $1,000.00 for each violation. The penalty shall be enforced pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S. 2A:58-1 et seq.) in a summary proceeding brought in the name of the State by the health officer of the municipality in which the violation occurred or by a weights and measures officer. Whenever the health officer of a municipality brings the summary proceeding, half of the penalty shall be remitted to the State and the other half shall be remitted to the municipality in which the violation occurred. Whenever a weights and measures officer brings the summary proceeding, the penalty shall be disposed of in accordance with section 16 of P.L.1952, c. 143 (C. 51:10-16).
It shall not be a violation of this act to discontinue service to a residential dwelling or property which has unsafe equipment or when other conditions prevail as specified by regulations promulgated by the Office of Weights and Measures which prevent delivery of a notice or liquefied petroleum gas to the customer.
L.1983, c. 465, s. 2, eff. Jan. 12, 1984.
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