2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:11-25 - Jurisdiction; Enforcement Of Penalties; Arrest Without Warrant

NJ Rev Stat § 51:11-25 (2016) What's This?

51:11-25. Jurisdiction; enforcement of penalties; arrest without warrant
25. The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction of proceedings for the enforcement and collection of a penalty imposed because of the violation, within the territorial jurisdiction of the court, of any provision of this act. The penalty shall be collected and enforced in a summary proceeding pursuant to the penalty enforcement law (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.). Process shall be either in the nature of a summons or warrant and shall issue in the name of the State, upon the complaint of the superintendent or any other weights and measures official; provided, however, that any weights and measures official on the violation of any of the provisions of this act within his view may without warrant arrest the offender and conduct him before the court having jurisdiction in the municipality where the arrest is made or the offense committed. Such court on the filing of written verified complaint setting forth the nature of the offense shall hear and determine in a summary manner, the guilt or innocence of the defendant and inflict the penalties provided by law.

L.1968,c.450,s.25; amended 1991,c.91,s.491.


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