2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:4-38 - Violations; Penalties; Collection And Enforcement; Process.

NJ Rev Stat § 51:4-38 (2016) What's This?

51:4-38 Violations; penalties; collection and enforcement; process.

16.Any person who knowingly violates any of the provisions of this act for which specific penalty or punishment is not otherwise provided, shall pay a penalty of not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00 for the first offense, not less than $100.00 nor more than $250.00 for the second offense, and not less than $250.00 nor more than $500.00 for each subsequent offense.

The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction of proceedings for the collection and enforcement 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 of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 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.

L.1968, c.222, s.16; amended 1991, c.91, s.481; 2013, c.234, s.7.

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