2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:8-15 - Procedure For Recovery Of Penalties

NJ Rev Stat § 51:8-15 (2016) What's This?

51:8-15. Procedure for recovery of penalties
An action to recover any penalty incurred under the provisions of this chapter may be brought in the name of the State of New Jersey by any duly appointed weights and measures officer. The summons or warrant issued may be directed to a person named in section 51:1-105 of this Title or to any weights and measures officer.

It shall be the duty of the municipal attorney of any municipality wherein such violation shall take place to assist in the prosecution of the same, unless such municipality has no such municipal superintendent of weights and measures as provided for in section 51:1-43 of this Title, in which case the county prosecutor of the county wherein such violation shall take place shall assist in such prosecution.

Amended by L.1953, c. 48, p. 846, s. 18.

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