2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 59 - Claims Against Public Entities
Section 59:10A-2 - Grounds For Refusal To Provide Defense

NJ Rev Stat § 59:10A-2 (2016) What's This?

59:10A-2. Grounds for refusal to provide defense
The Attorney General may refuse to provide for the defense of an action referred to in section 1 if he determines that:

a. the act or omission was not within the scope of employment; or

b. the act or the failure to act was because of actual fraud, willful misconduct or actual malice; or

c. the defense of the action or proceeding by the Attorney General would create a conflict of interest between the State and the employee or former employee.

L.1972, c. 48, s. 2, eff. June 1, 1972.


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