2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:16-6.1 - Indemnity of officers and employees in certain criminal, quasi-criminal actions.
18A:16-6.1 Indemnity of officers and employees in certain criminal, quasi-criminal actions.
18A:16-6.1. Should any criminal or quasi-criminal action be instituted against any such person for any such act or omission and should such proceeding be dismissed or result in a final disposition in favor of such person, the board of education shall reimburse him for the cost of defending such proceeding, including reasonable counsel fees and expenses of the original hearing or trial and all appeals. No employee shall be entitled to be held harmless or have his defense costs defrayed as a result of a criminal or quasi-criminal complaint filed against the employee by or on behalf of the board of education.
Any board of education may arrange for and maintain appropriate insurance to cover all such damages, losses and expenses.
L.1967, c.271; amended 2001, c.178, s.3.