2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:20-26 - Effect of failure to maintain fences on damages and impounding
4:20-26. Effect of failure to maintain fences on damages and impounding
An owner or possessor of land who shall fail to make and keep in good repair the fence or fences about his own land as directed by this chapter, shall not have a cause of action for damages caused by animals of another person which by reason of such failure shall break in or enter into or upon such land, over or through such fence, nor shall such animals be impounded. This section shall not apply to partition fences.