2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:2A-6 - Penalties; enforcement of act

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:2A-6 (2017)

4:2A-6. Penalties; enforcement of act

6. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this act, or the rules and regulations thereunder, shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $50.00 for the first offense, and not more than $200.00 for any subsequent offense.

For the purposes of section 2 of this act a master shall be liable for the actions of his servant to the same extent as the servant.

Penalties set forth in this act shall be sued for by and in the name of the secretary and shall be recoverable with costs. The Superior Court and municipal courts shall have jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this act. Any proceeding for a violation of this act may be brought in the municipality where the violator resides, has a place of business, or principal office or where the act or omission or part thereof complained of occurred. The proceeding shall be summary in nature and in accordance with the penalty enforcement law (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.).

In addition, the secretary may apply to the Superior Court for a judgment to restrain any violation or continuing violations of this act and the rules and regulations adopted thereunder.

L.1962,c.126,s.6; amended 1991,c.91,s.153.

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