2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:5A-25 - Penalties; enforcement

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:5A-25 (2017)

4:5A-25. Penalties; enforcement

6. a. The department shall annually adopt a penalty schedule for specific violations of the provisions of this act or regulations adopted pursuant to this act. Penalties shall be set between a minimum of $100.00 to a maximum of $3,000.00 per violation.

b. Penalties shall be collected in a summary proceeding pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.). The Superior Court or any municipal court where the defendant may reside, or where the violation was detected, or where the defendant was apprehended shall have jurisdiction to enforce the act and the regulations adopted thereunder.

c. The department may bring an administrative action before an administrative law judge to enforce the provisions of this act or regulations adopted thereunder. Any final determination and penalty assessment by an administrative law judge may be enforced in the Superior Court in an action brought for that purpose by the Attorney General on behalf of the department.

d. Any habitual violation of the provisions of this act or any regulations adopted thereunder may be restrained by the Superior Court in an action brought for that purpose by the Attorney General on behalf of the department.

L.1983,c.179,s.6; amended 1991,c.91,s.158.

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