2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-126.1 - Constable's reports

40A:9-126.1. Constable's reports

Every constable shall on or before the first Wednesday following the first Monday of every month file with the governing body by whom he was elected or appointed, a report of his official activities, other than in connection with court or judicial proceedings, for the month immediately past. The governing body shall forward a copy of the report to the municipal chief of police.

The report shall list the names and addresses of all persons contacted by the constable in his official capacity, together with the date, time and purpose of the contact. In addition the report shall contain an accurate statement of all fees collected by the constable and from whom and for what service each fee was collected.

The failure by a constable to file such a report, for 2 consecutive months, unless he was prevented from so doing by reason of his physical incapacity, shall result in his office being deemed vacant and he shall be barred from exercising the rights and privileges thereof.

Any constable who falsifies such a report shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

L.1971, c. 200, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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