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    Chapter 5: New Jersey Racing Commission, powers, duties; definitons.

      Section: 5:5-67: Books and records of permit holder; audit of accounts; reports; non-payment of amount due commission as misdemeanor

           Every permit holder conducting horse race meetings under this act shall keep his books and records as to clearly show a separate record total amount of money contributed to every parimutuel pool on each race, and within sixty days after the conclusion of every race meeting shall submit to the commission a complete audit of such accounts certified by a certified public accountant qualified to practice in the State of New Jersey and approved by the commission; provided, that all of such reports shall be filed not later than December first of the year in which such race meeting is held, except where such race meeting is held after November first in which case such report shall be filed no later than December fifteenth of the year in which such race meeting is held. The commission or its duly authorized representatives shall at all reasonable times have access to all records of any holder of a permit for the purpose of examining and checking the same and ascertaining whether or not the proper amount or amounts due the State of New Jersey are being paid by such permit holder. Any holder of a permit failing or refusing to pay the amount found to be due under the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00), in addition to the amount so found to be due from such holder of a permit. All fines paid into court by a holder of a permit found guilty of violating this section shall be transmitted and paid over by the clerk of the court to the said commission.

L.1940, c. 17, p. 86, s. 47.

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