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

      Section: 5:5-69: Holding or conducting horse race meeting for stake, purse or reward, except in accordance with permit, as misdemeanor; disposition of fines

           Any person, partnership, association or corporation holding or conducting, or any person or persons aiding or abetting in the holding or conducting of any meeting within the State of New Jersey, at which the racing of horses shall be permitted for any stake, purse or reward, except in accordance with a permit duly issued by the commission as herein provided, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished for each such offense by a fine of not less than five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) and not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) or by imprisonment in the county jail or workhouse for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. For the purpose of this section, each day of horse racing in violation of the provisions of this act shall be considered a separate and distinct offense. All fines paid into court by any person, partnership, association or corporation 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. 87, s. 49.

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