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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section: 26:2D-87: Violations, penalties.
7. A person who violates the provisions of this act is subject to a penalty of $100 for the first offense and $200 for each subsequent offense. The penalty shall be sued for and collected in a court of competent jurisdiction in a summary proceeding in accordance with the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.).
A penalty recovered under the provisions of this act shall be recovered by and in the name of the Commissioner of Health or by and in the name of the local board of health. When the plaintiff is the Commissioner of Health the penalty recovered shall be paid by the commissioner into the treasury of the State. When the plaintiff is a local board of health, the penalty recovered shall be paid by the local board of health into the treasury of the municipality where the violation occurred.
L.1989, c.234, s.7; amended 2006, c.48, s.5; 2012, c.17, s.151.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-04-16 16:55:01.
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