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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 12, COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION

    Chapter 4: Removing obstructions from rivers and creeks

      Section: 12:4-10: Deposit of solids in certain waters prohibited; fishing rights and discharge of sewage excepted

           No person shall throw or deposit or cause to be thrown or deposited any solid material of any kind into or upon the navigable waters of the Kill von Kull, Arthur Kill or Staten Island sounds, Newark bay or tributaries, Raritan bay or tributaries, New York bay and harbor, or the Hudson river, within the jurisdiction of this state, unless authorized so to do under the laws of this state or of the United States.

This section shall not apply to or affect the right any person has or may have to fish, by putting in poles or otherwise, to plant shellfish and fix and preserve the boundaries to any land he may be entitled to use for such purpose, or interfere with the emptying of sewage into the same by any city.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.

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