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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 12, COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION

    Chapter 4: Removing obstructions from rivers and creeks

      Section: 12:4-3: Owners of docks, wharves and piers may collect wharfage, dockage and rent; no hindrance to navigation

           The owners or holders of all docks, wharves, storehouses and piers may:

a. Use, possess and repair the same;

b. Lay any vessel alongside the same;

c. Demand, receive and sue for and recover of and from any vessel or person using the same, reasonable wharfage, demurrage, rent or dockage; and

d. Recover for any damage done to the same.

This section shall not impair the legal rights of any other persons or authorize any hindrance to navigation.

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

Older versions of 12:4-3 (if available):

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