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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 17, CORPORATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR FINANCE AND INSURANCE
Chapter 31: Surety company as bondsman; premiums on official bonds
Section: 17:31-8: $500 maximum
Any guaranteed arrest bond certificate with respect to which a surety company has become surety, as herein provided, shall, when posted by the person whose signature appears thereon, be accepted in lieu of cash bail or other bond in an amount not to exceed $500.00, as a bail bond, to guarantee the appearance of such person in any court in this State, including all municipal courts in this State, at such time as may be required by such court, when the person is arrested for violation of any motor vehicle law of this State or any motor vehicle ordinance of any municipality in this State, except for the offense of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquors or of drugs or for any high misdemeanor, committed prior to the date of expiration shown on such guaranteed arrest bond certificate; provided that any such guaranteed arrest bond certificate so posted as bail bond in any court in this State shall be subject to the forfeiture and enforcement provisions with respect to bail bonds in criminal cases as otherwise provided by law or as hereafter may be provided by law, and that any such guaranteed arrest bond certificate posted as a bail bond in any municipal court of this State shall be subject to the forfeiture and enforcement provisions of the charter or ordinance of the particular municipality pertaining to bail bonds posted.
L. 1970, c. 262, s. 3, eff. Nov. 2, 1970. Amended by L. 1985, c. 270, s. 3, eff. Aug. 2, 1985.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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