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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 23, FISH AND GAME, WILD BIRDS AND ANIMALS

    Chapter 9A: Penalty for injury or death caused by negligent use of weapon

      Section: 23:9A-2: Misuse of weapon while hunting; penalty

           A person engaged in hunting, fishing, trapping, or taking wildlife who shoots or discharges a firearm, bow and arrow, or other weapon in a careless manner or without due caution and circumspection shall be liable to a civil penalty of not less than $100.00 nor more than $500.00 and the suspension of all license certificates, and all privileges, to take or possess wildlife for a period of two years, in addition to any suspension required under the authority of R.S.23:3-22.

A license certificate or privilege suspended pursuant to this section shall not be reinstated until the holder thereof has first completed, to the satisfaction of the Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife, the approved remedial sportsmen education program established and conducted by the division pursuant to section 12 of P.L.1990, c.29 (C.23:3-22.3).


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.

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