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    Chapter 5: Enforcement

      Section: 39:5-54: Procedure for law enforcement officer stopping person with diplomatic immunity.

          2. Whenever a person with diplomatic immunity is stopped by a State, county or municipal law enforcement officer who has probable cause to believe that the person has violated N.J.S.2C:11-5, section 1 of P.L.2017, c.165 (C.2C:11-5.3), subsection c. of N.J.S.2C:12-1, R.S.39:4-50, section 2 of P.L.1981, c.512 (C.39:4-50.4a) or section 2 of P.L.1972, c.197 (C.39:6B-2), or has committed a motor vehicle moving violation, the law enforcement officer shall:

a. As soon as practicable, contact the United States Department of State office to verify the driver's status and immunity;

b. Record all relevant information from the person's driver's license or identification card, including a driver's license or identification card issued by the United States Department of State;

c. Within five working days after the date of the stop, forward to the Division of Motor Vehicles the following information:

(1) A vehicle accident report if the person was involved in an accident;

(2) A copy of any citation or other charging document that was issued, if any; and

(3) A written report describing the incident if no citation or charging document was issued.

L.2003, c.23, s.2; amended 2017, c.165, s.17.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-08-18 12:15:51.

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