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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-5.13: Action for recovery of moneys; officers of public entities convicted of diversion of public moneys
Whenever it appears that any person holding public office, position or employment in municipal, county or State Government, or any board, body, agency, authority or commission thereof, including elected and appointed persons has taken public moneys and converted them to his own use, or has used his office, position or employment to obtain moneys for himself which should have been used for the benefit of the taxpayers and citizens of this State, and has been convicted of a crime in connection therewith, the Attorney General may start proceedings, in the State or Federal court that he deems proper, for recovery of the moneys.
L.1973, c. 36, s. 1, eff. Feb. 21, 1973.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
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