Section: Classification and arrangement; effect on construction
5. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association, or corporation, on and after the effective date of this act to violate any of the provisions hereof or of the regulations made pursuant hereto. Any person, firm, association, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this act, or said regulations made hereunder shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $50.00 nor more than $500.00 to be collected in a summary proceeding in any municipal court or in the Superior Court. Each day during which any violation of this act or of said regulations continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
The Superintendent of State Police and the Commissioner of Community Affairs, according to the jurisdiction granted under section 2 of P.L.1950, c.139 (C.21:1B-2), are hereby authorized and empowered to compromise and settle any claim for a penalty under this section in such amount, in the discretion of the Superintendent of State Police and the Commissioner of Community Affairs, respectively, as may appear appropriate and equitable under all of the circumstances.
L.1950,c.139,s.5; amended 1958, c.43, s.5; 1991, c.91, s.265; 1999, c.109, s.8.
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