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Section: Partial unconstitutionality

Statute: 2B:21-10

a. Any person who, with the intent to injure another, purposely discloses any information concerning the proceedings of a grand jury, other than as authorized or required by law, commits a crime of the fourth degree. A public officer or employee who is convicted of a violation of this subsection shall be dismissed from public office or employment. b. A person injured as a result of a violation of subsection a. of this section may bring a civil action against the person convicted of the violation. The person convicted shall be liable to the person injured for actual damages, punitive damages of not less than $1,000.00 or more than $100,000.00, reasonable litigation costs and reasonable attorney fees. Source: 2A:73B-3 L.1995,c.44,s.1.

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