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Section: Corporations, associations or societies included in Revised Statutes

Statute: 12:7C-19

13. a. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2008, c.52) b. Any person who obtains or attempts to obtain title to a vessel under the provisions of P.L.1975, c.369 (C.12:7C-7 et seq.) through fraudulent means is liable to a civil penalty of not more than $1,000. The civil penalty imposed pursuant to this section shall be collected pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.), in a summary proceeding. An official authorized by ordinance to enforce regulations related to municipal waterways or a law enforcement officer having enforcement authority in that municipality may issue a summons for a violation of the provisions of the ordinance and may serve and execute all process with respect to the enforcement of this section consistent with the Rules of Court. A penalty recovered under the provisions of this section shall be recovered by and in the name of the State by the local municipality. The penalty shall be paid into the treasury of the municipality in which the violation occurred for the general uses of the municipality. L.1975, c.369, s.13; amended 1995, c.401, s.52; 2008, c.52, s.16.

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