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Section: Violations, penalties

Statute: 13:1E-99.78

20. a. Any person convicted of a violation of this act shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $500.00 nor more than $1,000.00 for each offense, to be collected in a civil action by a summary proceeding under "the penalty enforcement law," (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.), or in any case before a court of competent jurisdiction wherein injunctive relief has been requested. The Superior Court and the municipal court shall have jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of "the penalty enforcement law" in connection with this act. If the violation is of a continuing nature, each day during which it continues constitutes an additional, separate, and distinct offense. b. The department may institute a civil action for injunctive relief to enforce this act and to prohibit and prevent a violation of this act, and the court may proceed in the action in a summary manner. L.1991,c.521,s.20.

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