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Section: Effect of enactment of Revised Statutes upon existing offices, etc., and the incumbents thereof

Statute: 49:5-12

a. Whenever it appears to the bureau chief that any person has engaged or is about to engage in any act or practice constituting a violation of any provision of this act or any regulation or order adopted under this act, the bureau chief may investigate and issue orders and notices including cease and desist orders and notices. In addition to all other remedies, he may bring an action in any Superior Court of this State in the name and on behalf of the State against any person or persons participating in or about to participate in a violation, to enjoin those persons from continuing or doing any act in violation of this act or to enforce compliance. In any court proceedings, the bureau chief may apply for and on due showing be entitled to have issued the court's subpena requiring the appearance of any defendant and the defendant's employees or agents and the production of documents, books and records as may appear necessary for the hearing of the petition, to testify and give evidence concerning the acts or conduct or things complained of in the action. Upon a proper showing, the court may grant a permanent or preliminary injunction or temporary restraining order or may order rescission of any sales, tenders for sale, purchase or tenders for purchase of equity securities determined to be unlawful under this act or any regulation or order of the bureau chief. b. Whenever any person has engaged or is about to engage in any act or practice constituting a violation of this act or any regulation or order adopted thereunder, the offeror, target company or any record or beneficial owner of an equity security of the target company may bring an action to enjoin that person from continuing or doing any act in violation of this act or to enforce compliance. Upon a proper showing, the court may grant a permanent or preliminary injunction or temporary restraining order or may order rescission of any sales, tenders for sale, purchases or tenders for purchase of equity securities determined to be unlawful under this act or any regulation or order of the bureau chief. L.1977, c. 76, s. 12, eff. April 27, 1977.

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