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27:25-5.16  Violation of act; penalty; distribution.

11.  A violation of the provisions of this act or any rules or regulations adopted pursuant to this act by the corporation shall be punishable by a civil penalty not exceeding $100, in addition to court costs, enforced in a summary proceeding pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law," N.J.S.2A:58- 1 et seq.  The Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey shall govern the practice and procedure in such proceedings.  Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the court shall remit 50% of any civil penalty imposed to the corporation for use in furtherance of any of the purposes of this act and 50% shall be forwarded to the proper financial officer of the local government entity in which the municipal or central municipal court has been established to be used for the local government entity to defray the cost of operating the court and for general government use.

L.1997,c.357,s.11.