1:1-5.1. Citation of, pleading or otherwise referring to legislation contained in Revised Statutes or New Jersey Statutes
The legislation contained within any title, subtitle, part, chapter, article, section or group of sections of these Revised Statutes or of the New Jersey Statutes may be cited, pleaded or otherwise referred to by reference to such title, subtitle, part, chapter, article, section or group of sections of the "Revised Statutes" or the "New Jersey Statutes" containing such legislation, as the case may be; and the use of the words "Revised Statutes" or "New Jersey Statutes" shall have the same effect as if the legislative title, under which these Revised Statutes or the New Jersey Statutes were adopted and the approval date thereof had been used.
In any citation the abbreviation "R.S." shall be equivalent to "Revised Statutes," and "N.J.S." shall be equivalent to "New Jersey Statutes" and sections of these Revised Statutes or the New Jersey Statutes may be cited by section number only preceded by the appropriate abbreviation.
In any citation of legislation contained in the New Jersey Statutes which has been printed in the Pamphlet Laws, there shall be superadded the chapter number and year of the Pamphlet Laws in which the same was published (P.L.19 , c. ).
Amended by L.1960, c. 187, p. 780, s. 5, eff. Jan. 18, 1961.
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