New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:18a-24 - Operation Of Power Vessels Or Motor Vehicles Within Pinelands; Littering; Violations; Penalty

13:18A-24. Operation of power vessels or motor vehicles within pinelands; littering; violations; penalty
23. a. No person shall operate any power vessel which utilizes any engine in excess of 10 horse power upon any of the waters of this State within the pinelands area, except upon that portion of the Mullica River downstream from Burlington County Route 542, upon that portion of the Great Egg Harbor River downstream from its confluence with Mare Run, or upon that portion of the Wading River downstream from its confluence with the Oswego River. As used in this subsection, "power vessel" means any vessel temporarily or permanently equipped with machinery for propulsion, not including a vessel propelled wholly by sails or by muscular power.

b. No person shall operate any motor vehicle upon any public land within the pinelands area other than upon public highways, except in such areas designated by the commission for such purposes. As used in this subsection, "motor vehicle" means all vehicles propelled other than by muscular power, but not including those vehicles run only upon rails or tracks, police, fire or emergency vehicles, or those vehicles utilized for the administration or maintenance of any public land.

c. No person shall throw, drop, discard or otherwise place any litter upon any land or water within the pinelands area. As used in this subsection, "litter" means any paper, bottle, can, trash, garbage, refuse or debris of any nature.

d. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $500.00 for each offense, which penalty shall be imposed in addition to any other penalty otherwise provided by P.L.1954, c.38 (C.23:7-9), R.S.39:4-64, or by any other law. Such penalty shall be collected by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.).

L.1979,c.111,s.23; amended 1992,c.69.

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