New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1m-7 - Forfeiture Of Bond

13:1M-7. Forfeiture of bond
If the department finds that a holder of a permit issued under section 2 of this act has violated a provision or condition of his permit or a rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this act, the department may declare the surety bond filed to guarantee compliance forfeited. The department shall certify the forfeiture to the Attorney General, who shall proceed to collect the amount thereof, and forward it to the department.

Forfeiture moneys shall be expended by the department only to plug wells, to properly restore the land surface as required in section 8 of this act, or to purify contaminated ground or surface water in the event contamination occurs.

L. 1985, c. 432, s. 7, eff. Jan. 13, 1986.

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