17:46C-25. Violations; penalty; enforcement; expenses for enforcement of act; payment
The penalty for each violation of any section of this act or any supplement thereto, shall be a penalty not exceeding $1,000.00 for the first offense and not exceeding $2,000.00 for each succeeding offense. Any penalty provided for herein shall be enforced and collected by the commissioner in the name of the State in a summary proceeding in accordance with "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S. 2A:58-1 et seq.). A warrant may issue in lieu of a summons. Upon the failure of the defendant to pay forthwith the amount of any money judgment rendered against him, such defendant shall be committed to the county jail as provided in said penalty enforcement law until the penalty and costs are paid. Penalties shall be paid to the commissioner for the use of the State. The necessary expenses for enforcing the provisions of this act when not otherwise provided for, shall be paid out of the penalties so collected and the fees and taxes paid by insurance companies of other States and foreign countries.
L.1981, c. 160, s. 25.
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