New Jersey Revised Statutes § 23:10-21 - Forfeiture Of Apparatus; Procedure

23:10-21. Forfeiture of apparatus; procedure
23:10-21. A person found using a seine, gill, drift, anchor or sink net, fixed net, trap, pot, pound, set line, fyke, weir or other apparatus for the taking of fish in any waters of this State in violation of this Title, or any provision of any law supplementary thereto, or any provision of the State Fish and Game Code shall, in addition to the penalties prescribed, forfeit the same.

All constables, sheriffs, fish and game wardens and the fish and game protector shall, and any other person may, seize and secure the same, and shall immediately thereafter institute a proceeding for the confiscation thereof in the Superior Court or in the municipal court within the jurisdiction of which, the seizure is made. The court may proceed in a summary manner and may make direct confiscation and forfeiture of the same to the division's use, which division may dispose thereof at its discretion.

Amended 1948,c.200; 1948,c.448,s.89; 1953,c.23,s.17; 1991,c.91,s.283.

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