Defending NJ 2C:35-16.1. Notification to landlord of drug offenses.
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NJ Statute: 2C:35-16.1. Notification to landlord of offenses committed by tenant under “Comprehensive Drug Reform Act of 1987”.
The court in which any conviction is had or any plea of guilty entered to a charge of an offense under the “Comprehensive Drug Reform Act of 1987,” N.J.S.2C:35-1 et al., involving the use, possession, manufacture, dispensing or distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, controlled dangerous substance analog or drug paraphernalia, or in which any adjudication of juvenile delinquency is made on the basis of an act which if committed by an adult would constitute such an offense, shall ascertain whether the offense or act took place upon leased residential premises in which the defendant was a resident at the time of the offense or act, and upon ascertaining that it did so occur shall cause notice of the conviction, plea or adjudication to be forthwith transmitted to the owner of those premises or his appropriate agent.
L.1989, c.294, s.3.
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