Defending NJ 2C:35-5.9. Certification of offense location.
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NJ Statute: 2C:35-5.9. Certification of offense location.
The court shall issue a restraining order pursuant to P.L.1999, c.334 (C.2C:35-5.4 et seq.) only upon request by a law enforcement officer or prosecuting attorney and either: (1) submission of a certification describing the location of the offense; or (2) in matters where the applicant is not physically present at the same location as the court, an oral statement describing the location of the offense followed by submission within a reasonable time of a certification describing the location of the offense in accordance with the Rules of Court.
L.2001, c.365, s.3; amended 2011, c.44, s.2.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:35-5.9, Violation 2C:35-5.9, Offense 2C:35-5.9
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