Defending NJ 2C:52-1. Expungement definition.
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NJ Statute: 2C:52-1. Definition of expungement.
a. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, expungement shall mean the extraction and isolation of all records on file within any court, detention or correctional facility, law enforcement or criminal justice agency concerning a person’s detection, apprehension, arrest, detention, trial or disposition of an offense within the criminal justice system.
b. Expunged records shall include complaints, warrants, arrests, commitments, processing records, fingerprints, photographs, index cards, “rap sheets” and judicial docket records.
L.1979, c. 178, s. 108, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.
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