Defending NJ 2C:52-15. Records to be removed upon expungement.
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NJ Statute: 2C:52-15. Records to be removed; control.
If an order of expungement of records of arrest or conviction under this chapter is granted by the court, all the records specified in said order shall be removed from the files of the agencies which have been noticed of the pendency of petitioner’s motion and which are, by the provisions of this chapter, entitled to notice, and shall be placed in the control of a person who has been designated by the head of each such agency which, at the time of the hearing, possesses said records. That designated person shall, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, insure that such records or the information contained therein are not released for any reason and are not utilized or referred to for any purpose. In response to requests for information or records of the person who was arrested or convicted, all noticed officers, departments and agencies shall reply, with respect to the arrest, conviction or related proceedings which are the subject of the order, that there is no record information.
L.1979, c. 178, s. 122, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:52-15, Violation 2C:52-15, Offense 2C:52-15
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