NJ 2C:18-6. Burglary and trespass offenses.

Defending NJ 2C:18-6.  Burglary and trespass offenses.

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NJ Statute: 2C:18-6.  Offenses;  penalties;  restitution.

a.  An offense pursuant to section 2 of this act is a crime of the third degree if the actor causes pecuniary loss of $2,000.00 or more;  a crime of the  fourth degree if the actor causes pecuniary loss in excess of $500.00 but less  than $2,000.00;  and a disorderly persons offense if he causes pecuniary loss  of $500.00 or less.

b.  The provisions of N.J.S. 2C:43-3 to the contrary notwithstanding, in addition to any other sentence which the court may impose, a person convicted of an offense under this act shall be sentenced to make restitution, and to pay  a fine of not less than $500.00 if the offense is a crime of the third degree;   to pay a fine of not less than $200.00 if the offense is a crime of the fourth  degree;  and to pay a fine of not less than $100.00 when the conviction is of a  disorderly persons offense.

L.1983, c. 522, s. 3, eff. Jan. 17, 1984.

AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:18-6, Violation 2C:18-6, Offense 2C:18-6

Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.

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