§ 2A:156A-1 Short title
§ 2A:156A-2 Definitions.
§ 2A:156A-3 Interception, disclosure, use of wire, electronic, oral communication; violation
§ 2A:156A-4 Lawful interception activities; exceptions
§ 2A:156A-4.1 Interception of wire, electronic communications, certain; permitted.
§ 2A:156A-5 Possession, sale, distribution, manufacture, or advertisement of intercepting devices; violation
§ 2A:156A-6 Lawful activities concerning devices
§ 2A:156A-7 Seizure, forfeiture of unlawful device
§ 2A:156A-8 Authorization for application for order to intercept communications.
§ 2A:156A-9 Contents of application
§ 2A:156A-10 Consideration of application; basis of order
§ 2A:156A-11 Orders affecting public and certain private communication facilities; privileged communications
§ 2A:156A-12 Order; contents; limitations; extensions; renewals; progress reports; assistance of providers; point of execution
§ 2A:156A-13 Verbal approval for emergency interception
§ 2A:156A-14 Recording, transfer, custody of tapes
§ 2A:156A-15 Sealing of applications, orders and supporting papers; destruction; disclosure of contents; violations
§ 2A:156A-16 Service, contents of inventory
§ 2A:156A-17 Disclosure of intercepted communications
§ 2A:156A-18 Disclosure of intercepted communications relating to other offenses
§ 2A:156A-19 Unlawful use, disclosure, third degree crime
§ 2A:156A-20 Disclosure of contents of intercepted communications at trial, proceeding
§ 2A:156A-21 Action to suppress contents of intercepted communications
§ 2A:156A-22 Report by issuing or denying judge to Administrative Director of courts; contents
§ 2A:156A-23 Annual reports of Superior Court, Supreme Court and attorney general; records of attorney general and county prosecutors
§ 2A:156A-24 Civil action for damages, attorney’s fee by persons whose communications are intercepted unlawfully
§ 2A:156A-25 Good faith reliance on court order as defense
§ 2A:156A-26 Partial invalidity
§ 2A:156A-27 Unlawful access to stored communications
§ 2A:156A-28 Disclosure of contents
§ 2A:156A-29 Requirements for access.
§ 2A:156A-30 Backup preservation
§ 2A:156A-31 Cost reimbursement
§ 2A:156A-32 Civil action
§ 2A:156A-33 Defense to civil, criminal action
§ 2A:156A-34 Exclusivity of remedies
§ 2A:156A-35 Definitions relative to certain counter-terrorism investigations.
§ 2A:156A-36 Notification required relative to certain counter-terrorism activities.
§ 2A:156A-37 Violation of notification requirement; injunction.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 2A > Chapter 156A - New Jersey Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • certified mail: include private express carrier service, provided that the private express carrier service provides confirmation of mailing. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • oath: includes "affirmation. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • sworn: includes "affirmed. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.