§ 2C:21-1 Forgery and Related Offenses
§ 2C:21-2 Criminal simulation
§ 2C:21-2.1 Offenses involving false government documents; degree of crime; suspension, revocation of driving privileges.
§ 2C:21-2.2 Ban on police badge transfers
§ 2C:21-2.3 Producing, selling, offering, displaying, possessing, fraudulent motor vehicle insurance ID cards; penalties
§ 2C:21-2.4 Possession of certain fraudulent receipts, universal product code (UPC) labels and checks
§ 2C:21-3 Frauds relating to public records and recordable instruments
§ 2C:21-4 Falsifying or tampering with records
§ 2C:21-4.1 Destruction, alteration, falsification of records, crime of fourth degree
§ 2C:21-4.3 Health care claims fraud, degree of crime; prosecution guidelines.
§ 2C:21-4.4 Findings, declarations relative to insurance fraud
§ 2C:21-4.5 Definitions relative to insurance fraud
§ 2C:21-4.6 Crime of insurance fraud.
§ 2C:21-4.7 Insurance Fraud Detection Reward Program
§ 2C:21-4.8 Motor vehicle title offenses, grading.
§ 2C:21-5 Bad checks, money orders, electronic funds transfers.
§ 2C:21-6 Credit cards
§ 2C:21-6.1 Definitions relative to scanning devices, reencoders; criminal use, degree of crime.
§ 2C:21-7 Deceptive business practices
§ 2C:21-7.2 Definitions
§ 2C:21-7.3 False representation
§ 2C:21-7.4 Disorderly persons offense
§ 2C:21-7.5 Definitions relative to air bags.
§ 2C:21-8 Misrepresentation of mileage of motor vehicle
§ 2C:21-8.1 Definition; determination of degree of offense
§ 2C:21-9 Misconduct by corporate official
§ 2C:21-10 Commercial bribery and breach of duty to act disinterestedly
§ 2C:21-11 Rigging publicly exhibited contest
§ 2C:21-12 Defrauding secured creditors
§ 2C:21-13 Fraud in insolvency
§ 2C:21-14 Receiving deposits in a failing financial institution
§ 2C:21-15 Misapplication of entrusted property and property of government or financial institution
§ 2C:21-16 Securing execution of documents by deception
§ 2C:21-17 Impersonation; theft of identity; crime.
§ 2C:21-17.1 Restitution to victim of unlawful use of personal identifying information.
§ 2C:21-17.2 Use of personal identifying information of another, certain; second degree crime.
§ 2C:21-17.3 Trafficking in personal identifying information pertaining to another person, certain; crime degrees; terms defined
§ 2C:21-17.4 Action by person defrauded by unauthorized use of personal identifying information.
§ 2C:21-17.5 Deletion of certain items from victim’s consumer reporting files.
§ 2C:21-17.6 Report of identity theft to local law enforcement agency.
§ 2C:21-18 Slugs
§ 2C:21-19 Wrongful credit practices and related offenses.
§ 2C:21-20.1 Unlicensed practice of acupuncture, third degree crime.
§ 2C:21-20.2 Unauthorized practice of psychology; third degree crime.
§ 2C:21-20.4 Unauthorized practice of social work; third degree crime.
§ 2C:21-20.5 Unauthorized practice of psychoanalysis; third degree crime.
§ 2C:21-21 Short title; definitions; offenses; penalties.
§ 2C:21-22 Unauthorized practice of law, penalties.
§ 2C:21-22a Civil actions resulting from the unauthorized practice of law.
§ 2C:21-22.1 Definitions relative to use of runners; crime; sentencing.
§ 2C:21-23 Findings, declarations
§ 2C:21-24 Definitions
§ 2C:21-25 Money laundering, illegal investment, crime.
§ 2C:21-26 Knowledge inferred
§ 2C:21-27 Degrees of offense; penalties; nonmerger.
§ 2C:21-27.1 Criteria for imposition of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.
§ 2C:21-27.2 Calculation of anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.
§ 2C:21-27.3 Revocation or reduction of penalty assessment.
§ 2C:21-27.4 Payment schedule.
§ 2C:21-27.5 Relation to other dispositions.
§ 2C:21-27.6 Collection and distribution.
§ 2C:21-28 Civil action for treble damages; allocation
§ 2C:21-29 Investigative interrogatives
§ 2C:21-30 Unlawful practice of dentistry; third degree crime
§ 2C:21-31 Unauthorized practice of immigration law; penalties.
§ 2C:21-31.1 Civil actions resulting from unauthorized practice of immigration law.
§ 2C:21-32 Short title; definitions relative to counterfeit marks; offenses.
§ 2C:21-33 Electrical contracting without business permit, fourth degree crime.
§ 2C:21-34 Penalty for false contract payment claims, representation, for a government contract; prevailing wage violations; grading.
§ 2C:21-35 False public utility employee identification badge, violations, degree of crime.
§ 2C:21-36 Sale of secondhand jewelry.
§ 2C:21-37 Requirements for reselling of secondhand jewelry.
§ 2C:21-38 Requisite knowledge, belief for violation.
§ 2C:21-39 Report by purchaser.
§ 2C:21-40 Immunity.
§ 2C:21-41 Regulations.
§ 2C:21-42 Second degree crime.
§ 2C:21-43 Sale of certain alarm business signs, decals; prohibited.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 2C > Chapter 21

  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Personal property: includes goods and chattels, rights and credits, moneys and effects, evidences of debt, choses in action and all written instruments by which any right to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance upon, property or any debt or financial obligation is created, acknowledged, evidenced, transferred, discharged or defeated, in whole or in part, and everything except real property as herein defined which may be the subject of ownership. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • territory: extends to and includes any territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.