§ 2C:39-1 Definitions.
§ 2C:39-2 Presumptions
§ 2C:39-3 Prohibited weapons and devices.
§ 2C:39-4 Possession of weapons for unlawful purposes.
§ 2C:39-4.1 Weapons; controlled dangerous substances and other offenses, penalties.
§ 2C:39-5 Unlawful possession of weapons.
§ 2C:39-6 Exemptions.
§ 2C:39-7 Certain persons not to have weapons or ammunition.
§ 2C:39-9 Manufacture, transport, disposition and defacement of weapons and dangerous instruments and appliances.
§ 2C:39-9.1 Sale of knives to minors; crime of the fourth degree; exceptions
§ 2C:39-9.2 Sale of handcuffs to minors, prohibited
§ 2C:39-10 Violation of the regulatory provisions relating to firearms; false representation in applications.
§ 2C:39-11 Pawnbrokers; loaning on firearms
§ 2C:39-12 Voluntary surrender.
§ 2C:39-13 Unlawful use of body vests
§ 2C:39-14 2nd degree crimes
§ 2C:39-15 Gun advertising requirement
§ 2C:39-16 “Leader of a firearms trafficking network” defined; first degree crime; fines; sentencing
§ 2C:39-17 Retired law enforcement officers permitted to possess, carry certain ammunition.
§ 2C:39-18 Inapplicability.
§ 2C:39-19 Regulations relative to certain current owners of automatic rifles.
§ 2C:39-20 Registration of certain firearms.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 2C > Chapter 39 - Prohibited Weapons and Devices

  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • collector: when used in relation to the collection of taxes or water rents or other public assessments, includes all officers charged with the duty of collecting such taxes, water rents or assessments, unless a particular officer is specified. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Ship: includes vessels, steamers, canal boats and every boat or structure adapted to navigation or movement from place to place, upon the ocean, lakes, rivers or artificial waterways, either by its own power or otherwise. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • 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.
  • 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