Borough of Seaside Heights, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Seaside Heights 2-19-1997 by Ord. No. 97-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 142-1 Liability of parent or guardian.

A parent, guardian or other person having legal custody of an infant under 18 years of age who fails or neglects to exercise reasonable supervision and control of the conduct of such infant shall be liable for any willful, malicious or unlawful injury or destruction by such infant of real or personal public property of the Borough of Seaside Heights.

§ 142-2 Civil proceeding authorized.

Whenever the real or personal property of the Borough of Seaside Heights is destroyed or damaged by any willful, malicious or unlawful act of a minor, the Borough Council may authorize the institution of legal proceedings in civil court to hold the parent, guardian or other person having legal custody of the infant under 18 years of age liable for the damage caused to the real or personal property of the borough where such a parent, guardian or other person has failed or neglected to exercise reasonable supervision and control over the conduct of such infant under 18 years of age.

§ 142-3 Nonapplicability.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to parents from whom parental custody and control of such infant has been removed by court order, decree, judgment, military service or marriage of such infant.