Borough of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chester 4-3-1980 as Sec. 3-1 of the 1980 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 102-1 Issuance prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person, either for himself or as agent or representative of another person, or as an officer or agent of any corporation, or as a member of a partnership, with intent to defraud, to make, draw, utter or deliver any check, draft or order for the payment of money in a sum not in excess of $100 upon any bank or other depository, knowing at the time of so doing that the maker, or drawer, has no funds or insufficient funds in, or credit with, such bank or other depository for the payment in full of such instrument upon its presentation although no express representation is made in reference thereto.

§ 102-2 Presumption.

The making, drawing, uttering or delivering of a check, draft or order as stated in the foregoing section shall be prima facie evidence of intent to defraud, and the certificate of protest of nonpayment of same shall be presumptive evidence that there were no funds or insufficient funds in or credit with such bank or other depository and that the person making, drawing, uttering or delivering the instrument knew that there were no funds or insufficient funds in or credit with such bank or other depository.