Borough of Wallington, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wallington 5-13-1970 as Sec. 4-11 of the 1970 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 193 of the 1992 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusement devices; billiard tables — See Ch. 160.

§ 224-1 Bingo and raffles authorized.

Pursuant to Chapters 5 and 6 of the 1954 Laws of New Jersey,[1] this chapter is enacted for the express purpose of authorizing bona fide veterans, charitable, educational, religious or fraternal organizations, civic and service clubs, volunteer fire companies and first-aid or rescue squads to hold, operate and conduct games of chance commonly known as "bingo" and "raffles" within the Borough on Sundays in accordance with the Bingo Licensing Law and the Raffles Licensing Law[2] and pursuant to the rules and regulations issued or to be promulgated by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission in the Department of State of the State of New Jersey.
[1]:
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq. and 5:8-24 et seq., respectively.
[2]:
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq. and 5:8-50 et seq., respectively.

§ 224-2 Compliance required.

All applications and licenses to hold, operate and conduct games of chance commonly known as "bingo" and "raffles" on Sundays shall be subject to the provisions of the laws and rules and regulations cited in § 224-1 and any laws, rules and regulations hereafter enacted and shall be further subject to the provisions of this chapter.

§ 224-3 Conduct on Sundays.

A. 
Sunday restrictions. No games of chance shall be conducted under any license issued by the Borough under this chapter on Sunday unless it shall specifically provide in the license for the holding, operating and conducting thereof on that day.
B. 
Sunday starting time. No licensee shall hold, operate or conduct any game of chance on Sunday before 2:00 p.m. This provision is to apply only to games of chance held on Sundays.

§ 224-4 Status of organizations.

No license to conduct a game of chance as authorized by law on Sunday shall be issued to any organization not having a bona fide status established in good faith within the Borough and actively engaged in serving one or more of the authorized purposes as defined by the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.

§ 224-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 12-20-1993 by Ord. No. 93-19[1]]
A. 
Any violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, of the Code of the Borough of Wallington.
B. 
Separate violation. Except as otherwise provided, every day that a violation shall continue shall be deemed a separate violation.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).