Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington 8-16-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 162-1 Sale or display prohibited.

No person, firm or corporation shall sell, offer for sale or display obscene material.

§ 162-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
OBSCENE MATERIAL
Any description, narrative account, display or depiction of sexual activity or anatomical area contained in or consisting of a picture or other representation, publication, sound recording, live performances or film which, by means of posing, composing, format or animated sensual details:
A. 
Depicts or describes in a patently offensive way ultimate sexual acts, normal or perverted, actual or simulated, masturbation, excretory functions or lewd exhibition of the genitals;
B. 
Lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value when taken as a whole; and
C. 
Is a part of a work which, to the average person applying contemporary community standards, has a dominant theme, taken as a whole, which appeals to the prurient interest.

§ 162-3 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who violates the provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days and/or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days. Any such violation shall constitute a separate offense on each successive day continued.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General provisions, Art. I).