Township of Washington, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Washington 7-10-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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.
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.
[Amended 11-8-1978]
Each violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a term of imprisonment of not more than 90 days or a fine of not more than $500, or both.