Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Bloomfield Council 11-19-1962 as Sec. 19-12 of the 1962 Code (Ch. 135 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Amusements and amusement devices — See Ch. 128.
It shall be unlawful for any person in the Township, for hire or reward, to foretell, reveal, disclose, divine or attempt to foretell, reveal, disclose or divine any event, past, present or future, by means of the possession or alleged possession of any occult or mysterious power, whether the same is manifested through medium sitting, medium control, table rappings, hand readings, cards, hypnotism, clairvoyancy, fortune-telling, palmistry or phrenology or any other mode of fashion.
Any person in the Township who receives any kind of gratuity or reward for foretelling, revealing, disclosing, divining or attempting to foretell, reveal, disclose or divine any past, present or future event by means of occult or mysterious power, or as set forth in the above Subsection A, shall be considered as doing such act for hire within the meaning of this chapter.
[Added 11-2-1987[1]]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalty provided in § 1-15, General penalty, of this Code.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.