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a. Any person who, with the intent to injure another, purposely discloses any information concerning the proceedings of a grand jury, other than as authorized or required by law, commits a crime of the fourth degree. A public officer or employee who is convicted of a violation of this subsection shall be dismissed from public office or employment.
b. A person injured as a result of a violation of subsection a. of this section may bring a civil action against the person convicted of the violation. The person convicted shall be liable to the person injured for actual damages, punitive damages of not less than $1,000.00 or more than $100,000.00, reasonable litigation costs and reasonable attorney fees.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 2B. Court Organization and Civil Code 2B § 21-10 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-2b-court-organization-and-civil-code/nj-st-sect-2b-21-10.html
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