TITLE

NJ Environmental Law Doesn't Authorize Warrantless Property Inspections

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Land Use Law Report;2013, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection vs. Huber which deals with the Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act (FWPA) violation. The New Jersey Supreme Court disagreed with the Appellate Division's conclusion that the FWPA authorized warrantless, forcible entries for inspections. However, it ultimately held that the FWPA authorizes warrantless entries with consent and that denying consent can be its own violation.
ACCESSION #
87605189

 

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