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Legal Statutes: New Jersey

UPDATED February 3, 2016

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Chapter 14. Sexual Offenses

back to top2C:14-2.1. Right of victim to consult with prosecuting authority

Whenever there is a prosecution for a violation of N.J.S.A.2C: 14-2, the victim of the sexual assault shall be provided an opportunity to consult with the prosecuting authority prior to the conclusion of any plea negotiations.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed to alter or limit the authority or discretion of the prosecutor to enter into any plea agreement which the prosecutor deems appropriate.
L.2003, c. 137, § 1, eff. Aug. 1, 2003.