Maintaining a nuisance, 2C:33-12

Maintaining a nuisance, 2C:33-12
    A person is guilty of maintaining a nuisance when:

    a.  By conduct either unlawful in itself or unreasonable under all the circumstances, he knowingly or recklessly creates or maintains a condition which endangers the safety or health of a considerable number of persons;

    b.  He knowingly conducts or maintains any premises, place or resort where persons gather for purposes of engaging in unlawful conduct;  or

    c.  He knowingly conducts or maintains any premises, place or resort as a house of prostitution or as a place where obscene material, as defined in N.J.S. 2C:34-2 and N.J.S. 2C:34-3, is sold, photographed, manufactured, exhibited or otherwise prepared or shown, in violation of N.J.S. 2C:34-2, N.J.S. 2C:34-3, and N.J.S. 2C:34-4.

    A person is guilty of a disorderly persons offense if the person is convicted under subsection a. or b. of this section.  A person is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree if the person is convicted under subsection c. of this section.

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