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409 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey
Call :862-576-8995
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Brooklyn, New York, 11201
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Penalties against corporations

2C:43-4. Penalties against corporations; forfeiture of corporate charter or revocation of certificate authorizing foreign corporation to do business in the state

a. The court may suspend the imposition of sentence of a corporation which has been convicted of an offense or may sentence it to pay a fine of up to three times the fine provided for in N.J.S. 2C:43-3 in addition to any restitution required by N.J.S. 2C:44-2.

b. When a corporation is convicted of an offense or a high managerial agent of a corporation, as defined in N.J.S. 2C:2-7 is convicted of an offense committed in conducting the affairs of the corporation, the court may request the Attorney General to institute appropriate proceedings to dissolve the corporation, forfeit its charter, revoke any franchises held by it, or to revoke the certificate authorizing the corporation to conduct business in this State.