Every municipal court shall have jurisdiction over proceedings to enforce and collect any penalty imposed because of a violation of any provision of this subtitle, if the violation has occurred within the territorial jurisdiction of the court. The proceedings shall be summary and in accordance with the Penalty Enforcement Law (N.J.S. 2A:58-1 et seq.). Process shall be in the nature of a summons or warrant and shall issue only at the suit of the State Commissioner of Health of the State of New Jersey, or the local board of health, as the case may be, as plaintiff.
L.1939, c. 261, p. 677, s. 1. Amended by L.1953, c. 26, p. 467, s. 8.