Every municipal court shall have jurisdiction over proceedings to enforce and collect any penalty imposed because of a violation of any provision of a health ordinance or code of a local board, if the violation occurs 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 issue at the suit of such local board and shall be either in the nature of a summons or warrant.
Amended by L.1953, c. 26, p. 470, s. 21.