N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-1.5 - State non-liability

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) New Jersey State government is not liable for any damages arising from its actions or omissions relating to any plan, registration or map required pursuant to this chapter. No approval by the Department of any plan or of any cleanup and removal activities shall be a defense against liability for the discharge, nor shall it shift liability for the discharge to the Department.
(b) In the event of a discharge, any person responsible for the discharge shall be held liable to the extent determined by the Act.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-1.5
Amended by R.1996 d.252, effective 6/3/1996.
See: 27 N.J.R. 2337(a), 27 N.J.R. 2882(a), 28 N.J.R. 2858(a).
In (b) substituted "any person" for "the person".

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