N.J. Admin. Code § 7:38-1.3 - Other statutes and regulations

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

(a) This chapter consolidates aspects of, but does not supersede, the following statutes and any rules adopted pursuant thereto:
1. The Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act, 13:9B-1 et seq.;
2. The Endangered and Nongame Species Conservation Act, 23:2A-1 et seq.;
3. The Water Supply Management Act, 58:1A-1 et seq.;
4. The Water Pollution Control Act, 58:10A-1 et seq.;
5. The Realty Improvement Sewerage and Facilities Act (1954), 58:11-23 et seq.;
6. The Water Quality Planning Act, 58:11A-1 et seq.;
7. The Safe Drinking Water Act, 58:12A-1 et seq.; and
8. The Flood Hazard Area Control Act, 58:16A-50 et seq. For the purposes of this section, the provisions of 13:1D-29 et seq. shall not apply to an application for a permit pursuant to the Flood Hazard Area Control Act, 58:16A-50 et seq.
(b) This chapter shall not be construed to limit, alter or eliminate the requirements of any other applicable Federal, State or local laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances.
(c) If any section, part, phrase, or provision of these rules or the application thereof to any person is adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be confined in its operation to the section, part, phrase, provision or application directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered and it shall not affect or impair the validity of the remainder of these rules or the application thereof to other persons.
(d) This chapter should be liberally construed to conform with the State's obligation to stringently safeguard the State's public trust resources and "should be guided, in heart, mind, and spirit, by an abiding and generously given commitment to protecting the incomparable water resources and natural beauty of the New Jersey Highlands so as to preserve them intact, in trust, forever for the pleasure, enjoyment, and use of future generations while also providing every conceivable opportunity for appropriate economic growth and development to advance the quality of life of the residents of the region and the entire State." 13:20-2


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:38-1.3
Amended by R.2006 d.420, effective 12/4/2006.
See: 37 N.J.R. 4767(a), 38 N.J.R. 5011(a).
Added (d).

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