Penalties for Failure to Report and False Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect - New Jersey

Date: February 2019

Failure to Report

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:6-8.14

Any person knowingly violating the reporting laws, including the failure to report an act of child abuse while having reasonable cause to believe that an act of child abuse has been committed, is a disorderly person.

False Reporting

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.