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Arkansas Ark. Code Ann. § 16-96-401(f)(1) Collection and Payment

At the commencement of each session of the circuit court of the clerk's county, the clerk of the county court shall furnish the prosecuting attorney with a written statement of

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all deficits of constables and other collecting officers on account of fines, penalties, and forfeitures.

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Arkansas Ark. Code Ann. § 16-96-401(f)(2) Collection and Payment

It shall be the duty of the prosecuting attorney to bring suit against the constables and collecting officers and their securities for the deficiency due and also to prosecute the

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officers by indictment for malfeasance in office.

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Arkansas Ark. Code Ann. § 16-20-106(c)(1) Fines, Penalties, Taxes, Etc. -- Collection and Settlement -- Accounting -- Audit and Adjustment

The clerks shall keep a true account of all fines, penalties, forfeitures, and judgments imposed, adjudged, or rendered in favor of the state or any county by their respective courts,

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distinguishing those payable to the state from those payable to the county.

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Arkansas Ark. Code Ann. § 14-14-110(a) Public Records

Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, all records and other written materials in the possession of a local government shall be available for inspection and copying by any person

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during normal office hours.

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New Jersey N.J. Stat. Ann. § 47:1A-8 Common law right of access
Nothing contained in [the state open record law], as amended and supplemented, shall be construed as limiting the common law right of access to a government record, including criminal investigatory
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records of a law enforcement agency.
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New Jersey N.J. Stat. Ann. § 47:1A-1 Legislative findings and declarations
Government records shall be readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination by the citizens of this State, with certain exceptions, for the protection of the public interest, and any limitations
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on the right of access accorded by P.L.1963, c. 73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.) as amended and supplemented, shall be construed in favor of the public's right of access;
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New Jersey N.J. Stat. Ann. § 47:1A-5 custodian of government records - obligations The custodian of a government record shall permit the record to be inspected, examined, and copied by any person during regular business hours; Obligation to respond to public records requests All
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New Jersey N.J. Stat. Ann. § 39:5-44 Record of fines payable to county; inspection
Every court having jurisdiction to hear complaints for violations of the provisions of this Title shall keep a record of the disposition of all complaints under this subtitle, for which
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a fine may be imposed which record shall be open to inspection by the treasurer or auditor of a county or his duly authorized representative, or by the director or his duly authorized representative, or by the financial officers of the respective municipalities which are entitled to fines imposed by the court.
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New Jersey N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2A:158A-18 Recording of liens The Clerk of the Superior Court shall provide separate books for the recording of said liens which books shall be properly indexed in the name of the judgment debtor. Obligation to collect or record State courts
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New Jersey N.J. Stat. Ann. § 17:29A-35 Motor vehicle violations surcharges for private passenger automobiles
Upon request, the Administrative Office of the Courts shall provide a monthly report to the Division of Revenue containing information on the number of convictions for the offense of unsafe
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driving pursuant to section 1 of P.L.2000, c. 75 (C.39:4-97.2) that were entered during such month, the amount of the surcharges that were assessed by the courts pursuant to subsection f. of section 1 of P.L.2000, c. 75 (C.39:4-97.2) for such month, and the amount of the surcharges collected by the courts pursuant to subsection f. of section 1 of P.L.2000, c. 75 (C.39:4-97.2) during such month.
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