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breed Specific Legislation for New Jersey

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City Ordinance Ban/Dangerous or Vicious
Atlantic City Section: 121-40 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
East Orange Section: 132-5, 132-13 Restricts breeds traditionally used for "security purposes" when off-property, including: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers
Borough of Highland Park Section: 114-11 Pit bulls declared "dangerous" by rebuttable presumption
Borough of Newfield Section: 73-1 Pit bulls declared "vicious"

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