Section: Penalty for failure to comply with commissioner's order
268. A bank, or out-of-State bank with a branch in this State, which continues to violate the provisions of its certificate of incorporation or which continues to conduct its business in violation of any law of this State, or another state where it is transacting business, or in an unsafe manner, after having been ordered by the commissioner to cease such practices, shall be liable to a penalty of $1,000.00 to be recovered with costs by the State in any court of competent jurisdiction in a civil action prosecuted by the Attorney-General, and it shall be liable to a like penalty for each day's additional default from and after the time specified in the order. The penalty provided by this section shall be in addition to and not in lieu of any other provision of law applicable upon a bank's or out-of-State bank's failure to comply with an order of the commissioner.
L.1948, c.67,s.268; amended 1953, c.17,s.42; 1996,c.17,s.23.
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