2A:33-18. Wrongful acts after distraint for rent; remedy; damages
When a distress is made for rent justly due and an irregularity or unlawful act shall afterwards be done by the party distraining, or his agent, the distress shall not therefore be deemed unlawful nor the party making it deemed a trespasser ab initio. The party aggrieved thereby shall be entitled to recover full satisfaction for the special damage sustained thereby, and no more. When the plaintiff shall recover such damages, he shall be entitled to his full costs, the same as in other cases of costs.
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