Records are not released or utilized other than for specified purposes. The arrest and proceedings are deemed not to have occurred, and the person can answer accordingly, except in the circumstances specified in section 2C:52-27.
If the person whose records are expunged is convicted of any crime following discharge from the special probation, the full record of arrests and convictions can be restored to public access and no future expungement will be granted. N.J. Stat. § 2C:35-14(m)(4).
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There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.