17:12B-186. Appointment and compensation of counsel and assistants
The commissioner may, from time to time appoint one or more special assistant deputy commissioners of banking and insurance, who may or may not be employees in the department as the commissioner shall determine, as agent or agents, to assist him in administering the business and affairs of any State association of which he has taken possession, and he may, from time to time, hire such employees and assistants as he shall deem necessary to the proper administration of the business and affairs of such State association, including officers and employees of the State association. He may further, notwithstanding any other provision of law, appoint an attorney or a counsellor-at-law of this State, who need not be a member or an employee of the department of law of this State, to represent and advise him and to act as counsel in the administration of the business and property of the State association. He may further, at the expense of the State association, obtain such security for the faithful performance of the duties of such assistant deputy commissioners, counsel, and other employees as he shall deem necessary. Appointments of special assistant deputy commissioners and counsel made pursuant to this subsection shall be evidenced by a writing signed by the commissioner and filed in the department.
The compensation of the special assistant deputy commissioners, counsel, and of all other persons engaged in the administration of the business and affairs of such State association, shall be fixed by the commissioner, subject to the approval of the Superior Court as hereinafter provided, and shall, upon the certificate of the commissioner, be paid out of the funds of the State association.
L.1963, c. 144, s. 186.
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