New Jersey Revised Statutes § 17:13-101 - Issuance Of Shares And Certificates; Deposits; Accounts Offered; Trustee Or Custodian Of Accounts And Funds; Payment Of Dividends

17:13-101. Issuance of shares and certificates; deposits; accounts offered; trustee or custodian of accounts and funds; payment of dividends
a. A credit union shall issue shares and share certificates, which shall constitute the capital of the credit union. Shares may be subscribed to, paid for and transferred in any manner prescribed by the bylaws. Ownership of shares or share certificates shall confer membership and voting rights.

b. A credit union may accept deposits from and issue deposit certificates to its members and to other credit unions, subject to terms, rates, and conditions prescribed by the board and regulations established by the commissioner.

c. A credit union may offer special purpose share or deposit accounts, including, but not limited to, Christmas club accounts and vacation club accounts, under terms and conditions established by the board.

d. A credit union may offer joint accounts, trust accounts, or pay-on-death accounts, as provided in the "Multiple-party Deposit Account Act," P.L. 1979, c. 491 (C. 17:16I-1 et seq.). These accounts may be held as shares, share certificates, deposits, deposit certificates, or any other form provided by law.

e. A credit union may act as trustee or custodian of (1) individual retirement accounts authorized by State or federal law; (2) pension funds of self-employed individuals or of a company or organization sponsoring the credit union; or (3) other similar retirement or pension plans; or (4) pension and profit-sharing plans.

f. The board may authorize the payment of dividends from the undivided earnings. Dividends may be paid at varying rates with respect to the conditions which pertain to each type of account including, but not limited to, minimum balance, notice and time requirements.

L.1984, c. 171, s. 23, eff. Oct. 31, 1984.

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