17:16S-2. Bank service fee on orders of execution; definitions
22. A depository institution which is presented with an execution on an account pursuant to N.J.S.2A:17-57 et seq., may deduct from the amount levied and retain for itself as compensation for its expenses and services, a service fee, provided that the deposit agreement between the depository institution and the depositor provides for such a fee. The portion of any service fee which has priority over an execution pursuant to this section shall not exceed $60 or such greater or lesser amount as the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance may establish from time to time by regulation.
Nothing herein shall affect the validity or priority of any lien or other right of set-off that the depository institution may have with respect to the account which is levied upon.
For purposes of this section:
"Account" means a checking account, savings account or other deposit account of a type which is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
"Depository institution" means any state or federally chartered bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or credit union which accepts deposits of funds.
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