New Jersey Revised Statutes § 17:9a-103 - Directors; Stock Ownership, Oath

17:9A-103. Directors; stock ownership, oath
103. A. Each director shall own in good faith and hold in the director's own name unpledged shares of the capital stock of the bank, or of a company as such term is defined in section 2 of the federal "Bank Holding Company Act of 1956," 12U.S.C. s.1841 owning more than 80% of the capital stock of such bank, which shares shall comply with at least one of the following conditions:

(1) the aggregate par value of the shares is at least $500, or

(2) the shares have an aggregate book value of at least $500, or

(3) the shares have an aggregate fair market value of at least $500 as determined by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance.

B.Each director shall, following his election or appointment and before assumption of any duties as a director, take an oath that he will, so far as the duty devolves upon him, diligently and honestly administer the affairs of the bank, and that he will not knowingly violate, or knowingly permit to be violated, any provision of this act, and that he owns in good faith and holds in his own name, capital stock as required by this section. Such oath, subscribed by the director and certified by the officer before whom it is taken, shall be transmitted to the commissioner and filed in the department.

L.1948,c.67,s.103; amended 1968, c.417; 1999, c.252, s.4.

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