17:9A-303. Refusal or failure of commissioner to take possession; jurisdiction of the Superior Court; appointment of receiver
A. When a bank is insolvent or has suspended its business for lack of funds to carry it on, a creditor or stockholder may serve a written demand upon the commissioner that he take possession of the property and business of the bank. If, after the lapse of twenty days from the day upon which the demand is served upon him, the commissioner shall have failed to take possession as in this article provided, the Attorney-General, or any creditor or stockholder of the bank may apply to the Superior Court in an action for injunctive relief and the appointment of a receiver or receivers in the manner provided by chapter fourteen of Title 14 of the Revised Statutes, and thereafter, so long as such action is pending in the Superior Court, the powers of the court and of any receivers appointed by it, and the rights and remedies of creditors and stockholders shall be as prescribed in chapter fourteen of Title 14 of the Revised Statutes. The court may proceed in the action in a summary manner or otherwise.
B. No receiver shall be appointed by the Superior Court to exercise the powers prescribed in chapter fourteen of Title 14 of the Revised Statutes unless
(1) the bank is insolvent or has suspended its business for lack of funds to carry it on;
(2) demand has been served upon the commissioner, as provided by subsection A of this section;
(3) the commissioner has failed to take possession within the time limited by subsection A of this section; and
(4) the commissioner has been made a party to the action in the Superior Court and has been served with a copy of the complaint and notice of the time and place of application for the appointment of a receiver not less than ten days prior to the application for the appointment of a receiver.
L.1948,c.67,s.303; amended 1953,c.17,s.52.
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