New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:37a-69 - Eminent Domain

40:37A-69. Eminent domain
26. Every authority is hereby empowered, in its own name but for the county or any beneficiary county, to acquire by purchase, gift, grant or devise and to take for public use real property, within or without the county or any beneficiary county, or any interest therein which may be deemed by the authority necessary for its purposes, including public lands owned by or in which any municipality within the county or any beneficiary county has a right, title or interest. Such authority is hereby empowered to acquire and take such real property including such public property or interests therein, by condemnation, in the manner provided for in the "Eminent Domain Act of 1971," P.L.1971, c.361 (C.20:3-1 et seq.) and, to that end, may invoke and exercise in the manner or mode of procedure prescribed in that act, either in its own name or in the name of the county or any beneficiary county, all of the powers of such county to acquire or take property for public use; provided, however, that, notwithstanding the foregoing or any other provision of this act, no authority shall take, by condemnation, any real property except upon consent thereto by the county which created the authority or, if applicable, any beneficiary county given by resolution adopted by its governing body and further provided, in the case of authorities operating a public transportation facility, every taking by condemnation in connection with such powers, shall be subject to the provisions of sections 48, 49 and 63 of P.L.1962, c.198 (C.48:3-17.6 to 48:3-17.8).

L.1960,c.183,s.26; amended 1968,c.66,s.5; 1994,c.76,s.7.

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