New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:45-6 - Application Of Act.

40:45-6 Application of act.

2. This act shall govern all municipalities having adopted a plan or form of government, or a charter, which provides for the election of municipal officers at regular municipal elections held on the second Tuesday in May, or having chosen to hold such elections on the day of the general election in November pursuant to subsection a. of section 1 of P.L.2009, c.196 (C.40:45-7.1), including municipalities holding regular municipal elections under the "Optional Municipal Charter Law," P.L.1950, c.210 (C.40:69A-1 et seq.), under the "commission form of government law" (R.S.40:70-1 et seq.), under the "municipal manager form of government law" N.J.S.40A:63-8, under the "village form of government" (R.S.40:157-16 et seq.), or under any plan or form of government, or charter, hereafter authorized which provides for the holding of regular municipal elections at that time. This act shall govern these municipalities only with respect to the time, manner and method of election of municipal officers. The officers to be elected, and their number, the length of their terms of office, and their powers and responsibilities shall be determined by the laws authorizing the plan or form of government, or charter, which the municipalities have adopted.

L.1981, c.379, s.2; amended 1990, c.17, s.1; 1995, c.97, s.1; 2009, c.196, s.3.

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