New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:48-5.1 - Contracts With Humane Societies Where No Pound Established; Advertisement Unnecessary

40:48-5.1. Contracts with humane societies where no pound established; advertisement unnecessary
Whenever in any municipality there shall not be established under municipal authority a public pound for the keeping of stray dogs, cats or other domestic pets, and there shall exist in the county wherein such municipality is situated or in any adjoining county, a pound maintained by any humane society or other similar association, not organized for pecuniary profit, which shall have continuously maintained said pound for at least 1 year, such municipality shall enter into negotiations and may contract with such society or association for any period not exceeding 5 years, for collecting, keeping for redemption and destroying all such stray animals found within the municipal limits.

Any provision of any law requiring advertisement for bids before the letting of any contract involving the expenditure of money shall not be applicable to the making of any such contract with such society or association.

Amended by L.1977, c. 88, s. 1, eff. May 14, 1977.

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