40:48A-1. Acquisition, construction and maintenance of public improvements, works, etc. within grounds of certain camp meeting associations
Whenever the lands or grounds owned by and controlled by any camp meeting association heretofore or hereafter incorporated under the laws of this State for the purpose of providing any religious body or society with a permanent camp meeting ground or place for religious services shall lie wholly within the boundaries of any municipality, and said association and the lessees thereof pay taxes to said municipality based upon assessments and rates fixed by said municipality, and the lessees are legal voters in said municipality, said municipality, upon the formal request of the board of trustees of any said camp meeting association, may, within the boundaries of said association, acquire or construct any public improvement, works, or undertakings, do any act, maintain any property or render and perform any or all services, which any such municipality for itself, is empowered to acquire, construct, do, maintain or render, provided the governing bodies of said association and municipality consent to and approve the same, provided further however, that all rights, privileges, and powers granted by law, charter or otherwise, to any such camp meeting association, shall not be impaired.
L.1951, c. 141, p. 598, s. 1. Amended by L.1958, c. 26, p. 79, s. 2, eff. April 29, 1958.
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