40:54A-9. Acquisition of realty; manner; eminent domain
Every authority is hereby empowered, in its own name but for the municipality, to acquire by purchase, gift, grant or device and to take for public use real property within the municipality, or any interest therein which may be deemed by the authority necessary for its purposes. Such authority is hereby empowered to acquire and take such real property or interests therein, by condemnation, in the manner provided by chapter 1 of Title 20, Eminent Domain, of the Revised Statutes (R.S. 20:1-1 et seq.) and, to that end, may invoke and exercise in the manner or mode of procedure prescribed in said chapter, either in its own name or in the name of the municipality, all of the powers of such municipality 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 the prior consent thereto by the municipality which created the authority given by resolution adopted by its governing body; and provided, further, that the power herein conferred upon an authority to acquire by condemnation real property and interests therein shall not be exercised to acquire, for any of the purposes of this act, any real property or interests therein owned, used, or to be used by a public utility, as defined in section 48:2-13 of the Revised Statutes, in furnishing any commodity or service which by law it is authorized to furnish.
L.1964, c. 103, s. 9, eff. May 29, 1964.
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