40A:64-3. Referendum prohibiting Sunday sales in city
16. a. If in any city of the first class located within any county in which, by referendum of the voters Sunday sales are prohibited, a petition is filed with the city clerk signed by not less than 2,500 registered voters of the city requesting that there shall be submitted to the voters of the city the question of whether the provisions of section 17 of P.L.1999, c.90 (C.40A:64-4) prohibiting Sunday sales shall apply within the city, the question shall be submitted to the voters of the city at the next general election after the 30th day following the date of the filing of the petition.
b.There shall be printed on each official ballot to be used at the election authorized by this section the following:
If you favor the proposition printed below make a cross (X), plus (+) or check ( ) in the square opposite the word "Yes." If you are opposed thereto make a cross (X), plus (+) or check ( ) in the square opposite the word "No."
Shall Sunday sales be permitted in this city?
In any city in which voting machines are used, the question shall be placed upon the official ballots to be used upon the voting machines without the instructions and shall be voted upon by the use of such machines.
c. If at the election at which the question is submitted, the majority of all the votes cast are cast in favor of the question, the provisions of section 14 of P.L.1999, c.90 (C.40A:64-1) prohibiting Sunday sales shall be inoperative in the city; if a majority of votes is cast against the question, the provisions shall remain operative in the city.
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