46:38-30. Resignation of custodian; procedure
(a) If a successor custodian who is then in being has been designated, the custodian may resign by (1) executing an instrument of resignation, (2) causing each security which is custodial property and in registered form or a life insurance or endowment policy or annuity contract to be registered, and each account with a broker or in a bank to be carried, in the name of the successor custodian followed by substantially the following language: "as custodian for ....................... (name of minor) under the New Jersey Uniform Gifts to Minors Act," and (3) delivering to the successor custodian the instrument of resignation, each security registered in the name of the successor custodian and all other custodial property, together with any additional instruments required for the transfer thereof, or
(b) If a successor custodian who is then in being has not been designated, the custodian may resign by executing an instrument of resignation designating a successor custodian and taking the steps described in subsection (a)(2) and (a)(3) of this section, or otherwise in accordance with the order of the court, upon application to the court by the custodian for permission to resign and for the designation of a successor custodian.
An ineligible person who has accepted a designation as custodian shall be deemed a lawful custodian for the purpose of the application of the resignation procedure and the powers provided in this section.
L. 1963, c. 177, s. 18. Amended by L.1981, c. 377, s. 16, eff. March 1, 1982; repealed R.S. 46:38A-57 (effective July 1, 2007).
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