The New Jersey Constitution of 1947 (Annotated) Art. VI, § VI, ¶ 1

1. The Governor shall nominate and appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, the Chief Justice and associate justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges of the Superior Court, and the judges of the inferior courts with jurisdiction extending to more than one municipality;  except that upon the abolition of the juvenile and domestic relations courts or family court and county district courts as provided by law, the judges of those former courts shall become the Judges of the Superior Court without nomination by the Governor or confirmation by the Senate.  No nomination to such an office shall be sent to the Senate for confirmation until after 7 days' public notice by the Governor.

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