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The governing body of any local unit which has created or caused the organization of a municipal authority pursuant to section 4 or section 6 of this act 1 may, in the case of a county by resolution duly adopted or in the case of a municipality by ordinance duly adopted, dissolve such municipal authority on the conditions set forth in this section. The governing bodies of 2 or more local units which have created a municipal authority pursuant to section 5 of this act 2 may, by parallel ordinances duly adopted by each of such governing bodies within any single calendar year, dissolve such municipal authority on the conditions set forth in this section. Such a municipal authority may be dissolved on condition that (1) either the members of such authority have not been appointed or the municipal authority, by resolution duly adopted, consents to such dissolution, and (2) the municipal authority has no debts or obligations outstanding. Upon the dissolution of any municipal authority in the manner provided in this section, the governing body or bodies dissolving such municipal authority shall be deemed never to have created or joined in the creation of a municipal authority. A copy of each resolution or ordinance for the dissolution of a municipal authority adopted pursuant to this section, duly certified by the appropriate officer of the local unit, shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State. Upon proof of such filing of a certified copy of the resolution or ordinance or of certified copies of the parallel ordinances for the dissolution of a municipal authority as aforesaid and upon proof either that such municipal authority had no debts or obligations outstanding at the time of the adoption of such resolution, ordinance or ordinances, or that all creditors or other obligees of such municipal authority have consented to such resolution, ordinance or ordinances the municipal authority therein referred to shall be conclusively deemed to have been lawfully and properly dissolved and the property of the municipal authority shall be vested in the local unit or units. A copy of any such certified resolution or ordinance, duly certified by or on behalf of the Secretary of State, shall be admissible in evidence in any suit, action, or proceeding, and shall be conclusive evidence of due and proper filing thereof as aforesaid.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 40. Municipalities and Counties 40 § 14B-13 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-40-municipalities-and-counties/nj-st-sect-40-14b-13/
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