The board of chosen freeholders in each county, by resolution, shall fix the annual
salary of the county clerk in an amount equal to not less than sixty-five percent
(65%) of the annual salary of a Judge of the Superior Court. Nothing in this section shall be construed to require that a county clerk whose
annual salary exceeds the amount provided for herein shall be reduced, or that a board
of chosen freeholders may not increase the salary of a county clerk in excess of the
amount provided for herein.
Nothing in this section shall authorize the fixing of the salary of any person holding
the office of county clerk at any amount less than that now payable pursuant to law,
so long as the said person shall hold such office during the present and any consecutively
ensuing term or terms, nor shall anything in this section authorize the payment of
any salary for which a range is established in an amount less than the minimum of
The salary of said officer shall be paid by the proper county disbursing officer in
the same manner as county officers and employees are paid.
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