2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-48 - Representative appointed for compensation beneficiary

34:15-48.  Representative appointed for compensation beneficiary
    The commissioner and each deputy commissioner of compensation is hereby authorized and empowered when in his judgment it shall be advisable, to appoint  a representative with power to act for a person who may be entitled to  compensation, by legally receiving and disbursing said compensation under the  direction of the commissioner or any deputy commissioner of compensation, when  it shall appear that such person is mentally, legally or physically unable to  properly receive or disburse said compensation, or when said person, after due  diligence, cannot be located.  Whenever the person entitled to compensation is  a minor child, and the commissioner or any deputy commissioner of compensation  shall determine that there is no proper person available to receive and  disburse said compensation for such child, then the State Board of Children's  Guardians, as constituted by the provisions of chapter five, of Title  Institutions and Agencies (s. 30:5-1 et seq.), may be appointed as the  representative of such minor child.

     Amended by L.1947, c. 31, p. 85, s. 1.

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