2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:13B
34:13B-1 - Declaration of policy

34:13B-1.  Declaration of policy
    It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State that heat, light, power,  sanitation, transportation, communication, and water are life essentials of the  people;  that the possibility of labor strike in utilities operating under  governmental franchise is a threat to the welfare and health of the people;   that utilities operating under such franchise are clothed with public  interest, and the State's regulation of the labor relations affecting such  public utilities is necessary in the public interest.

    It is further declared to be the policy of this State that after the taking  of possession of any public utility by the State pursuant to the provisions of  section thirteen hereof, such public utility shall become for purposes of  production and operation a State facility and the use and operation thereof by  the State in the public interest shall be considered a governmental function of  the State of New Jersey.

     L.1946, c. 38, p. 87, s. 1.  Amended by L.1947, c. 75, p. 447, s. 3.

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