2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 14A - CORPORATIONS, GENERAL
Section 14A:6-16 - Removal and resignation of officers; filling of vacancies
14A:6-16. Removal and resignation of officers; filling of vacancies
(1) Any officer elected by the board may be removed by the board with or without cause. An officer elected by the shareholders may be removed, with or without cause, only by vote of the shareholders but his authority to act as an officer may be suspended by the board for cause. The removal of an officer shall be without prejudice to his contract rights, if any. Election of an officer shall not of itself create contract rights.
(2) An officer may resign by written notice to the corporation. The resignation shall be effective upon receipt thereof by the corporation or at such subsequent time as shall be specified in the notice of resignation.
(3) Any vacancy occurring among the officers, however caused, shall be filled in the manner provided in the by-laws. In the absence of such provision, any vacancy shall be filled by the board.
L.1968, c.350; amended 1988,c.94,s.34.
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