2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-134 - Tenure for municipal clerks
40A:9-134. Tenure for municipal clerks
40A:9-134. On or before December 31, 1985, any person holding the office of municipal clerk in any municipality and having held such office continuously for five years from the date of his original appointment shall have tenure in such office and shall not be removed therefrom except for good cause shown after a fair and impartial hearing.
For the purposes of this section, the definition of good cause for removal of a municipal clerk may include the failure of the clerk to meet the continuing education requirements set forth in section 8 of P.L.1997, c.279 (C.40A:9-133.10).
L.1971, c.200, s.1; amended 1981, c.394, s.3; 1985, c.174, s.1; 1986, c.181; 1997, c.279, s.6.
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