2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 42 - PARTNERSHIPS AND PARTNERSHIP ASSOCIATIONS
Section 42:2A-5 - Definitions relative to limited partnerships.


NJ Rev Stat § 42:2A-5 (2013) What's This?

42:2A-5 Definitions relative to limited partnerships.

5.Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

a."Certificate of limited partnership" and "partnership certificate" mean the certificate referred to in section 13 of P.L.1983, c.489 (C.42:2A-14) as it may be corrected pursuant to section 48 of P.L.1988, c.130 (C.42:2A-16.1) or amended or restated from time to time.

b."Contribution" means any cash, property, services rendered, or a promissory note or other binding obligation to contribute cash or property or to perform services, which a partner contributes to a limited partnership in his capacity as a partner.

c."Event of withdrawal of a general partner" means an event that causes a person to cease to be a general partner as provided in this chapter, or in the partnership agreement.

d."Foreign limited partnership" means a partnership formed under the laws of any state other than this State and having as partners one or more general partners and one or more limited partners.

e."General partner" means a person who has been admitted to a limited partnership as a general partner in accordance with the partnership agreement and named in the certificate of limited partnership as a general partner.

f."Limited partner" means a person who has been admitted to a limited partnership as a limited partner in accordance with the partnership agreement.

g."Limited partnership" and "domestic limited partnership" mean a partnership formed by two or more persons under the laws of this State and having one or more general partners and one or more limited partners.

h."Partner" means a limited or general partner.

i."Partnership agreement" means any valid agreement, written or oral, of the partners as to the affairs of a limited partnership and the conduct of its business.

j."Partnership interest" means a partner's share of the profits and losses of a limited partnership and the right to receive distributions of partnership assets.

k."Person" means a natural person, partnership, limited partnership (domestic or foreign), limited liability company or other limited liability entity, trust, estate, association, or corporation.

l."State" means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

m.Unless otherwise provided in the partnership certificate or in the partnership agreement, "in interest" shall mean a vote or percentage of a limited partner (in a class of limited partners) equal to the portion that partner's share in contributions to the partnership bears to the share in contributions to the partnership of all limited partners (of that class).

n."Principal office" means the place designated in the partnership agreement or the place of business of the limited partnership where the chief or principal affairs and business of the partnership are transacted.

o."Secretary of State" refers to the State Treasurer, based upon the transfer of the functions, powers and duties of the Division of Commercial Recording, established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1982, c.150 (C.52:16A-35) and currently referred to as the Business Services Office, from the Department of State to the Department of the Treasury pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 004-1998.

p."Treasurer" means the State Treasurer of the Department of the Treasury.

L.1983, c.489, s.5; amended 1988, c.130, s.2; 2000, c.161, s.57; 2011, c.27, s.2.


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