2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:10B-62 - Option Of Cancellation Statement In Contract.

NJ Rev Stat § 46:10B-62 (2016) What's This?

46:10B-62 Option of cancellation statement in contract.

10. a. A distressed property conditional conveyance contract and a distressed property conveyance contract with a distressed property purchaser shall contain in immediate proximity to the space reserved for the owner's signature a conspicuous statement in a size equal to at least 14-point boldface type, if the contract is printed, or in capital letters, if the contract is typed, as follows:

"You may cancel this contract for the conveyance of your house, without any penalty or obligation, at any time before ...........................................(Date and time of day). See the attached notice of cancellation form for an explanation of this right."

The distressed property purchaser shall accurately enter the date and time of day on which the cancellation right ends.

b.A contract with a distressed property purchaser shall be accompanied by a completed form in duplicate, captioned "NOTICE OF CANCELLATION" in a size equal to a 14-point boldface type, if the contract is printed, or in capital letters, if the contract is typed, followed by a space in which the distressed property purchaser shall enter the date on which the owner executes any contract. This form shall be attached to the contract, shall be easily detachable, and shall contain in at least 14-point type, if the contract is printed, or in capital letters, if the contract is typed, the following statement written in the same language as used in the contract:

"NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

...........................................

(Enter date contract signed)

You may cancel this contract for the conveyance of your home, without any penalty or obligation, at any time before ............................ (enter date and time of day). To cancel this transaction, mail or deliver a signed and dated copy of this cancellation notice to ................................. (Name of purchaser) at ................................... (Street address of purchaser's place of business) NOT LATER THAN ................................................. (Enter date and time of day).

I hereby cancel this transaction on ................................... (Date) ......................................................................... (Owner's signature)."

c.The distressed property purchaser shall provide the owner with a copy of the contract and the attached notice of cancellation in duplicate at the time the contract is executed by all parties.

d.The distressed property purchaser shall record the contract and the attached notice of cancellation with the county clerk in the county in which the distressed property is located within 10 business days of the signing of the contract by both parties.

L.2011, c.146, s.10.


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