2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:2A-5 - Deed, Covenant Or Contract Where Power Is Created; Acknowledgment; Filing
46:2A-5. Deed, covenant or contract where power is created; acknowledgment; filing
Such deed, covenant or contract, where the power has been or shall be created by:
(a) a last will and testament, shall be acknowledged in the same manner as conveyances of land, and shall be recorded in the office of the surrogate of the county in which such last will and testament was admitted to probate, or in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court, if such will was admitted to probate in that court or before the ordinary. Said deed, covenant or contract, or a copy thereof, shall be filed with the fiduciary or fiduciaries under said will, if such there be;
(b) a conveyance recorded in an office where conveyances of lands are recorded, shall be acknowledged in the same manner as such conveyances, and shall be recorded in such office;
(c) a nontestamentary instrument of trust shall be filed with the fiduciary or fiduciaries of such trust;
(d) an unrecorded nontestamentary instrument containing a power of appointment where the property subject to the power is not under the control of a fiduciary, shall be acknowledged in the same manner as conveyances of lands and shall be recorded in the office of the clerk or register of deeds and mortgages of the county in which the donee of the power of appointment resides.
L.1943, c. 57, p. 254, s. 5. Amended by L.1953, c. 44, p. 820, s. 1, eff. March 19, 1953.
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