2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:39-4 - Death Or Incapacity Of Lessee Who Has Appointed Agent; Effect; "Person" Defined

NJ Rev Stat § 46:39-4 (2016) What's This?

46:39-4. Death or incapacity of lessee who has appointed agent; effect; "person" defined
The death or incompetency of a person to whom a safe-deposit box or other receptacle for the safekeeping of personal property has been rented, and who has in writing appointed an agent with power of access thereto, shall not terminate the authority of such agent; but such authority shall continue until actual notice of such death or incompetency is received by the lessor of such box or other receptacle at the office in which such box or receptacle is located. As used in this section, "person" includes a minor, and also includes

(a) a person acting in his individual capacity as sole renter of a safe-deposit box or other receptacle for the safekeeping of personal property;

(b) one, or more, or all of 2 or more persons acting in their individual capacities as co-renters of a safe-deposit box or other receptacle for the safekeeping of personal property;

(c) a person acting as sole executor, administrator, guardian, trustee or receiver in renting a safe-deposit box or other receptacle for the safekeeping of personal property; and

(d) one, or more, or all of 2 or more persons acting as co-executors, co-administrators, co-guardians, co-trustees or co-receivers in renting a safe-deposit box or other receptacle for the safekeeping of personal property.

L.1955, c. 151, p. 645, s. 4.


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