2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:9-6 - Covenant As To Acceleration

NJ Rev Stat § 46:9-6 (2016) What's This?

46:9-6. Covenant as to acceleration
A covenant in any mortgage in the words, "That the whole of the principal sum shall at the option of the holder of the mortgage become due after default in the payment of any installment of principal or interest for (number to be inserted) days, or after default in the payment of any tax, water rate or assessment for (number of days to be inserted) days, or in default in keeping the buildings insured against loss by fire for the benefit of and to the satisfaction of the holder of the mortgage" , shall be construed to have the same force and effect as the following:

"Should any default be made in the payment of any installment of principal or any part thereof, or of the said interest or any part thereof, on any day whereon the same is made payable, as above expressed, or should any tax, assessment, water rate or other municipal or governmental rate, charge, imposition or lien be hereafter imposed or acquired against the premises described in this mortgage and become due and payable, and should the said interest or installment of principal remain unpaid and in arrears for the space of (number inserted) days, or should said tax, assessment, water rent or other municipal or governmental rate, charge, imposition or lien, or any or either of them, remain unpaid and in arrears for the space of (number inserted) days, then and from thenceforth, that is to say, after the lapse or expiration of either of said periods, as the case may be, or should any default be made in keeping the buildings insured against loss by fire for the benefit of and to the satisfaction of the holder of said mortgage, then the whole principal sum with all arrearages of interest thereon, shall at the option of the mortgagee, his heirs, executors, administrators, successors or assigns, become due and payable immediately thereafter, although the period above limited for the payment thereof may not then have expired, anything hereinbefore contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding."


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