2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:18-56 - Stock insurers; change of name, extension of corporate existence or amendment of charter or certificate of incorporation
17B:18-56. Stock insurers; change of name, extension of corporate existence or amendment of charter or certificate of incorporation
a. Any stock insurer heretofore or hereafter incorporated under any general or special law of this State may change its name, extend its corporate existence either before or after the expiration of the period limited for its duration or amend its charter or certificate of incorporation for any lawful purpose or restate its certificate of incorporation through procedures prescribed by the statutes of this State as to business corporations in general, and by complying with the requirements of subsection b.
b. Upon adoption of such change of name, extension of corporate existence, amendment or restatement of charter, a certificate thereof shall be signed by the president or a vice-president and secretary or assistant secretary under the corporate seal and be acknowledged or proved as in the case of deeds of real estate. The certificate shall be submitted to the commissioner for his approval as provided for certificates of incorporation. When so approved, it shall be filed in the Department of Insurance whereupon the charter or certificate of incorporation shall be deemed to be amended accordingly.
L.1971, c. 144, s. 17B:18-56.