2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:32-37 - Proceedings previously commenced deemed commenced under this act; exceptions, distribution of claims
17B:32-37. Proceedings previously commenced deemed commenced under this act; exceptions, distribution of claims
7. a. Every proceeding heretofore commenced under the laws in effect before the enactment of this act shall be deemed to have been commenced under this act henceforth for all purposes and shall be governed by the provisions of this act, including, but not limited to, section 41 of this act, except that, in the discretion of the commissioner, the proceeding may be continued, in whole or in part, as it would have been continued had this act not been enacted.
b. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection a. of this section and section 41 of this act to the contrary, one-half of the direct, non-contingent obligations incurred on or after August 9, 1991, which prior to May 4, 1992, the insurer in rehabilitation under the supervision of the commissioner as rehabilitator had stipulated were due, and which stipulation has been ordered by the court supervising pending delinquency proceedings, shall have a priority of distribution pursuant to section 41 of this act which is after Class 3 claims under paragraph (3) of subsection a. of section 41 of this act and before Class 4 claims under paragraph (4) of subsection a. of section 41 of this act.