2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:10-2 - Providing insurance for certain volunteer organizations
40A:10-2. Providing insurance for certain volunteer organizations
A municipality maintaining a volunteer fire department, or in which there are one or more incorporated volunteer fire companies affording fire protection in the municipality, or in which there exist one or more incorporated volunteer first aid, emergency, rescue or ambulance squads rendering services generally throughout the municipality, may effect and maintain insurance with any insurance company authorized to do business in this State, which the governing body of the municipality deems necessary or desirable for the protection, safety and welfare of the municipality, the volunteer fire department, incorporated volunteer fire companies or incorporated volunteer first aid, emergency, rescue or ambulance squad:
a. Covering their motor vehicles, equipment and apparatus against loss or damage however caused;
b. Against all liability arising from the ownership, use or operation of their motor vehicles, equipment and apparatus; or,
The governing body of the municipality may, in its discretion, pay the entire costs of such insurance or such portion thereof as it may consider to be advisable.
L.1979, c. 230, s. 1, eff. Oct. 15, 1979.