2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:14-24 - Chaplains

40A:14-24. Chaplains

The governing body of any municipality, by ordinance, may provide for the appointment of one or more chaplains to the paid or part-paid fire department and force of the municipality. Any person so appointed to qualify shall be an ordained clergyman in good standing in the religious body from which he is selected. The chaplains shall become members of the municipal paid or part-paid fire department and force with the rank of battalion chief. Their salaries shall be fixed by the governing body of the municipality and payable in the same manner as in the case of the other paid members of the fire department and force.

L.1971, c. 197, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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