2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:60-1 - Incorporation; Corporate Seal; Change of Name
40A:60-1. Incorporation; Corporate Seal; Change of Name
a. The inhabitants of each of the several boroughs are hereby continued as a body politic and corporate in law as heretofore constituted and established and shall be known by the name of "the borough of ......., in the county of ........ (as the case may be), and the boundaries of the several boroughs shall be and remain as heretofore established by law.
b. Each borough governed by the laws pertaining to the borough form of government shall have full power to sue and be sued and have a corporate seal.
c. Any existing borough may, by resolution of the council, adopt a name, as prescribed in subsection a. of this section, and the borough clerk shall then file a copy of the resolution adopting said name with the county clerk, certified by the borough clerk. After the filing of such certificate said borough shall be known and designated by the name so adopted, but no suit, proceeding or instrument shall abate or in anywise be affected by any change of corporate name. (Source: R.S. 40:86-1, R.S. 40:68-2.)
(Added by P.L. 1987, c.379, effective January 8, 1988.)