2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-1.12 - Local elective office; residency requirement; vacancy upon cessation of residency

40A:9-1.12. Local elective office; residency requirement; vacancy upon cessation of residency

No person shall be a candidate for, nor hold, any local elective office unless he is a resident of the local unit to which the office pertains. If any person nominated for, or holding, any local elective office shall cease to be a resident of the local unit to which the office pertains, the nomination or office, as the case may be, shall be vacant, and shall be filled in the manner prescribed by law.

L.1980, c. 94, s. 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1981.

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