2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:9-140.1 - Definitions.

40A:9-140.1 Definitions.

1. As used in this act:

a. "Director" means the Director of the Division of Local Government Services.

b. "Municipal finance officer" means a municipal director of finance, assistant director of finance, fiscal officer, municipal comptroller, assistant comptroller, municipal treasurer, assistant municipal treasurer or deputy treasurer who is not a member of the governing body of a municipality.

c. "Local unit" means a municipality or a utility owned by a single municipality or owned jointly by one or more municipalities, which together do not comprise a county.

d. "Chief financial officer" means the official appointed pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1988, c.110 (C.40A:9-140.10) to be responsible for the proper financial administration of the municipality under the "Local Government Supervision Act (1947)," P.L.1947, c.151 (C.52:27BB-1 et seq.); the "Local Bond Law," (N.J.S.40A:2-1 et seq.); the "Local Budget Law," (N.J.S.40A:4-1 et seq.); the "Local Fiscal Affairs Law," (N.J.S.40A:5-1 et seq.); and the "Local Public Contracts Law," P.L.1971, c.198 (C.40A:11-1 et seq.) in those municipalities that have not appointed a purchasing agent pursuant to that law; and such other statutes, and such rules and regulations promulgated by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services, the Local Finance Board, or any other State agency, as may pertain to the financial administration of the municipality.

L.1971, c.413, s.1; amended 1975, c.198, s.1; 1988, c.110, s.1; 1991, c.175, s.1; 2009, c.166, s.5.

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