2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:9-71 - Moneys received by county clerk; depositories

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:9-71 (2017)

40A:9-71. Moneys received by county clerk; depositories

The county clerk shall be responsible and liable for all moneys received by or deposited with him in his official capacity and in respect to moneys deposited in any court with him, he shall be entitled to retain therefrom fees comparable in amount as in the case of moneys paid into court and deposited with the Clerk of the Superior Court. The county clerk shall account to the county treasurer for all such fees so retained by him.

The Superior Court assignment judge of the county, in writing, shall designate a bank or banks or trust company or trust companies in this State in which the county clerk shall deposit all moneys received by him officially and prescribe the manner in which same may be withdrawn, subject to the Supreme Court rules and regulations applicable to him as clerk of a court. The clerk shall not be personally liable for the safekeeping of moneys so deposited.

L.1971, c. 200, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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