2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Chapter 13 - Filling vacancies in trustees of certain trust funds; resignation of trustees
Section 43:13-22.26 - Manner of priority payments to survivors

Section: 43:13-22.26: Manner of priority payments to survivors

Subject to the other provisions of this act, upon and after the death of any employee member, pensioner member, or beneficiary, the benefits herein provided for the surviving widow or widower, minor children, including adopted children, and dependent parent shall be paid in the following manner of priority:

(1) To the surviving widow or widower, until he or she remarries;

(2) If no widow or widower, or upon the death of such widow or widower, then the pension shall be paid to the guardian of the minor children, for the exclusive use of said children, in the following amounts, $80.00 per month for each minor child, provided further that in no event shall the funds paid to minor children exceed in the aggregate the sum of $3,000.00 annually.

(3) In the event there be no surviving widow, widower, or minor children, then the pension shall be paid to the dependent parent or parents in equal shares.

L.1954, c. 218, p. 821, s. 24. Amended by L.1968, c. 453, s. 6, eff. Feb. 21, 1969; L.1972, c. 122, s. 4; L.1979, c. 281, s. 12, eff. Jan. 8, 1980.

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