2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2A - Administration of Civil and Criminal Justice
Section 2A:18-72 - Disposal of remaining personal property abandoned by tenant

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 2A:18-72 (2019)

2A:18-72. Disposal of remaining personal property abandoned by tenant

1. A landlord of commercial or residential property, in the manner provided by P.L.1999, c.340 (C.2A:18-72 et al.), may dispose of any tangible goods, chattels, manufactured or mobile homes or other personal property left upon a premises by a tenant after giving notice as required by section 2 of P.L.1999, c.340 (C.2A:18-73), only if the landlord reasonably believes under all the circumstances that the tenant has left the property upon the premises with no intention of asserting any further claim to the premises or the property and:

a. A warrant for removal has been executed and possession of the premises has been restored to the landlord; or

b. The tenant has given written notice that he or she is voluntarily relinquishing possession of the premises.

The provisions of P.L.1999, c.340 (C.2A:18-72 et al.) shall not apply to the disposal of tenant property left on nonresidential rental property if there is a lease in effect which has been duly executed by all parties which contains specific terms and conditions for the disposal of tenant property.

L.1999,c.340,s.1; amended 2001, c.51.

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