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    Chapter 5: New Jersey Racing Commission, powers, duties; definitons.

      Section: 5:5-38: Application for permit for horse race meeting; execution and verification; contents

           Each person, partnership, association or corporation desiring to hold or conduct a horse race meeting within the State of New Jersey, during any calendar year, shall file with the commission an application for a permit to hold or conduct such horse race meeting. A separate application shall be filed for each horse race meeting which such applicant proposes to hold or conduct. Any such application, if made by an individual, shall be signed and verified under oath by such individual, and if made by two or more individuals or a partnership, shall be signed and verified under oath by at least two of such individuals, or members of such partnership, as the case may be. If made by an association or corporation, it shall be signed by the president or vice-president thereof, and attested by the secretary or assistant secretary under the seal of such association or corporation, if it has a seal, and shall also be verified under oath by one of the officers signing the same. Such application shall specify the name of the person, association or corporation making such application, and the post-office address of the applicant; and if applicant is a corporation or an association, the names and addresses of the directors thereof, and the name and address of each owner or holder, directly or indirectly, of any share of stock or certificate or other evidence of ownership of any interest in such corporation or association and if a partnership, the names and addresses of all partners, general or limited. If the applicant is a corporation, the name of the State of its incorporation shall be specified. Such application shall further specify the dates on which it is intended to conduct or hold such horse race meeting, the hours of each racing day between which it is intended to hold or conduct horse racing at such meeting, which shall be between the hours of 12 o'clock noon and 6 o'clock P.M., Eastern Standard Time (exclusive of Sundays, on which day no race meeting may be conducted), and the location of the place, track or enclosure where it is proposed to hold or conduct such horse race meeting. Such application shall be in such form and supply such data including a blueprint of track and specifications of surface of same and blueprint and specifications of buildings and grandstand applicant, as the commission shall prescribe, which said blueprints and specifications shall be subject to the approval of the commission. The commission shall furnish forms to be used in making such applications, and all applications shall be made on such forms.

All applications filed with the commission for permits to hold or conduct horse race meetings shall be available for public inspection at the commission's office during ordinary business hours.

L.1940, c. 17, p. 76, s. 18. Amended by L.1946, c. 170, p. 746, s. 1; L.1954, c. 239, p. 884, s. 1.

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