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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-2: Attorney general; head of Department; appointment; salary; vacancies
The head of the Department of Law and Public Safety shall be the Attorney General who shall be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall serve during the term of office of the Governor. He shall receive such salary as shall be provided by law. Any vacancy occurring in the office of Attorney General shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment, but for the unexpired term only.
The person in office as Attorney-General on the thirty-first day of December, one thousand nine hundred and forty-eight, shall hold the office of Attorney General in the Department of Law and Public Safety established hereunder for the unexpired period of the term for which he was appointed, and until his successor is appointed and qualifies.
L.1948, c. 439, p. 1707, s. 2.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
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