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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-69: Probationary, temporary appointment as police officer.

4. Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S.11:22-6, a probationary or temporary appointment as a police officer may be made for a total period not exceeding one year for the purpose of enabling a person seeking permanent appointment to take a police training course as prescribed in this act, provided, however, that the time period may exceed one year for those persons enrolled prior to the one-year limit in a police training course scheduled to end subsequent to the one-year limit, and for those persons who, prior to the one-year limit, have been scheduled to attend a police training course which commences subsequent to the one-year limit. In no case shall any extension granted for the reasons herein listed exceed six months. Every person holding such a probationary or temporary appointment shall enroll in a police training course, and such appointee shall be entitled to a leave of absence with pay during the period of the police training course.

L.1961,c.56,s.4; amended 1974, c.186, s.1; 1998, c.146, s.1.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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