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

      Section: 52:17B-7: Division of State Police headed by Superintendent of State Police; appointment; term; salary; removal

           The executive and administrative head of the Division of State Police shall be the Superintendent of State Police, who shall be a person qualified by training and experience to direct the work of such division. The Superintendent of State Police shall be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall serve during the term of office of the Governor appointing him and until the superintendent's successor is appointed and has qualified; provided, however, that the person in office as Superintendent of State Police on the thirty-first day of December, one thousand nine hundred and forty-eight, shall hold the office of Superintendent of State Police in the Division of State Police established hereunder for the unexpired period of the term for which he was appointed, and until his successor is appointed and qualifies. The Superintendent of State Police shall receive such salary as shall be provided by law and shall devote his entire time and attention to the duties of his office. He may be removed from office by the Governor, for cause, upon notice and opportunity to be heard.

L.1948, c. 439, p. 1709, s. 7.

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

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