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New Jersey Statutes, Title: App.A, EMERGENCY AND TEMPORARY ACTS

    Chapter 3:

      Section: App.A:3-1: Definitions

           For the purposes of this act the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) Federal Government means the United States of America,

acting through the Federal Emergency Administrator of Public Works, or such other Federal agency as heretofore or may hereafter be designated or created under the National Industrial Recovery Act, and any acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, or revisions thereof, or such other Acts of the Congress of the United States as may hereafter be passed for like or similar purposes; provided, however, that with respect to any public works project consisting of sewerage facilities necessary for the abatement, elimination or control of water pollution the term "Federal Government" shall mean the United States of America acting through the Federal Works Administrator or such other Federal officer or agency that may be authorized to provide Federal aid to municipalities and other agencies for the abatement, elimination or control of water pollution.

(b) Public works project or projects means any building, improvement or other public undertaking which any county, municipality, school district, water district or sewerage district, or any two or more counties or municipalities, are authorized or required by law to undertake or any lawful purpose, not a current expense, for which they are authorized or required by law to make an appropriation, and for the financing of which the county, municipality, school district, water district or sewerage district is to receive a loan or a grant or both from the Federal Government.

(c) Governing body means the board of chosen freeholders, board of commissioners, council, township committee, board of finance, improvement commission, or such board or body as now has the power to make appropriations of money.

(d) Municipality means any city, borough, town, township or village, or any municipality governed by a board of commissioners, or any municipality governed by an improvement commission or by a board of finance.

(e) Resolution means a written act of the governing body adopted by a majority of all the members of such body.

(L.1933, c. 428, s. 1, p. 1148. Amended by L.1949, c. 191, p. 640, s. 2.)

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:57.

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