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3B:18-25.  Fiduciaries may take annual commissions on corpus3B:18-25.  a.  Fiduciaries may annually, without court allowance, take commissions on corpus (including accumulated income which has been invested by the fiduciary) in the amount of $5.00 per thousand dollars of corpus value on the first $400,000.00 of value of corpus and $3.00 per thousand dollars of the corpus value in excess of $400,000.00.

b.Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection a. of this section, if the fiduciary is a banking institution, foreign bank or savings and loan association authorized to exercise fiduciary powers, the fiduciary shall be entitled to such commissions as may be reasonable.

c.Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection a. of this section, a fiduciary may take a minimum commission of $100.00 annually.

d.The value of the corpus for the purpose of this section shall be the "presumptive value" as defined in N.J.S.3B:18-18 or, at the option of the fiduciary, the value at the end of the period.

e.Upon application of a person interested in the trust or guardianship, a court may review the reasonableness of the commissions of the fiduciary, provided, however, the fiduciary shall be entitled to receive at least the compensation provided for all fiduciaries as set forth in subsections a. and c. of this section.

Amended 1988, c.165; 1999, c.159, s.11.