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Statutes > New-jersey > Title-54 > Section-54-5 > 54-5-113-1

54:5-113.1.  Acceptance of bond, note, other obligation as consideration for sale of certificate      2.   In connection with a sale of one or more certificates of tax sale pursuant to R.S.54:5-113, the governing body of a municipality, either on its own or jointly with other municipalities, may accept, as partial consideration for the sale of such certificate or certificates, which may be sold separately or in bulk with other such certificates as determined by resolution of the governing body or bodies, a bond, note or other obligation of the purchaser on the terms and conditions set forth in the resolution of the governing body; provided, however, that notwithstanding any other provision of R.S.54:5-113 to the contrary, the sale of such certificate or certificates pursuant to this section shall be approved by the Local Finance Board of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs and shall be publicly advertised and publicly bid; and provided further that any bond, note or other obligation shall: 

   a.   mature within 20 years from the date of the sale;


   b.   have a principal amount at maturity of not more than 75% of the total amount of the liens charged against the real estate, and the principal amount, when added to the value of the other consideration received by the municipality at the time of the sale, shall not be less than 70% of the total amount of the liens charged against the real estate; 

   c.   bear interest at a fixed rate at least equal to 2% in excess of the discount rate in effect at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the date of the sale; and 

   d.   be secured by and payable from a tax sale certificate and the proceeds thereof in such manner and on such terms and conditions as shall be agreed upon by the governing body. 

   L.1993,c.113,s.2; amended 1993,c.325,s.1.