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54:5-52.1.  Destruction, loss of tax title certificate; issuance of duplicate; fee

1.  In case of the destruction or loss of a tax title certificate which was issued by any municipality in this State at a tax sale held in that municipality, the collector of taxes, the receiver of taxes, or the person lawfully charged with the collection of taxes in said municipality shall issue and execute a new certificate of tax sale in place of the one which has been destroyed or lost; provided, he or she shall have been duly authorized so to do by a resolution of the governing body of the said municipality.   There shall appear on the new certificate a statement that it is a duplicate of the original one which was destroyed or lost and the date of said original  certificate and the date of the tax sale upon which it was issued and the name and title of the officer who issued same.  The municipality may charge a fee not to exceed $100 for such a duplicate certificate.

L.1940,c.90,s.1; amended 1997, c.99, s.8.