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the expiration of ninety days from the consummation thereof.

2. The seller shall make full and truthful answer, in Truthful writing, to each and all of the inquiries made of him seller. by the purchaser, as required in section one; and if such seller shall knowingly and willfully make or deliver, or cause to be made or delivered, to said purchaser any false answer to such inquiries, or shall induce a sale by refusing to make answer to such inquiries, or by fraudulently claiming or pretending ignorance of the matters called for by such inquiries, then, in each of said cases, said seller shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, after indictment, upon conviction thereof.

3. Sellers and purchasers under this act shall include To whom act corporations, associations, copartnerships and indi- applicable. viduals; but nothing contained in this act shall apply to sales made under any order of a court, or to any sales made by executors, assignees for the benefit of creditors, administrators, receivers, or any public officer in his official capacity, or by any officer of a court.

4. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved June 11, 1907.

CHAPTER 238.

A Further Supplement to "An act to regulate fees,” ap

proved April fifteenth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1. Constables of the counties of the first class shall Pay of conreceive per day, for each and every day engaged in at- first class tending the Circuit Court, Court of Oyer and Terminer counties. and General Jail Delivery, Court of Common Pleas and General Quarter Sessions of the Peace in said counties, a fee of three dollars and fifty cents, which payment shall

Repealer.

be in full and in lieu and stead of all fees, mileage or other allowances heretofore allowed.

2. All acts and parts of act inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved June 11, 1907.

CHAPTER 239.

An Act fixing the salary of the State Librarian. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

Salary.

1. The State Librarian shall hereafter receive a salary of three thousand dollars per annum, payable in monthly installments out of the treasury of this State.

2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved June 11, 1907.

CHAPTER 240,

An Act to further amend an act entitled "An act relating

to the Court of Common Pleas (Revision of 1900).” approved March twenty-third, one thousand nine hundred, which act was amended by an act approved March thirty-first, one thousand nine hundred and two, and further amended by an act approved June twenty-second, one thousand nine hundred and six.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1. Section sixteen of the act to which this is an amendment be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 16 amended.

16. The annual salary of the judges of said court in Salary of

county judges. counties containing more than two hundred thousand inhabitants shall be seven thousand five hundred dollars; in counties having between one hundred and fifty thousand and two hundred thousand inhabitants, six thousand five hundred dollars; in counties having between one hundred thousand and one hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants, six thousand dollars; in counties having between eighty thousand and one hundred thousand inhabitants, four thousand dollars; in counties having between seventy thousand and eighty thousand inhabitants, three thousand five hundred dollars; in counties having between thirty-five thousand and seventy thousand inhabitants, three thousand dollars; in counties having between twenty thousand and thirtyfive thousand inhabitants, one thousand eight hundred dollars, and in counties having less than twenty thousand inhabitants, one thousand two hundred dollars. Such salaries shall be paid by the collector or treasurer of the respective counties in equal monthly payments, and shall be in lieu of all fees and compensation whatsoever for the service of said judges in the Courts of Comman Pleas, Orphans' Court, Courts of Oyer and Terminer, Quarter Sessions, and all other services required to be performed by said judges by virtue of their offices. Such salaries shall be determined and paid How paid.. upon the basis of population shown by the latest State or national census promulgated, without regard to the date of appointment of such judge; provided, such Proviso. judge shall consent thereto in writing, filed in the office of the county clerk; and provided, that this act Proviso. shall only apply to those judges of the Court of Common Pleas whose term of office shall hereafter commence, or to those now in office, who shall file their assent in writing, under their hands, to this act in the office of the county clerk of the county for which they are appointed; and all fees which at any time heretofore were paid to or divided among the judges, or paid to any judge of the Court of Common Pleas, are hereby abolished, and shall not hereafter be taxed or collected. 2. This act shall not be interpreted or construed as Act how

construed.

repealing or affecting the provisions of chapter one
hundred and forty-nine of the laws of one thousand
nine hundred, or of chapter two hundred and forty-
two of the laws of one thousand nine hundred and
three, or of chapter one hundred and eight of the laws
of one thousand nine hundred and four; or of chapter
one hundred and forty-one of the laws of one thousand
nine hundred and five.

3. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved June 11, 1907.

CHAPTER 241.

An Act to authorize townships to purchase and acquire

sewers, and to provide for the payment of the ex

pense incurred.

Petition for purchase of sewer.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1. Whenever a petition, in writing, of any owners of property to be benefited, not less than ten in number, shall be presented to the township committee of any township, asking that any sewer already constructed in any street or streets, road or roads, in such township, or any part or section of any street or road in such township, be purchased or acquired by said township committee, it shall be lawful for such township committee to adopt a resolution declaring its intention to purchase or acquire the said sewer; and the said township committee shall forthwith cause public notice of such intention to be given by the township clerk in two or more newspapers printed in the county in which such township is located, and circulating in such township, for the space of at least two weeks, and to be published during said period at least three times a week in said newspapers, briefly describing the said sewer and approximately the section or part of the township which is

Notice by township committee.

and

purchase of

drained or sewered, and may be drained or sewered, by the said sewer, and requesting such owners of land within the approximate drainage area of the said sewer as may wish to object thereto to present their objections .in writing at a meeting of said committee, to be held at a time and place in said township appointed by said committee and specified in said notice, which meeting shall be at least three weeks after the first publication of such notice, and a hearing shall be held upon said objections Hearing. at the said time and place, whereupon it shall be lawful for such committee at such meeting, or at any subsequent meeting to which the matter may be continued, if they deem any of the objections filed well taken, to discontinue all proceedings for the purchase or acquisition of said sewer; but if they deem said sewer necessary for the public good and health, and also deem it for the welfare of the township, or any part thereof, so to do, to adopt an ordinance providing for the purchase May adopt of the said sewer, and thereafter to enter into a contract contract for for the purchase of said sewer, with any person or cor- sewer. poration, for a sum not exceeding the fair value thereof, and to receive a conveyance thereof in the corporate name of the township, with all outlets and connections connected therewith, and all the rights and franchises of said person or corporation in and relating to the said sewer, which conveyance, having been duly acknowledged or proved, shall be forthwith recorded by said township committee in the clerk's office of the county; or if the said township committee shall thereafter be unable to agree with the owner or owners of the said sewer for the purchase thereof, then it shall be lawful for the said township committee, by resolution, duly. adopted, to institute condemnation proceedings in the May, institute name of the township, for the purpose of acquiring the tion prosaid sewer, which condemnation proceedings shall be ceedings. had in the manner provided by law for such proceedings at the time they are instituted; and either the said township committee or the said owner or owners may appeal from the award made for said sewer in said condemnation proceedings to the Circuit Court of the county wherein the said township is located.

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