Town of Secaucus, NJ
Hudson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Secaucus 8-9-93 as Ord. No. 83-36. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established in the Town of Secaucus, County of Hudson, State of New Jersey, the Secaucus Department of Consumer Affairs.
It shall be the function of the Secaucus Department of Consumer Affairs to mediate consumer complaints and exercise such powers and duties under the Consumer Fraud Act (N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 et seq.) as have been rendered delegable by N.J.A.C. 13:45A-13.1 et seq. This office shall handle consumer complaints directly and by referral from the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and/or may refer consumer complaints to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs or other state or federal agencies.
[Amended 9-26-95 by Ord. No. 95-26]
The Department of Consumer Affairs shall be under the Law Department which shall have responsibility for administration of said Department and may promulgate rules and regulations to meet the Department's purpose as outlined in Section 33-2, not inconsistent with state law.
A. 
A member of Law Department shall serve as the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs. The Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs in Secaucus is required to be certified by the New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs prior to such appointment, however, the Director may serve in an acting capacity until so certified.
[Amended 9-26-95 by Ord. No. 95-26]
B. 
The Mayor and Council may appoint, from time to time, as many investigators and other personnel as deemed necessary. Such employees' terms of office shall be at the pleasure of the Mayor and Council.
[Amended 9-26-95 by Ord. No. 95-26]
The Secaucus Municipal Director of Consumer Affairs shall exercise those powers and duties under the Consumer Fraud Act (N.J.S.A. 56:8-1, et seq.), as have been delegated pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:45A-13.1 et seq., provided that such Director is certified by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and acts in accordance with and complies with the provisions of N.J.A.C. 13:45A-13.4. The Director may serve in an acting capacity until such time as certification has been completed. Certification of the Secaucus Municipal Director by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs constitutes that the Secaucus Office of Consumer Affairs is a certified State CALA Office pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:45A-13.1, et seq.
[Repealed 9-26-95 by Ord. No. 95-26]