Borough of Leonia, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Leonia 4-6-1992 by Ord. No. 1138 (Ch. 65 of the 1982 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
062a Notice of Tort Claim
The Borough of Leonia, by the adoption of this chapter will be afforded every protection consistent with the public policy declared by the legislature at N.J.S.A. 59:1-2: that public entities shall only be liable for their negligence within the limitations of the New Jersey Tort Claims Act and in accordance with the fair and uniform principles established therein.
All claims cognizable under N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 et seq. shall be filed with the Borough Clerk on the form authorized by this chapter within the time frame established under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act (N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 et seq.)
The Borough Clerk shall cause to be printed an adequate supply of a forms consisting of the material published hereinunder.[1]
Editor's Note: See Notice of Tort Claim Form at the end of this chapter.
Whenever a person or entity shall initiate a claim against the borough, it shall be received only by the Borough Clerk. The Borough Clerk shall provide such claimant with a copy of the subject form, which shall be executed by said claimant and returned to the Borough Clerk within the time proscribed by N.J.S.A. 59:1-1, et seq.
Upon receipt of the form authorized hereinabove, the Borough Clerk shall retain one copy for records as a public record, and shall within 48 hours after receipt (excluding weekends and holidays) transmit the original form to the insurance company.