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Section: Construction as continuation of heretofore existing laws

Statute: 14A:4-4

14A:4-4. Resignation of registered agent. (1) The registered agent of a domestic corporation or a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in this State may resign by complying with the provisions of this section. (2) The registered agent shall serve a notice of resignation by certified mail, return receipt requested, upon the president, or any vice president, or the secretary or treasurer of the corporation at the address last known to the agent, and shall make an affidavit of such service. The notice shall also advise the recipient of the requirements of subsection 14A:4-3(1). If such service cannot be made, the affidavit shall so state, and shall state briefly why such service cannot be made. The affidavit, together with a copy of the notice of resignation, shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State. (3) Such resignation shall become effective upon the expiration of 30 days after the filing in the office of the Secretary of State of the affidavit under this section or upon the designation by the corporation of a new registered agent pursuant to this act, whichever is earlier. If the corporation fails to designate a new registered agent within said 30-day period, the corporation shall thereafter be deemed to have no registered agent or registered office in this State. (4) (Deleted by amendment, P.L.1997, c.139.) L.1968, c.350; amended 1988, c.94, s.15; 1997, c.139, s.2.

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