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Section: Appointment of receiver, other relief.

Statute: 44:1-123

44:1-123. If a director of welfare of a municipality shall neglect to receive or remove a poor person as provided in this chapter after the determination of the matter by the Superior Court having jurisdiction, the municipality where the neglect occurs shall be liable for the expense of the support and relief of the poor person. The expense shall be recoverable from time to time with costs of suit by the director of welfare incurring the cost of relief and support in a civil action in any court of competent jurisdiction in the name of the municipality against the municipality liable therefor. Amended 1953,c.42,s.8; 1991,c.91,s.428.

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