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Section: General rules of construction

Statute: 43:11A-1

As used in this act, the following terms shall mean: (a) "Air terminal" shall mean an air terminal as defined in chapter forty-three, laws of New Jersey, one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven and chapter eight hundred two, laws of New York, one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven. (b) "Marine terminal" shall mean a marine terminal as defined in chapter forty-four, laws of New Jersey, one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven and chapter six hundred thirty-one, laws of New York, one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven. (c) "New Jersey municipality" shall mean any city, county, town, village, borough, or other political subdivision of the State of New Jersey located in the Port of New York District. (d) "Municipal service" or "municipal employment" shall mean service or employment as an officer or employee of a New Jersey municipality. (e) "Former New Jersey municipal employee" shall mean an officer or employee of the Port Authority who, within ninety days prior to the commencement of his Port Authority employment, was in the employ of a New Jersey municipality at or in connection with an air or marine terminal the operation of which was assumed by or vested in the Port Authority during such ninety-day period pursuant to an agreement between such municipality and the Port Authority for the sale, lease or operation thereof, and who, if he had continued in his municipal employment would, presumptively, have been entitled to a pension under an applicable New Jersey pension act. (f) "Applicable New Jersey pension act" as used in reference to a former municipal employee shall mean a New Jersey act providing for the payment of pensions to municipal employees upon or after their retirement from municipal service, or establishing or regulating pension funds from which pensions are paid or to be paid to municipal employees upon their retirement from municipal service, to which said pension such former municipal employee would presumptively have been entitled if he had continued in his municipal employment for a specified period of time or until attaining a specified age, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the provisions of this section shall, and shall be deemed to, include all applicable provisions of chapter four, chapter twelve and chapter nineteen of Title 43 of the Revised Statutes. (g) "New Jersey pension" shall mean the annual payment made to a former municipal employee under an applicable New Jersey pension act as supplemented by this act. (h) "New York Retirement System" shall mean the New York State Employees' Retirement System as now or hereafter constituted. (i) "Retirement" shall mean retirement pursuant to the laws governing the retirement of employees who are members of the New York Retirement System. (j) "New York retirement allowance" shall mean the total annual payments consisting of pension and annuity made to a former municipal employee by the New York Retirement System. (k) "Final average salary" shall mean a former municipal employee's salary for retirement purposes as computed by the New York Retirement System. L.1948, c. 250, p. 1105, s. 1.

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