If, in actions instituted under paragraph  “b”  of section 2A:18-53 of this  title, the tenant or person in possession of the demised premises shall at any  time on or before entry of final judgment, pay to the clerk of the court the  rent claimed to be in default, together with the accrued costs of the  proceedings, all proceedings shall be stopped.  The receipt of the clerk shall  be evidence of such payment.

    The clerk shall forthwith pay all moneys so received to the landlord, his agent or assigns.

   L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes 2A:18-55

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2