8. a. A person who purchases or otherwise acquires property from a museum acquires good title to the property if the museum has acquired good title to the property in accordance with this act.

   b.   No action shall be brought against a museum, or its officers, trustees, directors, employees, or agents, to recover property on loan to the museum after the museum has acquired good title in accordance with this act.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes 46:30D-8

  • 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

   c.   If there are two or more claimants to property on loan to a museum, the burden shall be upon each claimant to prove title to or an interest in the property.  A museum shall not be held liable for delivering property to an uncontested claimant who produces reasonable proof of title to or an interest in the property satisfactory to the museum.

   d.   Unless there is evidence of bad faith or gross negligence, a museum shall not be prejudiced by reason of any failure to deal with a person who has title to or an interest in property on loan to the museum.

   e.   If there is a dispute as to the title to or an interest in property on loan to a museum, a museum shall not be held liable for its refusal to deliver the property except in accordance with a court order or judgment.

   L.2011, c.109, s.8.