The several county clerks and the Secretary of State shall each keep alphabetical indexes of all persons filing the statements or certificates provided for by sections 56:1-1 and 56:1-2 of this Title, and for the indexing and filing of such statements or certificates they shall each receive a fee of $5.00 from the person who presents the same for filing. Every person who presents for filing any such statement or certificate in the office of the county clerk shall present therewith a duplicate of such statement or certificate for filing with and indexing by the Secretary of State.  The county  clerk shall, at the time of the filing such statement or certificate with him,  collect from the person presenting the same, in addition to the fee payable to  him, the fee payable to the Secretary of State for filing and indexing such  duplicate statement or certificate, and shall forward to the Secretary of State  such duplicate statement or certificate together with the fee collected for the  Secretary of State as aforesaid.

    A copy of any such statement or certificate, duly certified by the county clerk in whose office the same shall have been filed or by the Secretary of State, shall be presumptive evidence in all courts of law in this State of the facts therein contained.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes 56:1-3

  • 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
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2

    Amended by L.1965, c. 123, s. 8, eff. July 31, 1965.