§ 46:3B-1 Short title
§ 46:3B-2 Definitions relative to new home warranties
§ 46:3B-3 New home warranty; prescribing by rule or regulation; procedures for processing claims; time periods
§ 46:3B-4 Liability of builder
§ 46:3B-5 Certificate of registration; application; fee; issuance; duration; conditions
§ 46:3B-6 Investigation of allegations; hearings; powers; denial, suspension or revocation of certificate; hearing; grounds
§ 46:3B-7 New home warranty security fund
§ 46:3B-7.1 Findings, declarations relative to new home warranties
§ 46:3B-7.2 “New Home Warranty Security Fund Board of Trustees”
§ 46:3B-7.3 Functions, duties of board
§ 46:3B-8 Review and approval of alternate new home warranty security programs; fees; hearings; revocation of approval
§ 46:3B-8.1 Filing of statement by warranty guarantor
§ 46:3B-8.2 Filing, indexing of information
§ 46:3B-8.3 Files open to public inspection
§ 46:3B-9 Availability of any legal remedy to owner; election of remedy
§ 46:3B-10 Rules and regulations
§ 46:3B-11 Supersedure of municipal ordinance or regulation
§ 46:3B-12 Failure to register; penalty; enforcement and collection
§ 46:3B-13 Findings, determinations, declarations
§ 46:3B-14 Moneys and claims for advance funding for remediation of structural damages
§ 46:3B-15 Procedure followed by commissioner when claim filed
§ 46:3B-16 Commissioner to estimate funding required for approved claims
§ 46:3B-17 Legal action to pursue claims
§ 46:3B-18 Submission of claims
§ 46:3B-19 No payment for defect in new home warranted under alternative program
§ 46:3B-20 Claimant deemed to have elected remedy

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 46 > Chapter 3B - The New Home Warranty and Builders' Registration Act

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • certified mail: include private express carrier service, provided that the private express carrier service provides confirmation of mailing. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.