2A:33-8. Distraint after term or estate ended
A person having rent in arrear and due upon a lease for term of life, years, or at will ended or determined, may distrain for the same after determination of the respective leases, in the same manner as he might have done if the lease had not been ended or determined.
The distress shall be made within 6 calendar months after the determination of the lease, and during the continuance of the landlord’s title or interest, and during the possession of the tenant from whom the arrears became due, or if the landlord’s title and interest shall have ceased, or the tenant has removed from the leasehold premises, then within 30 days after the end and determination of the term of tenancy, but not thereafter.
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