2A:44-4. Statement of amount; offer by owner and demand for possession; deposit of amount claimed with court; action for possession; costs
2A:44-4. The owner or person entitled to the immediate possession of the aircraft, or part thereof, so detained as provided by this article, may on learning of the detention of the same, immediately demand from the person detaining such aircraft or part thereof, or from the person in charge of the place where it is detained, a statement showing the true amount claimed to be due and owing for landing or take-off fees or for the storing, maintaining, keeping or repairing of such aircraft, or for furnishing gasoline, fuel, accessories, materials or other supplies therefor. If upon receiving such statement he considers the amount thereof excessive, he may offer what he considers to be reasonably due and demand possession of the aircraft or part thereof so detained. If possession is refused, he may obtain possession thereof by depositing the amount claimed in the statement with the clerk of any court of competent jurisdiction in the county where the aircraft or part thereof may be situated, together with $12 to cover the cost of court in actions commenced in the Superior Court, Law Division, Special Civil Part and $60 in any other court.
L.1951 (1st SS), C. 344; amended 1981,C. 159,S.2; 1991,C. 91,S.89.
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