a. If, after a trial, the court shall determine that the evidence warrants the granting of the relief sought and if the owner or licensee of the home shall apply to the court to be permitted to remove or remedy the conditions specified in the complaint and shall demonstrate the ability to promptly undertake and complete the work required, then the court, in lieu of rendering judgment as provided in this act, may issue an order permitting such person to perform the work in accordance with a time schedule and subject to such conditions, including the posting of a bond as security for the performance of the work, as may be fixed by the court.
b. If, after the issuance of an order pursuant to subsection a. of this section, it shall appear that the person permitted to do the same is not proceeding in accordance with the time schedule or in accordance with the conditions imposed by the court, the plaintiff may apply to the court on notice to those persons who have appeared in the proceeding for a hearing to determine whether judgment should be rendered immediately as provided in subsection c. of this section.
c. If, upon a hearing authorized in subsection b. hereof, the court shall determine the owner or licensee is not proceeding in accordance with the time schedule or with the conditions imposed by the court, the court shall issue a final judgment appointing a receiver as authorized in the act. If the person has posted a bond to secure completion of the work, the security or such part of the security as is necessary may be used by the receiver to remedy the conditions.
L.1977, c. 238, s. 8, eff. Sept. 29, 1977.