The Political Code of the State of New York

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Weed, Parsons, printers, 1859 - New York (State) - 607 pages
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Contents

ARTICLE III
111
List of officers to be published
115
CHAPTER III
116
ARTICLE VI
118
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS Article I Classification number and designation II Mode of election or appointment and term of office III General provisio...
119
Military officers
120
ARTICLE II
123
County treasurer
124
State superintendent of public instruction
125
Their terms of office
126
Portwardens and officers of health of New York
127
Commissioners of excise
128
Commissioner of the St Regis Indians
129
Expenses
132
Person acting as governor
133
Distribution of statutes journals and documents
134
Census
138
Duty of marshals
139
Duty of county clerks
140
Penalty for refusing to give information
141
General duties of the comptroller
142
AUCTIONEERS
151
ARTICLE VI
152
Deposits in the Manhattan Bank
154
Discharging the bond
155
Committee to audit treasurers accounts at close of fiscal year
156
Committee to audit treasurers accounts when he leaves office
157
Supervisor who fails to niako survey to be prosecuted
159
Annual report
160
ARTICLE I
174
CHAPTER V
185
CHAPTER VI
193
ARTICLE V
199
ARTICLE VI
203
PROCEEDINGS TO COMPEL THE DELIVERY OF BOOKS AND PAPERS DY OFFICERS TO THEIR SUCCESSORS Sectiox 25 Possession of boo...
211
TITLE II
213
Sandy Hook pilots VI Hellgate pilots VII New York portwardens VIII New York harbormasters IX Special regulations respecting the port of New Yo...
218
Section 2G2 What waters are public ways
219
Use of nets c in the channel of the Hudson above New York city
220
Obstructions in the port of New York
221
Penalty
225
Regulation of speed on tho Hudson river
226
28G Owners liable for masters and engineers penalties
227
Definition
228
Sae of lumber found at Albany
232
Subsequent claim by tbe owner
233
If no claimant appears property to be sold
238
Notice of sale
239
Expense of notice 040
240
SANDY HOOK PILOTS Section 320 Pilotage
241
Witnesses
252
Further duty of secretary and clerks
253
Proceedings
255
Tariff of pilotage
256
Pilots to have preference in certain cases
257
Pilotage by whom payable
258
Fees
263
Special wardens at quarantine
264
Qualifications of harbormasters
265
General powers
266
Payment and penalty for default
267
Duty of barbormaster respecting piers
268
Piers for canal boats and barges railway barges and packets
269
Fees and penalties annual report
270
Ballast rubbish c
271
Protection of piers
272
Incumbrances removed
273
Storage at owners expense
274
Lighters
275
Duty of harbormasters aud pilots
276
ARTICLE X
277
CHAPTER II
279
ERECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF BRIDGES PAO
280
Duty of supervisors
284
Duty of commissioner to prosecute
291
Actions against railways corporations
292
Nonresidents appeal from assessment
295
Lands occupied by another than the owner
296
ARTICLE V
297
Commutation
302
Penalties for loss of time substitutes
303
ARTICLE VI
308
Notice of appeal
315
Filling vacancies orders of appointment
316
Notice of hearing to be given to commissioners and applicant
317
Notice to owner to remove fences 31S 485 Width of certain roads
318
Collectors duty
358
Commutation
367
Boats to turn to the right 3C8 594 Boats meeting in narrow places
368
Penalty
369
Application of proceeds
370
Boat may be detained
371
TURNPIKES AND PLANKROADS AancLi L Construction of turnpikes and plankroads II Use of turnpikes and plankroads and obstructions thereon ...
372
Laying out the road
374
Compensation of the commissioners
375
Acquiring lands by grant
376
Milestones
379
Erection of gates 360
380
Appeal
381
ARTICLE II
382
Penalties
385
Commutation
386
Penalties how recovered
387
Fees
389
Penalty
392
CHAPTER VII
393
Other provisions
395
TITLE IV
399
CHAPTER I
400
Heap measure
403
Contracts construed accordingly
404
State superintendent may contract for construction of standards 40 1
405
Cost of standards to be borne by the county
406
Marks upon the standards
407
CHAPTER II
410
Qualification of auctioneer
414
Penalty
415
What goods may be sold by any one
416
REGULATIONS RESPECTING SALES Section 727 Auctioneers in cities to designate their places of sale
417
ARTICLE IV
421
Exhibition of account and auctioneers oath
422
Partners and clerks oath
423
Affidavit of no sales
424
Auctioneers book to be examined
425
CHAPTER V
426
Poisoning fish
434
796 Penalty foi selling without license
439
BOO No liquor to be given to intoxicated persons
440
Meaning of inn and inn keeper
453
CHAPTER XIII
455
Application of proceeds
456
Persons other than railway and express companies
457
Proceeds
458
CHAPTER XV
462
Collection of penalties
465
PART IV
471
The board of supervisors
477
Neglect to comply
478
Town charges
487
The clerk his compensation
488
Clerk to make annual statement
489
Solitary cells for convicts
490
ARTICLE II
491
Delivery of books papers and funds to successor
493
Application of recovery
494
Seal
497
City officers
506
TITLE IV
512
ARTICLE II
518
Officers to be chosen
520
Proclamation
521
Illegal voting
522
Classification
523
Determination of result
524
Commissioners of highways
525
CHAPTER III
526
Oath of office
528
Proof of execution of constables undertaking
529
ARTICLE IV
536
The board
538
Town charges enumerated 54f
545
The orde
551
Conduct of meeting
552
Incorporation
553
Certain villages may adopt provisions of this title
554
CHAPTER II
555
Conduct of elections
556
Vacancies
557
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES Siction 1084 Duties of the board
558
The assessors
565
CHAPTER V
574
Formation of companies
576

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Page 42 - ... then it shall be the duty of the legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people, in such manner and at such time as the legislature shall prescribe...
Page 36 - ... and every such law making a new appropriation, or continuing or reviving an appropriation, shall distinctly specify the sum appropriated, and the object to which it is to be applied ; and it shall not be sufficient for such law to refer to any other law to fix such sum.
Page 18 - The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed in this State to all mankind ; and no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this State.
Page 42 - Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in the Senate and Assembly ; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the Legislature to be chosen at the next general election of Senators...
Page 37 - ... provide for the collection of a direct annual tax to pay, and sufficient to pay, the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt within 18 years from the time of the contracting thereof.
Page 17 - The trial by jury, in all cases in which it has been heretofore used, shall remain inviolate forever. But a jury trial may be waived by the parties in all civil cases, in the manner to be prescribed by law.
Page 27 - Lieutenant-Governor for the residue of the term, or until the disability shall cease. But when the Governor shall, with the consent of the Legislature, be out of the State in time of war. at the head of any military force thereof, he shall continue Commander-in-chief of all the military force of the State.
Page 26 - The Governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions, and with such restrictions and limitations, as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 5 - States; 2 To borrow Money on the credit of the United States ; 3 To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; 4 To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States...
Page 26 - The persons respectively having the highest number of votes for Governor and LieutenantGovernor, shall be elected ; but in case two or more shall have an equal and the highest number of votes...

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