Health Laws of New-York

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James Cheetham, 1805 - Public health laws - 41 pages
 

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Page 3 - Bureau, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, for each offence, be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not to exceed ninety days, or be both fined and imprisoned, in the discretion of the court.
Page 15 - ... be considered in contempt of court and be fined in a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days, or suspended from office, either one or all, and the clerk...
Page 23 - ... without delay, to cause to be removed, abated or discontinued such nuisance, and the person to whom such declaration and requisition in writing as aforesaid shall be made, shall besides for not complying therewith, be considered as guilty of a misdemeanor, and on complaint being made thereof in writing by any one or more of the said commissioners, to any one of the justices of the peace of the said city, it shall be the duty of such justice to bind the person so complained of. in a recognizance...
Page 26 - ... far into the said rivers respectively as they shall from time to time deem expedient for promoting the health of the said city; and for compelling the proprietors of such lots to make suitable bulk-heads on, adjoining or opposite to such lots, and to raise and fill up the same with such materials and in such manner and within such times as the said mayor, aldermen and commonalty shall from time to time direct; and also for filling up, altering and amending...
Page 3 - Laws may be operated by an unlicensed person, shall be inspected internally and externally once each year, between the first day of June and the first...
Page 34 - ... destroys, or procures to be wantonly destroyed, any timber standing upon lands of the United States, which in pursuance of law may be reserved or purchased for military purposes in the Philippine Islands, or removes any other public property, shall, upon conviction, be fined for each offense a.
Page 37 - Whereas by an act of the Legislature of this State, entitled " An Act to improve the police of the City of New York...
Page 30 - To prevent any person from bringing, depositing or having within said city any putrid carcass, or any unwholesome substance, and to require the removal of the same by any person who shall have upon his premises any such substance or any putrid or unsound beef, pork, fish, hides or skins of any kind; and on default, to authorize the removal thereof by some competent officer at the expense of such person or persons.
Page 20 - ... of executing the trust committed to them, exclusive of such expenses as are to be borne and paid as part of the contingent charges of the city of New York...
Page 26 - Council convened, shall have full power and authority to make and pass such by-laws and ordinances, as they may from time to time deem necessary and proper for the filling up, draining, and regulating, of any grounds, yards, or cellars, within the said city, that may be sunken, damp, or unwholesome, or which they may deem proper to fill up, drain, raise, lower, or regulate ; and also, for causing all such lots of ground in the said city, adjoining to...

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