§ 176 Declaration of Policy and Purpose
§ 177 Authorized Systems of Weights and Measures; Basic Units
§ 178 Physical Standards of Weights and Measures
§ 179 Powers and Duties of the Commissioner
§ 180 Municipal Directors of Weights and Measures
§ 181 Powers and Duties of Municipal Directors; Prosecution for Violations; Local Fees
§ 182 Notification and Use of Weighing and Measuring Devices
§ 183 Sealing of Approved Devices
§ 184 Condemnation, Seizure or Repair of False Devices
§ 185 Stop-Use, Stop-Removal and Removal Orders
§ 186 Possession and Use of False Devices; Responsibility
§ 187 Oscillation of Weighing Devices
§ 188 Service Charge Based On Quantity
§ 189 Method of Sale of Commodities Generally
§ 190 Method of Sale of Food and Food Products
§ 190-A Home Food Service Plan Sales
§ 190-B Sale of Meat in Bulk or On a Gross or Hanging Weight Basis
§ 191 Standardized Packaging
§ 192 Sale and Delivery of Petroleum Products
§ 192-A Fuel Octane Labelling Requirements
§ 192-B Fuel Lead Content Labelling and Requirements
§ 192-C Motor Fuel Standards and Labelling; Grade of Diesel Fuel; Alcohol Content
§ 192-E Sale and Delivery of Liquefied Petroleum Gas
§ 192-F Bulk Sales or Transportation; Coal and Coke
§ 192-G Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether; Prohibited
§ 192-H Alternate Generated Power Source At Retail Gasoline Outlets
§ 193 Fair Packaging and Labeling of Containers
§ 194 False Labels
§ 195 Licensing of Weighmasters; Duties
§ 195-A Weight Tickets Issued in Other States
§ 196 Statewide Uniformity
§ 197 Construction of Contracts
§ 197-A Weights and Measures Fees
§ 197-B Retail Pricing Accuracy

Terms Used In New York Laws > Agriculture and Markets > Article 16

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.