§ 4301 Powers of Referee to Determine
§ R4311 Order of Reference
§ R4312 Number of Referees; Qualifications
§ R4313 Notice
§ R4314 Successor Referee
§ R4315 Referee to Be Sworn
§ R4316 Procedure Where More Than One Referee
§ 4317 When Reference to Determine May Be Used
§ 4318 Conduct of Trial
§ 4319 Decision
§ 4320 Reference to Report
§ R4321 Fees and Expenses

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 43

  • Abandonment: means the intentional relinquishment or forsaking of all possession or control of any substance. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any substance so that such substance or any related constituent thereof may enter the environment, or the abandonment of any substance. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Environment: means any water, water vapor, any land including land surface or subsurface, air, fish, wildlife, biota, and all other natural resources. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Pound: means an avoirdupois pound. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Regulated medical waste: means regulated medical waste as defined in title 15 of article 27 of this chapter. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Release: means any pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, or leaching, directly or indirectly, of a substance so that the substance or any related constituent thereof, or any degradation product of such a substance or of a related constituent thereof, may enter the environment, or the disposal of any substance. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 71-4401
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.