§ 280 Duty of Carrier as to Unclaimed Articles
§ 281 Description to Be Made and Published
§ 282 Packages to Be Opened and Contents Sold; Proceeds of Sale
§ 283 Lien for Expenses of Proceedings
§ 284 Penalty for Violation of Preceding Sections
§ 285 Sale of Unclaimed Articles by Express Companies; Notice Thereof; Disposition of Proceeds of Sale
§ 286 Surplus to Be Paid to Owner
§ 287 After Five Years If Unclaimed to Be Paid to County Treasurer

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 18 - Freight and Baggage

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC