§ 570 Definitions as Used in This Article
§ 571 Declared Face Value; Cash Redemption
§ 572 Registration Required
§ 573 Statement of Registration
§ 574 Registration Fee
§ 575 Bond Required
§ 576 Claims by Rightful Holders of Trading Stamps
§ 577 Notice of Intention to Suspend or Cease Redemption of Stamps
§ 578 Pre-Emption by State
§ 579 Violation a Misdemeanor; Injunction

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 29-E

  • authority: shall mean the corporation created by section thirteen hundred seventy-eight of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • board: shall mean the members of the authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • bonds: shall mean bonds issued by the authority pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • city: shall mean the city of Ogdensburg. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • district: shall mean the Ogdensburg port authority district created by section thirteen hundred seventy-seven of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Industrial Project: shall mean a project designed and intended for the purpose of providing facilities for manufacturing, warehousing, research, business or other industrial or commercial purposes, including but not limited to machinery and equipment deemed necessary for the operation thereof (excluding raw materials, work in process or stock in trade), on land acquired or to be acquired by the authority for the establishment of an industrial park. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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.
  • port facilities: shall mean , among other things, wharfs, docks, refrigerating plants, warehouses, elevators, freight-handling piers, terminals, railroad tracks or terminals, cold storage and machinery and such equipment as is used in the handling of freight and the establishment and operation of a port, and work of deepening parts of the St. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.