§ 620 Legislative intent
§ 621 Definitions
§ 622 Escrow required
§ 622-A Bond, letter of credit or certificate of deposit required
§ 623 Contract restrictions
§ 624 Rights of cancellation of contracts for services
§ 625 Assignment of contracts for services
§ 626 Deceptive acts prohibited
§ 627 Contracts void and unenforceable
§ 627-A Automated external defibrillator requirements
§ 628 Private right of action
§ 629 Violations
§ 630 Enforcement
§ 631 Preemption

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Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 30 - Health Club Services

  • AED: as used in this article means a medical device approved by the federal food and drug administration that (a) is capable of recognizing the presence or absence in a patient of ventricular fibrillation and rapid ventricular tachycardia; (b) is capable of determining, without intervention by an operator, whether defibrillation should be performed on the patient; (c) upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, automatically charges and requests delivery of an electrical impulse to the patient's heart; and (d) upon action by an operator, delivers an appropriate electrical impulse to the patient's heart to perform defibrillation. See N.Y. General Business Law 621
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Buyer: as used in this article means any individual who enters into a contract for services with a health club. See N.Y. General Business Law 621
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the dormitory authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Health club: as used in this article means any person, firm, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or other business enterprise offering instruction, training or assistance or the facilities for the preservation, maintenance, encouragement or development of physical fitness or well being. See N.Y. General Business Law 621
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Secretary: as used in this article shall mean the secretary of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 621
  • Seller: as used in this article means any person, firm, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or other business enterprise which operates or intends to operate a health club. See N.Y. General Business Law 621
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.