§ 70 Private Investigator License
§ 70-A Bail Enforcement Agents and Watch, Guard or Patrol Agencies
§ 71 Definitions
§ 72 Application for Licenses
§ 73 Enforcement of Article; Investigations
§ 74 Issuance of Licenses; Fee; Bonds
§ 74-A Notification
§ 75 Posting and Surrender of License Certificate
§ 76 Certificate or Pocket Card Lost or Destroyed
§ 77 Removal of Bureau, Agency or Office
§ 78 Renewal of Licenses
§ 78-A Surrender of Licenses
§ 79 Hearings, Notice, Determinations, Review
§ 80 License Certificates, Pocket Cards or Badges
§ 81 Employees
§ 82 Employees Not to Divulge Information or Make False Reports
§ 83 Application of Article
§ 84 Unlawful Acts
§ 85 Prosecution
§ 86 Reward May Be Presumed
§ 87 Department of State to Employ Agents; Expenses for Enforcement of Law
§ 88 Roster of Licensees
§ 89 Inspection by Industrial Commissioner
§ 89-A Disposition of Fees and Other Revenue

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 7 - Private Investigators, Bail Enforcement Agents and Watch, Guard and Patrol Agencies

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • authority: shall mean the corporation created by section thirteen hundred fifty-three of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • board: shall mean the members of the authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • bonds: shall mean bonds issued by the authority pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • city: shall mean the city of Oswego. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • district: shall mean the Oswego port authority district created by section eighteen hundred twenty-seven of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • mayor: shall mean the mayor of the city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • port facilities: shall mean , among other things, wharfs, docks, piers, terminals, railroad tracks or terminals, cold storage and refrigerating plants, warehouses, elevators, freight-handling 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 Oswego river and Lake Ontario adjacent to the terminal exclusive of the harbor channel, within the port district, and any other works, properties, buildings, structures or other facilities necessary or desirable in connection with the development and operation of port facilities in the district. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • town: shall mean the town of Scriba, Oswego county. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.