§ 90 Police station houses for the detention of women; how designated
§ 93 When police matrons to reside at station houses
§ 94 Women under arrest to have separate accommodations
§ 95 Proceeding in case of arrest of women
§ 96 Woman defined
§ 97 Appropriations under article, how made

Terms Used In New York Laws > General City > Article 6 - Police Matrons

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • woman: as used in this article shall not include any female either actually or apparently under the age sixteen years, whose care is assumed by any incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to children; but every such female upon being taken to a station house shall be at once transferred therefrom by the officer in charge to the custody of such society. See N.Y. General City Law 96