§ 5-1551 Power of Parent to Designate a Person in Parental Relation
§ 5-1552 Form of Designation
§ 5-1553 Scope of Designation
§ 5-1554 Revocation of Designation
§ 5-1555 Effect of Designation

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Obligations > Article 5 > Title 15-A

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • 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.