§ 5-376 Determination of Additional Sources of Water Supply; Reports to Board of Estimate
§ 5-377 Further Reports to Board of Estimate; Hearings; Map or Plan of Whole Work to Be Approved and Filed
§ 5-378 Entry to Prepare Maps and to Post Notice
§ 5-379 Real Estate Maps; Preparation, Submission and Adoption Thereof
§ 5-380 Maps; Filing Of
§ 5-381 Application for Appointment of Commissioners of Appraisal
§ 5-382 Notice of Application for Appointment of Commissioners of Appraisal
§ 5-383 Appointment of Commissioners of Appraisal; Their Qualifications
§ 5-384 Oath of Commissioners of Appraisal; Filing Thereof
§ 5-385 Eligibility of Commissioners for Reappointment
§ 5-386 Vesting of Title; Possession; Removal of Buildings or Improvements
§ 5-387 Commissioners of Appraisal; Powers and Proceedings Thereof; Provisions for Filling of Vacancies
§ 5-388 Report of Commissioners; Compensation for Loss to Railroad or Electric Corporation or Owner of Water Power; Expenses
§ 5-389 Filing of the Commissioners’ Report
§ 5-390 Notice of Hearing On Report
§ 5-391 Hearing On the Report
§ 5-392 Payment by the City
§ 5-393 Limitation of Time for Presenting Claims
§ 5-394 Calendar Call After Eighteen Months; Cessation of Interest
§ 5-395 Payment by City as Termination of Liability
§ 5-396 Payment to Trust Company to the Credit of the Owner; Suit to Determine the Rightful Owner
§ 5-397 Separate Reports by the Commissioners
§ 5-398 Unforeseeable Damages; Settlement or Determination Thereof
§ 5-399 Appeal From the Report of the Commissioners
§ 5-401 Powers of the Supreme Court
§ 5-402 Agreements as to Compensation
§ 5-403 Definitions; Special Provision Concerning Acquisition of Real Estate Used for Public Purposes
§ 5-410 Compensation, Fees, Expenses and Allowances
§ 5-418 Where Acquired Real Estate Taxable
§ 5-423 Damage to Value of Real Property; Businesses, and Employees Thereof
§ 5-424 Certain Acts Not to Be Affected
§ 5-426 Approval of Maps and Plans by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
§ 5-429 Former Board of Water Supply

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 5 > Chapter 3 > Subchap. 3-A

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Executrix: The female counterpart of an executor. See also
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.