Wherever used in this title:

Terms Used In N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102

  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • 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.
  • Department: shall mean the department of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • 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.
  • License: shall mean an authorization by the department of consumer and worker protection to carry on various activities within its jurisdiction, which may take the form of a license, permit, registration, certification or such other form as is designated under law, regulation or rule. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Organization: shall mean a business entity, including but not limited to a corporation, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, association, firm, club or society. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • 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.
  • Person: shall mean a natural person or an organization. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102

a. “Commissioner” shall mean the commissioner of consumer and worker protection.

b. “Department” shall mean the department of consumer and worker protection.

c. “License” shall mean an authorization by the department of consumer and worker protection to carry on various activities within its jurisdiction, which may take the form of a license, permit, registration, certification or such other form as is designated under law, regulation or rule.

d. “Organization” shall mean a business entity, including but not limited to a corporation, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, association, firm, club or society.

e. “Person” shall mean a natural person or an organization.

f. “Trade name” shall mean that name under which an organization or person solicits, engages in, conducts or transacts a business or activity.