The secretary of the department, subject to the direction of the commissioner, shall keep and authenticate the acts, records, papers and proceedings of the department, preserve its books and papers, conduct its correspondence, and aid generally in accomplishing the purposes of the department.

Terms Used In N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-102

  • 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.

b. Papers certified by the chief clerk of the department or by an assistant chief clerk shall be of the same effect as evidence and otherwise, as if certified by the secretary.