Any such corporation may make an agreement with any of its customers, by which any of its officers or agents shall be authorized at all reasonable times to enter any dwelling, store, building, room or place, supplied with steam by such corporation and occupied by such customer, for the purpose of inspecting and examining the meters, devices, pipes, fittings and appliances for supplying or regulating the supply of steam, and for ascertaining the quantity of steam consumed, or the quantity of water resulting from the condensation of steam consumed. Every such agreement shall further provide that such officer or agent shall exhibit his written authority if requested by the occupant of such dwelling, store, building, room or place. Any person who shall directly or indirectly prevent or hinder such officer or agent from entering such dwelling, store, building, room or place, or from making such inspection or examination, in violation of such agreement, shall forfeit to the corporation the sum of twenty-five dollars for each offense.
Terms Used In N.Y. Transportation Corporations Law 113
- 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.