New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Sec. § 23
Records, Documents and Papers of the Department


All proceedings, documents, papers and records filed or deposited with the department relating to matters within its jurisdiction and powers shall be public records; except such portions thereof as are received and accepted by the commissioner, as being of a confidential nature which when so received and accepted shall not be subject to subpoena. Copies of all official documents and orders so filed or deposited, certified by the commissioner, a deputy commissioner, counsel, a division director, or an assistant director under the seal of the department to be true copies of the originals, shall be evidence in like manner as the originals.
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