New York Banking Law

Sec. § 34
Superintendent As Attorney to Accept Service of Process


§ 34. Superintendent as attorney to accept service of process. Whenever pursuant to any provision of this chapter, the superintendent shall have been duly appointed attorney to receive service of process for any individual, partnership, unincorporated association or corporation, such service shall be made by personally delivering duplicate copies of the process to and leaving them with the superintendent or any deputy superintendent. Service of process so made shall be deemed to have been made within the territorial jurisdiction of any court in this state. The superintendent or deputy superintendent shall forthwith forward by mail, postage prepaid, a copy of every process served upon him in accordance with this section, directed to the person last designated by such individual, partnership, unincorporated association or corporation in accordance with the provisions of this chapter to receive such process on his or its behalf. For each service of process upon the superintendent or a deputy, he shall collect the sum of two dollars, which shall be paid by the plaintiff or moving party at the time of such service. The term process when used in this section, includes any writ, summons, petition or order whereby any suit, action or proceeding shall be commenced.
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