N.Y. Benevolent Orders Law Section 13
(enacted without section heading)

Any corporation such as is described in the last preceding section, now having or which may hereafter have in its custody, a minor whose parents are both deceased and who has no general guardian or relative capable of furnishing such minor with a good home who will assume that responsibility, may place such minor by adoption without obtaining anyone’s consent except that of the court or judge to whom the application for adoption is made and the consent of such minor if over twelve years of age.

Source: Section 13 — (enacted without section heading), https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/BVO/13 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 13’s source at nysenate​.gov

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