N.Y. Canal Law Section 113
Delivery of property on discharge of employees

Every person employed upon the canal system and occupying any house, office, building, or land belonging thereto, who is discharged from his employment or otherwise separated from the service, and the spouse and family of every such person, shall deliver to the corporation or a person designated by it, the possession of the premises so occupied and of all books, papers, matters or other articles and things belonging to the canal system acquired by virtue of such employment, within seven days after notice is served for that purpose by the corporation. In case of a refusal or neglect to make such delivery, any court of competent jurisdiction in the county where such premises are situate, may, on application, issue a warrant ordering any peace officer, when acting pursuant to his special duties, or police officer, with such assistance as may be necessary, to enter, in the daytime, upon the premises so occupied and remove therefrom all persons found in possession thereof, and to take into his custody all books, papers, articles and things there found belonging to the canal system, and deliver the same to the corporation or to some person designated by it, and such officer shall execute such warrant accordingly.

Source: Section 113 — Delivery of property on discharge of employees, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CAL/113 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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