N.Y. Canal Law Section 78
Assignment of berths for loading or unloading

The corporation or its representative may assign berths to all floats while loading or unloading at any landing place upon a canal and determine disputes concerning same. The corporation, shall, as to any of the locks, terminals or mooring places of the canal system used by floats, regulate and station such floats for the best interest of navigation. The corporation may determine how far and in what instances masters and other persons having charge of any float shall accommodate each other in their respective anchorages. If any master or other person having control of any float within the limits of such waters shall neglect or refuse to obey the directions of the corporation, or its representative, in any such matters within its authority, or shall resist or oppose the corporation in the execution of the said duties, such person shall be liable to a penalty not to exceed one hundred dollars, recoverable by the corporation in any court of competent jurisdiction, and payable into the canal fund.

Source: Section 78 — Assignment of berths for loading or unloading, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CAL/78 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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