N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 19-0705
Persons other than the state shall not acquire actionable rights


The basis for proceedings or other actions that shall result from violations of any code, rule or regulation which shall be promulgated by the department pursuant to this article shall inure solely to and shall be for the benefit of the people of the state generally and it is not intended to create in any way new or enlarged rights or to enlarge existing rights. A determination by the commissioner that air pollution or air contamination exists or that any code, rule or regulation has been disregarded or violated, whether or not a proceeding or action may be brought by the state, shall not create by reason thereof any presumption of law or finding of fact which shall inure to or be for the benefit of any person other than the state.

Source: Section 19-0705 — Persons other than the state shall not acquire actionable rights, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/19-0705 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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