N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-0521
Certificate by court or justice


The court or justice, other than a town justice or a village police justice, before whom any person shall be tried or before whom a compromise of the civil penalties for a violation of any provision of this chapter listed in section 71-0501 or under titles 5 through 15 inclusive and title 33 of this article, shall have been made, or the clerk of the court, if there be a clerk, shall, at the termination of such trial or proceeding, forthwith mail or deliver to the department at Albany, or to its representative at such trial or proceeding, a certified statement of the disposition of the case or proceeding, giving the date thereof, the name of the defendant, the name of the person upon whose information the action or proceeding was instituted, the date and place of the violation, the name of each witness sworn in support of the charges, and the costs of the court or fees of the justice, and the fees of the constable, if any. Provided, however, that a town justice or a village police justice before whom any person shall be tried or before whom a compromise of the civil penalties for a violation of any provision of this chapter listed in section 71-0501 or under titles 5 through 15 inclusive and title 33 of this article, shall have been made shall forthwith mail or deliver to the department at Albany or to its representative in attendance at such trial or proceeding such certified statement, and within the first ten days of the month following the termination of such trial or proceeding deliver to the State Comptroller at Albany a statement in such form as the Comptroller may require. The Comptroller upon receipt of such statement shall, as provided in section 71-0507, audit the bills of the justice of the peace and the constable for fees in such trial or proceeding and shall pay to the persons entitled thereto the amounts allowed by such audit and shall charge same to the conservation fund.

Source: Section 71-0521 — Certificate by court or justice, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-0521 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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