New York Judiciary Law
Sec. § 13-A
Power to Remove Certain Officers and to Appoint Successors

A referee, receiver, commissioner or appraiser appointed by a court or judge may be removed by the same court or judge. In case of the death, resignation, removal, or neglect or refusal to serve of any such officer, another person may be appointed in his stead.
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Dec. 13, 2016