N.Y. Municipal Home Rule Law Section 51
Liberal construction

This chapter shall be liberally construed. The powers herein granted shall be in addition to all other powers granted to local governments by other provisions of law. A permissive procedure authorized by this chapter shall not be deemed to be exclusive or to prohibit the use of any other procedure authorized by any state statute, charter or local law lawfully adopted, but shall be deemed an alternative thereto.

Source: Section 51 — Liberal construction, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHR/51 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Sep. 23, 2023).

Sep. 23, 2023

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