N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 1021-A

As used or referred to in this title, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:


“Acquire” means, with respect to any right, title or interest in or to any property, either the act of taking by the exercise of the power of eminent domain, or the acquisition by purchase or otherwise.


“Act” means the North Country power authority act, being this title.


“Authority” means the North Country power authority established by § 1021-B (North Country power authority)section one thousand twenty-one-b of this title.


“Commission” means the Public Service Commission.


“Comptroller” means the state comptroller.


“Directors” means the board of directors of the authority.


“Federal government” means the United States of America and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America.


“Final determination” or “finally determined” means a judicial decision (a) by the highest court of competent jurisdiction, or


by a court of competent jurisdiction from which no appeal has been taken and the time within which to appeal has expired.


“NCPA” means the North Country power authority, and its successors and assigns.


“Municipality” means any county, city, town, village, municipal corporation, school district or other political subdivision of the state, including any agency, authority or public corporation of the state or any of the foregoing, or any combination thereof, other than the authority.


“Property” means the power distribution system or systems of the authority, whether completed facilities or projects in construction, whether situated within or without the territorial limits of the service area, including the plants, works, structures, poles, lines, conduits, mains, systems, instrumentalities or parts thereof and appurtenances thereto, lands, franchises and interest in land, including lands under water and riparian rights, space rights and air rights, contract rights, substations, and distribution facilities, or any other property incidental to and included in such system or part thereof, and any improvements, extensions or betterments. The term “property” shall also include any and all interests in real property less than full title, such as easements, rights of way, uses, leases, licenses and all other incorporeal hereditaments and every estate, interest or right, legal or equitable, including terms for years and liens thereon by way of judgments, mortgages or otherwise, and also all claims for damages related to such real estate.


“Revenues” means all rates, rents, fees, charges, payments and other income and receipts derived by the authority from the operation of the properties of the authority other than the proceeds of the sales of its securities, including, but not limited to, investment proceeds and proceeds of insurance, condemnation, and sales or other disposition of assets, together with all federal, state or municipal aid.


“Security” means any bond, note or other obligation issued by the authority.


“State” means the state of New York.


“State agency” means any board, authority, agency, department, commission, public corporation, body politic or instrumentality of the state.

Source: Section 1021-A — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/1021-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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