N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2325
Houses of prostitution

  • injunction
  • withdrawal of complaint


If the complaint in an action instituted pursuant to the provisions of this article, is filed by any person or association, it shall not be dismissed except upon a sworn statement made by the complainant and his attorney, setting forth the reasons why the action should be dismissed, and the dismissal approved by the district attorney in writing or in open court.


If the judge is of the opinion that the action should not be dismissed, he may direct the district attorney to prosecute said action to judgment, and if the action is continued more than one term of court, except for good cause shown, any citizen of the county or the district attorney may be substituted for the complaining party and prosecute said action to judgment.

Source: Section 2325 — Houses of prostitution; injunction; withdrawal of complaint, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2325 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2325’s source at nysenate​.gov

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