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CHAPTER XX.

PROVISIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN COURTS IN

CITIES, AND THE PROCEEDINGS THEREIN.

TITLE

COURT OF THE CITY OF

1. THE CITY

NEW-YORK.

TITLE II. THE MAYOR'S COURT OF THE CITY OF

HUDSON, AND THE RECORDERS' COURTS

OF THE CITIES OF UTICA AND OSWEGO. TITLE III. - THE CITY COURT OF YONKERS. TITLE IV.-THE DISTRICT COURTS OF THE CITY OF

NEW-YORK, AND THE JUSTICES' COURTS

OF THE CITIES OF ALBANY AND TROY. TITLE V.- THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF

ROCHESTER

TITLE I.

The city court of the city of Ners-York. ARTICIE 1. Provisions generally applicable to proceedings in the court.

2. Provisions exclusively applicable to the proceedings, other.

than appeals, in an ordinary action.
3. Provisions exclusively applicable to the proceedings, other

than appeals, in certain marine causes.
*. Appeals to and from the general term of the court.

ARTICLE FIRST.

PROVISIONS GENERALLY APPLICABLE TO PROCEEDINGS

IN THE COURT.

Sec. 3159. Provisions, applying generally to courts of record, sobject to

certain qualifications.
3160. Certain sections inapplicable to the court.
3161. Time for service of notices.
3162. Service ot notice of trial; filing of note of isson.
3163. When court may relieve from imprisonment.
$164. Money: how paid into the court.

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§ 3159. Provisions, applying generally to courts of record, subject to certain qualifications. Each of the foregoing provisions of this act, which is made, by chapter twenty-second of this act, applicable to the marine court of the city of New-York, or generally to courts of record, is subject to the qualifications and ex. ceptions expressed or plainly implied in this title. L. 1872, ch. 629, 8 2.

$ 3160, Certain sections inapplicable to the court.Sections 438 and 603, sections 611 to 619, both inclusive, and sections 636, 827, 1013, and 1015 of this act do not apply to an action or a special proceeding brought in the marine court of the city of New York, or before a justice thereof, or to any proceeding therein. Sections 3268 and 3269 of this act do not apply to an action in the court, prosecuted as prescribed in article third of this title; or where an undertaking has been given as prescribed in section 3165 of this act. A plaintiff, in an action brought in the court, who has an office for the regular transaction of business in person, within the city of New York, is deemed a resident of that city, within the meaning of sections 3268 and 3269 of this act. New.

$ 3161. Time for service of notices. — The time for personal service of certain notices, in an action brought in the court, is as follows:

1. Notice of justification of the sureties, in an under. taking given by the plaintiff, as security for the defend. ant's costs, not more than two days.

2. Notice of an application for judgment in a caso specified in section 537 of this act; notice of a motion to strike out a pleading, in a case specified in section 538 of this act; notice of an application for judgment upon the defendant's default, or of the execution of a refer. ence, or writ of inquiry, or of an assessment thereupon, as prescribed in section 1219 of this act; not less than two days.

3. Notice of the justification of bail, not less than two, nor more than ten days. * 4. Notice of a motion, other than a motion specified in subdivision second of this section, not less than four days; but the court or a justice thereof may, upon an

* 39 How. Pr. 397.

affidavit showing grounds therefor, prescribe a shorter time, by an order to show cause.

5. Notice of trial of an issue of fact, or of an issue of law; notice of the hearing of an appeal, or of any other hearing, the time for serving which is not expressly prescribed in either of the foregoing subdivisions of this section, or elsewhere in this title; not less than five days.

6. Notice of taxation of costs, not less than two days; except where all the attorneys, serving and served with the notice, reside or have their offices in the city of New-York, in which case, one day's notice is sufficient.

L. 1872, ch. 629, 22.5 and 14; L. 1874, ch. 545, % 2; L. 1875, ch. 479, 8 17 and 50; also, 251, subu. 10.

§ 3162. Service of notice of trial; filing of note of issue. Notice of trial of an issue triable at a term of the court, or of the hearing of an appeal to the general term of the court, may be given for any day of the tern. A note of issue must be filed at least two days before the day, or the commencement of the term, for which the notice of trial or hearing is given; and, if it relates to the trial of an issue of fact, or of lav it must, in ad. dition to the matters specified in section 977 of this act, state the day or the term, for which the notice has been given. But this and the last section do not apply to a case where special provision is otherwise made in arti. cle third of this title. New in form; see L. 1874, ch. 515, % 2.

$ 3163. When court may relieve from imprisonment. - Where it satisfactorily appears that a party, who is actually confined in jail, by virtue of an order of arrest, or an execution against the person, issued in an action brought in the court, is physically unable to endure the confinement, and that he cannot procure bail, or the necessary sureties in a bond for the jail liberties, as the case requires, the court, or justice thereof, may, in its or his discretion, by order, direct the sheriff to release him from custody. The sheriff must obey such an order. After such a release from an execution against the person, another execution, against the person of the judgment debtor, cannot be issued upon the judg. ment; but the judgment creditor may enforce the judgment against property, as if the execution, from

which the judgment debtor was released, had been re. turned without his being taken. See L. 1875, ch. 479, part of 3 10.

$ 3164. Money ; how paid into the court. - Money paid into the court, pursuant to any provision of this act, must, unless the court otherwise directs, be paid directly to the chamberlain of the city of New York, to the credit of the cause in which it is paid.

New.

ARTICLE SECOND.

PROVISIONS EXCLUSIVELY APPLICABLE TO THE PROCEED.

INGS, OTHER THAN APPEALS, IN AN ORDINARY AC. TION.

Sec. 3165. Summons.

3166. Time for service of pleadings, etc.
3167. Enforcement of certain judgments in favor of working women,
3168. Time for non-acceptance and justification of bail, etc.
3169. Proof necessary to obtain warrant of attachment.
3170. Service of summons without the city, or by publication.
3171. Commission to take testimony.
3172. Court may refer question arising upon a motion.
3173. Time for filing decision upon a trial by the court. Id.; when

sufficient.
3174. Counterclaims.
3175. Perishable property may be sold.

3176. Portion of verdict, etc., may be remitted. § 3165. Summons. The summons, in an action brought in the court, must state that the time, within which the defendant must serve a copy of his answer, is six days after the service thereof, exclusive of the day of service ; except in one of the following cases :

1. A justice of the court may, upon satisfactory proof, by affidavit, that either the plaintiff or the defendant resides without the city of New York ; or, where there are two or more plaintiffs, or two or more defendants, that all the plaintiffs or all the defendants reside without that city, direct, by an order, that the defendant be summoned to answer within a shorter time, specified therein, not less than two days after the service of the summons, exclusive of the day of service; whereupon the summons must correspond to the order. The order must be indorsed upon or annexed to the summons; and a copy thereof must be delivered with a copy of the summons. The justice may, in his discretion, as a con.

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