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TITLE III. —Proceedings to punish a contempt of court, other

than criminal contempt.

2266-229

TITLE IV.-Proceedings to collect a fine.

2293-2301

TITLE V.--Proceedings to discover the death of a tenant for

2302–2319

TITLE VI.–Proceedings for the appointment of a committee

of the person and «f the property of a lunatic,
idiot, or habitual drunkard; general powers and

duties of the comiittee.

2320-23+

Title VII. -- Proceedings for the disposition of the real prop-

erty of an infant, lunatic, idiot, or habitual drunk-

ard.

2315-2364

Title VIII. -Arbitrations.

2365-2386

Title IX.-Proceedings to foreclose a mortgage by advertise-

ment.

2387-2409

TITLE X.-Proceedings to change the name of an individual. 2410-2415

TITLE XI.-Proceedings for the voluntary dissolution of a cor-

poration.

2419-2431

Title XII.-Proceedingssupplementary to execution
ag inst property.

2432-2471

Title XIII. Proceedings to compel delivery of

books to public officer

2471a

CHAPTER XVIII.

SURROGATES' COURTS, AND PROCEEDINGS THEREIN.

TITLE I.-Organization, jurisdiction and powers of the court,

duties, power's, and disabilities of the surrogate,

and the officers of the court. Miscellaneous pro-
visions.

2472-2514

I'ITLE II. - Provisions relating generally to the proceedings

in surrogates' courts, and to appeals from those

courts.

2515-2610

Title III. --Granting and revoking probate, letters testa-

mentary, and letters of administration. Foreign

wills; ancillary letters,

2611-2704

TITLE IV.-Proceedings by or agunst an executor or admin-

istrator, touching the administration and settle-
ment of the estate.

2706-2718

TITLE V.-Disposition of the decedent's real property, for the

payment of debts and meral expenses. Distribu-

tion of the proceedis.

2749-2901

TITLE VI.--Provisions relating to il testamentary trustee. 2802-2820

TITLE VII.-Provisions relating to a guardian.

2821-2800

CHAPTER XIX.

Courts OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, PROCEEDINGS

THEREIN.

TITLE I. -Jurisdiction and general powers.

2861-2875

TITLE II. - Commencement of action ; appearance of parties;

provisional remedies.

2876-2938

TITLE III. — Pleadings; including counterclaims, and proceed-

ings upon answer of title.

293+2958

Title IV.-Proceedings between the joinder of issue and the

trial.

2959_2987

TITLE V. --Trial and its incidents.

2088-3009

TITLE VI.-Judgment; and docketing the same.

3010-3025

TITLE VII.-Executions.

3024-3043

TITLE VIII.-Appeals.

5044-3075

TITLE IX.-Costs.

3074-3081

TITLE X.-Action or special proceeding relating to an animal

straying upon the highway.

3082-3115

Sections

TITLE XI.-Provisions specially relating to courts of justice

of the peace in the city of Brooklyn.

3116-312

TLF. XII. - Miscellaneous powers.

3131-315

CHAPTER XX.

PROVISIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN COURTS IN CITIES AND

THE PROCEEDINGS THEREIN,

TITLE I.-The marine court (now city court) of the city of

New York.

3159-319

TITLE II.—The mayor's court of the city of Hudson, and the

recorder's courts of the cities of Utica and Os-

319-3202

TITLE III.-The city court of Yonkers.

3203-3200

TITLE IV.-The district courts of the city of New York,

and the justices' courts of the cities of Albany

and Troy.

3207-3205

TITLE V.—The municipal court of the city of Rochester. 3226-3227

CHAPTER XXI.

COSTS AND FEES.

TITLE I. -Awarding and enforcing payment of costs.

3228-3350

TITLE II.-Fixing the amount of costs.

3251-3201

TITLE III. -Security for costs,

32683279

TITLE IV.General provisions relating to fees.

3280-3295

TITLE V.-Sums allowed as fees.

3:296-3332

CHAPTER XXII.

DEFINITIONS AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUC-

TIOX, EFFECT, AND APPLICATION OF THIS ACT.

TITLE I.-General detinitions, and rules of construction. 3333-3343

TITLE II.--Provisions regulating the effect and application of

this act.

334-3356

CHAPTER XXIII.

SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS.

ITLE I.-Proceedings for the condemnation of real property. 3357-338 1

TITLE II–Proceedings for the sale of corporate real prop-

erty.

3390 39

TITLE 1II.-Proceedings for the enforcement of mechanics'

liens on real property.

3398-3419

TITLE IV. - Proceedings to enforce lievs on vessels.

3420 3141

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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS.

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Changes introduced by the Constitution adopted in 1894; -went into effect January 1, 1895, except as herein other. wise stated,

DAMAGES FOR INJURIES RESULTING IN DEATH.

ARTICLE I. $ 18. The right of action now existing to recover damiges for injuries resulting in death, shall never be abro. gated; and the amount recoverable shall not be subject to aby statutory limitation.

JUDICIARY ARTICLE.

ARTICLE VI. § 1. The Supreme Court is continued with general jurisdiction in law and equity, subject to such appellato ja isdiction of the Court of Appeals 118 now is or may be prescribed by law not inconsistent with this article. The Existing judicial districts of the State are continued until changed as hereinafter provided. The Supreme Court shall consist of the Justices now in office, and of the Judges Transferred thereto by the fifth section of this article, all of whom shall continue to be Justices of the Supreme Court during their respective terms, and of twelve additional Justices who shall reside in and be chosen by the electors of, tho several existing judicial districts, three in the first district, three in the second, and one in each of the other districts; and of their successors. The successors of said Justices shall be chosen by the electors of their respective judicial districts. The Legislature muy alter the judicial districts once after every enumeration under the Constitution, of the inbabitants of the State, and thereupon reapportion the Justices to be thereafter elected in the districts 80 altered.

$ 2. The Legislature shall divide the State into four judicial departments. The first department shall consist of the county of New York; the others shall be bounded by county lines, and be compact and equal in population as Dearly as may be. Onco every ten years the Legislature may alter the judicial departments, but without increasing the number thereof.

There shall be an Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, consisting of seven Justices in the first department, and of five Justices in each of the other departments. In each department four shall constitute a quorum, and the concurrence of three shall be necessary to a decision. No inore than five justices shall sit in any case.

From all the Justices olected to the Supreme Court the Governor shall designato those who shall constitute the Appellate Division in each department; and he shall dosigante the Presiding Justice thereof, who shall at us suob during bis term of office, and shall be a resident of the do.

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