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two thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, two thousand eight hundred and sixty-three of this act, including an action against a domestic corporation, or against a foreign corporation having an office in the city of New-York. where the sum claimed, or the value of the chattel, or of all the chattels claimed, as stated in the complaint, does not exceed two hundred and fifty dollars ; except that sub. division third of section two thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, and subdivisions first and fourth of section two thousand eight hundred and sixty-three of this act do not

apply to an action brought in either of those courts. 22 Daly, 64. 2.* An action to recover a penalty, given by the charter

of the city of New York, or any by-law or ordinance of the common council of that city, or to recover a penalty given by a statute of the State ; where all the penalties, to recover which the action is brought, do not exceed two hundred and fifty dollars.

3.* An action in behalf of the people of the State, brought by the direction of the commissioners of public charities and correction of the city of New York, or of an overseer of the poor, upon a bastardy or abandonment bond, in a case where it is prescribed, by a special statutory provision, that such an action can be maintained in a district court.

4.* An action upon the bond of a marshal of that city, in a case where it is prescribed, by a special statutory prori. sion, that such an action can be maintained in a district court.

* Noither of those courts has jurisdiction of any civil action, except, as prescribed in this section.

7 3216. (Am'd 1895, imendment to take effect January 1,

1896.]* In an action specified in subdivision first or second of 7 Misc. 661. the last section, where the damages claimed, or the value of

the chattel or of all the chattels claimed, as stated in the complaint, exceeds one hundred dollars, the defendant may, after issue is joined, and before an adjournment has been granted upon his application, apply to the justice of the court in which the action is brought, for an order removing the action into the city court of the city of New York. Such an order must be granted, upon the defendant's filiug with the clerk an undertaking, in a sum fixed by the justice, not exceeding twice the amount of the damages claimed, or twice the value of the chattel, or of all the chattels claimed, as stated in the complaint, with one or more sureties, to the effect, that the defendant will pay to the plaintiff the amount of any judgmert, that may be recovered against him in the city court in the action so removed. From the time of the granting of the order, the city court of the city of New York has cognizance of the action; and the clerk of the district court must forth with deliver to the clerk of said court all process pleadings, and other papers in the action, and certified copies of all minutes, entries, and orders relating thereto; which must be filed, entered, or recorded, as the case re. quires, in the latter's office.

* See note to § 3215.

23 Id. 457.

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$ 3217.* An orler t) arrest the defendant must or may $$1303-1817 be granted, ju an action brought in either of those courts,

Consol. Act. in any case where a warrant of arrest must or may be issued in such an action, as prescribed in the statutes remaining urepealed after this chapter takes effect. Such a warrant shall not hereafıer be issued.

§ 3218.* An order of arrest must direct that the sum. mons accompanying it be made returnable, immediately upon the arrest of the defendant: and it must specify a sum, in which the defendant may be let to bail. Sections three thousand one hundred and seventy-nine to three thousand one hundred and eighty-one, both inclusive, section three thousand one hundred and eighty-two, except the last sentence thereof, and section three thousand one hundred and eighty-three of this act, apply to an order of arrest, granted in an action in either of those courts ; and to the proceedings upon, and relating to, the execution thereof. In all other respects, the statutory provisions remaining unrepealed after this chapter takes effect, which apply to and regulate the application for a warrant to arrest a defendant, the granting and execution thereof, and the proceedings subsequent thereto, apply to and regulate the application for an order of arrest, the granting and execution thereof, and the proceedings subsequent thereto. § 3219.* The sum specified in an undertaking, given to

$ 1319, Con procure a warrant of attachment, must be at least twice the sol. Act. amount of the plaintiff's demand, as stated in the warrant. Where such an undertaking, or an undertaking given to procure an order of arrest, is executed by the plaintiff without any surety, the plaintiff must state, in the affidavit of justification annexed to the undertaking, in addition to the other matters required by law, that he is a resident of, and a householder within, the city of New York, specifying the street and the number, or other sufficient identitication, of the building where he resides.

$ 3220.* \ Am'd 1895, amendment to take effect January 1 1896.] Sections three thousand and seventeen to three State Rep. thousand and twenty-two of this act, both inclusive, apply to a judgment rendered in either of those courts, and to the proceedings subsequent thereto, and in the action wherein it was rendered ; except that the transcript, filed in the office of the county clerk, must be furnished by the clerk of the istrict court ; that a judgment, the transcript of which has been so filed, is deemed to be a judgment of the supreme court ; and that an execution, upon a judgment so docketed may be issued, at the option of the judgment creditor, either by the county clerk directed to the sheriff, or by the clerk of the district court, directed to a marshal. In the latter case, it must be in the same form, and executed in the same manner, as if the judgment was not so docketed.

$ 3221.* In an action, brough in either of those courty 881086, 1105 by a female, to recover for services performed by her, if 1124 Consor

24 N. Y.

40.

* See note to g 3215

Act.

3:20.2.*

$ 1424, Con.
scl. dct.
9 Misc. 72.

* $$ 3222 3921 the plaintiff recovers a judgment for a sum not esce eding fifty dollars, exclusive of costs, no property of the defendi ant is exempt frım levy and sale, by virtue of an execution against property, issued thereupon; and, if such an execution is returned wholly or parti; unsatisfied, the clerk must. upon the application of the plaintifi, issue an execution against the person of the defendant, for thc sum remain. ing uncollected. A defendant, arrested by virtue of an execution so issued against his person, must be actually confined in the jail, and is not entitled to the liberties thereof; but he must be discharged, after having been so confined fifteen days. After his discharge, an execution against his person cannot be issued upon the judgment, but the judgment creditor may enforce the judgment against property, as if the execution, from which the judgment debtor is discharged, had been returned without his bein: taken.

$ 32 .* Section three thousand one hundred and thirty. one of this act applies to an action therein specitie, brought in a district court of the city of New York; and costs must be allowed in such an action, as prescribed in that section, in addition to the costs allowed in a district court, by the statutory provisions remaining in force after this chapter takes effect.

ARTICLE THIRD.
PROVISIONS EXCLUSIVELY APPLICABLE TO THE JUSTICES

COURTS OF ALBANY AND TROY.
$ 3223. Jurisdiction in civil ac- 2 3225. Docketing judgments; ex.

ecution thereupon. 8224. Id.; upon judgment by 3225a. Provisions applicable to confession

justices' court of the

city of Troy. § 3223. The justices' court of the city of Albany, and the justices' court of the city of Troy, have jurisdiction, each within the city where the court is located, of an action, of which a justice of the peace has jurisdiction, as prescribed in sections one thousand seven hundred and thirty seven, two thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, two thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, and two thousand eight hun. dred and sixty-three of this act ; and also of an action to recover a penalty, given by the charter, or a by-law or an ordinance of the common council of that city, where the plaintiff demands judgment for a sum, not exceeding two hundred dollars, Neither of those courts has jurisdiction of any other civil action ; but this section does not affect the jurisdiction conferred, by the statutory provisions remaining in force after this chapter takes effect, upon either of those courts, in a special proceeding.

§ 3224. The jurisdiction of each of those courts extends also to the taking and entry of a judgment, upon the confession of a defendant, as prescribed in title sixth of chapter nineteenth of this act, where the suin confessed does not exceed five hundred dollars,

* See note to s 3215

tions.

86 How. Pr. 144.

MUNICIPAL COURT OF ROCHESTER. 445 SS 3225-3227

$ 3225. The provisions of sections three thousand and 24 Misc. 205. seventeen to three thousand and twenty-two of this act, both inclusive, apply to a judgment rendered in either of those courts, and to the proceedings subsequent thereto, and in the action wherein the judgment was rendered; except that the transcript, filed in the clerk's office of the county wherein the court is located, must be furnished by the clerk of the court, in which the judgment was ren. dered.

§ 3225a, Provisions applicable to justices' court of the city of Troy. Added 1897, to take effect September 1, 1897.1

- T'h provisions of sections twenty-nine hundred and ninety to thirty hundred and nine of this act, both inclusive, apply to the justices' court of the city of Troy, except that the city clerk of the city of Troy shall fulfill all the duties therein required of the town clerk.

TITLE V. The municipal court of the city of Rochester. $ 3226. Provisions of chapter 19 $ 3227. Jurisdiction in actions generally applicable to

upon contract. the court and judges. $ 3226. The provisions of chapter nineteenth of this 12 App. Div. act, excluding titles tenth and eleventh thereof, apply to the 60. municipal court of the city of Rochester, and to the judges thereof; except so far as they are inconsistent with the next section, or with any other special provision of statute, remaining unrepealed after this chapter takes effect. For the purpose of applying the same, the court is deemed a justice's court; each judge thereof is deemed a justice of the peace; and the city of Rochester is deemed a town of Monroe county.

$ 3227. í Am'd 1881.] The municipal court of the city of Rochester has jurisdiction of an action to recover damages upon or for a breach of contract, express or implied, other than a promise to marry, when the sum claimed does not exceed five hundred dollars.

CHAPTER XXI.

COSTS AND FEES.
TITLE I.-AWARDING AND ENFORCING PAYMENT OF

COSTS
TITLE II.-FIXING THE AMOUNT OF COSTS.
TITLE III.-SECURITY FOR COSTS.
TITLE IV.-GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO FERS.
TITLE V.-SUMS ALLOWED AS FEES.

TITLE I.
Awarding and enforcing payment of costs.
ARTICLE 1. General regulatione respecting the awarding of costs.

2. Regulations respecting the awarding of costs in partico.

Tar (nes
8. Miscellan'ous provisions.

20 Ilun, 300.

ARTICLE FIRST.
GENERAL REGULATIONS RESPECTING THE AWARDING OF

COSTS.
§ 3228. When plaintiff entitled to $ 3.231. Costs," where there are
costs of course.

several issues of fact, 3229. When defendant entitled 3233 Id.; after discontistance to costs of course. Rule

upon answer of title, as to two or more de- 3235. Costs of a coton. fendants.

3237. The foregoing sections 3:230. When costs are discre

limi:el. tionary

3238. Costs upon appeal from 3231. Costs, where several ac

final judgmut. tions are brought on 3239. Id.; upon appeal from infame instrument, etc.

terlocutory judgment or 3232. Interlocutory costs upon

order. issue of law.

8240. Id.; in a special proceed. 3233. Id. ; bow collected.

ing. 29 llun, 279.

$ 32:28. When plaintiff entitled to costs. [-45nd 2. Y. 359.

1898.) The plaintiff is entitled to costs, of course, up How Pr. the rendering of a final judgment in his favor, in either ni ii Misc. 635. the following actions:

3 N. Y. Supp. 830 ; 110 N. Y. 558; 15 Civ. Pro. 168; 112 N. Y. 365;

NY.State Rep. 545; 128 N. Y 171: 13.5 N Y. 26*; 22 Misc. 305 85 Hun, 182, 1. An action, triable by a jury, to recover real properly. 91 N. Y. 600.

or an interest in real property ; or in which a claim of title 25 N. Y. State Rep.

to real property arises upon the pleadings, or is certified io 851. have come in question upon the trial. 53 N. Y. 2. An action to recover a chatiel. But if the value of the Super. Ct. chattel, or of all the chattels, recovered by the plaintiff, its (J. & S.) 122.

fixed, together with the damages, if any, awarded to him, 8 App. Div. 418.

is less than fifty dollars, the amount of his costs cannot es

ceed the amount of the value and the damages. 91 N. Y. 600. 3. [Am'd 1898, amendment to take effect Septembre 1, 63. Abb. N. 1898.) An action specified in subdivision first, third, fourth 2 N. Y or fifth of section twenty-eight hundred and sixty-three of Supp, 736. this act. But if, in an action to recover damages for an

assault, battery, false imprisonment, libel, slander, crimi. nal conversation, seduction or malicious prosecution; or a fine or penalty in which the people of the State are a party, the plaintiff recovers less than fifty dollars damages, the

amount of his cost can not exceed the damages. 12 Abb. N. 4. An action, other than one of those specified in the C. 838.

foregoing subdivisions of this section, in which the complaint demands judgment for a sum of money only. But the plaintiff is not entitled to costs, under this subdivision,

unless he recovers the sum of fifty dollars or more. 95 N.Y. 523. 83229. The defendant is entitled to costs, of course, 30 Hun, 395. upon the rendering of tinal judgment, in an action specitied

Civ. Pro, 137.

in the last section, unless the plaintiff is entitled to costs, 11 Hun, 491. as therein prescribed. But where, in such an action against 11. Civ. Pro. two or more defendants, the plaintiff is entitled to costs 25 N. Y.

against one or more, but not against all of them, none of State Rep. the defendants are entitled to costs, of course. In that

037. case, costs may be awarded, in the discretion of the court, 28 N. X. 171. to any defendant, against whom the plaintiff is not entitled 81 Hun, 362.

to costs, where he did not unite in an answer, and was not app. Div. united in interest, with a defendant, against whom the 23 Misc. 595. Dlaintiff is entit.ed to cuts.

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