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SECTION 1206
Service of notice and petition
Abandoned Property (ABP) CHAPTER 1, ARTICLE 12
§ 1206. Service of notice and petition. 1. The notice and petition
shall be served upon the clerk of the court into which or into whose
registry the fund or property has been paid or deposited or which has
control or custody thereof, or which has jurisdiction to make orders for
the payment of such money to the rightful owners thereof, together with
a notice that no personal claim is made against him, and also upon the
United States attorney for the district in which such court is located.

2. The notice shall be served by publication, as hereinafter set
forth, upon the other respondents described in subdivisions (a) and (b)
of section twelve hundred four of this act. The court, upon finding that
the petition sufficiently sets forth the facts required under section
twelve hundred one of this article, may make any or all of the
presumptions set forth in such section and make an order directing that
the notice be served upon such respondents by publication thereof not
less than once in each of four successive weeks in two newspapers in the
English language designated in the order as most likely to give notice
to such owners or claimants, which newspapers shall be published in the
county in which the escheat proceeding shall be commenced, and also by
publication thereof in the state bulletin as provided in the executive
law.