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SECTION 45
Disposal of fines and moneys recovered
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 3
§ 45. Disposal of fines and moneys recovered. Except as otherwise
provided in this chapter, all moneys recovered, either as fines,
penalties, forfeitures or otherwise, for the violation of any of the
provisions of this chapter, or of any other law the enforcement of which
is within the jurisdiction of the department, or of the rules of the
department, and all bail forfeited by persons charged with such
violations, shall be the property of the state. Moneys so recovered by
town justices shall be paid to the state comptroller in accordance with
the provisions of section twenty-seven of the town law and moneys so
recovered by village justices shall be paid to the state comptroller in
accordance with the provisions of section 4-410 of the village law. The
same disposal shall be made of all moneys recovered upon any bond given
by any officer by virtue of the provisions of this chapter. Provided,
however, that any such moneys collected as fines, penalties or
forfeitures as a result of a prosecution for a violation of any of the
provisions of article sixteen and sixteen-a of this chapter and all bail
forfeited by persons charged with such violations shall be the property
of the county or city, as the case may be, in which the alleged offense
was prosecuted and shall be paid to the treasurer, or corresponding
fiscal officer, of such county or city, except that any such moneys and
any such bail forfeitures, collected by the town justices or by village
justices shall be paid to the state comptroller in accordance with
section twenty-seven of the town law and section 4-410 of the village
law, respectively.