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SECTION 150
Definitions
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 6-A
§ 150. Definitions. As used in this article:

1. "City" means the City of New York.

2. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of correction of the city
provided, however, that if there shall be established by law a
correctional administration in the city, "commissioner" shall mean the
correctional administrator of the City.

3. "Department" means the department of correction of the city
provided, however, that if there shall be established by law a
correctional administration in the city, "department" shall mean such
administration.

4. "Work release program" means a program in which the limits of place
of confinement are extended for the purpose of seeking or engaging in
employment or self-employment, attending an educational institution,
participating in a training program, or obtaining medical treatment not
otherwise available, caring for the prisoner's household and family or
for some other compelling reason consistent with the public interest.