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Section 23 Chief and deputy chief clerks; other admistrative matters

New York City Criminal Court (CRC)

(1) There shall be a chief clerk of the court. The chief clerk and such other non-judicial personnel as shall be authorized by rule or order of court shall each have the power to administer oaths, take acknowledgments and sign the process of the court under the seal thereof. Other persons may also be authorized by rule or order of court to administer oaths.

  (2) The chief clerk shall keep the seal of the court, on which shall be engraved the arms of the state and the words "Criminal Court of the City of New York," and shall cause it to be affixed to the process of the court and to certificates issuing therefrom.

  (3) All fines paid into and received by the court shall be paid over to the commissioner of finance of the city on or before the fifth day of the following month, at which time the court shall cause a statement or statements of fines received to be filed with the comptroller and the commissioner of finance of the city.