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SECTION 4530
Certificate of population
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 45
§ 4530. Certificate of population. (a) Prima facie evidence. A
certificate of the officer in charge of the census of the United States,
attested by the United States secretary of commerce, giving the result
of the census is, except as hereinafter provided, prima facie evidence
of such result.

(b) Conclusive evidence. Where the population of the state or a
subdivision, or a portion of a subdivision of the state is required to
be determined according to the federal or state census or enumeration
last preceding a particular time, a certificate of the officer in charge
of the census of the United States, attested by the United States
secretary of commerce, as to such population as shown by such federal
census, or a certificate of the secretary of state as to such population
as shown by such state enumeration, is conclusive evidence of such
population.