1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Civil Practice Law & Rules
  4. Article 72: Recovery of Penalty or Forfeiture


Section 7205 Defense of good faith reliance on judicial decision

Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP)

No action for a penalty or forfeiture may be brought for an act done in good faith and pursuant to a construction given to a statute by a decision of an appellate court and adjudged lawful thereby, where such act was done prior to a reversal or the overruling of such decision.