1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Estates, Powers & Trusts
  4. Article 1: General Provisions
  5. Part 1: Short Title; How Cited; References; Severability; Application


Section 1-1.3 Rules governing use of certain words

Estates, Powers & Trusts (EPT)

§ 1-1.3 Rules governing use of certain words

  In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

  (a) Words in the singular number include the plural, and in the plural include the singular.

  (b) Words of the masculine gender include the feminine and the neuter, and when the sense so indicates words of the neuter gender may refer to any gender.

  (c) The word "writing" includes typewritten or printed matter.