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SECTION 21
Commissions; penalty
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 3
§ 21. Commissions; penalty. An auctioneer in any county, other than
New York or Kings, shall not, without a previous agreement in writing,
with the owner or consignee of the goods sold, demand or receive a
greater compensation for his services than a commission of two and
one-half per centum on the amount of any sale, public or private, made
by him. For a violation of this section he shall refund the moneys
illegally received and forfeit two hundred and fifty dollars to each
person from whom he demands or receives an unlawful compensation or
commission.