1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 29-F: Going Out of Business Sales

Section 582 Unlawful advertisement

General Business (GBS)

It shall be unlawful for any person to advertise or hold out by any means that the sale of any goods, wares or merchandise to the public is a "closing out sale," "a sale of goods damaged by fire, smoke or water," or a "defunct business sale," unless a license is first obtained to conduct such a sale from the licensing authority of the appropriate city, town or village in which such sale is to be held.