1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 29-I: The Storage of Household Goods


Section 608 Unlawful detention of goods

General Business (GBS)

1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 7-209 of the uniform commercial code, no warehouseman shall have a lien on any household goods stored by him in a particular case where the charges demanded for storage are in excess of the charges permitted by this article.

  2. It shall constitute an unlawful detention of goods for a warehouseman to refuse to surrender household goods stored by him for a consumer bailor upon payment by the consumer bailor of the storage charges permitted by this article.