1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 39-A: Merchants of Torah Scrolls


Section 856 Definitions

General Business (GBS)

As used in this article:

  (1) Merchant means a person who deals in the sale of Torah scrolls in the ordinary course of business.

  (2) Torah scroll means an edition of the Pentateuch hand-written on parchment.

  (3) Person means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, religious corporation, house of worship, however organized, or other entity.

  (4) Written instrument means a written or printed agreement, bill of sale, invoice, certificate of authenticity or any other document describing, pursuant to section eight hundred fifty-nine of this article, the Torah scroll which is to be sold, exchanged, donated, consigned, or otherwise transferred, by a merchant.