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Powers and duties of mayors or managers of certain cities
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 14-H
§ 498-a. Powers and duties of mayors or managers of certain cities.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, whenever the
charter of any city, or any special or local law, provides that the
mayor or manager of such city is the chief law enforcement officer
thereof, then and in that event such mayor or manager, as the case may
be, shall have, exercise and perform all the powers and duties otherwise
prescribed by this article to be exercised and performed by the
governing body of such city except those prescribed by section four
hundred seventy-eight hereof, and in any such case, the term "governing
body of a municipality" as used in this article shall be deemed to mean
and include the mayor or manager of any such city.