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Liability of manufacturers and contractors
§ 345-a. Liability of manufacturers and contractors. 1. A manufacturer
or contractor who contracts or subcontracts with another manufacturer or
contractor for the performance of any apparel industry service within
the meaning of subdivision (c) of section three hundred forty of this
article and who knew or should have known with the exercise of
reasonable care or diligence of such other manufacturer's or
contractor's failure to comply with article six or nineteen of this
chapter in the performance of such service shall be liable for such

2. For the purposes of this section, the exercise of reasonable care
or diligence by a manufacturer or contractor shall be presumed if, prior
to the execution of such contract or subcontract, and annually
thereafter, such manufacturer or contractor receives from the department
written assurance of compliance with section three hundred forty-one of
this article.