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  3. Lost and Strayed Animals 115/1894


Section 8-A No title

Lost and Strayed Animals 115/1894 (LSA)

(1) No person holding a permit issued pursuant to section 161.09 of the New York city health code or a license issued pursuant to article 26-A of the agriculture and markets law shall sell or transfer ownership of a dog in such city without first requiring the purchaser or other new owner to submit an application for a dog license and to pay all required fees, unless such purchaser or other new owner shall execute and submit to such seller or transferor a written statement that the dog to be purchased or transferred is to be harbored outside such city. Such applications and written statements shall be on forms furnished by the department of health and mental hygiene of such city and shall, within ten days after execution by a purchaser or other new owner, be forwarded by the seller or transferor to such department.

  (2) Any seller or transferor processing an application pursuant to subdivision one or three of this section shall, on or before the tenth day of the month next succeeding the month in which collected, remit to such department the amount of fees collected less ten percent of the base fees set pursuant to subdivision three of section two of this act for each application processed.

  (3) The commissioner of health and mental hygiene of such city may designate any other person or entity, including but not limited to a person or entity who provides care, treatment, services, or merchandise for animals, to process applications for dog licenses, collect fees, and remit the amount of fees collected less ten percent of such base fee in accordance with this section and otherwise consistent with the provisions of this act.