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SECTION 1017
Actions against authority
Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 5, TITLE 1
§ 1017. Actions against authority. 1. In any action founded upon tort
a notice of claim shall be required as a condition precedent to the
commencement of an action or special proceeding against the authority or
any officer, appointee, agent or employee thereof, and the provisions of
section fifty-e of the general municipal law shall govern the giving of
such notice. Except in an action for wrongful death, an action against
the authority for damages for injuries to real or personal property, or
for the destruction thereof, or for personal injuries, alleged to have
been sustained, shall not be commenced more than one year and ninety
days after the cause of action therefor shall have accrued.

2. An action against the authority for wrongful death shall be
commenced in accordance with the notice of claim and time limitation
provisions of title eleven of article nine of this chapter.