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SECTION 21
Court proceedings; preferences
Public Service (PBS) CHAPTER 48, ARTICLE 1
§ 21. Court proceedings; preferences. All actions and proceedings
under this chapter, and all actions and proceedings commenced or
prosecuted by order of the commission, and all actions and proceedings
to which the commission or the people of the state of New York may be
parties, and in which any question arises under this chapter, or under
the railroad law, or under or concerning any order or action of the
commission, shall be preferred over all other civil causes except
election causes in all courts of the state of New York and shall be
heard and determined in preference to all other civil business pending
therein excepting election causes, irrespective of position on the
calendar. The same preference shall be granted upon application in any
action or proceeding in which the commission may be allowed to
intervene.