1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title N: Offenses Against Public Order, Public Sensibilities and the Right to Privacy
  6. Article 240: Offenses Against Public Order


Section 240.65 Unlawful prevention of public access to records

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of unlawful prevention of public access to records when, with intent to prevent the public inspection of a record pursuant to article six of the public officers law, he willfully conceals or destroys any such record.

  Unlawful prevention of public access to records is a violation.