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SECTION 1403
Confession of judgment
Uniform Justice Court Act (UJC) CHAPTER 898, ARTICLE 14
§ 1403. Confession of judgment.

The provisions of CPLR § 3218, relating to judgment by confession,
shall be applicable in this court where the relief for which the
judgment is confessed is within the jurisdiction of this court,
provided, with reference to paragraph one of subdivision (a) of said
section, that the affidavit specify that the defendant is a resident of
the municipality or, if he is not such a resident, that entry is
authorized in this court. If such additional requirements are fulfilled,
the words "clerk of the county" as used in subdivision (b) of said
section shall be deemed a reference to the clerk of this court, and the
judgment confessed shall be entered in this court and shall be
enforcible in the same manner and with the same effect as a judgment in
an action in this court.