2014 New York Laws
CVP - Civil Practice Law & Rules
Article 43 - (4301 - R4321) TRIAL BY A REFEREE
4301 - Powers of referee to determine.
4301. Powers of referee to determine. A referee to determine an issue or to perform an act shall have all the powers of a court in performing a like function; but he shall have no power to relieve himself of his duties, to appoint a successor or to adjudge any person except a witness before him guilty of contempt. For the purposes of this article, the term referee shall be deemed to include judicial hearing officer.
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