2021 New York Laws
NAV - Navigation
Article 10 - Wrecks
139-A - Keeping Wrecked Goods a Misdemeanor.

Universal Citation: NY Nav L § 139-A (2021)

§ 139-a. Keeping wrecked goods a misdemeanor. A person who takes away goods or other property not his own from a stranded vessel, or any goods or other property cast by the sea upon the land or found in a bay or creek, or who knowingly becomes possessed of any such goods or other property, and does not deliver the same, within forty-eight hours thereafter, to the sheriff or one of the coroners or wreck masters of the county where the same was found, is guilty of a misdemeanor.


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