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270.10 – Creating a hazard

§ 270.10 Creating a hazard.

A person is guilty of creating a hazard when:

1. Having discarded in any place where it might attract children, a
container which has a compartment of more than one and one-half cubic
feet capacity and a door or lid which locks or fastens automatically
when closed and which cannot easily be opened from the inside, he fails
to remove the door, lid, locking or fastening device; or

2. Being the owner or otherwise having possession of property upon
which an abandoned well or cesspool is located, he fails to cover the
same with suitable protective construction.

Creating a hazard is a class B misdemeanor.

Criminal Laws NY

Criminal Laws NY