307. Penalties and the enforcement thereof. Every person violating the provisions of this article, relating to the test for refined petroleum and oil, shall forfeit to the people of the state the sum of five hundred dollars for each violation.
Every person violating any provision of this article, relating to the storage or keeping for sale of any article, substance or product herein specified, shall forfeit to the people of the state, the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars for each day and part of a day that such violation continues.
Every person violating any provisions of this article, relating to the incumbering of any sidewalk or street, shall forfeit the sum of twenty-five dollars for each day and part of a day that such violation continues, to be paid, if in a city or village, to such city or village, and elsewhere, to the town in which such violation occurs.
The mayor and common council of every city or other proper authorities thereof, shall, by ordinance or resolution, provide for the proper enforcement of the provisions of the preceding sections of this article, and in every such city, the moneys collected by the city as penalties for the violation of any such ordinance or resolution or of any of such provisions, shall be applied to the support of the poor therein, except in Brooklyn, where they shall be paid into the widows and orphans' fund of the fire department, and except in Buffalo, where they shall be paid to the treasurer of the firemen's benevolent association of the city for its use and benefit.
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