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Full text of "Index to the Tercentenary Edition of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to the Constitution of the United States and of the Commonwealth"



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INDEX 



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THE GENERAL LAWS 



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FOREWORD 



This Index to the Tercentenary Edition of the General Laws 
has been prepared by the undersigned, in accordance with the 
provisions of chapter 39 of the Resolves of 1929, chapter 58 of 
the Resolves of 1930 and chapters 67 and 68 of the Resolves 
of 1931. It should be used in conjunction with the Table of 
Changes in the General Laws appearing in each annual volume 
of the Acts and Resolves of the General Court. 

WILLIAM E. DORMAN, 

Counsel to the Senate. 

HENRY D. WIGGIN, 

Counsel to the House of Representatives. 



II^DEX 



TO 



General Laws 



[Tercentenary Edition. 



A 



ABANDONED CHILDREN. 

infants . . . . 

See also Minors (Index p. 873) ; Parent and Child 
(Index p. 951). 
ABANDONED PROPERTY. 

disposition, metropolitan district commission, by 
police officers, by ...... 

public safety department, by ... . 

railroads, etc., by ..... . 

guests, of, sale by innholders ..... 

ABANDONED WIVES. 

See Husband and Wife (Index pp. 657, 658). 
ABANDONMENT. 

city or town, by, of land, etc. ..... 

easement taken by eminent domain, of, effect of 
eminent domain proceedings, certain, effect of 
railroads, of certain land, by . 
state highways, etc., of . 
ABATEMENT. 



Chapter 



betterments 



and special 

ments . 



assessments, 



gypsy and brown tail moth 
sidewalks, sewers, etc. . 
snow, etc., removal 
street watering . 
wet lands, improvement of 
civil cases, in, corporate stockholders, non-joinder, 
not for ..... 

death of parties in certain, not for ' . 

See also Actions, Civil, parties to, death of 

(Index p. 11); Survival op Actions. 

eminent domain cases, time extension on 

insurance, companies, merger of, not for 

policies, new action on, after .... 
Massachusetts training schools, superintendent by, 

etc., not for vacancy 
non-joinder, for, none, when 

stockholders' liability 



119 



92 
135 
147 
135 
140 



40 

79 
80A 
160 

81 



( 231 

. 132 

. 83 

. 85 

. 40 

. Ill 

156 

167 

228 



79 
175 
175 

120 

260 

/156 

1167 



Section 


Page 


9-13 


1440, 1441 


89-94 


1063, 1064 


7-11 


1670, 1671 


6A-6D 


1834 


1-4 


1669 


14-16 


1714, 1715 


15 


410 


43 


916 


11 


926 


86 


2047 


5, 12 


931, 933 


5-10 


918-920 


14,15 


928 


145 


2886 


21-24 


1658 


28 


955 


6 


966 


18 


411 


138 


1361 


39 


1966 


24 


2191 


2 


2839 


19 


909 


19A 


2306 


99, 187A 


2351, 2401 


10 


1458 


17 


3078 


39 


1966 


24 


2191 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ABATEMENT — Concluded. 

civil cases, in — Concluded. 

pleading, answers in, amendment, defendant, by 
plaintiff, by, after .... 

answering over by defendant 

circumstantial defects, not for . 

error on, not reversible on writ of error 

fictitious name of defendant, not for . 

form of certain ..... 

judgment against defendant, issue of fact, on 

non-joinder, for, overruled, when 

overruled, etc., answering over, etc. . 

plea in, superseded by 
pleas in, answers supersede . 

circumstantial errors, not for 

fiowage cases, in 

judgment on issue of fact . 

non-joinder for, etc. 

corporate stockholder, of 



none for vacancy 



writ of entry, in 
prison industries, warden, by, etc. 
writ, of, extension of time, when 

service, wrong, for . 
See also Actions, Civil, in general (Index p. 7); 
Pleading in Civil Actions (Index 
pp. 999, 1000). 
criminal cases, in, fictitious name, not for 
immaterial defects, etc., not for 
new indictment against corporation, after 
pleas of, superior court's decision final 
no exceptions on . 
verification .... 
nuisances, of (see Nuisances). 
taxes, of, in general 

corporations, in general 

banks, trust companies, etc. 

business corporations 

corporate franchises 

savings banks, etc. . 

telephone and telegraph companies 

estates of decedents, transfer 

gasoline, etc., sales of . 



legacies and successions 



Chapter 



231 
231 
231 
231 
2.50 
223 
231 
231 
260 
231 
231 
231 
231 
253 
231 
260 
/156 
t 167 
237 
127 
260 
223 



277 

277 

277 
278 
278 
277 

58 

/ 58 

\ 63 

63 

63 

63 

63 

59 

/ 58 

t65A 

64A 

58 



local taxes 



motor vehicles, registered, excise . 

water rates ....... 

ABDUCTION. 

indictment for, form ..... 

unmarried female, of, for purpose of marriage, penalty 
women or girls, of, prostitution, for, penalty 

evidence and time limitation of action in prosecu 
tions for .... 
See also Kidnappinc;. 



62 

58 
65 
41 
58 
59 
60 
63 
161 
59 
\60A 
40 

277 
272 

272 

272 



Section 



53 

21, .53 

21, 53 

49 

4 

19 

147, Forms 25, 26 

50 

17 

21 

20 

20 

49 

31, 32 

50 

17 

39 

24 

10 

73 

32 

1 



Page 



2860 
2855, 2860 
2855, 2860 
2860 
3016 
2797 
2895 
2860 
3078 
2855 
2855 
2855 
2860 
3042 
2860 
3078 
1966 
2191 
2947 
1549 
3080 
2794 



19 


3237 


33, 34 


3238, 3239 


64 


3244 


27, 28, 33B 


3259, 3261 


31 


3259 


74 


3246 


1,8 


669, 670 


27 


676 


71 


802 


4 


778 


36, 40, 51 


788, 792, 795 


59, 60 


800, 801 


18A 


781 


73, 74 


709, 710 


27 


676 


4, 6 


824 


5, 10 


811, 812 


27 


676 


43-48 


773 


27 


676. 


20, 27, 32 


818, 820, 822 


30 


432 


1. 8 


669, 670 


25, 59-74 


698, 706-710 


20, 95 


720, 737 


59 


8oa 


158 


2124 


74 


710 


1,2 


753, 754 


42E 


420 


Forms 


3248 


1 


3179 


2 


3180 



11 



3181 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ABETTORS. 

See Accessories to Felony; Crimes, felonies; 
Felons and Felonies. 
ABINGTON. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in . 
medical examiner district, second Plymouth, in . 
second district court of Plymouth held at . 
senatorial district, Norfolk and Plymouth, in 
ABORTION. 

advertising, etc., means to procure, penalty 
attempt to procure, dying declarations as evidence 
penalty ....... 

implements for causing, sale, etc., penalty 

search warrants for ..... 

indictment for, form ..... 

ABSCONDERS. 

See Absentees, Est.\tes of. 
ABSENT DEFENDANTS, PROCEEDINGS AGAINST. 
in general ........ 

attached personalty, sale of, notice . . . . 

cross actions, in case of . 
foreign corporations, attachment of property 
service of process on . 

commissioner of corporations and taxation as 
attorney . . . . . 

fraternal Vjenefit societies . . . . . 

insurance companies . . . . . 

trustee in trustee process . . . . . 

informations by commonwealth . . . . 

municipal court of the city of Boston, jurisdiction 
partition proceedings, in, agent to act for . 

service on . 
registered land, instrument to give effect to decree, 
trustee . . . . . 

service of process ....... 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



57 

38 

218 

57 

272 
233 

272 
272 
276 

277 



227 
223 
227 
181 
223 
/ 181 
\223 
176 
175 
223 
246 
245 
218 
241 
241 

185 

/223 
1227 
90 



non-resident operator of motor vehicle . 
See also Service of Process. 
venue of transitory actions ..... 223 
writ of review, may have, when .... 250 
See also Review, Writ of. 
ABSENTEE. 

term defined as to trust estates .... 203 

See also Non-Residents; Trustees, special cases, 
in (Index p. 1413); Trusts. 
ABSENTEES, ESTATES OF. 

in general, allowance for wife and children . . 200 

compensation for services as appraiser, etc., de- 
termination and enforcement of 
costs in contested cases 
disappearance, date of, recording . 
equity jurisdiction of probate court over 
sheriff, etc., possession of property by . 
time limitation of actions by absentee . 
trust estates having absentee beneficiaries 

See also Trustees, special cases, in (Index 
p. 1413). 
receivers of, accounting by, who entitled to 
accounts, citation to interested party 
examination under oath as to . 
final allowance, proceedings on . 
securities to be produced at hearing on, when 
settlements, etc., in general 



1 




664 


1 




388 


1 




2740 


3 




665 


20 




3183 


64 




2911 


19 




3182 


21 




3183 


1-8 


3211 


-3214 


Forms 




3248 


1-17 


2835-2838 


90 




2811 


2-4 




2835 


8 




2452 


36,38 




2800 


3, 3A 


2449 


2450 


38 




2800 


42 




2420 


151 (3) 




2385 


39, 39A 




2801 


6 




2989 


4 




2984 


54 




2754 


9 




2967 


8 




2967 


91 




2504 


31-35 


2799 


2800 


1-17 


2835-2838 


3A, 3B 


989, 990 


1,2 




2794 


21 




3018 



26 



10 



2590 



2564 



. 215 


39 


2684 


. 215 


45 


2685 


. 200 


5 


2563 


. 215 


6 


2677 


. 200 


2 


2562 


. 200 


12, 14 


2564, 2565 


. 203 

c 


26-39 


2590-2593 


. 200 


12 


2564 


. 206 


23A 


2615 


. 206 


3 


2612 


. 206 


24 


2616 


. 206 


4 


2612 


. 206 


3, 4, 17, 24, 31 2612 


2614, 2616, 
2617 



4 INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter Section 

ABSENTEES, ESTATES OF — Concluded. 
receivers of — Concluded. 

additional property, possession of, etc. . 
appointment invalid, accounting required although . 

arbitration, etc., of claims by . . . . < 

r*'-^ ... E^ f 

bond, general provisions as to, and actions upon . < 

form and conditions ..... 

sureties on, allowance for premiums paid for 
See also Probate Bonds. 
cancellation of deeds, etc., given by absentee 
compensation ....... 

confirmation of void or irregular acts, etc. 
constructive trusts, enforcement of, by and against 
conveyance of real estate by, enforcement 
debts, and claims, order of payment and priority . 
collection, payment, etc. . . • . . 

distribution of assets by .... . 

receipts, etc., to be recorded, etc. 
intangible property . ... 

letters of appointment dispensed with . 
perishable property, disposal by . . . 

petitions for appointment ..... 

court first taking jurisdiction to retain it 

entry fee ....... 

proceedings on ...... 

state treasurer to be party .... 

venue, change of ..... . 

property, delivery to, schedule, etc. 

investment ....... 

management, sale, application, etc., by 

allowance to wife, etc., from .... 

recovery of, belonging to estate 
possession of additional, when .... 

pubUc administrator barred as, when 

real estate, specific performance of agreement to 

convey, by and against . 
reconveyance of real estate at suit of . 
removal, deUvery of property to successor 

effect of appeal from decree .... 

resignation, etc., upon, failure to file bond as . 
sale of real estate, costs, award of, when 
damages caused by neglect, etc., remedy 
examination under oath as to, conduct of . 
irregularities and defects in, remedies, etc. . 
vaUdity of, irregularities not to affect, when 
See also Husband and Wife, wife, deserted, etc., 
by husband (Index p. 657); Pro- 
bate Courts. 
ABSENTEES, SCHOOL. 

See Schools, public, habitual truants (Index p. 1 190). 
ABSENT PARTIES TO CIVIL ACTIONS. 

See Absent Defendants, Proceedings Against; 
Actions, Civil, parties to. 
ABSENT VOTERS. 

constitutional provisions .... Art. XLV - 59 

general provisions ....... 54 86-103 616-620 

See also Elections, absent voters (Index p. 413). 
ABUSE. 

divorce, ground for ...... 208 1 2630 

female child, of, penalty 265 23 3112 

ACADEMIES. 

burning, penalty 266 2, 3 3116 



200 


7 


2563 


204 


25 


2600 


200 


11 


2564 


204 


13, 14 


2597 


200 


5,8 


2563, 2564 


205 


6A,7A,8-11, 14-18, 
19 A, 24, 25, 27-30 


2605-2609 


205 


1, 7A 


2601, 2605 


206 


17 


2614 


204 


1 


2595 


200 


12 


2564 


204 


23-26 


2599, 2600 


204 


1 


2595 


204 


1 


2595, 


206 


31 


2617 


200 


7, 8, 10 


2563, 2564 


200 


13, 14 


2565 


215 


50 


2686 


200 


8 


2564 


205 


7A 


2605 


200 


9 


2564 


200 


1,8 


2562, 2564 


215 


7 


2678 


262 


40 


3098 


200 


2-5,8 


2562-2564 


200 


1 


2562 


215 


8A 


2678 


200 


6 


2563 


215 


41 


2684 


200 


9,10 


2564 


200 


10 


2.564 


204 


1 


2595 


200 


7 


2563 


200 


8 


2564 


204 


1 


2595 


204 


1 


2595 


215 


40 


2684 


215 


25,26 


2682 


205 


8 


2606 


204 


10 


2597 


204 


11 


2597 


204 


11 


2597 


204 


23-26 


2599, 2600 


204 


19 


2599 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ACADEMIES — Concluded. 

instructors in, duties ..... 
jury service, exemption .... 
ACCEPTANCE. 

statutes, of (see Statutes). 

term defined, negotiable instruments, as to 
ACCESSORIES TO FELONY. 

after the fact ...... 

before the fact ...... 

indictment for, form ..... 

See also Crimes, felonies; Felons and Felonies. 
ACCIDENT AND MISTAKE. 

appeal, etc., lost by, remedy .... 

court rules to remedy ..... 

mistake of law, new trial for, jury waived cases, in 

See also New Trials. 
negotiation, bill of lading, of, as affecting . 

warehouse receipt, of, as affecting 
omission of child from will by, effect 
stock transfer, endorsement of, as affecting 
venue, as to, not reviewable on writ of error 
workmen's compensation cases, in 
ACCIDENT INSURANCE. 

See Insurance (Index pp. 697, 698). 
ACCIDENTS. 

aircraft, involving, report ..... 

elevators, on, report ...... 

gas and electric companies, report, etc. 
motor vehicles, involving, activities to prevent, town 
appropriations .... 

investigation and report ..... 

prevention of, industry, in .... . 

See also Labor, health and safety of workers 
(Index pp. 755, 756). 

railroads, etc., on, report and investigation 

records by employers ...... 

workmen, to, compensation for (see Workmen's 

Compensation). 
See also Inquests; Medical Examiners; Motor 
Vehicles. 
ACCIDENTS, INDUSTRIAL, DEPARTMENT OF. 

See Industrial Accidents, Department of. 
ACCOMPLICE. 

deposition of, not allowed ..... 

witness, as, commitment, when .... 

ACCORD AND SATISFACTION. 

answers alleging, form ...... 

ACCOUNT ANNEXED. 
answers to items in 

form .... 

form of declaration 
interest, how claimed in . 
use of count on 
See also Pleading in Civil Actions. 
ACCOUNTANTS, CERTIFIED PUBLIC. 

board of registration of, establishment, appointment, 
etc. 
examination of applicants 

fee ... 

registration and certificate 
registry 



Chapter 

. 71 
. 234 



107 



Section 

30 
1 



18 



Page 

861 
2914 



1247 



274 


4,5 


3205, 


3206 


274 


2, 3 




3205 


277 


Forms 




3248 


211 


11 




2653 


212 


13 




2658 


214 


28 




2673 


215 


15 




2680 


213 


3(2) 




2663 


231 


129 




2881 


108 


36 




1282 


105 


52 




1221 


191 


20 




2528 


155 


32,33 




1947 


250 


4 




3016 


152 


8A, 49 


1913 


1925 


90 


50 




1018 


143 


66 




1779 


164 


95 




2161 


40 


7A 




407 


90 


26,29 


1002 


1003 


149 


6-17 


1864 


1865 


159 


28, 29 


1998 


1999 


160 


242 




2078 


152 


19 




1916 



276 




50 


3220 


276 




49 


3220 


231 


147, 


Form 35 


2896 


231 




26 


2856 


231 


147, 


Form 35 


2896 


231 


147, Form 2 


2887 


231 




7(10) 


2852 


231 




7(9) 


2852 


13 




33-35 


170 


112 




87A, 87B 


1393 


112 




87B 


1393 


112 




87C 


1394 


112 




87A 


1393 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ACCOUNTANTS, CERTIFIED PUBLIC — Concluded. 
board ol registration of — Concluded. 
rules and regulations 

See also Civil Service and Registratiox, Depart- 
ment OF, registration, division of 
(Index p. 222). 
savings banks, examination 

title 

unlawful use of, penalty 
ACCOUNTANTS, TOWN. 

appointment, civil service, etc. 
appropriation orders, certification to 
debt requirements, notice to assessors 
powers and duties ..... 

lighting plants, powers given to selectmen as to, not 

to abridge . 
reserve fund ..... 

receipts, certain, notice to assessors . 
report ..... 

schedules, etc., to, director of accounts, by 
temporarv, appointment, etc. . 
ACCOUNT BOOKS. 

entries in, evidence, as . 

false, penalty, etc. . . " . 

ACCOUNT, CURRENT. 

cause of action on, accrues, when 
ACCOUNT, MONEY OF. 

general provisions ..... 

ACCOUNTS. 

equity jurisdiction as to certain 
false entries in, penaltv, etc. 
ACCOUNTS, DIRECTOR AND DIVISION OF 

See Corporations and Taxation, Dep.\rt.\ient of, 
divisions, accounts, division of. 
ACCOUNTS, FIDUCIARIES, OF. 

See Absentees, Estates of; Bankruptcy and In- 
solvency, insolvency; Executors 
and Administrators; Guardians 
AND Conservators; Receivers; 
Trustees. 
ACCOUNTS, PUBLIC. 

money of account, to be kept in ... . 

See also County Finance; Municipal Finance; 
State Finance. 
ACCUSED PERSONS, RIGHTS OF. 

See Crimes, persons accused of, rights of (Index 
pp. 333, 334) ; Criminal Procedure 
AND Practice. 
ACETANILIDE. 

label on package of drug, etc., containing, to bear 
statement, when .... 

ACETIC ACID. 

sale for household use regulated .... 

ACETYLENE. 

manufacture, etc., lawful on Sunday 
ACIDS. 

household u.se, for, sale of certain, regulated 
pollution of inland waters by, penaltv 
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SATISFACTION. 

injured partv, bv, effect ...... 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. 

deeds, of ....... . 

writings, of, in general, before whom 



Chapter 



112 



168 
112 
112 

41 
41 
44 
41 

164 
40 
41 
41 
44 
41 

233 

266 

260 

107 

214 
266 



107 



Section 



87A 



17 
87D 

87E 

55 

15A 

16 

55-61 

56 
6 

54A 
61 
43 

61A 

78 
67, 68 

6 

1,2 

3(6) 
67,68 



Page 



1393 



2204 
1394 
1394 

437, 438 
429 
491 

437-439 

2147 
406 
437 
439' 
497 
439 

2913 
3129 

3076 

1244 

2667 
3129 



1244 



94 


187 




1132 


270 


2A 




3163 


136 


6 




1673 


270 
131 


2A 
29 




3163 
1626 


276 


55,56 




3221 


183 
4 


29-42 

Appendix, 

Forms (13)-(15) 

6 (6) 


2466 
2473 


-2468 
2474 

110 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



270 



Chapter 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS — Concluded. 

See also Commissioners in Other States and For- 
eign Countries; Deeds; Justices 
OF the Peace; Notaries Public; 
Real Property, alienation. 
ACONITE, TINCTURE OF. 

sale regulated 
ACQUITTAL. 

compensation, when 
effect .... 

federal courts, in 
fees, as affecting liability for 
insanity, because of, effect 
partial, effect 
plea, of former, form 

See also Autrefois Acquit or Convict; Crimes; 
Criminal Procedure and Prac- 
tice; Indictments and Com- 
plaints. 
ACQUITTANCE. 

cancellation of, on petition of certain fiduciaries 
ACTIONS, CIVIL, 
in general: 

abatement, answers in ..... 

error arising upon, judgment not reversible on 

writ of error for . 
form ........ 

death of party, by (see Survival of Actions). 
fictitious name of defendant no ground for . 
formal defects, etc., none for .... 

insurance, companies, merging, none for 

policies, on, new action lies, when . 
non-joinder, for, overruled if action barred . 
trust companies, enforcement of stockholders' 
liability ..... 

transitory, wrong venue, for, when 
See also Abatement. 
absent defendants, against, personal 

real and mixed ...... 

See also Absent Defendants, 
Against; Service 
(Index pp. 1223, 1224). 
admission of material facts, etc., in, demand by party 
affidavits, clerks of courts, before . 
amendments ..... 

See also Practice in Civil Actions (Index p 
answers ...... 

forms ...... 

time for filing, district courts, in, rules 
default on failure . 
extension of ... . 

supreme judicial and superior courts, in, rules 

See also Pleading in Civil Actions (Index pp. 

1000, 1001). 

appeals [see Appeals (Index pp. 43-45); Practice 

IN Civil Actions (Index p. 1025)]. 

appearances, default on failure of . 

time for entering, district coui'ts, in, rules . 
supreme judicial, superior and land courts, in . 
arrest ........ 

See also Arrest, civil process, on. 
assignee of chose in action, by ... ■ 

at issue, when considered ..... 

attachments ..... 

See also Attachment of Property. 



Section 



Page 



Proceedings 
of Process 



1025). 



204 



231 

250 
231 

223 

231 
175 
175 
260 

167 
223 

227 

227 



231 

221 
231 

231 
231 
218 
231 
231 
213 



20,21 



147, Fofms 25, 26 

19 

49 

19A 

99, 187A 
17 

24 
1 

1-11, 13-15 
12, 16, 17 



3162 





277 


73 


3246 




263 


7-8A 


3104, 3105 


. Art. 


V 


- 


11 




278 


14 


3256 




278 


13 


3256 




278 


12 


3256 




277 


75 


3246 



2595 



2855 

3016 
2895 

2797 
2860 
2305 
2351, 2401 
3078 

2191 

2794 

2835-2838 
2837, 2838 



69 2865 

18 2774 

51-56, 71 2860, 2861, 2866 



20-33 

147, Forms 25-45 

43,50 

57 

57 

3 



2855-2857 

2895-2897 

2751, 2753 

2861 

2861 

2663 



231 


57 


2861 


218 


43,50 


2751, 2753 


231 


57 


2861 


224 


1-30 


2820-2830 


231 


5, 6 


2850 


231 


39 


2858 


223 


42-133 


2801-2819 



8 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



ACTIONS, CIVIL — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 
attorneys in, agreements by, valid, when 
auditors and masters (see Auditors and Masters). 
bail .....•••• 

See also Bail, civil cases, in. 
begun, how ....... 

See also Writs. 
bonds, execution on behalf of parties to 

suits on (see Bonds). 

surety company as surety on . 
recognizance, bond in lieu of . 
cities and towns, by and against [see Cities and 

Towns (Index p. 195)]. 
commencement, writs, original, by . . . 

See also Writs. 
commonwealth, against ..... 

See also Commonwealth, claims and actions 
against (Index p. 248). 
consolidation, joint tenants, etc., suits by 

labor, separate suits for 

libel suits by same plaintiff 
continuances and postponements . 

costs as condition of . • . 

See also Continuances of Civil Actions. 
contract, of, division of personal actions, constitutes 

See also Contract, Actions of. 
contributory negligence, affirmative defence . 
corporations, by and against [see Corporations, 

in general (Index p. 272)]. 
costs ......... 

See also Costs, civil cases, in (Index pp. 302-306). 
counties, by and against [see Counties (Index 

p. 307)]. 
counts, declarations, in ..... 

court to hear, when ...... 

covenant, for breach of, transitory, deemed . 
criminal proceedings no bar to ... . 

exception, satisfaction of injured party, etc. 
cross actions (see Cross Actions). 
damages, assessment by clerk, when 
death and fatal injuries, for . . . . . 

See also Deaths. 
declarations, in general . . . . , 

forms ........ 

See also Pleading in Civil Actions (Index p. 
1001). 
default by defendant ...... 

judgment on, action on, evidence of payment, etc., 
in 
definition, bills of lading, as to 

negotiable instruments, as to 

sales of goods, as to . 

warehouse receipts, as to . 

demurrers ........ 

See also Pleading in Civil Actions (Index p. 
1002). 
discontinuance, costs, as affecting 

deposition, use of, after . . . . . 

reference to auditor as affecting 

stockholders, etc., bill to enforce liability of 

See also Nonsuit. 
district courts, jurisdiction . . . . . 



Page 



231 


72 


2866 


226 


1-25 


2831-2834 


223 


16 


2797 


223 


133 


2819 


175 


105 


2357 


175 


105 


2357 


223 


16 


2797 


258 


1-5 


3070 


231 


3 


2850 


231 


2 


2850 


231 


84 


2868 


231 


73, 78, 79 


2866-2868 


261 


18 


3083 


231 


1 


2850 


231 


85 


2868 


261 


1-28 


3081-3086 


231 


7 (4-9) 


2851, 2852 


231 


77 


2867 


223 


3 


2795 


277 


78 


3247 


276 


55, 56 


3221 


235 


5 


2924 


229 


1-11 


2841-2844 


231 


7-14 


2851-2854 


231 


147, Forms 1-24 


2887-2895 


231 


57, 58, 74 


2861, 2867 


231 


95 


2870 


108 


50 


1285 


107 


18 


1247 


106 


65 


1240 


105 


7 


1212 


218 


46 


2752 


221 


21 


2774 


231 


15-19, 76, 77 


2854, 2855, 2867 


261 


2, 10 


3081, 3082 


233 


37 


2907 


231 


140 


2885 


156 


39 


1966 



218 



19, 20 



2745 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ACTIONS, CIVIL — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

divisions of personal ...... 231 

entry, district courts, in .... . 223 

fee 262 

non-entry and late entry, effect . . .231 

supreme judicial and superior courts, in . . 223 

fee 262 

equity suit, changed to and from .... 231 

exceptions [see Exceptions; Practice in Civil 

Actions (Index pp. 1026-1028)]. 
executions (see Executions in Civil Actions). 
executors, etc., by and against .... 230 

See also Executors and Administrators (Index 
pp. 499-501); Survival of Actions. 
facts, charging of jury on, forbidden . . . 231 

court to find, when ...... 231 

jury to find, when ...... 231 

[175 
foreign corporations, by and against, service of writ, I 176 

etc j 181 

[223 

trustee, summoned as .... . 246 

form, amendments changing .... 231 

law into equity suits, and vice versa . . . 231 

fraternal, etc., societies, against, beneficiaries, by, 

in own name .... 176 

frauds, statute of, as affecting (see Frauds, Stat- 
ute of). 
guardians and conservators, by and against [see 
Guardians and Conservators (In- 
dex p. 624)]. 
husband and wife, between, not authorized . . 209 

identification of cause af . . . . .231 

informal trial of, in superior court . . . 231 

insurance companies, against, beneficiaries, by, in / 175 



Section 



Page 



own name .... 
jurisdiction, state courts not to lose 
interlocutory orders in .... 

nterpleader proceedings .... 
oinder of actions, counts, etc. (see Joinder; Non- 
Joinder). 
udgments, in general ..... 

default, on ...... , 

See also Judgments in Civil Actions. 
jury trials, claim of . 
jury-waived cases, assessment of damages by jury 

how heard ..... 

new trials in . 

notice of decision .... 
labor and materials, for, railroads, etc., against 

See also Labor (Index p. 752); Liens (Index 
pp. 791, 792). 
law, changed to equity, and vice versa . 
limitation (see Limitation of Actions). 
management, parties, by . . . 

persons specially authorized, by 
married women, by and against 
misdescription of cause of, etc. 
motor vehicle laws, violation of, as defence to 
municipal court of Boston, jurisdiction . 
new trials ...... 

nonsuit (see Nonsuit). 



\ 176 
175 
231 
231 



235 
/231 
\235 

231 
231 
231 
231 
231 
159 



231 



1 


2850 


25 


2798 


2 


3087 


13 


2853 


24 


2798 


4 


3088 


55 


2861 


1-13 


2844-2846 


81 


2868 


77 


2867 


60 


2863 


151 (3) 


2385 


42 


2420 


3-5,8 2449, 


2450, 2452 


38-39A 


2800, 2801 


6 


2989 


51 


2860 


55 


2861 



29, 45, 46 2414, 2421, 2422 



6 




2640 


138 




2884 


60A 




2863 


111, 125 


2361 


,2373 


29 




2414 


22 




2308 


70, 71 




2866 


40,41 




2858 


1-16 


2923-2926 


95 




2870 


6 




2924 


60 




2863 


60 




2863 


77 




2867 


129 




2881 


129 




2881 


96-100 




2016 



55 



2861 



. 221 


48 


2780 


. 221 


49 


2780 


. 209 


6 


2640 


. 231 


138 


2S84 


. 90 


9 


994 


. 218 


19, 20, 54 


2745, 2754 


. 231 


108, 113, 127-132 2874, 


2876, 2881, 
2882 



10 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ACTIONS, CIVIL — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

notice of decisions 



Chapter 

f 218 

.{ 221 

231 



Section 



Page 



nuisances, private, for (see Nuisances, private). 
penalties, for, judgment and execution on 

tort division, in ..... . 

See also Penalties. 
personal, three divisions of . 

declaration to state which .... 

place of trial ....... 

possession, for, judgment creditor, by . 

See also Possession. 
postponement regulated ..... 
practice (see Practice in Civil Actions). 
probate bonds, on ..... . 

See also Probate Bonds. 
public officers, etc., by, successor may prosecute 
real and mixed (see Real and Mixed Actions). 
real property, affecting, recording, etc., of notice of 
proceedings ..... 

registered land, in case of . . . 
receivers, by and against (see Receivers). 
recognizances, on (see Recognizances). 
rent, etc., for, transitory, deemed . 

repeals, effect on .... 

replevin ...... 

division of personal actions, constitutes 
jurisdiction, district courts, of . 
municipal court of Boston, of 
superior court, of ... 

See also Replevin, Actions of. 
report of law question in [see Practice in Civil 
Actions, appeals, exceptions, re- 
port, etc., to full court (In- 
dex pp. 1026-1028)]. 
returns of, to state secretary .... 

set-off ........ 

See also Set-off. 
small claims procedure in certain .... 

speedy trial of certain [see Practice in Civil 
Actions (Index p. 1024); Speedy 
Trials and Cases given Prece- 
dence]. 
statute of frauds as affecting (see Frauds, Statute 

of). 
suggestions of changes on record .... 

death of party ...... 

Sunday laws, violation of, not a defence to cer- 
tain ...... 

superior court, jurisdiction ..... 

supplementary proceedings in (see Arrest and 
Supplementary Proceedings in 
Civil Actions). 
survival (see Survival of Actions). 
telegraph companies, against, regulated 
tender of pajnnent ...... 

See also Tender of Payment. 
time, orders extending ..... 

tort actions, division of personal actions, constitute 

See also Tort, actions of. 
towns, etc., by and against ..... 

treasurer, etc., may prosecute certain 



235 
231 

231 
231 
231 
236 

231 

205 

228 



184 

185 



223 
/ 4 
\281 
247 
231 
218 
218 
212 



221 
232 

218 



231 

228 

136 
212 



46 


2752 


21 


2774 


129 


2881 


9-13 


2925 


1 


2850 


1 


2850 


7(1) 


2851 


82 


2868 


47 


2942 


73, 78, 79 


2866-2868 


20-35 


2608-2611 


14 


2841 


15-17 


2477, 2478 


86-93 


2503, 2504 


3 


2795 


6(2) 


109 


4-6 


3277, 3278 


1-22 


3002-3005 


1 


2850 


19 


2745 


19,54 


2745, 2754 


3 


2656 



24 
1-11 

21-25 



137 
4 

20 
3-5 



2774 
2898, 2899 

2746, 2747 



2884 
2839 

1676 
2656, 2657 



166 


19 


2177 


232 


12-14 


2900 


231 


71 


2866 


231 


1 


2850 


40 


2 


401 


41 


36 


433 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ACTIONS, CIVIL — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

transitory actions, abatement for wrong venue 
covenant, actions for breach of, deemed 
rent actions deemed .... 
venue (see, infra, venue). 
trial, district court, time for, rules may fix 
lists, jury trials, separate, for 
postponement of actions on 
rules as to . 
speedy, in Suffolk 
trustee process, use in . 

See also Trustee Process. 
trustees, by and against (see Trustees) 
voluntary associations, against 

service of process 
waste (see Waste). 
writs in (see Writs). 

parties to, absent, defendants, etc. .... 

See also Absent Defendants, Proceedings 
Against; Service of Process. 

plaintiffs, endorsement of process 
See also Endorsement for Costs. 
admission of facts, documents, etc., on call of either 
party . 

pleadings, in . 
adverse, cross-examination of 

witness, called as, not to impeach 
agreements by . 

finality of judgment, in superior court 
alphabetical Usts 
assignee of chose in action, by 
bonds, execution on behalf of 
case stated by agreement of, inferences of fact upon 

judgment on appeal to full court 
change of venue for prejudice, etc. 
changes in, suggestion on record . 
cities as .... . 

corporations as, admission of corporate existence 

oath, signatures, etc. 

See also Corporations (Index p. 272) 
cross-examination of adverse 
death of, equity suits, in 

flowage cases, partition cases, in 

levy of execution, after 

personal actions, in . 

public officers, of . . , 

real and mixed actions, in 

suggestion of, on record 

trustee in trustee process . 
See also Executors and Administrators, pro- 
visions common to both, actions 
by and against; Survival of 
Actions. 
discontinuing as to, by amendment 
documents, right to inspect . 
fictitious name for defendant 
insanity, prosecution by guardian, etc. 
inspection of documents by . 
interpleader by defendant 
interrogatories to . . . 

introduction of new, by amendment 
service of writ on . 



Chapter 



223 
223 
223 

218 
231 
231 
213 
212 
246 



182 
223 



223 
227 



231 



231 
231 
233 
233 
231 
212 
221 
231 
223 
231 
231 
223 
231 
40 
231 
231 

233 

228 
241 
235 

228 
228 
228 
r228 
\231 
246 







11 


Section 




Page 


1 
3 
3 




2794 
2795 
2795 


43 

60 

78, 79 

3 

16 

1-83 


2751 
2863 

2867, 2868 
2663 
2659 

2987-3001 


6 
36,40 


2800 


2456 
2801 


31-35 
1-17 


2799, 2800 
2835-2838 



42-48 



69 

29, 30, 38 

22 

23 

72, 73, 78, 79, 82 

10 

23 

5,6 

183 

126 

96 

13 

137 

1,2 

30 

139 

22 

12 

26 

51 

2-7 

14 

8-11 

4 

137 

50-54 



2859 



2865 
2856, 2857 
2905 
2905 
2866-2868 
2658 
2774 
2850 
2819 
2881 
2871 
2796 
2884 
401 
2856 
2884 

2905 
2840 
2971 
2933 

2839, 2840 
2841 
2840 
2839 
2884 

2996, 2997 



231 


51 


2860 


231 


68 


2865 


223 


19 


2797 


228 


13 


2841 


231 


68 


2865 


231 


40,41 


2858 


231 


61-67 


2864, 2865 


231 


51 


2860 


231 


54 


2861 



12 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ACTIONS, CIVIL — Continued. 
parties to — Concluded. 

joinder ........ 231 

See also Joinder; Non- Joinder. 
management of suit, by .... . 221 

persons specially authorized, by . . .221 

married women may be .... . 209 

minors as (see Minors). 

misleading of, rules to prevent . . . .213 
motions by, rules as to . . . , . 231 

new trials as to one or more (see Practice in Civil 

Actions, new trials). 
non-resident plaintiff, endorser for costs . .231 

nonsuit of plaintiff, reference to auditor as affecting 231 

See also Nonsuit. 
notice of judgment, etc., to, district courts, in . 218 

superior court, in . . . . . .221 

offer of judgment by defendant . . . .231 

particulars, bill of, by, attachment, in case of . 231 

common counts, with . . . . .231 

statement by either party .... 231 

partnerships, limited, by and against . . . 109 

plaintiff, term defined under sales act, so-called . 106 
pleadings binding on . . . . . .231 

limitation . . . . . . .231 

tender of payment by ..... 232 

towns as . . . . . . . .40 

witness, called by, not to impeach , . . 233 

competent as . . . . . . . 233 

venue, in general ....... 223 

arrest and supplementary proceedings . . . 224 

assessors of taxes, actions for penalties against . 58 

assigned claims ....... 223 

Boston, by and against ..... 223 

transfer from Suffolk ..... 223 

change of, prejudice, etc., for ... . 223 

cities, towns, etc., by or against .... 223 
commonwealth, defendant, as ... . 258 

mortgages, redemption of . . . . . 244 

plaintiff, as 223 

information by, for unlawful entry . . . 245 

corporations, transitory, by and against . . 223 

counties, by and against . . . ' . . 223 

covenant, actions for breach of . . . . 223 

divorce libels ....... 208 

dower, etc., of insane spouse, release . . . 209 

eminent domain proceedings, assessment of damages 79 
erroneous, abatement of writ .... 223 

judgment in, execution, direction to proper officer 235 

removal to proper county ..... 223 

error, writs of ...... . 250 

executors, etc., transitory, by and against . . 223 

forfeited goods, libel ...... 257 

forfeiture, recovery . . . . . . . 223 

insurance companies not to restrict, in poUcies, etc. 175 
interpleader proceedings . . . . .231 

land in different counties, relating to . . . 223 

local actions, counties, by or against . . . 223 

erroneous, judgment in, execution, direction to 

proper officer .... 235 

nonsuit, removal, etc. ..... 223 

mistake as to, writ of error, not reviewable on . 250 

mortgages, suits to redeem ..... 244 

commonwealth, against ..... 244 

negligence, for injuries from .... 223 



Section 



Page 



2-4, 51, 54 2850, 2860, 2861 



48 


2780 


49 


2780 


6 


2640 


3(2) 


2663 


71 


2866 


42-48 


2859 


140 


2885 


46 


2752 


21 


2774 


75,88 


2867, 286,9 


12 


2853 


14 


2854 


70 


2866 


26 


1305 


65 


1240 


87 


2869 


90 


2870 


12-14 ■ 


2900 


2 


401 


23 


2905 


20 


2904 


1-15 


2794-2797 


6 


2821 


1 


669 


1 


2794 


7, 9 


2795, 2796 


10 


2796 


13 


2796 


7,8 


2795 


2 


3070 


40 


2983 


5 


2795 


1 


2984 


8 


2795 


6 


2795 


1-3 


2794, 2795 


6 


2631 


24 


2643 


14, 15 


908, 909 


1 


2794 


15 


2926 


15 


2797 


3 


3015 


11 


2796 


3 


3068 


14 


2796 


22 


2308 


41 


2858 


12 


2796 


6 


2795 


15 


2926 


15 


2797 


4 


3016 


26 


2982 


40 


2983 


7 


2795 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
ACTIONS, CIVIL — Concluded. 
venue — Concluded. 

non-residents, transitory, against, district courts, in 223 

between ....... 223 

probate bonds, on ..... . 205 

rent, use and occupation, etc., transitory, deemed . 223 

replevin ........ 223 

state highways, injuries on, petitions for damages . 258 

summary process to recover land .... 239 

towns, etc., against, ways, defects, etc., in, negli- 
gence, etc. ..... 223 

transitory actions, in general .... 223 

district courts, in . . . . . . 223 

small claims procedure . . . .218 

assigned claims ...... 223 

Boston, by and against ..... 223 

cities and towns, by and against . . . 223 

corporations, by and against .... 223 

covenant, breach of, deemed .... 223 

executors, etc., by and against .... 223 

See also Executors and Administrators (In- 
dex pp. 499-501). 

non-residents, against, district courts, in . . 223 



between ..... 
parishes, by and against . 
rent, use and occupation, etc., for, deemed 
wrong county, abatement of writ 

removal to proper 
trustee process ..... 
district courts, in . 

transfer of action .... 

municipal court of Boston, in 



. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 246 
. 223 
. 246 
/218 
•\223 



See also Trustee Process. 
way, defect in, town, etc., against . . . 223 

See also Absent Defendants, Proceedings Against; 
Appeals; Arbitration, Contro- 
versies, of; Arrest; Attachment 
OF Property; Attorneys at Law; 
Clerks of Courts ; Contract, Ac- 
tions of; Contributory Negli- 
gence; Courts; District Courts; 
Equity; Error, Writ of; Evi- 
dence; Joinder; Judgments in 
Civil Actions; Juries and Jurors; 
Limitation of Actions; Negli- 
gence; Non-Joinder; Nonsuit; 
Pleading in Civil Actions; Prac- 
tice in Civil Actions; Replevin, 
Actions of; Review, Writ of; 
Service of Process; Set-off; 
Small Claims Procedure; Su- 
preme Judicial and Superior 
Courts; Survival of Actions; 
Tender of Payment; Tort; Trus- 
tee Process; Witnesses; Writs. 
ACTON. 

congressional district, fifth, in . . . . .57 

district court of central Middlesex, in district of . 218 

medical examiner district, sixth Middlesex, in . .38 

senatorial district, fifth Middlesex, in . . .57 

ACTS AND RESOLVES. 

binding, and attested copies of engrossed ... 3 
blue book, so-called, publication ... 5 

distribution, as enacted ...... 5 





13 


ction 


Page 


2 


2794 


1 


2794 


30 


2609 


3 


2795 


4 


2795 


2 


3070 


2 


2955 


7 


2795 


1 


2794 


2,7 


2794, 2795 


21 


2746 


1 


2794 


7,9 


2795, 2796 


8 


2795 


8 


2795 


3 


2795 


11 


2796 


2 


2794 


1 


2794 


8 


2795 


3 


2795 


1 


2794 


15 


2797 


2-4 


2988 


2 


2794 


4A 


2988 


54 


2754 


2 


2794 



2795 



1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


388 


3 


666 


23 


102 


2 


116 


4 


117 



14 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ACTS AND RESOLVES —Concluded. 

effective date of .... • 

governor's veto, subject to . . . 

pamphlet edition ..... 

pocket veto, so-called .... 

printed copies, certain, as sufficient evidence 

repeal of certain, General Laws, by (see 1920, edition 
of General Laws, Chapter 
Schedules). 

temporary, effect of General Laws on 

8ee also Statutes. 
ACTS OF INCORPORATION. 

public acts, treated as . 

See also Corporations (Index p. 272). 
ACTUARIES' TABLE OF MORTALITY 

valuation of life policies computed on 

See also American Experience Table of Mor- 
tality; American Men Mortal- 
ity Table; Insurance. 
ACTUARY. 

commissioner of insurance to appoint, etc. 

domestic life company to employ 

state, appointment, etc. . . * . 

ACUSHNET. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in 

medical examiner district, fourth Bristol, in 

senatorial district, third Bristol, in . 

third district court of Bristol, in district of 
ADAMS. 

congressional district, first, in . 

fourth district court of Berkshire held at . 

medical examiner district, first Berkshire, in 

senatorial district, Berkshire, in 
AD DAMNUM OF WRITS. 

amount of recognizance or bond, as affecting 

reduction, arrest on mesne process, in case of 
ADDRESS, REMOVAL OF JUDGES UPON. 

constitutional provision .... Art 

ADJOURNMENT. 

See Congress of the United States; Courts 
General Court; Town Meetings 
ADJUSTERS OF FIRE LOSSES. 

See Insurance (Index pp. 691, 692). 
ADJUTANT GENERAL. 

See Militia. 
AD LITEM. 

See Gttardian ad Litem. 
ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE, COMMISSION 
ON. 

in general, annual report 

appointment of commissioners, salaries, etc. 

bureaus, organization into 

chairman, appointment and salary 

confidential employees 

constituted ..... 

department, for certain purposes, deemed 

deputies and employees 
equal voice of commissioners 
expenditures .... 
governor and council, to serve imder 
hearings before .... 
quahfications of commissioners 
testimony before, compulsion by court 



Chapter 


Section 


Page 




4 


1, 2 


108, 109 


. Art 


II 


- 


29 




5 


4 


117 


. Art 


I 


- 


47 




233 


75 


2913 


edition 
- 282, 










281 


10 


3278 




233 


74 


2912 




175 


9(1) 


2299 



. 26 


7 


209 


. 175 


32 


2316 


. 26 


11 


211 


. 57 


1 


664 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 57 


3 


665 


. 218 


1 


2737 


. 57 


1 


662 


. 218 


1 


2736 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 57 


3 


666 


. 224 


6,13 


2821,2825 


. 224 


5 


2821 



7 

30 

7 

7 

7 

30 

7 

29 

30 

7 

7 

7 

7 

7 

7 

7 



33-35 

33 
2 
4 
3 
7 
2 
1 
1 
6 

32 
6 
2 

11 
4 

11 



41 



140, 141 
235 
132 
133 
133 
230 
132 
216 
229 
133 
140 
133 
132 
134 
133 
134 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE, COMMISSION 

ON — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

tie vote, governor, etc., to act in case of . . 7 

witnesses before ....... 7 

advisory standardization board, established, etc. . 7 

budget commissioner, confidential employee for . 30 

designation ....... 7 

powers and duties, bonds, serial payments of annual, 

amount necessary for . . .29 

budget, preparation of . . . . .29 

comptroller's bureau, access to . . . .7 

estimates, budget, building construction, forecasts 

of 29 

state police, expense of patrolling highways . 22 

departmental, filing with . . .29 

investigation, etc., of .... 29 

metropolitan planning division, by . .28 

information and estimates, tabulated, filed with, 

comptroller, by . . . . 29 

probate registries, clerical assistance in . .217 

comptroller, confidential employee for .30 

designation ....... 7 

powers and duties, accounting statements, to furnish 7 
accounting system for departments ... 7 
accounts, departmental, etc. .... 7 

advances from treasury ..... 29 

land and naval forces, for . . .33 

metropolitan pay rolls, etc., for . . . 92 

advertisements of legislative hearings . . 3 

appropriations, expenditures in excess of . .29 

insufficient, transfers to .... 6 

payments from ...... 29 

armories, reimbursement of towns, etc. . . 33 

assurance fund, land registration, payments of 

judgments from .... 185 

bills and vouchers to be kept by ... 7 

bonds, registered in place of coupon, certification 29 

state officers, etc., of, amount of certain, to fix . 30 

transfer of unexpended receipts from sale of . 29 

wardens, etc., of state penal institutions, of, 

amount, to fix . . . . 125 

budget, assistance in preparing . . . .29 

commissioner, annual statements, to file with . 29 
co-operation with ..... 7 

burial of soldiers, etc., state reimbursement for . 115 
certification of payments ..... 29 

claims against commonwealth, oath, may require 29 
contracts, copies of certain, filed with . . 7 

deer and moose, payment of damage caused by . 131 
dental e.xaminers, expenses, etc., open to inspection 

in office of . . . . .13 

departmental papers, etc., access to . . .7 
estimates, etc., departmental, copy filed with . 29 
examination and certification of accounts . . 7 

expenditures in excess of appropriations . . .29 

firemen, allowance to families of certain . . 48 

gasoline, etc., tax, reimbursement of certain users 64A 
gypsy and brown tail moth suppression, reim- 
bursement of cities and towns . 132 
income tax, distribution to cities and towns, reim- 
bursement of school expenses, for . 70 
inquests, report of evidence at certain, bill sent 

to 38 

insane, etc., patients, bills for boarding out of . 123 • 



Section 



32 

11, 12 

26 

7 

4 

50 

6 

21 

5A 

9B 

3,4 

6 



5 

33 

7 

4 

20 

16 

16-19 

23-25 

152-183 

99 

35 

26 

8 

20 

46 

103 
14 
58 
15 
56 

3,5 

5,6 

5 

21 

20 

18 

61 

14 

113 

21 
18 

3 
13 
26 
83 

7 

14 



11 
17 



15 

Page 



140 
134, 135 
138 
230 
133 

226 
218 
136 

217 
195 

216, 217 
218 
214 

217 
2732 
230 
133 
136 
135 

135, 136 
221 

347-353 
1064 
104 
221 
124 
221 
317 

2507 
135 
227 
232 
227 

1517 

217, 218 
217 
136 

1422 
220 
228 
135 

1644 

168 
136 
216 
135 
221 
533 
811 

1655 

851 

391 

1482 



16 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE, COMMISSION 

ON — Continued. 
comptroller — Cmdinued. 

powers and duties — Continued. 

insurance, companies, insolvent, receivers' sched- 
ules, etc. . . . . .175 

legislative, committees, expenses ... 3 

hearings, advertisements of . . . .3 

bulletins of ...... 5 

Massachusetts, nautical school, requisitions for 

cruises ..... 74 

reformatory, e.xpenses for entertainment of 
guests ..... 

school fund, distribution 

state college, accounts .... 

training schools, bonds of superintendents 



Section 



Page 



savings of wards of . 

metropolitan districts, advances for expenses of 
militia, payments to, audit 
motor vehicles, fees, rebate 
hearings, fees of witnesses 

policies, etc., board of appeal on, payment of 
witnesses 
naval forces, advances for 
normal school principals, bonds of 
notes for borrowed money, to countersign 
officials, etc., lists of, verification 
parks, certain state, estimate of annual expense 132A 

29 

29 

125 



125 

70 

75 

120 

/ 10 

\ 120 

92 

33 

90 

90 

26 
33 
73 
29 

7 



payments from state treasury, certification 

vouchers ....... 

penal institutions, state, certification of expenses 
prisoners, aid to discharged, expenditures, ap- 
proval 
prison industries, receipts from . 
prison-made goods, list to be sent to 
probate, judges, performance of duties by other 
judges . . 

special service certified to . 
registries, clerical assistance in 
public administrators, claims against deposits by 
quartermaster, corps, vouchers from . 
state, advances to .... 

railroad crossings, aboUtion of grade . 
receipts and expenditures, account of 
reformatory for women, books of account . 
salary increases ..... 

savings banks and trust companies, unclaimed de^ 
posits ..... 

repayment ..... 

school fund, account of . 
state, aid, etc., reimbursement of towns, etc. 
employees, certain, to furnish names to com 

missioner of corporations, etc. 
highways, reimbursement to commonwealth for 

construction 
hospitals, accounts for maintenance 
payment, etc., of bills 
funds of patients in 
infirmary, accounts, filed with 

bond of superintendent 
officers, expenses of 
printing .... 

tabulation of estimates 
transfers, accounts, between 



127 
127 
127 

217 

217 

217 

194 

33 

33 

159 

7 

125 

30 

168 

172 

7 

115 

62 

81 
123 
123 
123 
122 
122 

30 
7 

29 

29 



178 


2398 


37 


104 


35 


104 


12 


121 


51 


885 


26 


1521 


16 


853 


6 


886 


8 


1458 


15 


152 


23A 


1461 


99 


1064 


153 


347 


2 


987 


28 


1003 


8A 


210 


183 


353 


4 


873 


48 


226 


30 


139 


5 


1663 


18 


220 


20 


221 


54 


1525 


161 


1565 


71 


1548 


57 


1546 


14 


2729 


3 


2726 


33 


2732 


17 


2541 


153 


347 


152 


347 


70,78 


2007,2011 


18 


136 


34 


1522 


47 


239 


43 


2212 


50 


2275 


18 


136 


15 


1419 


34 


771 


9 


932 


32 


1486 


32 


1486 


39A 


1488 


6 


1473 


4 


1472 


25 


233 


13,15 


135 


5 


217 


29 


222 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE, COMMISSION 

ON — Continued. 
comptroller — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 

traveling expenses of state officers, etc., allowance 30 
veterans, civil war, retirement . . . .32 

vouchers, filing with ..... 29 

white pine blister rust, damage, awards certified to 128 
witnesses, general court, before, returns to, as to 

payments ..... 3 

insurance commissioner, before . . .175 

public utilities commission, before, payment . 25 

personnel and standardization, division of . 7 

appeals from, special reports, as to . . .30 

state documents, as to publication of . . . 5 

confidential employee for . . . . .30 

co-ordination and standardization, duties as to . 7 
director, in charge of . . . . . .7 

appointment, salary, etc. . . . . . 7 

powers and duties, letterheads, uniform style . 30 
text books, case books, etc., distribution . . 5 

powers and duties, officials and employees, etc., 

state, classification and salaries . 30 

information from departments, etc. . . 30 

printing ....... 7 

records of commonwealth ..... 66 

reports, of state departments .... 5 

special ....... 30. 

salaries, state officers and employees, of, classi- 
fication, in relation to . . .30 
state, printing, supervision .... 5 

publications ....... 7 

statistics of labor, etc., printing of reports . . 149 

technical advisers, provision .... 7 

witnesses, etc., may summon .... 7 

powers and duties of the commission, accounting 
standards, questions as to 
administration, changes in methods of . 



annual report to general court 

balance sheet account of state property, additions 
to, etc. 

board, sitting as . 

books, papers, etc., may require . 

business affairs of commonwealth, inquiries into 

changes in laws, etc., to recommend 

classification of employees 

consolidation, etc., of departments 

contracts of state purchasing agent, approval 

economy and efficiency, to promote 

estimates of departments, reports, etc., as to 

fees, etc., payment into state treasury . 

hearings, rules and regulations as to • . 

marine fisheries, bulletins as to 

oaths, may administer 

purchase of supplies, competition, stimulation of 
rules as to . 

copies mailed, etc., on request 

removal of officer for non-comphance with 

salaries, maximum and minimum . 

special examinations as to finances 

state, printing and binding, contracts for 
prison colony, approval of site . 

vacations, standardizing 

witnesses, etc., may summon 



7 

7 

7 

30 



7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
30 
7 

130 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
7 
5 

125 
7 
7 



Section 



25 
49 
20 
23 

38 

8A 

5A 

5 

35 
8 
7 
28 
5 
6 
30A 
8 

45-50 

38 

30 

1 

6 

35 

45-49 

1 

29 

170 

28 

11, 12 

31 

7 

33-35 

33 

31 

22, 31, 32 

11, 12 

7 

7 

7 

7 

31 

7 

8 

27 

11 

llA 

11 

22 

22 

22 

23 

7 

9-12 

1 

41A 

7 

11, 12 



17 

Page 



233 

292 

221 

1572 

104 
2299 
205 
133 
235 
118 
230 
139 
133 
133 
234 
118 

238, 239 
236 
139 
826 
118 
235 

238, 239 

115 

139 

1900 

139 

134, 135 

140 

133 

140, 141 

235 

140 

136, 140 

134, 135 

1-33 

133 

133 

133 

140 

133 

134 

234 

134 

1592 

134 

136 

136 

136 

138 

133 

134, 135 

115 

1523 

133 

134, 135 



18 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE, COMMISSION 

ON — Concluded. 
state purchasing agent, confidential employee for 
designation and bond .... 

powers and duties, advisory standardization board 
to head .... 

blind, certain products of, to purchase 
bulletin of supplies to be purchased . 
classified list of prospective bidders, to keep 
duplicate and obsolete documents, disposal 
institutions, producing, to advise with 
laboratory, may establish .... 

letterheads, uniform style 

Massachusetts reformatory, paper, to furnish to 
purchase of supplies .... 

motor vehicles, state, marking . 
prison-made goods, requisitions for 
quarters in state house .... 

reformatory for women, suppUes, purchase . 
supplies, departmental, etc., purchase 
supply office, to establish 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees. 
ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES OF DECEASED 
PERSONS. 
See Estates of Deceased Persons; Executors 
AND Administrators; Public Ad- 
ministrators; Taxation, estates 
of certain decedents, transfers 
of; legacies and successions, of. 
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS AND BOARDS. 

court review of orders of [see Appeals (Index pp. 46-49); 
Supreme Judicial and Superior 
Courts (Index pp. 1307, 1308, 1311) ]. 
ADMINISTRATORS. 

See Executors and Administrators. 
ADMINISTRATORS DE BONIS NON. 
See Executors and Administrators. 
ADMINISTRATORS, PUBLIC. 
See Public Administrators. 
ADMIRALTY, ETC. 

jurisdiction ...... 

ADMISSIONS. 

allegations in pleadings not denied .... 

. corporate existence, pleadings, etc., by . . . 

documents, etc., execution of, on demand of party 
equity suits, answers in, facts in, etc. 
facts, etc., in law and equity suits, upon demand of party 
funds, of, trustee process, in . 
marriage, of . 
partners, of, effect ..... 

public way, existence of, pleadings, etc., by 
representative capacit3% pleadings, etc., by 
signature, of, when . . . . 

See also Evidence (Index p. 484). 
ADOPTION OF CHILDREN. 

advertisements of children offered, etc., for 

Boston, trustees for children, notice to, when 

change of name, decree ...... 

birth record, amendment ..... 

recording, in case of illegitimacy .... 

charitable institution, incorporated, giving child to, 

etc., effect 210 

support of child in, effect ..... 210 



Section 



. 30 


7 


230 


7 


4 


133 


7 


26 


138 


. 69 


25 


848 


7 


22 


136 


7 


22 


136 


. 30 


42 


237 


7 


25 


138 


7 


24 


138 


. 30 


30A 


234 


7 


27 


139 


. 125 


26 


1521 


. 30 


36 


236 


. 127 


57 


1546 


7 


24 


138 


. 125 


34 


1522 


. 30 


51,52 


239, 240 


7 


24 


138 



Art. Ill 



231 
231 
231 
214 
231 
246 
207 
108A 
231 
231 
231 



210 

210 

210 

46 

46 





38 






2857 




30 






2856 


69, 142 


146 
14 


2865, 


2885 


,2886 
2671 


69, 142 


146 
14 
47 
11 
30 
30 
29 

llA 

3 

6 

13 

13 

3 
3 


2865, 


2885 


,2886 
2990 
2628 
1289 
2856 
2856 
2856 

2650 

2647 

2649 

511 

511 

2647 
2647 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



19 



ADOPTION OF CHlLDRETi — Continued 
child, adopted, consent necessary, when 
destitute parents, etc., support by 
foreign laws, under, rights of 
inheritance by and from 
natural parents, to inherit from 
property rights . 

foreign state, adopted in 
second adoption, effect 
wills, under 
public support of, effect 

notice to public welfare department, etc. 
will, etc., in, term child to include adopted 
consent, certain persons, of, required 
dispensed with, when . 
notice in default of . . . 

failure to object after, proceedings 
decree of court, appeal of parent from 
effect ..... 

• report by public welfare department 
desertion, neglect, etc., of parent, effect 
foundling, publication dispensed with 
guardian, ad htem, appointment 
child, of, consent ■ . 
not required, when . 
husband, cluld, of, consent 

wife, or, petitioner, of, to join with 
illegitimate, consent of mother 
not required, when . 
infants (see, infra, infants), 
infants, illegitimate ...... 

receiving for, notice to public welfare department, 
etc. ...... 

insanity, imprisonment, etc., parents, of, effect . 

marriage of adopted person, notice of intention . 

parents, child, of, appeal by 

consent 

not required, when . 
failure to object after notice, 
permitted, when 
appeal, in general 

parent without notice, by 
petition to probate court 

change of name, may request 
guardian ad litem on . 
husband or wife to join in 
illegitimacy, not to aver 
investigation and report by 
ment . 

jurisdiction 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



effect 



non-resident, by . 

notice 

failure to object after, proceedings 
public welfare department, to 

public welfare board, to, when 

prior residence with petitioner 

public welfare department, notice to, when 



public welfare depart- 



. 210 

. 210 

. 210 

. 210 

. 210 

, 210 

, 210 

, 210 

, 210 

, 210 

, 210 

, 210 

, 210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

, 210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

119 

119 
210 
207 
210 
210 
210 
210 
210 
215 
210 
210 
210 
210 
210 
210 

210 

/210 

\215 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

/ 119 

\210 

210 



relatives, etc., certain, not subject to . . . 

second, etc., adoption, consent of previous adopting 

parent ..... 210 

not required, when ...... 210 

effect 210 

state institutions, from . . . . . .121 



2 




2647 


6 




2649 


9 




2650 


7 




2649 


7 




2649 


7 




2649 


9 




2650 


10 




2650 


8 




2649 


3 




2647 


3 




2647 


8 




2649 


2 




2647 


3 




2647 


4 




2648 


5 




2648 


11 




2650 


6 




2649 


5A 




2648 


3 




2647 


4 




2648 


5 




2648 


2 . 




2647 


3 




2647 


2 




2647 


1 




2647 


2 




2647 


3 




2647 


16, 20, 21 


1441 


, 1442 


14, 20, 21 


1441 


, 1442 


3 




2647 


27 




2623 


11 




2650 


2 




2647 


3 




2647 


5 




2648 


1 




2647 


9-29 


2678 


-2682 


11 




2650 


1 




2647 


6 




2649 


5 




2648 


1 




2647 


2 




2647 


5A 




2648 


1 




2647 


3 




2677 


1 




2647 


4 




2648 


5 




2648 


5A 




2648 


3 




2647 


5A 




2648 


14, 20, 21 


1441 


1442 


3, 4, 5A 


2647 


2648 


1 




2647 


2 




2647 


3 




2647 


10 




2650 


18,19 




1466 



20 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



210 

119 

111 

111 

111 

111 

111 

270 

94 

94 

94 



Chapter 
ADOPTION OF CHILDREN — Concluded. 

supreme judicial court, allowance of appeal by . 
without commonwealth, from, placing in family with 
view to, permit, etc. 
ADULTERATION. 

drugs, public health department, investigation by 
food, analyses, publication ..... 
manufacturers' or dealers' names, publication 
public health department, duties . 
trade marks, names, etc., publication 
liquor to drink, penalty .... 
milk .... 

shellfish, adulterated, sale, etc., of, defenses 
term defined, certain laws, as to 
See also Bread and Bakery Products; Butter; Con- 
fectionery, adulteration; Dru(;s, 
adulteration and adulterated; 
Drugs, Narcotic, and Stimulants; 
Food; Ice Cream; Intoxicating 
Liquors; Milk and Cream. 
ADULTERY. 

cohabitation, etc., of divorced persons as 
definition and penalty . . • 

divorce, as cause for 
for, co-respondents, protection 
dower, as affecting . 
legitimacy of issue, not to affect 
notice to district attorney 
wife's separate estate, effect on 
See also Divorce. 
indictment for, form 

meaning in ... 

probate proceedings, charged in, naming of third parties 
ADULT POOR, STATE. 

aid, etc., of, enforcement of law as to 
See also Mothers with Dependent Children, Aid 
to; Poor and Indigent Persons 
(Index p. 1017); Public Welfare, 
Department of. 
ADVANCEMENTS. 

death of recipient before intestate, effect 
general rule as to . 
probate court, jurisdiction 
proof ..... 
value, how determined 
widow's share only in residue after 
ADVANCES. 

disbursing officers, to [see County Finance (Index 
p. 316); Factors; Municipal Fi- 
nance; State Finance (Index 
p. 1257)]. 
ADVANCING CAUSES. 

See Speedy Trials and Cases Given Precedence. 
ADVERSE CLAIMANTS. 

See Interpleader; Trustee Process; and specific 
titles. 
ADVERSE POSSESSION. 

deed effectual notwithstanding .... 

devise undefeated by testator's disseisin . 
expectant estate not barred by, of precedent estate 
public ways, as affecting ..... 

See alsd Disseisin; Prescription, Title by. 
ADVERTISEMENTS. 

abortion, means of procuring, penalty 

adoption of children ...... 



208 

272 
208 
208 
208 
208 
208 
208 

277 
277 
209 

18 



196 
196 
196 
196 
196 
196 



183 
191 

184 



272 
210 



Section 




Page 


11 




2650 


30A 




1443 


5 




1329 


25 




1333 


25 




1333 


5, 23, 25 


1329, 1332 


1333 


25 




1333 


1 




3162 


17A, 19 


1090 


1091 


194 A 




1136 



106,163,186 1113,1127,1131 



40 


2636 


14 


3182 


1 


2630 


9-11 


2631, 2632 


27 


2634 


25 


2634 


45 


2637 


26 


2634 


Forms 


3248 


39 


3240 


32A 


2645 



185 



7 


2545 


3,4 


2544, 2545 


8 


2545 


5 


2545 


6 


2545 


3 


2544 



7 


2461 


24 


2529 


10 


2476 


3 


973 


20 


3183 


llA 


2650 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



21 



267 



94 
208 
112 
149 
149 



Chapter 
ADVERTISEMENTS — Concluded. 

bank bills, etc., making, to resemble, penalty 
blue sky law, so-called, under (see Securities, promo- 
tion and sale of), 
butter substitutes, of, regulated 
divorces, to procure, penalty .... 

drug business, retail, of, permit necessary . 
employment, concerning, fraudulent, penalty 

strikes, etc., during, penalty 
false, etc., college, etc., pretended endorsement of, 
penalty .... 

degrees, educational, as to, penalty 

insurance agent, etc., pretending to be, penalty 

insurance companies, by, penalty . 

submission of material to commissioner 
firearms, of ...... . 

fraternal, etc., societies, by agents of 
marriage ceremony, for performance of, penalty 
mining stocks, of . 
municipalities, by, appropriations 
narcotic drugs, certain, as to, forbidden, penalty 
sale, etc., of certain preparations containing, as to 

political, corporations, by, penalty . . . . < 



signing, regulated ..... 

penalty for unsigned .... 

See also Elections. 

posted on fence, etc., penalties ... 

registration (see Trade M.\rks and Labels). 

required or regulated in specific cases (see specific titles) 

search warrant for counterfeits, etc., of registered 

shade trees, public, affixing to, penalized, when . 

supplies for state departments, etc., for 

untrue and misleading, publication, penalty 

venereal diseases, as to, penalty ... 
ADVERTISING SIGNS AND DEVICES. 

public ways, on, etc., permits for 

regulation, constitutional authorization . . Art 

See also Billboards and Advertising Signs, Public 
Ways, etc., on. 
ADVISORY BOARD OF PARDONS. 

See Correction, Department of (Inde.x p. 301). 
ADVISORY COMMITTEES. 

towns, in ...... . 

ADVISORY STANDARDIZATION BOARD. 

establishment, duties, etc. . • . 

AERONAUTICAL EXPERTS. 

advisory board of . 
AEROPLANES. 

militia, of, maintenance, etc. .... 

See also Aircraft. 
AFFIDAVITS. 

court proceedings, in, clerks of courts, etc., before 

equity proceedings, in . ... 

no defence to civil action .... 

prosecution proceedings, in (see titles of specific cases) 

real estate titles, affecting, recording 
AFFILIATED COMPANY. 

See Gas and Electric Companies (Index p. 588). 
AFFIRM. 

term swear includes, when .... 
AFFIRMATION. 

jurors, by, criminal cases, in . 

oath, term includes ..... 

indictment, on ..... 



266 
266 
175 
175 
175 
140 
176 
207 
93 
40 
94 
94 
55 
56 
55 
56 



266 



Section 


Page 


29 


3149 


51 


1100 


43 


2637 


38 


1382 


21 


1866 


22,23 


1866 


90 


3133 


89 


3133 


175 


2397 


18 


2305 


191 


2403 


126 


1737 


49 


2423 


58 


2629 


15-18 


1071 


6A 


406 


)8, 213 


1140, 1141 


217 


1142 


7 


640 


58 


660 


33 


645 


62 


661 



125, 126 



7(33) 



3140 



276 


1 


3211 


87 


9 


977 


7 


22 


136 


266 


91,92 


3132, 3133 


272 


29 


3184 


85 


8,9 


966, 967 


L 


- 


67 



. 39 


16 


398 


7 


26 


138 


. 90 


37,38 


1014 


. 33 


77 (b) 


326 


. 221 


18 


2774 


. 233 


67 


2912 


. 231 


59 


2862 


. 183 


5A 


2460 



113 



278 


5 


3255 


4 


7(21) 


112 


277 


36 


3239 



22 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



AFFIRMATION — Concluded. 
witnesses, by . 

See also Oaths and Affirmations. 
AFFRAY. 

indictment for, form ...... 

meaning in ....... 

recognizance by one making . . . . . 

See also Peace. 
AFFRAYS AND RIOTS. 

suppression, justices of courts, etc., duties 

use of militia for (see Militia, aid to civil power). 
trial justices, jurisdiction . . . . . 

See also Riots. 
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. 
general provisions ....... 

See also Churches; Religious Societies. 
AGAWAM. 

congressional district, second, in ... . 

district court of Springfield, in district of 
medical examiner district, second Hampden, in . 
senatorial district, Berkshire, Hampshire and Hamp- 
den, in ... 
See also Westfield River. 
AGED PERSONS. 

adequate assistance to, bureau of old age assistance, 
local, to grant 
establishment, by local boards of public welfare 

need, conditions affecting .... 

paupers, recipients not deemed 

place of rendering ..... 

public welfare department, supervision by 

records and reports ..... 

rules as to administration, etc. 

settlement as affecting municipal liability 

state reimbursement ..... 

who entitled to . 
boarding homes for, licensing, etc. 

old age assistance, rendition in . . . 

conservators of (see Guardians and Conservators) 
jury service, exemption from .... 
public bequest fund, distribution to certain 
taxation, exemption from . . . 

AGENTS. 

advances, etc., by, lien for .... 

to, third persons, by, lien for 
executors, etc., non-resident, for, appointment, etc. 
express companies, foreign, of . 
foreign trustee, of . 

gift or gratuity to, for corrupt purpose, penalty 
guardians and conservators, non-resident, for 
insurance [see Insurance, agents and brokers (Index 

pp. 692-695) J. 
legislative, term defined ...... 

See also General Court. 
lien of, advances, for, etc. . . . . . 

dissolution ........ 

expenses attending shipment, etc., for, preserved 
motor vehicles, injuries caused by . 
pledge or deposit by, effect . . . . . 

propertj' intrusted with, validity of sale by 
service of process, for, certain non-residents, etc., to 
appoint . . . . . 

See also Service of Process. 
spinners, etc., lien law, in relation to . . . 

See also Absent Defenda.nts, Proceedings Against; 
Service of Process. 



apter 


Section 


Page 


233 


17, 


18 


2904 


277 


Forms 


3248 


277 




39 


3240 


275 




14 


3209 


220 




3 


2766 


219 




3 


2761 



67 



57 

218 

38 

57 



40-43 



39 



836, 837 



1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


387 



666 



. 118A 


2 


1437 


. 118A 


2 


1437 


. 118A 


2 


1437 


. 118A 


1 


1437 


. 118A 


1 


1437 


. 118A 


1-4 


1437 


. 118A 


2 


1437 


. 118A 


1,4 


1437 


. 118A 


3 


1437 


. 118A 


3 


1437 


. 118A 


1 


1437 


. 121 


22A 


1466 


. 118A 


1 


1437 


. 234 


1 


2914 


6 


28B-28D 


129^ 


. 59 


5 (17, 18) 


689 


. 104 


2,3,6 


1209, 1210 


. 104 


4-6 


1209, 1210 


. 195 


8, 10 


2542, 2543 


. 159 


5-7 


1991 


. 203 


15 


2587 


. 271 


39 


3177 


. 201 


49 


2576 



105 



104 


2,3,6 


1209, 1210 


255 


32,33 


3063, 3064 


104 


6 


1210 


231 


85A 


2869 


104 


4-6 


1209, 1210 


104 


1 


1209 


227 


5 


283a 


255 


31A 


3062: 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



AGE OF CONSENT. 

See Marriage; Rape. 
AGGREGATES, TABLES OF. 

preparation, form, compilation, etc. .... 

AGISTERS. 

lien ........ 

dissolution by bond ...... 

enforcement, proceedings ..... 

See also Liens, animals, on, etc. 
AGREED FACTS. 

See Case Stated. 
AGREEMENTS. 

See Contracts. 
AGREEMENTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Actions, Civil, parties to; Practice in Civil 
Actions. 
AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIE- 
TIES. 
bank shares, tax on, payment of amount to 
co-operative ..... 

See also Corporations, co-operative. 
exhibitions, etc., assignment of police at 
gaming, etc., near, forbidden, penalty 
preservation of peace at, regulations for 

penalty for violation 
sale of goods, etc., near, forbidden, when, penalty 
tickets to, resale law not applicable 

taxation, incorporated, exemption 

See also Corporations, co-operative (Index p. 286). 
AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE, MASSACHUSETTS. 

See Massachusetts State College. 
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. 

term defined ........ 74 

See also Massachusetts State College; Voca- 
tional Education. 
AGRICULTURAL, ETC., ASSOCIATIONS. 

See Corporations, co-operative (Index p. 286). 
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION. 

See Massachusetts State College, Massachu- 
setts agricultural experiment 
station. 
AGRICULTURAL FAIRS. 

tickets to, resale law not applicable to . . . 

AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. 

pedlers, sale by ...... . 

AGRICULTURAL LANDS. 

reclamation, credit union loans for . 

See also Farm Loan Bonds. 
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. 

co-operative production, marketing, etc., investigation 

exhibitions of, use of armories ..... 

laws as to production, enforcement .... 

Lord's day, raising on ..... , 

soil adaptation, investigation ..... 

See also Agricultural Resources; Agriculture; 
Agriculture, Department of. 
AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES. 

tractors, etc., used in, limited operation without regis- 
tration, when permitted . . 90 
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES. 

conservation of, constitutional provision . Art. XLIX 

development, agriculture department to collect, etc., 

information ... 128 



LAWS. 




23 


apter 


Section 


Page 


58 


29 


677 


59 


45,47 


702, 704 


255 


24 


3061 


255 


32-34 


3063, 3064 


255 


26-31 


3061, 3062 



231 72, 73, 78, 79, 82 



63 
157 

128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
140 
/ 59 
\157 



2866-2868 



9 


779 


3-18 


1971-1975 


46 


1577 


49,50 


1578 


48 


1578 


50 


1578 


49,50 


1578 


185G 


1751 


5(4) 


687 


18 


1975 



875 



140 


185G 


1751 


101 


17 


1194 


171 


19 


2258 


128 
33 
128 
136 
128 


2 

48 {(l) 

2 

6 

15 


1568 
319 
1568 
1673 
1571 



994 

67 

1569 



24 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES — Concluded. 
promotion, agriculture department to aid . 

Massachusetts industrial commission, duties as to 
AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS. 
See Vocational Education. 
AGRICULTURAL SEEDS. 
regulation of sale . 

access to premises, etc. 
approximate, definition of term 
definitions ..... 
enforcement .... 

exemptions .... 

hearings prior to prosecutions 
inspection ... 

labels, contents, etc. 

false labelling .... 
mixtures .... 

"not tested" .... 
vegetable seeds 
weed seeds, labels to show 
penalty ..... 
rules and regulations of commissioner 
samples, taking, testing 

submission for ... 

AGRICULTURE. 

associations engaged in [see Corporations, co- 
operative (Index p. 286)]. 
boilers, and engines used in, operator's license not 
necessary 
used in, inspection, exempt from . 
cities and towns, aid by, to 
corporations to promote, organization 
county aid to, directors, choice by towns, etc 
trustees, appointment . 
audit of accounts 
budget to county commissioners 
expenditures by . . . 

instructors, appointment, etc. 
receipts, expenditures and agreements by . 
demonstration work in, land purchases, towns, etc. 

by 

municipal appropriations for 
education in, education department may provide, at 

North Adams normal school 
encouragement of, constitutional provision 
exhibitions of products of, use of armories 
instruction in (see Massachusetts State College; 

Vocational Education). 
Lord's day, harvesting, etc., products on, when per- 
mitted ..... 

motor tractors or trailers used in, operation without 

registration 
schools for, cities, in .... . 

counties, in certain ..... 

tractors used in, gasohne tax exemption . 

operation without registration 
United States department of (see United States). 
See also Agriculture, Department of; Vocational 
Education. 
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF. 
in general, commissioner to control 

definitions ........ 

expenses, traveling, etc. ..... 

farm machinery of, operation, etc., of, eight hour law 
not applicable .... 



Section 



Page 



128 
23 



94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 



146 
146 
128 
180 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 

128 
128 

73 

33 



136 



20 

128 
20 

149 



2 


1568 


9A-9C 


197 


261A-261L 


1155-1157 


261 H 


1156 


261J 


1157 


1, 261.J 


1084, 1157 


261G 


1156 


261F 


1156 


261G 


1156 


261 H 


1156 


261A 


1155 


261L 


1157 


261B, 261C 


1155, 1156 


261E 


1166 


261D 


1156 


261A-261C 


1155, 1156 


261L 


1157 


261J, 261K 


1157 


261H, 2611 


1156, 1157 


261K 


1157 



46, 51 


1826, 


182S 


7 




1821 


40-45 


1576 


1577 


3,4 




2442 


41 




1577 


40 




1576 


40 




1576 


44 




1577 


42,45 




1577 


43 




1577 


42 




1577 


45 




1577 


45 




1577 


2 




873 


2 




43 


48 ('/) 




319 



1 
1 

5 
36 



1673 



90 


9 


994 


. 74 


15-17 


878 


. 74 


25-38 


881, 882 


. 64A 


1,7 


809,811 


. 90 


9 


994 



188 

1568 

189 

1870 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



25 



AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued 
in general — Concluded. 

inspectors, experts, etc., appointment 
interference with inspectors of dairy products, etc., 
penalty .... 

organization ...... 

reclamation board, state, to serve in 
employee on . 
advisory board, appointment, compensation, etc. 
powers and duties ..... 

qualifications ...... 

commissioner, appointment and salary . 
powers and duties, in general 

apiaries, inspector of, appointment 

report from ...... 

appeals to, division of plant pest control, from 
proceedings after decision on . 

apples ....... 

demonstration sheep farms 

European corn borer .... 

farm and forest lands, depredations on, posters 

printing and furnishing . 
farmers' clubs, returns to . 

farm products, grading, etc., of . 

lectures, to arrange for certain . 

markets, public ..... 

Massachusetts, industrial commission, member of 

state college, trustee of, to be 
milk, etc., licenses to sell .... 

nursery agent, revocation of license . 
posters setting forth certain criminal laws . 
prosecutions for suppression of plant pests, etc 
publications, to issue certain 
reports to, by certain employees 
ruffed grouse damaging fruit trees 
seeds, agricultural 

state reclamation board, designation 
supervision of department 
white pine blister rust, appeals to, regarding 
compensation for damages incident to suppres 
sion of .... 

divisions, etc., of, in general: 

directors of, appointment and compensation 
organization of department into 
apiaries, inspector of, appointment 
powers and duties 
regulations by * . 

penalty for violation 
report to commissioner 

department, report of, to contain 
See also Bees. 
dairying and animal husbandry, division of, in gen- 
eral: 
organization ...... 

seal of, counterfeit, penalty for use 

powers and duties, annual report of agents, etc. . 

barns, etc., unsanitary condition of, to report . 

butter and cheese, to investigate methods of 

making ..... 

dairy products and imitations, to investigate, 
enforce laws, etc. .... 

milk ........ 



Chapter 



Section 



20 

128 

20 

252 

252 

20 

20 

20 

20 

20 

20 

128 

128 

128 

/ 94 

\128 

128 

128 

128 

128 

/ 94 

\ 128 

128 

40 

23 

15 

94 

128 

128 

128 

128 

128 

131 

94 

252 

20 

128 

128 

20 
20 
20 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 



20 

94 

128 

128 

128 

128 
94 

128 



189 



14 




1570 


1-5 


188, 189 


2 




3025 


2 




3025 


2 




188 


3 




189 


1 




188 


2 




188 


3,4 




189 


4 




189 


37 




1576 


25 




1573 


26 




1573 


100-109 


1112 


-1114 


8 




1569 


9,10 




1570 


30-31A 




1574 


7 




1569 


47 




1578 


117A-117F 


1116 


, 1117 


8 




1569 


6 




1569 


10 




407 


9A 




199 


20 




180 


41, 42 A 




1097 


18 




1571 


7 




1569 


30 




1574 


6 




1569 


15 




1571 


92 




1639 


261G-261L 


1156 


,1157 


2 




3025 


1,3 


188, 189 


25 




1573 


23 




1572 


4 




189 


4 




189 


4 




189 


32-38 


1575 


1576 


32 




1575 


38 




1576 


37 




1576 


5 




1569 


4 




189 


39 




1096 


5 




1569 


13 




1570 


12 




1570 


12 




1570 


36,37 


1095, 


1096 


12 




1570 



26 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
divisions, etc., of — Concluded. 

dairying and animal husbandry, division of — Con- 
cluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

oleomargarine, sale ..... 

public health department, to co-operate with, 
when .... 

markets, division of, organization . 

powers and duties, in general 
ornithology, division of, organization 
director, annual reports of 

birds, observers of, may appoint 
duties ...... 

ruffed grouse, permits to kill 
plant pest control, division of, in general: 
appeals from, to commissioner 
proceedings after decision on 
gypsy and brown tail moths not in jurisdiction of 
organization .... 

penalty for interference with . 
powers and duties, European corn borer 
fruits ...... 

insect pests, suppression 
nurseries and nursery stock . 
requirements, general, may prescribe 
San Jose scale .... 

white pine blister rust . 
reclamation, soil survey and fairs, division of, organ 
ization 
board, annual report by 
engineers and assistants 
how constituted .... 

powers and duties 
service in department . 
powers and duties of the department: 

agricultural, libraries, etc., to encourage establish 
ment of ... . 

products, co-operative production, etc., of, to aid 
etc. ..... 

laws as to production, marketing, etc., to exe- 
cute, etc. .... 

soil adaptation ..... 

sources of supply, to investigate 
resources, promotion, etc., of . 
animal breeding, enforcement of laws as to 
annual report ...... 

apiaries, enforcement of laws as to 
apple grading, enforcement of laws as to 
bees, enforcement of laws as to . 
bequests and gifts, certain, to hold in trust 
birds ........ 

dairy products ...... 

demonstration sheep farms .... 

education, agricultural, gifts, etc., to promote, may 
take, etc. .... 

European corn borer, etc., quarantine to suppress, 

penalty ..... 128 

exhibitions of flowers, fruit, etc., to conduct . . 128 

farmers' clubs, to encourage establishment of . 128 

farm labor, supply of, to aid distribution of . . 128 

farms, reoccupation, settlement, etc. . . . 128 

food produced, etc., quantities, etc., statistics . 128 

information, to disseminate certain, by lectures, etc. 128 
markets, public ....... 40 



94 

128 
20 
128 
20 
128 
128 
128 
131 

128 

128 
128 
20 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 

20 
252 
252 
252 
252 
252 



128 

128 

128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 
128 

128 



Section 



56 



Page 



1101 



12 


. 


1570 


4 




1189 


2 




1568 


4 




189 


39 




1576 


39 




1576 


39 




1576 


92 




1639 


25 




1573 


26 




1573 


28 




1574 


4 




189 


29 




1574 


31 




1574 


21 




1572 


24, 27, 31 


1573 


1574 


17-21, 27 


1571 


-1573 


27 




1573 


24 




1573 


22,23 




1572 


4 




189 


3 




3025 


4 




3026 


2 




3025 


3-14B 


3025 


-3035 


2 




3025 



15 



1571 



1568 



2 




1568 


15 




1571 


2 




1586 


2,3 




1568, 1569 


2 




1568 


5 




1569 


2, 32-38 


1568 


1575, 1576 


2,8 




1568, 1569 


2, 32-38 


1568 


1575, 1576 


4 




1569 


2,39 




1568, 1576 


2,14 




1568, 1570 


9-11 




1570 


4 




1569 


30,31 




1574 


2 




1568 


15 




1571 


2 




1568 


2,3 




1568, 1569 


2 




1568 


15 




1571 


10 




407 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



27 



AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF — Concluded. 

powers and duties of the departmeni. — Concluded. 
ornithology, enforcement of laws as to . 
plant pest control, enforcement of laws as to . 
prizes for flowers, fruit, etc., to offer 
prosecutions to enforce certain laws 
reclamation board, state, member to serve on 
rural life, improvement of, to aid . . . . 

trees and birds, leaflet relative to, to publish, etc. . 
waste land, reclamation, etc., by prisoners, informa- 
tion to commissioner of correction 
as to, by . 
See also Agriculture; Commonwealth, depart- 
ments, boards, commissions, etc. ; 
officers and employees; State 
Finance. 
["AID. 

aged persons, to (see Aged Persons). 
civil power, to, military forces, by . 

See also Militia. 
federal (see Federal Aid). 

military (see State Aid, Military Aid and Sol- 
diers' Relief). 
mothers with dependent children, to (see Mothers 
with Dependent Children, Aid 
to). 
prisoners, etc., to (see Penal and Reformatory Insti- 
tutions, in general, prisoners in), 
state (see State Aid, Military Aid and Soldiers' 

AID AND RELIEF, DIVISION OF. 

See Public Welfare, Department of. 
AID TO OFFICER IN CRIMINAL CASES. 

refusal, penalty ....... 

AIRCRAFT. 

in general: 

accidents involving personal injuries, etc., report 
advisory board of aeronautical experts, appoint- 
ment and duties . 
aircraft, term defined ..... 

appeals from registrar's decisions, etc. . 
certified copies, fees ..... 

commercial flying, term defined 

damage, report ...... 

definitions ....... 

insurance of, etc. [see Insurance (Index p. 698) 
judicial enforcement of laws, etc., as to . 
military, maintenance, etc. .... 

penalty, general ...... 

private flying, term defined .... 

rules and regulations, public works department, by 
registrar, by . 

judicial enforcement 

penalty for violation 
service of process on registrar as attorney 
licensing of pilots, advisory board of aeronautical 
experts, duties as to 
appeals from registrar's decisions, etc. 
applications, oath, etc., under, to be 
certified copy, fee for . 
commercial license, rights under 
competency, how determined 
designation of licenses . 
examination fee . 
excess of authority under, revocation, etc., for 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



128 
128 
128 
128 
252 
128 
128 



127 



2 


1568 


2 


1568 


2 


1568 


30 


1574 


2 


3025 


2 


1568 


2 


1568 



81 



1551 



33 



5, 8, 9, 25-34 308, 309, 313-315 



268 



90 



24 



50 



3156 



1018 



. 90 


37, 38, 43, 50 


1014, 1016 


1018 


. 90 


35,41 


1014 


1016 


. 90 


28, 58 


1003 


1019 


. 90 


40 




1015 


. 90 


35 




1014 


. 90 


50 




1018 


. 90 


35 




1014 


. 90 


60 




1020 


. 33 


77(6) 




326 


. 90 


59 




1019 


. 90 


35 




1014 


y 90 


57 




1019 


. 90 


58 




1019 


. 90 


60 




1020 


. 90 


59 




1019 


. 90 
1 


41 




1015 


1 

. 90 


37,38 




1014 


. 90 


58 




1019 


. 90 


36 




1014 


. 90 


40 




1015 


. 90 


39 




1014 


. 90 


38 




1014 


. 90 


39 




1014 


. 90 


40 




1015 


. 90 


49 




1017 



28 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



AIRCRAFT — Continued. 

licensing of pilots — Concluded. 

expiration ....... 

federal, etc., licensee, rights of, statement by, etc 

service, no license required 
fee ....-•• • 
flights by applicants ..... 
gliders, fees for licenses to operate 
instruction, operation by unhcensed person for 
license dispensed with, when 
lost, etc., license, fee for additional 
non-resident licensees ..... 

registrar, attorney for service of process 
operation without license forbidden, penalty, excep- 
tion 
private license, rights under . 
renewals, applications for 
restrictions, etc., license to contain 
revocation and suspension of license 
rules and regulations by registrar, penalty for violation 

judicial enforcemont 
state service, no license required . 
United States service, no license required 
unlicensed persons, operation by . 
operation, accidents involving personal injuries, etc., 
report . 

aerial acrobatics by commercial pilot forbidden, ex- 
cept ..... 

revocation, etc., of license 
appeals from registrar's decisions, etc. . 
assembly of persons, over, regulated 
damage to aircraft, report .... 
dangerous, etc., revocation, etc., for 
exhibitions of attempted transfers, etc., forbidden 

revocation, etc., of license 
experimental purposes, unregistered aircraft, of, for 
feats of daring, etc., forbidden 
gasoline, etc., sale on Lord's day for 
instruction, for . 
landing, of, regulated ..... 

places, designation, marking, rules, etc. 
license or registration, without, forbidden 
liquor, under influence of, penalty 

revocation, etc., of Ucense 
load, maximum . 
minimum altitudes 
missiles, dropping, forbidden 

revocation, etc., of license 
parachutes, use of, permitted 
rules and regulations, public works department, by 

registrar, by, penalty for violation 

judicial enforcement .... 
thickly settled, etc., districts, over 
unauthorized, suspension, etc., of registration . 
unfit craft for, repair and approval 
unhcensed persons, by .... 

unregistered, experimental purposes, for 

general prohibition ..... 

penalty ...... 

registration, advisory board of aeronautical experts, 
duties as to . 
appeals from registrar's decisions, etc. . 
applications for, contents, etc. ... 

fees to accompany . 

oath, etc., under, to be 



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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



AIRCRAFT — Concluded. 

registration — Concluded. 
certified copies, fees for 
commercial, designation as, right under 
damage to registered, report, replacement, etc 

revocation, etc., of registration . 
designation for .... 

dispensed with, when . 

examination by board . 

experimental purposes, operation of unregistered, for 

expiration ...... 

federal or foreign state service, in, exemptions 
fees ....... 

gliders, fees for . 

load, maximum ..... 

lost, etc., certificate, fee for additional . 
non-resident registrants 
operation, and exhibition 

without, forbidden .... 

penalty ..... 

private, designation as, rights under 
registrar's authority .... 

renewals, fee, etc. .... 

revocation or suspension 
rules and regulations by registrar . 
judicial enforcement 
penalty for violation 
symbols, designation by, etc. 
United States, states, etc., belonging to, none 
sary .... 

unregistered, experimental purposes, for 
limited operation .... 

statements by owners, filing 
use of, revocation of pilot's license 
See also Public Works, Department of, regis- 
trar of motor vehicles (Index 
p. 1093). 
AIR DUCTS. 

wooden, in certain buildings, forbidden 
AIR GUNS. 

sale to minors, penalty ...... 

See also Weapons. 
AIR INTAKES. 

tenement house laws, under ..... 

AIR, LIGHT AND. 

easements of, not acquired by use .... 

AIRPLANES. 

See Aeroplanes; Aircraft. 
AIRPORTS, MUNICIPAL. 

establishment, appropriations for 
loans for ..... 

AIR TANKS. 

inspection ..... 

certificate ..... 

fees ...... 

preparation for . 

report by insurance company 

tests for .... . 

insurance, as to [see Insurance (Index p. 698) 
companies, inspection by 

reports ..... 

notice of location .... 

penalty ..... 

rules and regulations for use 



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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



AISLES. 

Viortable seats in, forbidden ..... 
ALARM OF FIRE. 

apparatus for, penalties for injuries, etc. . 

false, penalty for making; ..... 

ALCOHOL. 

candy containing, penalty for sale .... 

content, analysis of liquors to show .... 

druggists, sale by . 

label on package of drug containing, to bear statement, 
when ...... 

patent medicines or food containing, labelling . 

schools to teach effects, etc., of .... 

wood, food, etc., containing, penalty for sale, etc. 
sale regulated ....... 

See also Beverages, Non-intoxicating, Certain; 
Drugs; Drugs, Narcotic, and 
Stimulants; Intoxicating Liq- 
uors. 
ALDERMEN. 

in general, action by designated proportion 

appointments, powers as to . 

at large, designation on ballot .... 

city council to have powers of, when 

committee of, action by, highway hearings 

election, city officers, of, by . 

commissioners, term includes . . . . 

laws, term defined as to . 

licensing, authorities, included in term, when . 

board, to be, when ...... 

majority, etc., of, term defined, finance matters, as to 
office-holding by ...... 

park commissioners, to have certain powers of 
political contributions as affecting [see Elections, 
contributions, political (Inde.x 
pp. 417,418)]. 
president, choice .... 

mayor, office of, to fill vacancy in 
presiding officer, mayor to be, when 
railroad laws, term defined as to . 
removal from ward, effect 
rules and regulations, proof . 
selectmen, certain powers, etc., of, to have 
service of process on . 
single legislative board to have powers of 
street railway laws, term defined as to . 
term defined, in general 

election laws, in ... . 

railroad laws, in ... . 

street railway laws, in . . . 

vacancies, duties as to certain 
veto of mayor, orders, etc., subject to 
witnesses before ..... 
powers and duties, armories and headquarters 
arrests by, liquors, illegal sale 
assemblies, unlawful, suppression . 
athletic, etc., associations, change of location, per 

mission for . 
auctioneers' licenses, to grant 
auction establishments, licensing, etc., of certain 
beverages, certain non-intoxicating, sale, etc. . 



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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



31 



ALDERMEN — Continued. 

powers and duties — Continued. 
bicycle paths, misuse of, penalties 
billiard, etc., tables, keeping for gain 
boats, bathing suits, renting 
bonds, city clerks, of, approval 
bootblacking, street sales, etc., minors, by 
boundaries, ways, of, monuments to show 
bowling alleys . . 

boxing matches, illegal, notice of certain 
breeding areas in great ponds 
bridges, certain, licenses to construct 

railroad, etc., repair, may petition for 
building laws ..... 

See also Buildings. 
burnt, dilapidated, etc., buildings, abatement as 
nuisances .... 

carriages, etc., regulation .... 

charitable, etc., corporations, investigation of pro- 
posed ... 
illegal liquor sales, etc., notice to state secretary 
children in public shows, etc. 

civil service appointments, recommendations by 
regulated .... 

coasting on ways ..... 

coffee and tea houses ..... 

corporations, certain, illegal liquor selling, etc., by 

to report 
cranberry bogs, dams for flowing, etc., apportion- 
ment of expense 
dangerous structures, immediate action as to . 
ditches by side of ways .... 

dogs ...... 

See also Dogs. 
drill and parade grounds 
elections, calling . . . 

caucuses, precinct polling places, to furnish 
false certificate of result, penalty 
officers ..... 

polling, hours ..... 

places, etc., to provide . 
primaries, place of holding 

state, wards, etc., by, notice to state secretary 
records of votes, examination, etc. 
regulations as to ballot boxes, etc. 
results, declaration 
special, vacancies, to fill, etc. 
voting machines .... 

wards and voting precincts, establishment 
use in state primaries 
voting lists, delivery to . 
warrant for, licenses, article on, to insert 
requirement suspended, when 
electric, companies, transmission lines . 
railroads ..... 

electricity, lines for the transmission of, bulk, for sup- 
plying in, terms for laying, etc., may 
impose . . . . . 

court enforcement of .... . 

location ........ 

See also, infra, powers and duties, gas pipes, 
electric wires, etc. 
eminent domain takings ..... 

explosives, storage, manufacture, etc. . . . 

felons, rewards for apprehension . . , . 



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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ALDERMEN — Continued. 

powers and duties — Continued. 
fire, department, outside aid 

enginemen, regulations, approval 
prevention laws, licensing authority . 
firemen's, clubs, establishment, permission 
pensions ...... 

fish, shellfish ..... 



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stocking certain waters with, petition, etc. . 

weirs, traps, etc., construction, etc., authorization 
furniture, etc., from burning houses, etc., notice of 

possession to . . . 

gambling booths, etc., near public shows, removal 
game, etc., reservations for, petition for establish 

ment ..... 
gas, companies, may permit to dig up streets . 

electric, and, companies, as to, in general . 

electricity, and, distribution 

main, application for loca,tion of, notice to . 
pipes, electric wires, etc., laying, etc., in public 
ways, consent required, when 
appeal from, to public utilities department 
municipal lighting plants, how affected . 
notice and hearing before 
See also, supra, powers and duties, electricity, 
lines for the transmission of. 
gravel pits, purchase, etc. 
hawkers and pedlers 

herring, etc., propagation, may authorize 
hill-climbing contests . 
hotels, etc., additional night watch, etc., in, may 

require 
hot water, etc., pipes . 
innholders and common victuallers 
intelligence offices 

junk dealers, etc. 

jurors, drawing, listing, etc. . 

land, abutting on public way, to regulate use of certain 

takings, etc., municipal purposes, for 
licenses and permits, beverages, certain non-intoxi 
eating, sale . 

billiard tables and bowling alleys 

boating and bathing 

children in public entertainments 

coffee and tea houses 

eels, taking of . 

electricity, lines for the transmission of, location 

explosives, manufacture, etc. 

fireworks, etc., manufacture,, etc. 

hawkers and pedlers 

herring and alewives, propagation 

hiU-climbing contests 

innholders and common victuallers 

intelligence offices 

intoxicating liquors, sale, etc. 

junk dealers .... 

lodging houses 

lunch carts .... 

minors, bootblacking, etc., by . 

motor vehicles, second hand, sale, etc 

pawnbrokers .... 

picnic groves .... 



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963 

409 

1684 
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1886, 1887 
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1598 
2178 

1848, 1849 
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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



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ALDERMEN — Continued. 

powers and duties — Continued. 
licenses and permits — Concluded. 
shellfish, taking, etc. 

slaughter houses, etc. 
smoke, emission 
steamboats, etc. 
steam engines and furnaces 

streets, etc., digging up 

transient vendors 
licensing board, to act as, when 

granting of certain licenses 
liquor, intoxicating, illegal sale, etc., club charter, as 
aiTecting 

license, forfeiture 

sales, druggists" books, may inspect 
lobsters, enforcement of certain laws 
lodging houses .... 
lunch carts .... 

measurers of grain, fees, to prescribe 
militia, armories and headquarters 

drill and parade grounds, etc. 

naval, camp ground for, consent 

unorganized, calling out, draft, etc. 
minors, bootblacking, etc., by 
motor vehicles, second hand, sale, etc. 
names of certain ways 
nuisances, abatement, notice of appeal 
parade grounds and ranges . 
parades by certain veterans . 
pawnbrokers .... 

petroleum inspectors . 

picnic groves .... 

public, domain, adoption of order of taking for 

service companies, employment by, penalty for 
influencing . 
railroads, crossings, abolition, alteration, etc. 
public ways, at . 
signboards at, petition for 

location, fixing .... 

private use, for .... 

route, fixing ..... 

state house, construction near . 

stations, etc., relocation 
rewards for apprehension, etc., of criminals 
riots, etc., suppression .... 
road material, land for 
selectmen, to have certain powers of 

See also Selectmen. 
sewers, etc., assessments for 

construction and maintenance . 

obstruction of, regulations, etc. . 
sidewalks, establishment, etc 
sinking funds, may inspect 
slaughter houses, etc. . 
smoke, emission . 
state, aid, etc. 



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highways 

inspector, may request, to inspect buildingS; 
steamboats, etc. ..... 



when 



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1607-1610 

1117 

1738, 1739 

1753 

1734 

417,419 

1979 

2169, 2170 

1191 

1684 

1684 

1701 

2448 

1694 

1691 

1601 

1716-1718 

1720, 1721 

1143 

315,317 

315,317 

352 

309 

1195 

1722 

965 

1361 

315,317 

322 

1724-1726, 1754, 

1755 

1850 

1752, 1754, 1755 

506 

3177 

2004-2006, 2011 

2051, 2052 

2060 

2046, 2047 

2079 

2030, 2031 

2045 

2057 

3214 

3159, 3160 

948 

394 

952-955 

949, 950 

952 

954. 955 

498 

1117, 1121 

173S, 1739 

3, 12, 17, 18 1413, 1418, 1420, 

1422 

4, 7 931 

13 1767 

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34 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



ALDERMEN — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 
steam engines and furnaces . 
street railways, corporate powers . 
enforcement of laws 
land . . . • • 

locations . . • • 

operation . . • • 

railroad crossings 

refusal of location connecting, appeal from 
state highways, on . 
See also Street Railways. 
streets, digging up . • • • 

street sprinkling assessments 
taxes, collectors of, exhibit of accounts by 
removal . . . - • 

deputy collectors of, may authorize, etc. 
tide waters, licensing structures in 
transient vendors, licensing ... 
trustees for charitable, etc., purposes, annual reports 

to make 

veterans, parades by certain 

water, and aqueduct companies 

pipes under public ways . 

supply • ■ • • 

waterways, licenses for construction, notice to 

ways, removal of unused poles, etc., from 

weighers of grain, fees . . • • 

removal . .... 

wood and bark, measurers of, to prescribe fees 

See also City Charters; City Government; 

Mayor and Aldermen; Mayor 

AND City Council; and also, under 

Selectmen, section one of chapter 

thirty-nine, providing that boards 

of aldermen shall have the powers, 

perform the duties and be subject to 

the liabilities of selectmen, except 

with respect to appointments. 

ALEWIVES. 

See Fish and Fisheries, marine; Herrings and 
Alewives. 
ALFALFA. 

seeds of (see Agricultural Seeds). 
ALFORD. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of southern Berkshire, in district of 

medical examiner district, fourth Berkshire, in . 

senatorial district, Berkshire, Hampshire and Hamp- 
den, in ..... 
ALIAS EXECUTION. 

See Exkcutioxs in Civil Actions, in general, alias. 
ALIENATION OF LAND. 

See Real Property, alienation (Index pp. 1123-1127). 
ALIENS. 

ammunition, sale to, forbidden 

attorneys, examination for admission as 

berry-picking by . 

birds and game, possession unlawful 

citizens of states, not, in other states 

civil service, in, eligible lists, barred from 
provisional appointment, termination 

crabs, licenses to take ... 

education and protection, division of immigration and 
Americanization, by 



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60 
60 
91 

101 

68 
33 
165 
40 
40 
91 
86 
94 
94 
94 



57 

218 

38 

57 



Section 



115-119 

40, 50, 53 

142 

55, 58, 59 

7, 70-73, 77 

84-87, 89, 93 

129, 131 

21 

81 

12, 14 
17 
94 
96 
92 
18 
5 

13,14 

60 

8, 9, 20 

42 

38-42 

18 

7 

221 

224 

300 



Page 



1734. 1735 

2095. 2097 
2120 

2098, 2099 
20S5, 2103-2105 

2107-2109 
2117 
1996 
2106 

1979 
410 
737 
737 
737 
1027 
1191 

841 

322 
2169, 2170, 2172 

419 

417-419 

1027 

974 
1143 
1143 
1164 



1 


662 


1 


2736 


1 


387 



666 





. 140 


130 


1737 




. 221 


38A 


2778 




. 266 


116 


3139 




. 131 


74 


1635 




Art. IV 


2 


9 




. 31 


12 


245 




. 31 


36,37 


250 




. 130 
_ __ ,1 


90A 


1600 



69 



11 



846 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



35 



ALIENS — Concluded. 

firearms, carrying of, regulated 

etc., by certain . 



for 



Chapter 

r 131 

• 1 140 
/ 131 
•\140 
. 131 
. 131 
. 131 
. 140 
. 131 
. 130 
. 220 



Section 



Page 



122 
184 
130 
103 



196 

196 
193 



115 



264 



possession 

arrests without warrant, etc 
search warrants, issue, etc. 
seizure and sale 
sale to, penalty . 
hunting, fishing, etc., licenses for 
lobsters, taking by, licenses, etc. 
naturalization 

See also Naturalization. 
poor, deportation by court warrant 
real property, may take, etc. . 
shellfish, taking by, regulated 
vessels carrying, pilot failing to anchor, penalty 
ALIMONY. 

See Divorce. 
ALLEYS. 

See Ways. 
ALLOWANCES. 

widows and children, to, apparel and ornaments, house 
furniture, etc., use, etc. 
necessaries for support of, real estate sold for, 
when .... 

special administration, in case of . 
ALL RISK COVERAGE, SO-CALLED. 

See Insurance, classes of insurance (Index p. 698). 
ALMONER. 

state aid, not to disburse ..... 

See also Public Welfare, Local Boards of. 
ALMS. 

solicitation in United States uniform, penalty . 
ALMSHOUSES. 

See Infirmaries, Local. 
ALTERATION OF GOVERNMENT. 

/ Preamble 
lArt. VII 

See also Constitution, Commonwealth, of. 
ALTERATION OF INSTRUMENTS. 

penalty for fraudulent ...... 

uttering, penalty ...... 

See also Bills of Lading; Corporations, in general, 
transfers of stock (Index p. 277); 
Negotiable Instruments (Index 
p. 921); Warehouse Receipts 
(Index p. 1439). 
ALUM. 

adulteration of liquor with, penalty 
sale, certain laws not to apply, when 
AMBASSADORS, MINISTERS AND 
appointment, etc. . 
cases affecting, jurisdiction 
deeds, acknowledgment, etc., before 
insolvency proofs, oaths to, before 
marriages, solemnization by 
president may receive 
AMBULANCES. 

motor vehicles, not subject to certain laws as to 
numVjer plates for 
registration fee, none . 
used for, insurance exemption 
municipal appropriations for . 
right of way, certain, to have . 



people's right of 



267 
267 





270 




112 


CONSULS. 




. Art 


II 


. Art 


III 




183 


. 


216 




207 


. Art 


II 


laws as to 


90 




90 




90 




90 




40 




89 



76 


1635 


129A 


1737 


74-76 


1635 


131 


1737 


76 


1635 


76 


1635 


75 


1635 


130 


1737 


7, 8, 14 


1621, 1623 


104 


1604 


15-19 


2768 


21 


1475 


1 


2475 


84A 


1599 


33 


1208 



1,2 

2 
13 



3A 



lOA 



2544 

2544 
2536 



1413 
3107 



23 

25 



3144 
3145 



1 


3162 


35 


1382 


2 


7,8 


2 


8 


30,41 


2466, 2468 


41 


2698 


43,46 


2627 


3 


8 


lA 


937 


2 


987 


33 


1006 


lA 


987 


5 (21A) 


404 


7 


983 



36 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



231 
231 



277 



Chapter 

AMENDMENTS. 

civil actions, in, general provisions .... 

full coui-t, by order of, on appeal, etc. . 

See also Pleading in Civil Actions (Index p. 1000); 

Practice in Civil Actions (Index 

p. 1025) 

constitutional (see Constitution, Commonwealth, of; 

Constitution, United States, of). 

criminal actions, in . . . . • 

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE TABLE OF MORTALITY. 
inheritance tax, use in determining .... 

value, life policies, of, based on ... . 

sa\'ings bank life policies, of, mortality table in lieu of 
See also Actuaries' Table of Mortality; Insurance. 
AMERICAN HISTORY. 

schools, to be taught in . 
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT. 
state instruction in ...... 

AMERICANIZATION, IMMIGRATION AND, DIVI- 
SION OF. 
See Edt'Cation, Department of (Index p. 404). 
AMERICAN LEGION. 

charital)le corporations, foreign, exempt from law as to 
flags of, inscriptions on, allowed 
insignia of, penalty for unlawful use 

recording ....... 

Memorial Day, etc., celebration of, municipal co-opera 
tion ..... 

parades, color guards, by, regulated, penalty 

posts of, by, memorial Sunday, on 
proceedings as state records .... 

records, etc., of, inspection, disposition 

rooms in state house for ..... 

towns and cities mav lease quarters for 
AMERICAN MEN MORTALITY TABLE. 

reserve lial:)ilitv for group insurance based on 
AMERICAN OFFICERS OF THE GREAT WAR. 
insignia, recording ...... 

unlawful use, penalty ..... 

AMERICAN REVOLUTION. 

See Revolution, American; Revolution, War of 
the. 
AMERICAN SCHOOL, AT HARTFORD, FOR THE 
DEAF, ETC. 
instruction in, at public expense .... 

AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COM- 
PANY. 
bonds of, insurance companies may invest in 
See also Telephone and Telegraph Companies. 
AMESBURY. 

congressional district, sixth, in 
medical examiner district, third Essex, in . 
second district court of Essex held at 
senatorial district, fourth Essex, in . 
AMHERST. 

congressional district, second, in 
district court of Hampshire held at . 
medical examiner district, third Hampshire, in 
probate court held at ... . 

senatorial district, FrankUn and Hampshire, in 
AMMONIA. 

aromatic spirits of (see Aromatic Spirits of Ammonia) 
gas, amount permitted in ... 

sale, certain laws not to apply, when 
water, sale for household use regulated 



69 



175 



57 

38 

218 

57 

57 
218 

38 
215 

57 



164 
112 
270 



Section 

51-56 
96, 125 



35A 



26,27 



63 (9) 



Page 

2860, 2861 
2871, 2880 



3239 



65 
175 

178 


13 

9(2) 
15 


816 
2299 
2429 


71 


1,2 


855 


09 


9-11 


845, 846 



3 180 


12A 


2445 


. 264 


5 


3106 


. 266 


70 


3129 


. 110 


8,9 


1311 


. 40 


5(12) 


403 


. 33 


60,62 


322, 323 


. 136 


10 


1675 


5 


9 


119 


8 


18 


144 


8 


17 


144 


. 40 


9 


407 


. 175 


9(7) 


2300 


. 110 


8,9 


1311 


. 266 


70 


3129 



2330 



1 


663 


1 


387 


1 


2737 


3 


666 


1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


387 


62 


2688 


3 


667 


109 


2164 


35 


1381 


2A 


3163 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



37 



Chapter 
AMMONIA COMPRESSORS. 

safety valves, equipped with, to be . 

rules for ........ 

changes in ...... . 

AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE. 

sale for household use regulated .... 

AMMUNITION. 

sale to minors and ahens, penalty .... 

search warrant for . 

transportation, etc. ...... 

See also Explosives and Inflammable Fluids and 
Compounds; Gunpowder. 
AMUSEMENTS. 

places of, colored persons, etc., discrimination against, 
penalty ..... 

uniform of army, discrimination against, penalty 
posted advertisement of, malicious injury to, penalty 
public (see Entertainments; Theatrical Exhibi- 
tions, Shows and Amusements). 
See also Buildings; Theatres, Public Halls 
AND Special Halls. 
ANALYSTS. 

food and drugs, of, appointment, powers, etc. 
certificates of results of analysis, to furnish 
penalty for obstructing, etc. 
ANARCHY. 

promotion, penalty .... 

arrest without warrant 
ANATIDAE. 

gunning stand, etc., use in taking 

open season for ..... 

See also Ducks; Game and Inland Fisheries. 
ANATOMICAL SCIENCE. 

promotion regulated 
ANCIENT AND HONORABLE 
PANY OF 
certain rights not affected ..... 

drills, etc., permitted ...... 

ANCIENT RECORDS. 

See Public Records. 
ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION. 

See Executors and Administrators, provisions 
common to both, foreign (Index 
pp. 502, 503). 
ANDOVER. 

congressional district, seventh, in 
district court of Lawrence, in district of 
medical examiner district, fifth Essex, in 
senatorial district, fourth Essex, in . 
trial justice for .... 

ANGLING. 

term defined, fishing laws, as to 

See also Game and Inland Fisheries. 
ANIMAL BREEDING. 

laws as to, agriculture department to execute, etc. 
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY. 

schools for, in cities ...... 

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, DAIRYING AND, DIVI- 
SION OF. 
See Agriculture, Department of (Index pp. 25, 26). 
ANIMAL INDUSTRY, DIVISION OF. 

See Animals, diseases among, prevention of; 
Conservation, Department of 
(Index pp. 260, 261). 



Section 



Page 



ARTILLERY COM- 
BOSTON. 



146 


42 




1826 


146 


43,44 




1826 


146 


45 




1826 


270 


2A 




3163 


140 


130 




1737 


276 


1 




3212 


148 


9,15 


1847 


1849 



272 
264 
266 



111 
111 
111 

264 
264 

131 
131 



113 



33 
33 



10 
125 



3198 
3107 
3140 



9 


1330 


13 


1330 


9 


1330 


11 


3107 


12 


3107 


134 


1650 


87 


1638 


1-6 


1399, 1400 


75 


326 


60 


322 



57 


1 


663 


218 


1 


2737 


38 


1 


387 


57 


3 


666 


219 


2 


2760 


130 


1 


1591 


131 


1 


1618 


128 


2 


1568 


74 


15-17 


878 



38 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE OF BOSTON. 

agents, special police officers, as . . . 

ANIMALS. 

in general, absentees, of, disposal . 
attachment, appraisal and sale 

See also Attachment of Property. 
bakeries, keei^ing, etc., in, prohibited, penalty 
bounty for killing certain .... 

breeding, pedigree, false, penalty for giving, etc 
bridge, on, no liability for damages if excessive 
number .... 

choice breeds, corporations to promote, in general 
horse breeding, exhibitions, etc. 
See also Corporations, charitable and 
certain other purposes, for (In- 
dex p. 285). 
dead, dissection, schools, in, regulated . 
diseased, search warrants for .... 

draught, unlawful taking or using, penalty 
driving on ice of water supply sources, penalty 
employees caring for, one day's rest in seven law as 
affecting . . . . . 

ferrets, use to catch hares and rabbits forbidden, con- 
fiscation, penalties 
food, inflating carcasses w^ith gas, adulteration by . 
garbage, feeding to certain, penalty 
horses, over twenty, on bridge, no liability for dam- 
ages, when . ... 

hunting (see G.\me and Inland Fisheries). 
indictment for larceny, etc., of, description in 
inspectors of, local, appointment, removal, penalty 
See also, infra, diseases among, prevention 
of. 
insurance against death of . 

See also Insurance (Index pp. 709, 729). 
killing, maiming, etc., penalty . . . . 

See also Game and Inland Fisheries. 
larceny, term defined ...... 

military or naval use, in [see Militia (Index 

pp.854, 856)]. 
motor veliicles, precautions in passing, etc. 
neat cattle, over twenty, on bridge, no liability for 
damages, when .... 

noxious, destruction, towns, etc., may appropriate for 
offal of slaughtered, transportation on ways regu- 
lated .... 

pasturing, etc., regulated 

pedigree, registration of false, obtaining, etc. 

poison, killing by, penalty 

use to kill certain, regulated, penalty 
railroad, unlawful driving, etc., on, penalties 
slaughtering, rendering, etc., regulated . 

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of 
Cruelty to Animals, powers to visit, 
etc., establishments for . 
See also Slaughter Houses. 
snares for catching, penalized .... 

societies for prevention of cruelty to, etc., powers of 
officers as to 
transfer of certain horses to ... . 

value, to pay owner ..... 

visitorial powers ...... 

See also Massachusetts Society for the Pre- 
vention OF Cruelty to Animals. 



Chapter 



147 

200 
223 

111 
131 
266 

84 
180 
180 



71 
276 
266 
111 

149 

131 

94 

270 

84 

277 
129 



175 



266 



266 



90 

84 
40 

85 
85 
266 
266 
131 
160 
111 



129 

131 
129 
133 
1.33 
133 
129 



Section 


Page 


10 


1835 


9 
87-101 


2564 
2810-2812 


42,49 

133 

93 


1336, 1337 
1650 
3134 


16 

1-11 

14 


960 

2441-2444 

2446 


33 

1 

63 

174 


861 
32U 
3128 
1368 


50 


1872 


95 

186 (7) 
9 


1640 
1132 
3165 


16 


960 


27 
15, 16 


3238 

1582 


47 (1.3) 


2321 


112 


3138 


46 


3124 



14 



996 



16 




960 


5(9) 




403 


10 




967 


10 




967 


93 




3134 


112 




3138 


103 




1642 


222, 223 




2074 


151-1.54 


1363 


1364 



1580 



104 


1642 


9 


1580 


1 


1666 


4 


1667 


2 


1667 


9 


1580 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



39 



ANIMALS — Continued. 

in general — Concluded. 

stray ........ 

See also Stray Beasts. 

tenement houses, keeping in certain, regulated 



transported, failure to unload for rest, etc., penalty 
arrest ........ 

fines, disposition ...... 

officers to prosecute ..... 

trespass, allowing, penalty ..... 

public grounds, certain, on, penalty . 
unlawful taking, etc., display for inspection of 
wardens, etc., when 
fines, etc., disposition ..... 

trial justices, jurisdiction ..... 

vivisection, schools, in, regulated .... 

wild, public ways, on, driving, etc., penalty . 
boarding, pasturing, etc., lien for 

dissolution by bond ...... 

enforcement proceedings ..... 

See also Liens (Index p. 790). 
cruelty to, arrests by special police 

indictment for, form ...... 

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of, fines 

for certain convictions, to receive . 

visitation, powers of 

penalty 

arrest 

corporations, liability 
fines, disposition 
officers to prosecute . 
search warrant . 
trial justices, jurisdiction 
See also, infra, old, infirm, etc.; Massachusetts 
Society for the Prevention of 
Cruelty to Animals. 
diseases among, prevention of, in general: 
cattle, certain, barred from streets, etc. 

causes, investigations as to 

certificates, examinations of, forms 

healthy condition, cattle, etc., of . 
cows, sick, milk from, sale penalized . 

dangerous, fences to prevent spread . 

definitions ....... 

entry on premises by officials . . . . 

examinations on oath . . . . . 

hospitals and quarantine stations, estabhshment 
importing of animals, dairy, inspection, without, 

penalty . . . . . 

infected animals,, penalty . . . . 

quarantine ...... 

quarantine areas, into, regulated 
inspections by local inspectors . . . . 

interference with director, etc., penalty 
judicial enforcement of laws as to . 
Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station 

to investigate . . . . 

poh'ce aid to director, etc. . . . . 

pubUc health department, tests by . . . 

quarantine areas, testing of cattle within 



Chapter 



134 

/ 144 
\ 145 

272 
272 
272 
272 
266 
45 



Section 



1-7 



1667, 1668 



131 
131 
219 
71 
85 
255 
255 
255 

147 

277 

272 
129 
272 
147 

272 
272 
272 
272 
272 
219 



73 


1802 


4 


1810 


81 


3194 


82 


3195 


84 


3195 


84 


3195 


118 


3139 


13 


504 


20 


1624 


3 


1619 


23 


2764 


33 


861 


19 


969 


24 


3061 


32-34 


3063, 3064 


26-31 


3061, 3062 


10 


1835 


Forms 


3250 


84, 85 


3195 


9 


1580 


77,78 


3193 


10 


1835 


82 


3195 


79 


3194 


84,85 


3195 


84 


3195 


83 


3195 


28 


2765 



129 


35 


1588 


i 7'^ 


17 


888 


till 


5 


1329 


129 


3 


1579 


129 


20 


1583 


94 


19 


1091 


/ 84 


8 


958 


\ 86 


5 


974 


129 


1 


1579 


129 


7 


1580 


129 


10 


1580 


129 


8 


1580 


129 


26A 


1584 


129 


30 


1585 


129 


27 


1584 


129 


33B 


1587 


129 


19-26 


1583, 1584 


129 


7 


1580 


129 


37 


1588 


75 


17(1) 


888 


129 


6 


1580 


111 


5 


1329 


129 


33B 


1587 



40 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
ANIMALS — Continued. 

diseases among, prevention of — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

records, keeping and certification . . .129 

copies as e\adence . . . . .129 

regulations, cleanliness, etc., as to, penalty for fail- 
ure to comply with . . .129 
report of commissioner of conservation . . 129 
rules, orders, etc., of director of animal industry . 129 
certification of copies ..... 129 

evidence, as ..... . 129 

entry in records . . . . . . 129 

witnesses before director, etc. . . . .129 

contagious diseases, accredited areas, establish- 
ment, etc. ..... 129 

certificate of freedom from .... 129 

definition ....... 129 

examination of persons as to . . . . 129 

glanders, tests by public health department . Ill 

hospitals and quarantine stations . . .129 

infected animals, burial ..... 129 

rules, notices, etc., forms .... 129 

cleansing of barns, etc., rules, etc., as to . . 129 

driving on ways forbidden, penalty . . 129 

foot and mouth disease, exceptions as to . 129 

killing and appraisal ..... 129 

glanders, with, compensation to owner . . 129 

horses, reports by Ucensees to kill . . .111 

killing, appraisal, without .... 129 

imported from infected areas . . . 129 

notice to owner and director, etc. . . 129 

forms ....... 129 

reimbursement to owner . . . .129 



disallowance ..... 
rules, etc., as to 
tuberculin tests, reacting to 
quarantine, breaking, penalty 

contagious disease, deemed affected with 

while in 
expense, by whom paid 
forms for notices, etc. 
general penalties 
imported animals 

notice to cUrector of animal industry 
requarantining . 
rules, etc., as to 
service on owner 
stations for 

See also, supra, diseases among, preven- 
tion of, in general, quarantine 
areas. 
reports to director of animal industry 
sale, when permitted .... 
tuberculosis, areas free from, shipments into 
regulated .... 
compensation for killing 
tests by public health department 
tuberculin test, reacting to 
inspection, destruction, etc., of animals infected 
rules, etc., as to . 
local, against ..... 

notice to director, etc., and action on 
rabies, tests by public health department 
rules, etc., for suppression of 



129 
129 
129 
129 

129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 



111 
111 

129 
129 
111 
129 

129 
129 
129 
111 
129 



Section 



4 
10 

34 

38 
2 
4 

10 
5 

10 

33B 

20 

1 

10 

15 

8 

2 

3 

2 

35 

14 

14 

13 

154 

11 

27 

36 

3 

11, 12A, 13, 14, 

31, 33 

34 

2 

33 

30 

30 
29 

3 
30 
27 
24 
30 

2 
22 

8 



154 
154 

33B 

12A, 33 

15 

33 

2 

19, 20 

28 

15 

2 



Page 



1580 
1580 

1587 
1588 
1579 
1580 
1580 
1580 
1580 

1587 
1583 
1579 
1580 
1331' 
1580 
1579 
1579 
1579 
1588 
1582 
1582 
1581 
1364 
1581 
1584 
1588 
1579 
1581, 1582, 1585, 
1586 
1587 
1579 
1586 
1585 

1585 
1584 
1579 
1585 
1584 
1584 
1585 
1579 
1583 
1580 



1364 
1364 

1587 

1581, 1586 

1331 

1586 

1579 
1583 
1584 
1331 
1579 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



ssioner's report 



ANIMALS — Concluded. 

diseases among, prevention of — Concluded. 
contagious diseases — - Concluded. 

term defined .... 

tuberculin tests, application regulated 
compensation for animals reacting to 

tagging of animals for which compensation 
paid ..... 

quarantine areas, within 
use and shipment of tuberculin 
inspectors of animals, local, appointment, etc 
penalty on town, etc., for neglect 
Boston, in, laws applicable 
compensation and oath 
entry on premises by 
infected animals, killing, notice to 
interference with, penalty 
penalty for neglect of duty 
police assistance to . 
powers and duties 
records and returns . 

forms for 
reimbursement to small towTis 
reports of inspections by, comm 
rules, orders, etc., co]:)ies to 
fighting, exhibition of, entry and seizure 
forfeiture i^roceedings . 
penalties .... 

search warrants and arrests . 
old, infirm, etc., disposition . 

horses owned by towns, etc., disposition of certain 
killing of infected, as affecting damages, etc. . 
judicial procedure 

costs, damages, payment 
owner, notice to 

value, etc., payment to . 
police officers, etc., powers . 
societies for prevention of cruelty to, etc., horses 
certain, transfer to 
See also Animal Breeding; Animal Husbandry; 
Barns; Beasts; Cattle; Con- 
servation, Department of; 
Dogs; Fighting Birds, Animals, 
etc.; Food; Game and Inland 
Fisheries; Stray Beasts; and 
under specific titles of animals. 
ANNEXATION OF MUNICIPALITIES, ETC. 

legislative petitions for, procedure on . . . 

ANNIVERSARIES. 

town appropriations for ...... 

ANNUAL ELECTION. 

term includes biennial election, when 
See also Elections. 
ANNUAL MEETING. 

towns, in, term defined ...... 

See also Town Meetings. 
ANNUAL REPORTS. 

state departments, etc., of 

publication and distribution 
town, by-laws as to 
jury list in . 
printing, contents, etc. 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; Public Docu- 
ments; Reports, Official. 



129 
129 
129 

129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 
272 
272 
272 
272 
133 
133 
133 
133 
133 
133 
133 
133 

133 



40 







41 


Section 




Page 


1 




1579 


33 




1586 


33 




1586 


33A 




1587 


33B 




1587 


31A, 32 




1586 


15, 16 




1582 


16 




1582 


26 




1584 


17 




1582 


7 




1580 


36 




1588 


7 




1580 


18 




1583 


6 




1580 


11, 18-25 


1581, 1583 


,1584 


■ 25 




1584 


3 




1579 


17 




1582 


38 




1588 


5 




1580 


89 




3197 


91-93 


3197 


3198 


94, 95 




3198 


88-90 


3196 


3197 


1-4 


1666 


1667 


4 




1667 


3 




1667 


1 




1666 


2,3 




1667 


1 




1666 


2,3 




1667 


1 




1666 



1667 



5 

5(27) 
7 (39) 

7(2) 



405 
113 

110 



. 30 


32-35A 


234, 235 


5 


6,7 


118 


. 40 


21 (12) 


412 


. 234 


9 


2917 


. 40 


49 


422 



42 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



32 



231 
231 
214 



Chapter 

ANNUITIES. 

apportionment ...... 

contracts for payment of life insurance, in relation to 

land subject to payment of, conveyance 

payable from testator's death, when 

profits of business paid from, partnership, in relation to lOSA 

taxation ........ 

See also Taxation, incomes, of (Index pp. 1335, 
1337, 1341). 

term defined as to certain laws 

See also Insur.^nce (Index pp. 698, 699); Retire- 
ment Systems and Pensions. 
ANNUITY ASSOCIATIONS. 

in general . ...... 

taxation, property of certain, exempt 

See also Retirement Systems and Pensions. 
ANSWERS. 

civil actions, in ...... . 

forms of certain ....... 

equity, in ....... . 

See also Equity, pleading (Index p. 474) ; procedure 
and practice (Index pp. 475, 478); 
Pleading in Civil Actions (Index 
pp. 1000, 1001); Practice in Civil 
Actions (Index pp. 1021, 1030). 
ANTECEDENT DEBT. 

value, etc., as constituting, bills of lading, as to 
fraudulent transfers, as to 
pledges by factors, etc., as to 
sales, as to . 
transfers of stock, as to 
warehouse receipts, as to 
ANTI-AID AMENDMENT, SO-CALLED 

in general ..... 

initiative, not subject to . . . ; 

ANTIQUARIAN, ETC., PROPERTY. 

preservation ...... 

ANTIQUARIAN PURPOSES, CORPORATIONS 
PROMOTE. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Corporations, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for. 
ANTITOXIN. 

production and distribution regulated 
APARTMENT HOUSES. 

alleywaj's adjoining, parking of vehicles in 
building laws as affecting, certificates of inspection 
change in use of building, notice 
construction, etc., regulated 
enforcement of certain laws as to, general pena 
exits, stairwaj'S, etc., additional, penalty 
failure to conform to laws, etc., notice . 
fire, escapes, etc., joint o^^Tler may affix, when 

extinguishers, etc. 
general penalty . 

interference with inspector, etc., penalty 
license, preliminary certificate, etc. 
owner, civil and criminal liability . 

general penalty on . 

notice to, prior to prosecution . 
pipes, protection of certain, in 
steam boilers, certain, in, exemption 

operator's license, not required . 



Section 



197 


27 


2552 


175 


118, 119 


2371 


183 


52 


2470 


197 


26 


2551 


J8A 


7 (4c) 


1288 


62 


5(a) 


761 



108 
109A 
104 
106 
155 
105 



/ Art. XVIII 

\Art. XLVI 

. II 



Art. 
TO 



ity 



LI 



180 



111 

40 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
146 
146 



1, 6, 20, 26 256, 267, 276, 283 



39-41 

41 

5(9) 



20-33, 36 

147, Forms 27-45 

13-15 



1-12A 



289, 290 
290 
688 



2855-2857- 
2895-2897 
2670, 2671 



50 


1285 


3 


1307 


5 


1210 


65 


1241 


26 


1946 


7 


1212 


_ 


54 


1-5 


59 


2 


60 



67 



2441-2445 



1329 



n (14) 


412 


28,29 


1771 


30 


1771 


15 


1767 


53,54 


1777 


21-24 


1769, 1770 


31 


1771 


43 


1775 


21-24 


1769, 1770 


53 


1777 


50 


1776 


49 


1776 


51 


1776, 1777 


53 


1777 


51 


1777 


25 


1770 


7 


1821 


46, 51 


1826, 1828 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



43 



fund 



143 
143 



128 

20 

128 



94 



Chapter 
APARTMENT HOUSES — Concluded. 
building laws as affecting — Concluded. 
violation of law. liability of owner for . 
wooden flues and air ducts forbidden 
See also Buildings; Engineers and Firemen; Steam 
Boilers and Engines; Tenement 
Houses. 
APIARIES. 

inspection of, laws, execution of ... . 

inspector of, appointment, etc. .... 

powers and duties ...... 

See also Agriculture, Department of (Index p. 25); 
Bees. 
APOTHECARIES. 

term defined, as to narcotic drugs .... 

weights and measures of, testing, sealing, etc., penalty 
See also Drug Business; Druggists and Pharma- 
cists. 
APPAREL, WEARING. 

See Wearing Apparel. 
APPEAL, BOARDS OF. 

fire insurance rates, on, establishment, organization, etc 
powers and duties 
witnesses before . 
local boards of, buildings, etc., as to 
motor vehicle liability policies, etc., on, highway 
expenses paid from 
organization 
powers and duties 
rules, etc., by . . . 
secretary and clerical assistants 
witnesses before . 
tax appeals (see Tax Appeals, Board of) 
APPEALS. 

civil, criminal and miscellaneous cases, in, in 
general : 
superior court to supreme judicial court, prepa- 
ration and transmission of papers, 
etc. ..... 

security to stand upon ..... 

civil cases, in, in general, costs, from taxation of 
equity, in ...... . 

See also Equity, procedure and practice 
(Index pp. 476, 477). 
frivolous, etc., double costs, supreme judicial 

court may award, etc. . 
full court of supreme judicial court, to [see 
Practice in Civil Actions, appeals, 
exceptions, report, etc., to full 
court (Index pp. 1026, 1027)]. 
superior court, appellate jurisdiction, in general 
third parties, by amendment, in case of 
appellate divisions of district courts, to 
superior court, to, district courts, from 
arrest cases, civil 
bond to pay costs, etc. 
deposit in lieu of 
fee of magistrate 
certificate of proceedings 
entry in superior court 
execution, stay of 
late entry 

attachment, etc., effect on 
non-entry, affirmation of judgment 
pleadings on ... . 



211 



Section 



51 
25 



2 

4 
32-38 



197 
38, 47, 48 



10 



Page 



1776 
1770 



1568 

189 

1575, 1576 



1136 
1180, 1182 



26 


8 


210 


175 


104 


2357 


26 


8 


210 


40 


27, 27A 


414 


26 


8A 


210 


26 


8A 


210 


175 


113D 


2366 


26 


8A 


210 


26 


8A 


210 


26 


8A 


210 



231 


135 


2883 


212 


8 


2657 


261 


20-22 


3084 


214 


19-29 


2671-2673 



2653 



212 




5 




2657 


231 




138 




2884 


231 


108- 


-110 


2874-2876 


231 


97- 


-102 


2871 


, 2872 


224 


li 


, 19 




2827 


231 




98 




2871 


231 




99 




2872 


262 




23 




3093 


231 




101 




2872 


231 




97 




2871 


231 




97 




2871 


212 




13 




2658 


212 




13 




2658 


212 




12 




2658 


231 




24 




2855 



44 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



APPEALS — Continued. 

civil, criminal and miscellaneous cases, in — Con- 
tinued. 
civil cases, in — Continued. 

superior court, to, district courts, from — Con- 
cluded. 
records in lower court 
removal in lieu of . . . 

small claims procedure as affecting 
speedy trial of appealed cases 

summary process to recover land, in 

supplementary proceedings, in 
time limit . 



231 
231 
218 
212 
231 
239 
224 
231 
226 
231 
231 



transmission of papers 

waiver of . 

See also Practice in Civil Actions, appeals 
(Index pp. 1025, 1026). 
land court, from, for jury trial 
motor vehicle liability policies and bonds, board 

of appeal on, from 
probate court, from, insolvent estates, examina- 
tion of claims .... 

special master of superior court, from 
supreme judicial court, to. district courts, appellate 
divisions of, from .... 

preparation and transmission of papers 
See also District Courts, civil jurisdic- 
tion, appeals (Index pp. 373, 374). 
land court, from ...... 

certification of decision .... 

failure to prosecute, effect .... 

preparation and transmission of papers 
provisions of practice act as affecting . 
restrictions, registration of land free from 
tax titles, foreclosure ..... 

municipal court of Boston, appellate division 

of, from, full court, to . 
probate court, from, in general 

adoption of children ..... 

divorce, separate support and custody cases, in 
endorser for costs ..... 

insolvent estates of deceased persons, examina- / 198 

tion of claims by court . . . \ 215 

practice act as affecting .... 231 

special administrator, advancement to widow, 
etc., by .... . 

appointment, from, effect 
single justice to full court, equity, in 
superior court, from ..... 



185 

175 

198 
212 

231 
231 



185 
185 
185 
231 
231 
240 
60 

231 
215 
210 
215 
231 



193 
193 
214 
231 



arbitration award, from judgment on . 
attachment, etc., to stand upon, etc. 
dower, WTits of . 
equity, in ...... 

See also Equity, procedure and practice 
(Index pp. 476, 477). 
frivolous, etc., double costs, etc., for 
full court to decide 

arguments 
jury cases from land court 
land court issues 
late entry 

attachment, effect on 



251 
212 
238 
214 



211 
211 
211 
185 
185 
211 
211 



102 




2872 


104-107 




2873 


23 




2746 


16 




2659 


97, 103 


2871 


,2872 


5 




2955 


18, 19 




2827 


97 




2871 


6 




2832 


101 




2872 


103 




2872 


16, 17, 19 




2486 


113D 


2366 


-2368 


11-17 


2557 


2558 


19A 




2660 


109 




2875 


135 




2883 


15 




2485 


18 




2486 


19 




2486 


135 




2883 


142 




2885 


18 




2962 


72 




732 


109 




2875 


9-29 


2678-2682 


11 




2650 


24 




2681 


46 




2859 


11 




2557 


17 




2680 


144 




2886 


13 




2536 


10 




2535 


19-29 


2671 


-2673 


96, 121-126, 


2871, 2879-2883 


132-135 






12 




3023 


8 




2657 


8 




2953 


19-29 


2671 


-2673 


10 




2653 


5 




2652 


7 




2652 


15, 18, 19 


2485 


2486 


15 




2485 


11 




2653 


11 




2653 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
APPEALS — Continued. 

civil, criminal and miscellaneous cases, in — Con- 
tinned. 
ci\'il cases, in — Concluded. 

supreme judicial court, to — Concluded. 
superior court, from — Concluded. 

waiver of right of, informal trials, in . . 231 

workmen's compensation cases . . .152 

See also Practice in Civil Actions, ap- 
peals, exceptions, report, etc., to 
full court (Index pp. 1026, 1027). 
criminal cases, in, superior court, to, district courts / 212 
and trial justices, from, in general . \ 278 

'218 



Section 



45 

Page 



•{ 



bail, revision of amount of . 

non-entry, etc., sentence, etc. 
recognizance or commitment 
transmission . 

return day for entry . 

sentence notwithstanding . 

statutes as to, returns to state secretary 

transmission of copies, etc. 

waiver of examination, etc., in lower court, 

not evidence in higher 
withdrawal 

witnesses, recognizances, etc. 
transmission of list 
children, offences by 

forfeiture proceedings, animals or birds, fighting 
intoxicating liquors 
narcotic drugs .... 
search warrants, property seized under 
illegitimacy cases . 

parent, etc., abetting delinquent child 

peace, proceedings to secure . 

See also Criminal Procedure and Practice, 

in general, binding over to superior 

court (Index p. 335). 

supreme judicial court, to, superior court, from . 

affirmance of judgment upon non-entry 

illegitimacy complaints . 

murder, manslaughter and certain felony cases, 

special provisions . 

assignment of errors . 

dismissal for failure to file 

time for filing 

dismissal of appeal 

entry in court docket 

evidence, transcript of 

bound volumes 

clerk, delivery of copy to 

copies, etc., rules as to 

exceptions, numbered in . 

printed, not to be . 

stenographer, by 

exhibits, etc., rules as to 

felony, certain cases of, law applicable to, 

when . 
filing of claim of 
questions for full court 

when and where argued . 
rules of court governing exhibits, etc. 
summary of record 
transmission of papers 



219 

278 
278 
278 
/212 
1278 
279 
221 
278 

278 
278 
278 
278 
119 
272 
138 
94 
276 
273 
119 
275 



278 
278 
273 

278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 
278 

278 
278 
278 
211 
278 
278 
278 



60A (4) 
11, 17 



6 

18-26 

30 

20 

24 

18 

20,21 

22 

18 

4 

24 

21,22 

23 

25,26 

20 

20 

81 

92 

73 

215 

8 

12 

63 

4, 8, 11 



28 
32 
12 

31, 33A-33G 
33D 
33F 
33D 
33F 
33E 
33A-33G 
33C 
33C 
33G 
33A 
33G 
33A 
33G 

31 
33B 
33E 
7,12 
33G 
33C 
33E 



2863 
1914, 1915 



2657 
3257-3259 
2748 
2763 
3258 
3257 
3258 
2660 
3257 
3265 
2774 
3258 

3258 
3258, 3259 
3258 
3258 
1456 
3197 
1700 
1142 
3214 
3202 
1451 
3208 



3259 
3260 
3202 

3259-3262 
3261 
3262 
3261 
3262 
3261 

3260-3262 
3261 
3261 
3262 
3261 
3262 
3260 
3262 

3260 
3261 
3262 
2652, 2653 
3262 
3261 
3261 



46 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

APPEALS — Continued. 

civil, criminal and miscellaneous cases, in — Con- 
cluded. 
criminal cases, in — Concluded. 

supreme judicial court, to, superior court, from — 
Concluded. 
transmission of papers, effect .... 

See also Criminal Procedure and Practice, 
appeals, exceptions and report 
to full court (Index p. 337). 
miscellaneous cases, in, superior court, to, district 
courts, etc., from, cliildren, proceed- 
ings against, criminal 
delinquent, etc. ...... 

neglected ....... 

dipsomaniacs, drug addicts, from commitment 

of 

orders, rulings, etc., of administrative boards and 
officers, from: 
aircraft, rulings of registrar as to . 



Section 



Page 



278 



119 
119 
119 

123 



assessors of taxes ..... 

bakeries, closing of unfit .... 
refusal of permits ..... 

bank commissioner, of .... 

barbers, board of registration of 

betterment assessments, county commissioners, to 
superior court, to .... . 

blue sky law, so-called, under 

boulevards, reservations, etc., street railway location 
in, to governor, etc. 

bread and bakery products, director of standards, to 

building permits, etc., refusal 

buildings, inspectors of, to superior court 

burnt, dilapidated buildings, abatement, to superior 
court ..... 

canal or waterway, from order to fence, etc., to public 
works department 

cemetery, tomb, closing, to superior court 

charitable corporation, refusal of certificate to, to 
superior court . . . . 

cinematographs, suspension of licenses, etc., to oper- 
ate, to commissioner of public safety 

ci'v'il service, commissioner's decisions, from, to board 

removals, suspensions, etc., district court review, 

in general . . . . . 

police officers ...... 

prison officials, review by commissioner of cor- 
rection . . . . . 



corporations and taxation, commissioner of, to 
board of tax appeals, etc. 



90 

f58A 
J 59 



61 

111 

111 

167 

174 

112 

80 

80 

llOA 

92 

94 

40 

143 

139 

88 
114 

180 

143 
31 

31 
31 

31 

58 
58A 

59 
60A 
{ 62 

63 

64 
65 



33 



See also Tax Appeals, Board of. 
cranVjerry dams, etc., apportionment of expense, to 

superior court 
dangerous structures, to superior court . 



253 
143 



63-65 



28, 58 

6 

5 (17, 22), 7, 64, 

65, 81 

4,5 

47 

48 

33 

7 

87N 

10 

7-9, 11, 15 

7 

45 
9 

27 
55, 70 



12 

39, 40 



81 
2 

45 
42B 

46 

11, 14 

6 

39, 73 

2 

45 

5, 28, 51, 60, 71 

6 
25-27 



40 
10 



3260 



81 


1456 


56 


1448 


47 


1446 



1493 



1003, 1019 

679 

689, 690, 693, 

708, 711 

756 

1336 

1337 

2194 

2287 

1397 

920 

919-921 

1320 

1051 

1087 

414 

1777, 1780 

1704 

979 

1408 

2443 

1782 
242 

253 
252 

253 
671, 672 

679 
701, 709 

753 

773 

778, 784, 795, 

SOO, 802 

806 
819, 820 



3043 
1767 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



47 



112 



30 



Chapter 

APPEALS — Continued. 

orders, rulings, etc., of administrative boards and 

officers, from — Continued. 
dentists, suspension, etc., of registration, review by 

supreme judicial court . 
departments, conflicting orders, etc., to governor 

and council ..... 
discharge of waste material, certain waters, into, to 

superior court 
elevators, installation, etc., to superior court . 
explosives, etc., building license, local, to state fire 

marshal ..... 

fire, departments, heads of, to state fire marshal 
insurance rates, board of appeal on . 

appeals to ...... 

gas mains, connecting, to public utilities department 

gasoline tax, under, board of tax appeals, to . 

gas or electric company, rival, exclusion of, to public 

utilities department 
gypsy and brown tail moth assessments, to superior 

com't ...... 



insurance commissioner, of, review, etc., by supreme 
judicial court .... 



to, from subordinates ..... 

labor and industries department, associate commis- 
sioners, to . 
rules, etc., to superior court .... 

landing places, common, to county commissioners . 

low land and swamps, improvement of, to superior 
court ...... 

apportionment of expenses .... 

medicine, board of registration in, certain decisions 
of, to superior court 

metropolitan boulevards, etc., street railway loca- 
tion in, governor and council, to 

milk, inspectors of, to public health department 
permits, licenses, etc., to public health department 

mills, opening, etc., of dams, etc., to superior 
court ...... 

minimum wage commission, to supreme judicial and 
superior courts .... 

mosquito breeding areas, to county commissioners . 

motor, vehicle liability policies, etc., cancellation, etc., 

board of appeal, to . . . 

superior court, to .... . 

vehicles as common carriers, local regulations, 

from, to public utilities department 

nuisances, from abatement of certain, to superior 
coiu-t . . ... 

offensive trades, from orders prohibiting, to superior 
court ...... 

personnel and standardization, division of, from, 
reports, publications, etc., certain 
state, as to . 

pharmacists, phy.sicians, etc., suspension, etc., of 
registration, review by supreme ju- 
dicial court ..... 

plant pest control, division of, to commissioner of 
agriculture ..... 

publications, certain state, ruling of director of divi- 
sion of personnel and standardization, 
from ...... 



26 



Section 



64 



Page 



1388 



230 



131 




29 


1626 


143 




70 


1780 


148 




13 


1848 


148 




31 


1853 


26 




8 


210 


175 




104 


2357 


164 




70A 


2152 


64A 




5, 10 


810, 812 


164 




88, 90 


2158 


132 




20 


1657 


152 




52, 55 


1926 


175 


5, 22A, 


24, 102A, 229 


5, 2308, 2310. 



108, lllA, 113A, 2355, 2359, 2361, 

113B, 132, 134 2363, 2365,2375, 

2377 

7 209 



149 


9 


1864 


149 


9 


1864 


88 


15, 17, 18 


980, 981 


252 


13 


3034 


252 


7 


3031 


112 


64 


1388 


92 


45 


1051 


94 


41 


1097 


94 


41,43 


1097 


252 


13 


3034 


151 


4 


1907 


252 


5B 


3028 


175 


113D 


2366 


175 


113D 


2367 


159 A 


12 


2021 


111 


137, 138 


1361 


111 


147 


1362 


f 5 


8 


118 


{ 7 


29 


139 


[ 30 


35 


235 


112 


64 


1388 


128 


25,26 


1573 


f 5 


8 


118 


i ^ 


29 


139 


30 


35 


235 



48 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

APPEALS — Continued. 

orders, rulings, etc., of administrative boards and 
officers, from — Continued. 
public, safety department, to superior court, etc. . 147 
utilities commission, review of rulings, etc., by 
supreme judicial court . 
railroads, certain cases as to 
street railways, certain cases as to . 
railroads, compensation for joint use of property, to 
supreme judicial court . 
connecting, rates for drawing cars, etc., to supreme 
judicial court .... 

refusal of connecting location, to public utilities 
department ..... 
variance of route, to public utilities department . 
registrar of motor veliicles, rulings, etc., of, to 
public works department 

reports, etc., state, ruling of director of division of I 
personnel and standardization, from j 

salary increases, division of personnel, etc., to 
smoke, emission of, permit for, to district courts 
state, aid, etc., commissioner of, to governor and 
council ..... 

employees, classification, to division of personnel, 
etc. ...... 

fire marshal, from, to superior court . 
steam engines and furnaces, local orders as to, to 

superior court . . . .140 

street railways, carriers of baggage, local regulations, 
etc., from, to public utilities depart- 
ment ...... 

departmental, etc., rulings, as to, review by 

supreme judicial court, etc. 
motor vehicle operation, local regulations, from, to 

public utilities department 
refusal of connecting location, to public utilities 
department ..... 

tax appeals, board of, to supreme judicial court 
taxation, in general, tax appeals board, from, to 
supreme judicial court . 
to, in general ...... 

corporation taxes, in general 
banks and trust companies 
business corporations .... 
corporate franchises .... 
insurance companies .... 
savings banks, etc. .... 



Section 



distribution of taxes to towns, etc. 



estate tax ...... 

forest lands, etc., withdrawal from classification, 
to commissioner of corporations and 
taxation . . . . . 

gasoline, etc., tax . . . . . 



117 



Page 



1833 



25 




5 




204 


160 


60, 


131 


2041, 


,2057 


161 


128, 


142 


2117. 


,2120 


160 




131 




2057 


160 




60 




2041 


159 




21 




1996 


160 




86 




2047 


90 




28 




1003 


5 




8 




118 


7 




29 




139 


30 




35 




235 


30 




49 




239 


140 




134 




1739 


115 




5 




1414 


30 




49 




239 


147 




5 




1833 



1734 



, 161 


53 


2097 


. 161 


128, 142 


2117,2120 


159A 


12 


2021 


159 


21 


1996 


58A 


13 


681 


. 58A 


13 


681 


, 58A 


6 


679 


f 58A 
1 63 


6 


679 


71 


802 


( 58A 
1 63 


6 


679 


2 


777 


/58A 
1 63 


6 


679 


51 


795 


/58A 
1 63 


6 


679 


60 


801 


/58A 
1 63 


6 


679 


28 


784 


/58A 


6 


679 


I 63 


18A 


781 


58 


25 


675 


{ 58A 


6 


679 


63 

f 58 


5 


778 


27 


676 


{ 58A 
[65A 


6 


679 


4 


824 


61 


4 


756 


fSSA 


6 


679 


l64-\ 


5,10 


810, 812 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



49 



APPEALS — Concluded. 

orders, rulings, etc., of administrative boards and 
officers, from — Concluded. 
taxation — Concluded. 

income tax ...... 

legacies and successions tax 

local taxes ...... 

motor vehicles, excise on registered 

public institutions, land used for, reimbursement 

veterans' exemption, adjustment 

tenement house laws, under, to superior court 

tomb, closing, local board of health, from, to superior 
court ...... 

veterinarians, suspension, etc., of registration, re- 
view by supreme judicial court 
water, charges, refusal to abate, to superior court 
company, opening of streets by rival company, to 

public utilities department 
supply, pollution of, to superior court 
ways, as to, to county commissioners 

parks, etc., from change of name of, to public 
works department 
wet, etc., lands, abatement, to superior court 
workmen's compensation cases, superior court, to 
supreme judicial court, to ... 

APPEARANCES IN CIVIL ACTIONS. 
time for filing, district courts, in, rules 

supreme judicial, superior and land courts, in 
trustee process, trustee, of . 
See also Practice in Civil Actions (Index p. 1021). 
APPELLATE DIVISIONS. 

district courts, of, composition, powers and duties, 
appeals ..... 

See also District Courts (Index p. 373). 
APPLE ISLAND. 

acquisition by commonwealth ..... 

APPLES. 

enforcement of laws as to 

commissioner of agriculture, powers, etc., as to 

rules and regulations as to . 

samples, taking of .... . 
false representation, packing, etc., to produce, pen- 
alty 

grades, official, establishment, amendment, etc. 

closed packages, marking with 

public hearing before establishment, etc. 

United States grades, inclusion of 
laws, certain, not applicable .... 
misbranded, when deemed .... 

penalties for ...... 

open packages, marking regulated 

penalties ....... 

guaranty as affecting imposition of 
violations of law as to, penalties 

guaranty as affecting Uability 



Chapter 



58A 
62 

58A 
65 

58A 
59 

58A 
60A 

58 
58A 

58 
58A 
144 
145 

114 

112 
40 

165 
111 

82 

85 
111 
152 
152 

218 
231 
246 



231 



91 



Section 



6 

45 

6 

25,26 

6 



Page 



679 

773 

679 

819, 820 

679 



5 (17, 22), 7, 39, 689, 690, 693, 701, 

64,65,73,81 708,709,711 

6 ■ 679 

2 753 

14 672 

6 679 

11 671 

6 679 

90 1805 

55 1818 



39, 40 

64 
42E 

9 

163 

19, 26, 27, 30 

3 

137, 138 

11 

17 

43 

57 
10 



108-110 



1408 

1388 
420 

2170 

1366 

943, 945, 946 

965 
1361 
1914 
1916 

2751 
2861 
2989 



2874-2876 



1024 



/ 94 


107 




1114 


■] 128 


2,8 


1568 


1569 


f 94 


106-108 


1113 


1114 


't 128 


8 




1569 


. 94 


106, 107 


1113 


1114 


. 94 


106 




1113 


94 


108 




1114 


94 


101 




1112 


. 94 


103 




1113 


. 94 


101 




1112 


. 94 


101 




1112 


. 94 


96 




1111 


. 94 


105 




1113 


. 94 


108 




1114 


. 94 


104 




1113 


. 94 


108 




1114 


. 94 


109 




1114 


. 94 


108 




1114 


. 94 


109 




1114 



50 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



94 
94 

278 



197 



Chapter 

APPLES — Concluded. 

violations of law as to — Concluded. 

prosecutions for. commissioner of agriculture, by 
hearing prior to ..... . 

APPOINTMENT. 

})urden of proving in criminal case .... 

APPOINTMENT, POWERS OF. 

See Powers of Appointment, Property, in Rela- 
tion TO. 
APPORTIONMENT. 

annuity, income, etc., life tenant, etc., upon death of, 
etc. ...... 

See also Betterments, Assessment of (Index p. 133); 
Congressional Districts; Rep- 
resentative Districts; Senato- 
rial Districts; Taxation (Index 
p. 1345). 
APPRAISERS. 

animals, diseased, etc., of . . . 

attached property, relative to . 
deer, wild, damages by, duties, fees . 
dogs, damages by . 

estates of deceased persons, appointment, etc. 

compensation, how determined and enforced 

one only may be appointed, when . 

probate judge, etc., disqualified 

register may appoint .... 

revocation of warrant for, etc. 

See also Executors and Administrators. 
execution on land, levy by set-off, appointment and 
duties ..... 

fees, ci\'il suits, in . 
forfeited goods, of . . " . 



Section 



107 
107 



27 



Page 



1114 
1114 

3255 



2552 



129 
223 
131 
140 
/ 195 
\217 
215 
215 
217 
217 
215 



guardians and conservators, in case of 



inhabitancy in town, etc., not to disqualify 

principal [see Corporations and TxAxation, Depart- 
ment OF (Index p. 297) ]. 

probate and insolvency proceedings, in (see, supra, 
estates of deceased persons; guar- 
dians and conservators). 

trustees, in case of . 
APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS. 

See Arrest, criminal cases, in; Bail, criminal 
cases, in; Recognizances, crimi- 
nal cases, in. 
APPROPRIATION COMMITTEES. 

towns, in ....... . 



. 236 

. 262 
. 257 

[201 
. { 215 

[217 
. 220 



203 



39 
40 



APPROPRIATIONS. 

bills, veto of items in, governor, by . Art. LXIII 

cities and towns, by [see Municipal Finance (In- 
dex pp. 902-905)]. 

counties, by [see County Finance (Index p. 316) ]. 

general court, by [see State Finance (Index pp. 
1260-1262)]. 
APPROPRIATION, UNLAWFUL. 

indictment, form ....... 277 

penalty 266 

APRIL, NINETEENTH DAY OF. 

holiday, to be . . . . . . .4 

See also Holidays. 



14, 31 


1582, 1.585 


92, 102, 125 


2810-2812, 2816 


113 


1644 


161, 170 


1744, 1746 


6 


2542 


22 


2730 


39 


2684 


48 


2685 


6 


2727 


22 


2730 


35 


2683 


6-18 


2935-2937 


8,31 


3090, 3095 


12, 13, 15 


3069 


39,46 


2574, 2575 


39,48 


2684, 2685 


22 


2730 


10 


2767 



8,9 



16 
6 



Forms 
63 

7(18) 



2586 



398 
406 

69 



3253 
3128 

111 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS 



AQUEDUCT COMPANIES. 

See Water and Aqueduct Companies. 
AQUEDUCTS. 

injury of property pertaining to, penalty 

metropolitan water district, of 

municipal indebtedness for laying 

penalty for injuring certain 

pollution, etc., of water . 

tide waters, etc., under, etc. 
ARBITRATION, CONCILIATION AND, BOARD OF 

See Labor and Industries, Department of (Index 
pp. 761, 762). 
ARBITRATION, CONTROVERSIES, OF. 

in general, agreement of submission of all demands, 



LAWS. 




51 


ipter 


Section 


Page 


111 


170 


1367 


92 


32 


1047 


44 


8(6) 


488 


165 


24 


2172 


92 


18, 19 


1043 


92 


32 


1047 



effect .... 


. 251 


4 


3022 


form ...... 


251 


2 


3021 


partner's lack of authority 


. 108A 


9 (3) 


1288 


specific demands, submission of 


. 251 


3 


3022 


arbitrators, compensation, etc. 


(221 
• 1251 


55 
11 


2781 
3023 


corruption of, penalties 


. 268 


13, 14 


3154 


costs, award by ... . 


. 261 


18 


3083 


death, incapacity, etc. 


. 251 


7 


3022 


hearings before .... 


. 251 


7 


3022 


ex parte, when .... 


. 251 


6 


3022 


instructions to, by court . 


. 251 


20 


3024 


majority, action by . 


. 251 


7 


3022 


submission to 


. 251 


1 


3021 


form of agreement 


. 251 


2 


3021 


revocation regulated 


. 251 


6 


3022 


superior court, naming by 


. 251 


7 


3022 


witnesses before, fees 


. 262 


29 


3094 


oaths ...... 


. 233 


14 


2903 


summoning ..... 


. 233 


1,2 


2901, 2902 


See also, infra, contracts, between part 


les to. 






award, action on, form of declaration 


. 231 


147, Form (5) 


2888 


court, fees in . . . . 


. 251 


13 


3023 


powers relative to ... 


. 251 


10 


3023 


transmission to . 


. 251 


8 


3022 


proceedings on . 


. 251 


9 


3022 


judgment on . 


. 251 


10 


3023 


appeal and writ of error 


. 251 


12 


3023 


majority, by, valid, except 


. 251 


7 


3022 


sealing and return .... 


. 251 


8 


3022 


time for making, limit 


. 251 


5 


3022 


costs and expenses, award as to . 


f251 
•\261 


11 

18 


3023 
3083 


parties to bear .... 


. 251 


11 


3023 


hearings, arbitrators, before . 


. 251 


6, 7 


3022 


revocation of submission 


. 251 


6 


3022 


contracts, between parties to, arbitrators. 


absence of 






parties before 


. 251 


18 


3024 


death, inabihty, etc., of . 


. 251 


15 


3023 


naming of .... . 


. 251 


15 


3023 


parties, as, effect .... 


. 251 


16 


3023 


submission to . 


. 251 


14 


3023 


time limitation .... 


. 251 


17 


3023 


superior court, naming by 


. 251 


15 


3023 


award, court, report to . . . 


. 251 


19 


3024 


judgment on, final .... 


. 251 


19 


3024 


court, arbitrators, appointment by 


. 251 


15 


3023 


award, report to ... . 


. 251 


19 


3024 


law questions, reference to 


. 251 


20 


3024 


stay of certain suits by . . . 


. 251 


21 


3024 



52 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
ARBITRATION, CONTROVERSIES, OF — Concluded. 
contracts, between parties to — Concluded. 

law questions, reference to court .... 251 
proceedings, certain laws to govern . . . 251 

stay of certain suits pending .... 251 

specific cases, in, absentees, estates of, demands 

against, etc. .... 200 

animals, domestic, killing of infected, compensation, 

etc 129 

deceased persons, estates of . . . . . 204 

insolvent, claims against .... 198 

executors, guardians, trustees, etc., by . . . 204 

personal claims . . . . . .197 

fiduciaries, by certain ...... 204 

fire insurance policies, references under . . .175 

industrial disputes . . . . . .150 

See also Labor and Industries, Department of, 
boards, etc., in (Index pp. 761,762); 
Strikes and Lockouts. 
insolvency proceedings .... 

ponds, exclusive fishing in certain, compensation for 



Section 



Page 



prison contracts ....... 

prison-made goods, prices . . . . . 

probate court, in, demands against decedents 
white pine blister rust, compensation for destruc- 
tion of shrubbery . . . . 

ARBITRATORS. 

deposition of witnesses ...... 

fire policies, under ....... 

witnesses before, how summoned . . . . 

See also Arbitration, Controversies, of. 
ARBOR AND BIRD DAY. 
annual proclamation of . 
leaflet by agriculture department, distribution prior 

to 

ARCHIVES DIVISION, CHIEF OF. 

appointment, etc. ....... 

See also Secretary, State. 
ARGUMENTS. 

full court of supreme judicial court, before 
ARITHMETIC. 

schools, to be taught in . 
ARLINGTON. 

congressional district, fifth, in . 

medical examiner district, first Middlesex, in 

metropolitan, parks district, in 

water, district, in . . . 

exempted from certain payments for 
north metropolitan sewerage system, in 
senatorial district, sixth Middlesex, in 
third district court of eastern ^Middlesex, 
ARMED WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON 
when arrested, penalty 
form of indictment 
security to keep peace 
See also Arrest; Weapons. 
ARMIES. 

peace time, in, constitutional provision 

ARMISTICE DAY. 

annual proclamation of . 
legal holidav, to be 
ARM OF THE SEA. 

shore line, as affecting 



216 
131 
/ 125 
\ 127 
127 
204 

128 

233 
175 
233 



128 



211 



71 



20 


3024 


22 


3024 


21 


3024 


11 


2564 


31, 33 


1585, 1586 


13-18 


2597, 2598 


14 


2557 


13-18 


2597, 2598 


6, 7 


2547 


13-18 


2597, 2598 


100-lOlG 


2352-2354 


5-9 


1904, 1905 


67 


2703 


46 


1630 


50 


1525 


73 


1549 


55,58 


1546, 1547 


13, 14 


2597 


23 


1572 


24-45 


2905-2908 


99-101 G 


2348-2354 


1,2 


2901, 2902 


15 


125 


2 


1568 


2 


145 



1, 18 



2652 



855, 858 



• • 


57 


1 


663 


, in . 


38 


1 


388 


• 


92 


33 


1048 


. 


92 


10 


1040 




92 


26 


1045 


• . • 


92 


1 


1038 




57 


3 


666 


in district of 
J 


218 


1 


2738 


1. 


269 


10 


3161 




277 


Forms 


3248 


. 


275 


15 


3209 


/ Art. 


II 




10 


\ Art. 


XVII 


- 


27 




6 


12A 


125 


. 


4 


7(18) 


111 



93 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



53 



ARMORIES AND ARMORY COMMISSIONERS. 

general provisions ....... 

public hall, excepted from definition, building laws, 
under . . . . . 

See also Militia (Index pp. 849, 850, 861). 
ARMS. 

military, distraint for taxes, exempt from . 

militia, of, execution, exempt from seizure on 

right to bear, protected ..... Art. 

See also Militia (Index pp. 846, 854, 861); Weapons. 
ARMS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. 

See Commonwealth (Index p. 243). 
ARMY AND NAVY UNION OF THE UNITED 
STATES OF AMERICA. 
Memorial Day, etc., celebration, municipal co-opera- 
tion ...... 

ARMY, UNITED STATES. 

See United St.\tes, army. 
ARNICA. 

tincture of, sale in original packages, certain laws not 
to apply, when .... 

AROMATIC SPIRITS OF AMMONIA. 

sale in original packages, certain laws not to apply, 
when ...... 

ARRAIGNMENT. 

See Criminal Procedure and Practice. 
ARREST. 

in general, congressmen, etc., exempt from, when Art. 
due process, etc., without, forbidden . . Art. 

warrant for, regulated ..... Art. 

civil process, on (see Arrest and Supplementary 

Proceedings in Civil Actions). 
criminal cases, in, in general: 

Animal Rescue League, etc., by agents of . 

f Art. 



arrested 



persons, 
right 



information 
to 



of charge, 



{ Art. 



physical examination, etc. 

property taken from, disposition 

metropolitan district police, etc., by 

notice as to 

owner, payment to, when . 

sale ...... 

perishable, etc. 
proceeds, disposal . 
bail, admission to, in general 
examination, following . 

pending ..... 

See also Bail, criminal cases, in. 
Boston Workhorse Relief Association, by agents of 
bystander assisting in, liability . . . . 

children, of, complaint after delinquency proceed- 
ings ..... 

proceedings to avoid incarceration . 
summons instead of warrant, when 
county, in other than place of offence, bail, proceed 
ings in default of . 
conveyance through other . 
felony, for, conveyance to county issuing 
warrant .... 

recognizance and proceedings in . 
dangerous weapon, armed with, penalty, etc 
posting of law ..... 

discharge from . . . . " 



apter 


Section 


Page 


33 


35-49 


315-320 


143 


1 


1764 


60 


24 


721 


235 


34 (10) 


2930 


II 


- 


10 



40 



112 



112 



I 
XII 
XIV 



147 

VI 

XII 

263 

276 

/ 92 

1135 

92 

135 

135 

135 

135 

135 

276 

276 

276 

147 

263 

119 
119 
119 

276 
276 

276 
276 

269 
269 
276 



5(12) 



35 



35 



403 



1382 



1382 



6 


4 


- 


26 


"" 


26 


10 


1835 


- 


11 


- 


26 


1 


3103 


33 


3218 


89 


1063 


7 


1670 


89-94 


1063, 1064 


7 


1670 


11 


1671 


8 


1670 


9 


1670 


10 


1670 


57 


3222 


42, 57 


3219, 3222 


35 


3218 


10 


1835 


3 


3104 


75 


14,54 


69 


1452 


54 


1448 


31 


3218 


43 


3219 


32 


3218 


29,30 


3217 


10 


3161 


11 


3161 


41 


3219 



54 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ARREST — Continued. 

criminal cases, in — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

drunkenness, for, fees of certain officers . . 262 

warrant, without ..... 272 

false, actions for, limited ..... 263 

pretence, on, penalty for .... 263 

reason for, penalty ..... 263 

fees of officers for ...... 262 

females, of, police stations for detention of, desig- 
nation ..... 147 

regulated ....... 147 

See also Police Matrons. 

fugitives from justice, rendition, for . . . 276 
general court, by certain officers of . . .3 
inquests into death following . . . .38 

Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty 

to Animals, by agents of . . 147 
Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to 

Children, by agents of . . . 147 

misdemeanors, for ...... 276 

prisoners, pardoned, of, upon violation of con- 
ditions 127 

paroled or at liberty on permit, of . . . 127 

probation, of persons on . . . . . 279 

refusal of officer to make, penalty . . . 268 

reports of, commissioner of correction, to . . 124 
robbery, larceny, etc., for, officer making, to secure 

property ..... 266 

state house watchmen, etc., by . . . .8 

summons instead of warrant, when . . . 276 
children, in case of . . . . .119 

failure to obey ...... 276 

recognizance for further appearance . . 276 

service ....... 276 

threat of crime, on complaint of . . . 275 

examination by court or justice . . . 276 

adjournment ....... 276 

commitment, etc., pending .... 276 

bail, following . . ' . . . . . 276 

pending ....... 276 

See also Bail, criminal cases, in. 

commitment following ..... 276 

conveyance of prisoner, county, through other . 276 

sexes, segregation during .... 276 

expenses, certificate to superior court . . 276 

injured party, satisfaction of, effect . . 276 

civil action, bars ..... 276 

commitment, for fiu-ther ..... 276 

lockup, to 40 

conduct ....... 276 

discharge, when ...... 276 

recognizance on adjournment .... 276 

proceedings if defaulted .... 276 

witnesses ....... 276 

recognizance, etc., of, and proceedings . . 276 

separation ....... 276 

written testimony ..... 276 

See also Witnesses, criminal cases, in (Index 
p. 1487). 

officer making, actions against, limited . . 263 

constable, service of process outside town, etc. . 41 

delay of service by, penalty .... 268 

false pretence, on, penalty .... 263 

fees 262 



Section 



Page 



28 


3094 


44 


3187 


3 


3104 


2 


3104 


1 


3103 


8,28 


3091, 3094 


18 


1837 


18-21 


1837, 1838 


13, 16, 19 


3215, 3216 


17 


101 


13 


391 


10 


1835 


9 


1835 


28 


3217 


155 


1564 


149 


1562 


3 


3264 


23, 25 


3156 


9 


1515 


48 


3124 


12 


143 


24 


3217 


54 


1448 


26 


3217 


27 


3217 


25 


3217 


3 


3207 


34 


3218 


35 


3218 


35 


3218 


42 


3219 


35 


3218 


42 


3219 


43 


3219 


53 


3221 


44 


3219 


55 


3221 


56 


3221 


37 


3219 


34 


416 


38 


3219 


41 


3219 


35 


3218 


36 


3218 


38 


3219 


45-54 


3219-3221 


39 


3219 


40 


3219 


3 


3104 


95 


447 


22 


3155 


2 


3104 


8,28 


3091, 3094 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

ARREST — Continued. 

criminal cases, in — Continwd. 
officer making — Concluded. 

penalty for refusal to make , . . . 268 

reason for, penalty for refusal to give, etc. . . 263 

return to court by . . . . . . 276 

stolen property, to secure, etc. .... 266 

See also Police Officers; Sheriffs, Deputy 

Sheriffs and Constables. 
warrant, upon, aid, in serving .... 276 
complaint, examination and order . . . 276 

constables, service by . . . . .41 

delay of service, penalty ..... 268 
delinquent children violating probation . .119 

district courts, from, issue, service, etc. . . 218 

escaping prisoners, special state police officer, by . 127 
governor, by, habitual criminal, upon violation of 

Uberty permit 
how issued .... 



justices of the peace commissioned to 

fee .... . 
opium resorts, persons in . 
permit to be at liberty, for violation of 
rendition cases, in . 
return ..... 
service ..... 
summons in lieu of . 

children, in case of 

failure to obey, as contempt . 

recognizance for further appearance 

service .... 

threat to commit crime 
trial justices, issue by 

who may issue 

warrant, without, affrays, riots, etc. 

anarchy, promotion of 

animals, cruelty to, etc., certain societies, agents, by 

berry-picking by aliens 

birds, dogs, etc., exhibition of fighting 

bombs or explosives, illegal possession 

children, proceedings to avoid incarceration afte 

county poUce, by, when 

defacement of county buildings 

delinquent child violating probation 

disorderly persons, rogues, etc. . 

drunkenness .... 

election laws, violation of . 

expectoration in pubhc places . 

fare, refusal to pay . 

fast driving .... 

fences, etc., pulling down, etc. . 

firearms, aliens, possession, etc., by certain 

fires in open air, setting, etc., certain 

fish and game laws, under 

gaming, public conveyance, gatherings, etc. 
habitual truants, etc. 
liquor cases, in .... 

lockups, maintenance for commitments 
locomotive, etc., riding upon 
fees of officer making arrest . 



127 
276 
218 
262 
272 
127 
276 
276 
276 
276 
119 
276 
276 
276 
275 
219 
f218 
{ 219 
276 
1 41 
\ 220 
264 
147 
272 
266 
272 
148 
119 
147 
147 
119 
272 
272 

56 
270 
159 

85 
266 
131 

48 

/130 

1131 

271 

77 
138 

40 
160 
160 







55 


Section 




Page 


23,25 




31.56 


1 




3103 


34 




3218 


48 




3124 


23 




3217 


22 




3216 


95 




447 


22 




3155 


59 




1450 


32-35 


2748 


2749 


127 




1558 


149 




1562 


22 




3216 


36 




2749 


1 




3087 


52 




3189 


149 




1562 


13, 16, 19 


3215 


3216 


34 




3218 


23 




3216 


24 




3217 


54 




1448 


26 




3217 


27 




3217 


25 




3217 


3 




3207 


3,6 




2761 


32-36 


2748 


2749 


3,6 




2761 


21 




3216 


98 




447 


3 




2766 


12 




3107 


10 




1835 


82 




3195 


116 




3139 


89 




3197 


35 




1853 


69 




14.52 


8 




1835 


8 




1835 


59 




14.50 


54 




3189 


44 




3187 


67 




661 


15 




3166 


93 




2015 


11 




967 


105 




31.36 


76 




16.35 


15 




520 


152 




1614 


17, 20, 76 


1624 


1635 


2, 6 


3167 


3168 


7, 13 


895, 897 


75 




1701 


34 




416 


220 




2074 


221 




2074 



56 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ARREST — Concluded. 

criminal cases, in — Concluded. 
warrant, without — Concluded. 

Massachusetts training schools, escaping inmates, 

etc., of . . . 

misdemeanors, when authorized 
missiles, throwing at railroad trains, etc 
motor vehicle laws, violation of 
municipal by-laws and ordinances, violation of 
night time disturbers, suspects, etc. . 
officer's endorsement on complaint 
probation, of persons on . 

profane or obscene language, accosting persons with 
prostitution, keeping house of, etc. 
railroad, etc., conductors, etc., interference with 
disorderly persons on . 
obstructing tracks of . 
police, by .... . 

rivers, harbors, etc., offenders on 
rubbish, etc., throwing into public way, etc 
securities, certain salesmen selling 
sliipi^ing offences, certain . 
street railways, etc., offenders on 
Sunday, malicious mischief on . 
suspected persons .... 

tramps ...... 

tree, fruit, etc., malicious injury to 
trespass on improved land, buildings, etc. 
vagabonds ..... 

vagrants ..... 

water supply sources, bathing in 
pollution ..... 

equity suits, in . 

miscellaneous cases, in, children, delinquency pro- 
ceedings, in [see Minors, court 
proceedings as to, delinquent or 
wayward (Index p. 872)]. 
court martial proceedings 
insane, etc., patients, escaped 

persons, of, rendition proceedings, in . 
probate bonds, suits on . . . 

tax, non-payment .... 

forms of certificates and warrant 
See also Taxation, local taxes, collection of. 
See also Arrest and Supplementary Proceed- 
ings IN Civil Actions; Police 
Officers; Sheriffs, Deputy Sher- 
iffs AND Constables. 
ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS, 
in general, adjournment of proceedings . • . . 224 

appeal, none except ...... 224 

attendance of parties, process to secure . . . 224 

bond, etc., suit for breach of, amount of judgment, 

etc 224 

commonwealth, by, venue .... 224 

limitation, judgment and execution . . 224 

charges pending examination .... 224 

appeal to superior court ..... 224 

recognizance, etc., trial in superior court . . 224 

trial by court or jury ..... 224 

plea by debtor ...... 224 

puni.«;hment if found guilty .... 224 

bail as affecting ...... 226 

time limitation ...... 224 



Section 



Page 



120 


12 


1459 


276 


28 


3217 


L59 


93, 104 


2015, 2017 


90 


21, 29 


999, 1003 


272 


59 


3190 


41 


98 


447 


218 


34 


2749 


279 


3 


3264 


272 


59 


3190 


272 


10 


3181 


159 


93, 104 


2015, 2017 


159 


93 


2015 


159 


93 


2015 


159 


93 


2015 


91 


58 


1035 


272 


60 


3190 


llOA 


15 


1323 


102 


3 


1199 


159 


93, 94 


2015 


266 


131 


3141 


41 


98 


447 


272 


65 


3191 


266 


131 


3141 


266 


120 


3139 


272 


69 


3192 


272 


67 


3192 


111 


173 


1368 


111 


171 


1367 


214 


7 


2669 



. 33 


163, 184 


348, 353 


. 123 


95 


1503 


. 123 


107 


1508 


. 205 


28 


2609 


. 60 


29-34 


722, 723 


. 60 


105, Forms 5-7 


740, 741 



30 


2830 


18 


2827 


18 


2827 


8 


2823 


8 


2823 


8 


2823 


19 


2827, 2828 


19 


2828 


19 


2828 


19 


2828 


19 


2828 


19 


2828 


1 


2831 


19 


2828 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS — Continued 
in general — Concluded. 

commonwealth as creditor, debtors, discharge, ex- 
amination, etc. .... 
venue of action on recognizance, etc. . 
constables, service of process by . 
contempt, proceedings, arrests and warrants for 
punishment regulated ..... 
reconveyance of defendant's property, disobedi- 
ence of court order as, when . 
release of accused, continuance, etc. 
sentence for, effect . 
speedy hearings 
successive offences 
transfer to third party after service, when penal 

ized 
warrants for arrest . 

costs ...... 

appeal, recognizance to pay 
court, general powers . 

term includes justice, etc. . 
debt, contracting with intent not to pay, charge of . 

See also, supra, in general, charges pending 
examination, 
definitions ........ 

fees ......... 

defendant, etc., to pay, when . . . . 
discharge for plaintiff's failure to pay 
fraudulent conveyance, etc., debtor, etc., by, charge 

of 

gaming, unlawful, debtor, etc., by, charge of . 
habeas corpus proceedings ..... 

fees ........ 

recognizance, action after breach, commonwealth, 
by, venue ..... 

creditor, by . 

judgment and execution on . 
limitation, judgment and execution 
fee for approving sureties . . . . . 

Sunday, may be accepted on . 
surety on, exoneration by surrender . 
revision, modification, etc., court orders, of 

tax, person committed for non-payment, discharge 

venue of proceedings ...... 

witnesses, attendance ...... 

arrest, in general, ad damnum of writ, amount of 
recognizance, as affecting 
bankruptcy, etc., as affecting 

See also, infra, arrest, in general, insolvency, 
etc. 
bribe, to delay, etc., officer taking, penalty 
commitment and imprisonment, audita querela 
proceedings, release in , 
certificate of court, under .... 

commonwealth's debtors, discharge from, law 
applicable . . . . . 

examination ...... 

depredations during, penalty and liability 
discharge, after refusal of, final judgment, pend- 
ing 



Chapter 



Section 



57 

Page 



224 
224 
224 
224 
224 

224 
224 
224 
224 
224 

224 

224 

[224 

{261 

[262 

224 

224 

224 

224 



224 
262 

224 
224 

224 
224 
224 

262 

224 
224 
224 
224 
262 
224 
224 
224 
/ 60 
1224 
224 
224 

224 
224 



268 

249 
224 

224 
224 

127 

224 



24-26 




2829 


8 




2823 


23 




2829 


18 




2827 


18 




2827 


11 




2824 


18 




2827 


18 




2827 


18 




2827 


18 




2827 


20 




2828 


18 




2827 


16,21 


2826 


2828 


23,26 


3084 


3085 


4 




3088 


19 




2828 


30 




2830 


1 




2820 


19(3) 




2828 


1 




2820 


4, 8, 14, 23 3088, 


3089, 


3092, 
3093 


9 




2824 


9 




2824 


19(1) 




2828 


19(2) 




2828 


22 




2829 


4,14 


3088 


,3092 


8 




2823 


8 




2823 


8 




2823 


8 




2823 


4,23 


3088 


.3093 


6 




2823 


7 




2823 


16 




2826 


31 




723 


28 




2830 


6 




2821 


30 




2830 


6 


2821 


2822 


29 




2830 



37 

3 

2, 6 

24 

25,26 

45 

10 



3158 

3013 

2822 

2829 
2829 
1543 

2824 



58 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS — Continued. 
arrest — Continued. 

in general — Concluded. 

commitment and imprisonment — Concluded. 

habeas corpus proceedings .... 224 

fees ........ 262 

See also Habeas Corpus, Writ of. 
insanity, in case of .... . 224 

officer's fees ...... 262 

recognizance, etc., in default of . . . 224 

separation from convicts, etc. . . .127 

solitary imprisonment for refractory prisoners . 127 

supplementary proceedings, pending . . 224 

support of debtor as pauper, advances, etc., by 

creditor 

payment of expense by county 



Section 



tax, for non-payment of, discharge 
venue of proceedings 
costs ..... 

directions to officer . 

discharge of debtor, bankruptcy or insolvency, in 
case of 

commonwealth's debtors, imprisonment, from 
fees, failure of plaintiff, etc., to pay 
indemnity to officer, for failui'e to furnish 
insanity ...... 

support in jail, for failure to furnish 

tax, non-payment of, arrested for . 

venue of proceedings .... 
equity proceedings, in ... . 

fees ....... 

defendant, etc., to pay, when 

discharge for plaintiff's failui'e to pay 
habeas corpus proceedings 

fees ....... 

indemnity to officer, doubtful identity,etc.,incase of 
insanity of debtor, discharge, etc. 

insolvency, etc., as affecting 

creditor's petition, ground for, when 
jail, support of defendant as pauper in 
miUtia, member, etc., exempt, when . 
pendency of action, during 

form of precept for .... 

recognizance, accepted on Sunday 
sheriff, of, forbidden .... 

special precept, on . 
sunset, after, forbidden, when . 
supplementary proceedings on application of ar 
rested judgment debtor . 
execution, on, ad damnum of writ, amount of recog 
nizance, as affecting 

costs, taxed in .... . 

entry fee, etc., included, when 
application and affidavit of creditor . 
audita querela proceedings, release in 

See also Audita Querela, Writ of. 
cause for ...... 

oath of debtor denying .... 
certificate of court on failure to recognize . 



224 
126 

/ 60 
\224 

224 
[261 
t 262 

223 

224 

224 

224 

224 

224 

224 

/ 60 

1 224 

224 

214 

262 

224 

224 

224 

262 

224 

224 

/216 

1224 

216 

224 

33 

223 

223 

224 

37 

223 

224 

224 

224 
262 
262 
224 
249 

224 
224 
224 



22 


2829 


4, 14 


3088, 3092 


27 


2829 


14 


3092 


6 


2822 


22 


1539 


45 


1543 


10 


2824 


12 


2825 


29 


1530 


31 


723 


28 


2830 


6 


2821 


23,26 


3084, 3085 


4 


3088 


26 


2798 


29 


2830 


24 


2829 


9 


2824 


6 


2822 


27 


2829 


12 


2825 


31 


723 


28 


2830 


6 


2821 


7 


2669 


4, 8, 14 


3088, 3089, 3092 


9 


2824 


9 


2824 


22 


2829 


4, 14 


3088, 3092 


6 


2822 


27 


2829 


95 


2708 


29 


2830 


129 


2715 


12 


2825 


66 


324 


85 


2809 


86 


2809 


6 


2823 


10 


384 


85,86 


2809 


2, 6, IS 


2821, 2823, 2827 


14 


2825, 2826 


6 


2821, 2822 


4 


3088 


4 


3088 


6 


2822 


3 


3013 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS — Continued. 
arrest — Continued. 

execution, on — Concluded. 

commonwealth, intent to leave, as cause for 
notice of debtor's desire to take oath as to, 
examination, etc. .... 

fee for ....... 

refusal of oath, subsequent application after, 
payment of fees .... 

discharge, commonwealth, no intent to leave 
fees, upon plaintiff's failure to pay . 
supplementary proceedings upon 
venue ........ 

escape of prisoner, remedies of creditor 
examination, discharge, upon .... 

notice of debtor's desire to take oath, on 
recognizance, committal to jail in default of 
time, notice, recognizance, etc. 
venue ...... 

further, on same, exempt, when 

jail, committal to, bail, etc., in default of 

recognizance by defendant 

ad damnum of writ as affecting amount 
commitment in default of 
master in chancery, by . 
new, after surrender by surety 
Sunday, accepted on . . . 

sureties on, fee for approving 
time to procure 
sunset, after, forbidden, unless . 
supplementary proceedings, arrested debtor 

apply for 
venue of proceedings 
mesne process, on, ad damnum, amount of 
nizance, as affecting 
reduction ..... 

affidavit, requisites .... 

costs, taxed in ... . 

entry fee, etc., included, when 
amount of damages .... 

bail, commitment for default 

reduction'in habeas corpus proceedings 

release on giving, when . 

imprisonment for fraud, none, in case of 
time to procure ..... 

fee for approving .... 
See also Bail, civil cases, in. 

causes for ..... . 

certificate of court, form, requisites, etc. 

recognizance, on failure of . . . 

costs ....... 

trust administration, of, plaintiff to pay . 

discharge from custody, bail, etc., on giving 

bond, by ...... . 

examination, following ..... 

plaintiff's failure to attend, for . . 

fees, default in payment of, creditor, by . 
judgment, failure to serve in supplementary 

proceedings after .... 224 

plaintiff's, etc., order, on ... . 224 

refusal following examination, certificate of . 224 



Section 



may 



224 

224 
262 

224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
262 
224 
224 

224 
224 



recog- 



224 

. 224 
. 224 
. 262 
. 262 

. 224 
. 224 

. 248 
/224 
■ 1226 
. 226 
. 224 
. 262 

. 224 
. 224 
. 224 
. 261 
. 224 
/224 
• 1226 
. 224 
. 224 
. 224 
. 224 



59 

Page 
2822 



6 


2822 


4 


3088 


9 


2824 


6, 10 


2822, 2824 


9 


2824 


6 


2822 


6 


2821 


6 


2823 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2821 


9 


2824 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2822 


6 


2821 


7 


2823 


6 


2823 


4,23 


3088, 3093 


6 


2822 


6 


2823 


14 


2826 


6 


2821 


6 


2821,2822 


5 


2821 


2 


2820, 2821 


4 


3088 


4 


3088 


2 


2821 


6, 10 


2822, 2824 


1, 20 


3006, 3009 


6 


2821, 2822 


1 


2831 


1 


2831 


6 


2822 


4,23 


3088, 3093 


2 


2820, 2821 


2 


2821 


6 


2822 


, 23, 26 


3084, 3085 


11 


2825 


6, 10 


2822, 2824 


1 


2831 


13 


2825 


10 


2824 


10 


2824 


9 


2824 


10 


2824 


10 


2824 


10 


2824 



60 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



224 
224 

224 
224 
224 

224 
262 



Chapter 

ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS — Continued. 
arrest — Concluded. 

mesne process, on — Concluded. 

discharge from custody — Concluded. 

supplementary proceedings, in . . . 224 

unjust, in case of . 
venue ..... 
examination of defendant, certificate of refusal of 
discharge following 
committal to jail following 
continuance by court 

defendant's request, on, notice to plaintiff and 
ser\'ice 
fee . 

See also, infra, supplementary proceed- 
ings. 
discharge following ..... 224 
plaintiff's failure to attend, discharge of defend- 
ant 224 

second, after refusal of discharge, limitation . 224 
signature and oath of defendant . . . 224 

subject matter of, mode, etc. . 
time, notice, recognizance, etc. 
transfer of property to plaintiff 
return to defendant, when . 
venue ..... 
exemption, further, on same process, 
seamen, certain debts, for 
slander and libel cases, civil 
women, except in tort 
fees, creditor's failure to pay, discharge 
ant for 
debtor to paj^ when 
guardian, etc., affidavit by 

habeas corpus proceedings . 

jail, committal to, bail, etc. 

examination, following .... 

supplementary proceedings, held pending 
property, delivery to plaintiff, etc., in trust . 



Section 



Page 



. 224 

. 224 

. 224 

. 224 

. 224 

from, when 224 

. 102 

. 224 

. 224 
z.e of defend- 

. 224 

. 224 

. 224 

/ 224 

"t 248 

in default of . . 224 

. 224 

. 224 

, 224 



returned to defendant, when .... 224 

recognizance by defendant .... 224 

commitment in default of ... . 224 

fee for approving sureties .... 262 

master in chancery, by . . . . . 224 

Sunday, accepted on .... . 224 

time to procure sureties .... 224 

slander and libel, civil, none for ... 224 

sunset, after, forbidden unless .... 224 

supplementary proceedings, bond by defendant to 

institute 224 

commitment pending ..... 224 

debtor, arrested, may apply for . . 224 

trust of defendant's propert}' in plaintiff's favor . 224 

unjust, discharge if . . . . . . 224 

venue of proceedings ..... 224 

woman exempt, except in tort .... 224 

supplementary proceedings, appeal, none except, 

etc 224 

application, judgment creditor, by . . . 224 

judgment debtor, by ..... 224 

ser\'ice on debtor ...... 224 

arrest on execution, upon discharge from . . 224 



10 


2824 


5 


2821 


6 


2821 


10 


2824 


10 


2824 


10 


2824 


9 


2823 


4 


3088 



10 



2824 



10 




2824 


10 




2824 


10 




2824 


10 




2824 


6 


2821 


-2823 


11 




2825 


11 




2825 


6 




2821 


9 




2824 


2 




1199 


4 




2821 


3 




2821 


9 




2824 


9 




2824 


2 




2820 


22 




2829 


1,20 


3006 


, 3009 


6 




2822 


10 




2824 


10 




2824 


11 




2825 


11 




2825 


■ 6 




2822 


6 




2822 


4,23 


3088 


3093 


6 




2821 


6 




2823 


6 




2822 


4 




2821 


2 




2821 


13 




2825 


10 




2824 


14 




2826 


11 




2825 


5 




2821 


6 




2821 


3 




2821 


18 




2827 


14 




2825 


14 




2826 


14 


2825 


,2826 


6 




2822 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS — Continued. 
supplementary proceedings — Continued. 

bond, dismissal by ..... . 224 

to institute, arrested defendant, by . . . 224 

discharge of sureties on . . . . . 224 

charges pending examination .... 224 

See also, supra, in generaK 
commonwealth, discharge of imprisoned debtors of, 

law applicable to . . 224 

contempt of court, attendance, proceedings to enforce 224 

debtor's failure to appear ..... 224 

disobedience to court order .... 224 

payments, etc., after service, except, etc. . . 224 

penalty ........ 224 

reconveyance of debtor's property, enforcement 

by process of ... . 224 

continuance for examination .... 224 

contracting debt without intent to pay, charge of . 224 

conveyance, etc., after service, contempt . . 224 

costs, certain fees allowed to creditor . . 262 

proceedings, of, debtor, ordered to pay, when . 224 

payment by, necessary to discharge . 224 

redemption, on .... . 224 

counsel fee, payment by debtor not deemed con- 
tempt, when .... 224 

court orders upon examination .... 224 

failure to obey, contempt ..... 224 

renewal, revisal, etc., of . . . . . 224 

creditor, judgment, by ..... 224 

service on debtor ...... 224 

death of, not to affect ..... 224 

failure to appear, dismissal for . . . . 224 

debtor, arrested, api)lication by . . . . 224 

failure to appear, contempt, to be . . . 224 

service on creditor ...... 224 

defendant, by, arrested on mesne process, bond to 

institute . . ., . .224 

discharge of sureties on .... 224 

dismissal, bond, by ..... . 224 

creditor's failure to appear, upon . . . 224 

new application, time limit .... 224 

payment of judgment, upon .... 224 

property, finding of none, upon .... 224 

retention of court's jurisdiction until . . . 224 

examination of judgment debtor .... 224 

additional evidence ...... 224 

continuance pending service of sentence . . 224 

creditor's failure to appear, effect . 224 

debtor's failure to appear, contempt proceedings . 224 

judgment, execution as proof of . . . 224 

mode of 224 

return day, in order for ..... 224 

signature and oath of debtor .... 224 

fees, entry, etc. , ...... 262 

allowance as costs ...... 262 

officers' ........ 262 

fraudulent conveyance, concealment, etc., charge of 224 

service, after, contempt ..... 224 

See also, supra, in general, charges pending ex- 
amination, 

gaming, unlawful, charge of . . . . . 224 

See also, supra, in general, charges pending ex- 
amination. 







61 


Section 




Page 


21 




2829 


13 




2825 


10, 13 


2824 


2825 


19 


2827 


,2828 


24-26 




2829 


18 




2827 


14 




2826 


16 




2827 


20 




2828 


18 




2827 


17 




2827 


14 




2826 


19(3) 




2828 


20 




2828 


4,8 


3088 


,3090 


16 




2826 


21 




2828 


17 




2827 


20 




2828 


16 




2826 


16 




2827 


16 




2826 


14 




2825 


14 




2825 


14 




2826 


14, 16 




2826 


14 




2826 


14 




2826 


14 




2826 


13 




2825 


10, 13 


2824 


2825 


21 




2829 


14, 16 




2826 


18 




2827 


21 




2828 


16 




2826 


18 




2827 


15 




2826 


15 




2826 


19 




2828 


14, 16 




2826 


14 




2826 


15 




2826 


15 




2826 


14 




2826 


-15 




2826 


4 




3088 


4,8 


3088 


3090 


8,14 


3089, 3092 


19(1) 




2828 


20 




2828 



19(2) 



2828 



62 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

ARREST AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROCEEDINGS 
IN CIVIL ACTIONS — Condmled. 
supplementary proceedings — Concluded. 

imprisonment of debtor, discharge from, bond or 
payment, by .... 

habeas corpus proceedings .... 

judgment, proof of, execution as . 
mesne process, arrested on, held pending, when 
necessaries, payment for, after services, no con- 
tempt . . ... 

payment of judgment, court order for . 

discharge of debtor on .... . 

partial payments ...... 

property, debtor's, application to . . . 

property of debtor, court order as to . 

reconveyance to debtor ..... 

redemption by debtor ..... 

refusal of creditor to take .... 

sale at auction ...... 

satisfaction of execution as affecting . 

taking at valuation ...... 

transfer, etc., pending examination, contempt 
to creditor ....... 

trust of, as affecting ..... 

retention of court's jurisdiction until, etc. 

savings bank trustee, as affecting .... 

venue ........ 

ARREST OF JUDGMENT. 

none for cause before verdict, etc., except: 

civil cases, in ...... . 

criminal cases, in ...... 

ARSENALS. 

powers of congress as to . . . . . Art. 

state, care, control and superintendent 
ARSENATE OF LEAD. 

gypsy, etc., moth suppression, furnishing for 
ARSENIC. 

confectionery or toys containing, penalty for selling . 
paper, fabrics, etc., containing, sale regulated 

samples for analysis ...... 

sale, certain laws not to apply, when 

regulated ........ 

See also Poison. 
ARSON. 

indictment, form 
penalties 

wife's liability . 
ART COMMISSION. 
appointment, etc. . 
confidential employee for 
governor and council, under 
pov.'ors and duties . 
governors, portraits of 
medal of honor, design 
See also Ccm-MOXWEalth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc. ; officers and 
employees. 
ART COMMISSIONS, MUNICIPAL. 

api)C)intment, duties, etc. ..... 

ART GOODS. 

establishments selling at auction, licensing, etc., penalty 
ARTICLES OF WAR. 

See Militia. 
ARTIFICIAL COLD. 

See Cold Storage; Refrigeration, etc. 



Section 



Page 



224 
224 

224 
224 

224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
224 
168 
224 



231 
278 

I 
33 

132 

270 
270 
270 
112 
270 



277 
266 
266 

6 
30 
6 
6 
8 
33 



41 



100 



21 


2828 


22 


2829 


15 


2826 


10 


2824 


20 


2828 


16 


2826 


21 


2828 


16 


2826 


17 


2827 


11, 16 


2824-2826 


17 


2827 


17 


2827 


17 


2827 


17 


2827 


17 


2827 


17 


2827 


20 


2828 


11, 16 


2824-2826 


11 


2825 


18 


2827 


23 


2206 


6 


2821 


136 


2884 


34 


3262 


8 


5 


83 


328 


27-29 


1659 


10 


3165 


11, 12 


3165 


11 


3165 


35 


1381 


2 


3162 


Forms 


3248 


1-4 


3116 


6 


3116 


19 


126 


7 


230 


17 


126 


20 


126 


19, 19A 


144 


168 


349 



82-84 
14, 17 



444, 445 
1188, 1189 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



63 



Chapter 

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT. 

use in hunting birds, penalty ..... 131 
ARTILLERY. 

See Militia, military property (Index p. 853); 
organized, land forces (Index 
pp. 855, 856). 
ARTISTIC PURPOSES, CORPORATIONS TO PRO- 
MOTE. 
general provisions . , . . . . .180 

See also Corporations, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285). 
ART, MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL OF. 

See Massachusetts School of Art. 
ARTS AND SCIENCES. 

f Art. I 



Section 
102 



Page 
1642 



promotion of 



1 



ART, WORKS OF. 

tax exemption ...... 

ASHBURNHAM. 

congressional district, third, in ... 

district court of Fitchburg, in district of . 
medical examiner district, third Worcester, in . 
senatorial district, third Worcester, in 
ASHBY. 

congressional district, third, in ... 

first district court of northern Middlesex, in district of 
medical examiner district, tenth Middlesex, in . 
senatorial district, eighth Middlesex, in 
ASHES. 

deposit of, fire engineers, regulations by, penalty 
shoaUng harbor with, penalty .... 

streams, discharge into certain, regulation, etc., penalty 
tenement house laws, under, receptacles for 
ASHFIELD. 

congressional district, first, in . 
district court of Franklin, in district of 
medical examiner district, western Franklin, in , 
senatorial district, Franklin and Hampshire, in . 
ASHLAND. 

congressional district, fourth, in . . . 

first district court of southern Middlesex, in district of 
medical examiner district, eighth Middlesex, in . 
senatorial district, Norfolk and Middlesex, in 
Washakum pond, watchman for, appointment and 
powers .... 

ASSAULT AND BATTERY. 

civil actions, answer, form . . . 

declaration, form ..... 

survival ....... 

time limitation ...... 

trustee process not applicable to . 
criminal cases, district courts, jurisdiction 
felony, with intent to commit 

indictment, form ..... 

husband and wife, recognizance to keep peace 
indictment, forms ..... 

injured party, acknowledgment of satisfaction by 
effect ..... 

murder, etc., with intent to commit, penalty . 
penalties ....... 

permanent physical injury, resulting in, penalty 

See also Mayhem. 
rape, with intent to commit, penalty . 
indictment, forms ..... 

rob, with intent to, penalties 



59 

57 

218 

38 

57 

57 

218 

38 

57 

48 
102 
131 
144 

57 

218 

38 

57 

57 

218 

38 

57 

125 

231 
231 

228 
260 
246 
218 
265 
277 
279 
277 

276 
265 
265 
265 

265 

277 
265 



1-12A 



8 
2 

5 (20) 

1 
1 
1 
3 

1 
1 
1 
3 

53 
17 
29 
72 

1 
1 
1 
3 

1 
1 
1 
3 

37 

147, Form 44 

147, Form 21 

1 

4 

1 

26 

29 

Forms 

12, 14 

Forms 

55, 56 

15 

15, 17-20, 24, 29 

14 

24 
Forms 
17-20 



2441-2445 



5 
43 

690 

663 

2742 
388 
666 

663 

2738 

388 

666 

527 
1202 
1626 
1802 

662 

2738 

387 

667 

663 

2739 
388 
665 

1523 

2897 
2894 
2838 
3075 
2987 
2747 
3113 
3248 
3266, 3267 
3248 

3221 

3110 

3110-3113 

3110 

3112 

3249 
3111 



64 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



143 



Chapter 

ASSAULT AND BATTERY — Concluded. 
criminal cases — Concluded. 

suppression of, justices,, etc., of courts, etc., duties . 
trial justices, jurisdiction ..... 

weapon, dangerous, with, j^enalties 

indictment, form ...... 

ASSEMBLIES. 

place of, terms public building, public hall, etc., include 
See also Buildings, construction, alteration 
and inspection (Index p. 167). 
unlawful, armed forces to quell, calling out of . 
magistrate, to obey ..... 

destruction of dwelling houses, etc., penalty . 
police may disperse ..... 

property destroj^ed by, liability of city or town 
suppression ...... 

aid in, officers may require 

refusal, penalty ..... 

force, use of ..... . 

immunity of officers .... 

See also AiRCR.\rT; Militia, aid to civil power; 
Public Assembly; Theatres, Pub- 
lic Halls and Special Halls; 
Theatrical Exhibitions, Shows 
AND Amusements. 
ASSEMBLY, PUBLIC. 

See Public Assembly. 
ASSES. 

See Animals; Beasts, at large; Foot and Mouth 
Disease; Glanders. 
ASSESSED VALUATION. 

See Valuation. 
ASSESSMENTS, SPECIAL, REAL PROPERTY, ON 
betterments for puijlic improvements 

See also Betterments, Assessment of. 
certificate of, tax collector, by . 
collection, tax collectors, by . 
sale, by . 

forms of deeds, etc. 



gypsy moth, cost of suppressing 

See also Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. 

insect pests, suppression of certain 

low land and swamps, for improvement of, roads, etc., to 

sewers ....... 

See also Sewers and Drains. 

sidewalks ...... 

snow and ice, cost of removal from sidewalks 

street sprinkling ..... 

taxes, term includes, when 

wet lands, improvement .... 
ASSESSORS. 

compensation, etc., of, court award . 

income tax, of ... . 

private ways and bridges, for financing repairs of 

super\nsors of ..... 

ASSESSORS OF TAXES. 

in general: 

abatement petitions to, denied, when 

appeals from, tax appeals board, to (see Tax Ap 

peai.s. Board or), 
appointment, county commissioners, by 
Plan A of uniform charters, under 
selectmen, by . 
blank forms from commissioner 



Section 



Page 



220 


3 


2766 


219 


19,20 


2763 


265 


ISA, 17, 18 


3110,3111 


277 


Forms 


3249 



80 



58A 



1764 



. 33 


26-34 


313-315 


. 269 


5 


3160 


. 269 


7 


3160 


. 41 


98 


447 


. 269 


8 


3160 


. 269 


1 


3159 


. 269 


1, 4 


3159, 3160 


. 269 


2, 6 


3159, 3160 


. 269 


4-6 


3160 


. 269 


6 


3160 



1-17 



917-922 



60 


23 




721 


60 


17 




720 


60 


43 




725 


60 


105, Forms 10, 11, 
12, 14, 18 


742-7 


45, 747, 749 


132 


18-24 




1656-1658 


1.32 


26 




16.58 


2.52 


7, 10, 11, 19 


3031 


-3033, 3036 


83 


14-24, 27, 28 




952-955 


83 


26-28 




955 


85 


6 




966 


40 


16-18 




410 


60 


43 




725 


111 


136-138 




1360, 1361 


221 


55 




2781 


14 


4, 9, 10 




173-175 


84 


14 




959 


14 


4,5 




173, 174 



679 



41 


27 


432 


43 


52 


471 


41 


21-23, 25, 26 


430, 431 


58 


1 


669 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 




65 




Chapter 


Section 


Page 


ASSESSORS OF TAXES — Continued. 








in general — Concluded. 








books, etc., examination by commissioner 


. 58 


7 


670 


election, in towns ..... 


. 41 


1 


425 


failure to choose, penalty on towns 


. 41 


4 


426 


finance laws, town, court enforcement against 


. 44 


59 


501 


improper methods of, correction . 


. 58 


4 


670 


income tax assessors, may be . . . 


. 14 


4 


173 


information, etc., from commissioner 


. 58 


1-5 


669, 670 


liability ....... 


. 59 


87 


712 


neglect to assess tax, penalty 


. 59 


27,93 


699, 713 


proceedings on ..... 


. 59 


27 


699 


number and term ..... 


. 41 


1, 24-30 


425, 431, 432 


oath ........ 


. 41 


29 


432 


penalties on, in general .... 


. 59 


89, 93, 94 


713 


compromise of assessment, etc. . 


. 59 


89 


713 


false, listing ...... 


. 56 


1 


652 


valuations ...... 


. 41 


30 


432 


municipal finance laws .... 


. 44 


62 


501 


prosecution ...... 


. 58 


1 


669 


supervision, etc., by commissioner 


. 58 


1-8 


669, 670 


term defined ...... 


4 


7(3) 


110 


valuation by, as evidence of land values 


/ 79 
\185 


35 
109 


914 
2508 


debt limit, as affecting .... 


44 


10 


489 


land purchases of towns, etc., as affecting . 


40 


14 


409 




'58A 


6-13 


679-681 


appeals from ...... 


59 


7, 64, 65, 81 


693,708,711 




60A 


2 


754 


assistant assessors, appointment and oath 


. 41 


25, 26, 29 


431, 432 


cities, in . 


41 


24A 


431 


towns, in ...... 


41 


25A 


431 


election, in towns ..... 


41 


1 


425 


police assistance to .... . 


51 


14A 


550 


powers and duties ..... 


41 


28 


432 


powers and duties, general provisions . 


59 


1-94 


685-713 


abatement of taxes ..... 


59 


58-74 


706-710 


collector, to furnish copy to . . . 


59 


60 


707 


notice to financial officers ..... 


59 


23B 


698 


accounts relative to taxes, delivery to, penalty 


60 


12, 100 


718, 738 


aggregates, tables of . 


59 


47,48 


704 


penalty for neglect to file, etc. . 


59 


94 


713 


a,nnual assessment, to fix . 


/ 58 
\ 59 


25A 


675 




23-25 


697, 698 


notification to financial officers .... 


59 


23A 


698 


apportionment of taxes on divided real estate 


59 


79-81 


711 


appropriation orders, certification to . . . 


41 


15A 


429 


assess taxes, neglect to, penalty .... 


59 


93 


713 


audit, municipal, levy of tax for .... 


/ 44 
1 59 


41 
20,21 


497 
697 


banks, distribution of tax on .... 


63 


5 


778 


bank tax, notice of amount distributable 


63 


5 


778 


betterment assessments, apportionment 


80 


13 


920 


boarding house keepers, etc., information from 


/ 33 

\ 59 


7 
92 


309 

713 


books, lists, tables and returns .... 


59 


43-52, 83-86 


702-705, 712 


penalty for neglect to make certain 


59 


94 


713 


buildings, permits for erection, notice to 


143 


61 


1778 


census, decennial, to assist in ... . 


9 


7 


146 


collector, bond of, to be notified as to . 


41 


20 


430 


death of, uncollected taxes upon 


60 


97 


738 




f ^1 


5 


548 


list and warrant to, commitment 


- 59 


53-56 


705, 706 




60 


4 


717 


returns, etc., by, to fix time .... 


60 


2 


716 



66 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
ASSESSORS OF TAXES — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

corporations, franchise tax .... 
distribution ..... 

lists of, liable to tax, commissioner, from 
returns of property of ... . 

county tax, assessment, etc. 

tuberculosis hospitals, taxation 
debt requirements ..... 
December assessments, so-called, report to commis 
sioner ..... 
penalty for neglect to make 
diminished valuation, report and sworn statement 

penalty for neglect to make . 
distribution of certain taxes, commonwealth, by 

district taxes, assessment .... 

dogs, lists of ..... . 

duty and manner of assessing taxes 

dwelling houses, masters, etc., of, information from 

estimate of estates ..... 

exempted property, listing .... 

report ....... 

financial officers, to notify, when . 

fire, district taxes ..... 

enginemen, payments to certain, certification 

penalty .... 

forest lands, etc., taxation .... 
gypsy and brown tail moth assessments 
jail, delinquent tax payers, discharge from 
lists of persons assessed (see, supra, powers and 

duties, books, etc.; infra, powers 

and duties, poll taxes). 
local taxes, telephone and telegraph companies, 

poles and wires, etc., of 
low land and swamps, improvement of, assessment 

of expense . 
militia, persons liable to enrolment in 

unorganized, listing, etc. . 
mortgaged real estate, taxation 
motor vehicles, excise on registered 
municipal, finance laws, compulsory obedience to 

purposes, determination of value of land held for 
neglect to assess tax, county commissioners to ap- 
point upon . 
notices and lists .... 
nuisance, wet land, etc., as, assessment of expense 

of abatement 
oath to valuation list ..... 
omitted assessments ..... 
personal estate, assessment .... 

poll taxes, assessment ..... 

false information to, penalty 

lists of persons, assessed, delivery to collector 
false entry, penalty on assessor . 
liable to be assessed .... 
false information to, penalty 
lists of, street, etc. .... 
police assistance .... 

refusal of information to, penalty 
transmission to registrars, etc. . . 



Section 



Page 



63 

58 
58 
59 
35 
59 
58 
44 

59 
59 
59 
59 
58 
48 
59 
140 
59 
33 
59 
59 
59 
59 
41 
59 
48 

48 

61 

132 

60 



59 



68A 


802 


25A 


675 


2 


669 


83 


712 


31 


367 


21, 26-28 


697-699 


14-1 7A 


672, 673 


16, 19 


491, 492 


48 


704 


94 


713 


84 


712 


94 


713 


25A 


675 


73 


531 


21 


697 


150 


1742 


20-28 


697-699 


7 


309 


92 


713 


36,37 


700, 701 


51 


705 


85,86 


712 


54A 


437 


23 A, 23 B 


698 


73 


531 


39-41 


524, 525 


1-6 


755, 756 


18-24 


1656-1658 


31 


722 



39,40 



701 



. 252 


11 


3033 


. 33 


6 


309 


. 33 


6,7 


309 


. 59 


12-14 


694, 695 


. 60A 


1-6 


752-754 


. 44 


59 


501 


r 59 


. 7 


693 


. 59 


27 


699 


. 59 


29-37 


699-701 


3 

. Ill 


136 


1360 


. 59 


52 


705 


. 59 


75 


710 


. 59 


18,19 


695, 697 


/ 59 


9,10 


693, 694 


'1 60 


4 


717 


. 56 


6 


652 


. 60 


4 


717 


. 56 


1 


652 


. 51 


4 


548 


. 66 


6 


652 


. 51 


6,7 


548, 549 


. 51 


14A 


550 


. 56 


5 


652 


. 51 


4.5 


548 



ASSESSORS OF TAXES — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 
poll taxes — Concluded. 

refusal of information to, penalty 

supplementary assessments 

abatement, subject to, etc. 

records .... 

sessions for . 
posting of certain penalties . 
public institutions, reimbursement for taxes on 
rate, local, to fix 
real estate taxes, assessment 

values, information to commissioner 
reassessment of taxes .... 

receipts, to be notified of certain . 

registry of deeds, etc., examination of records 
representative town meeting law, under 
residence, certificate of, to certain persons desiring 
to be registered 
false oath as to 
sessions for . 
records . 
returns 

revision of valuation 
sessions, supplementary listing, etc., for 
ships, excise tax on certain . 
snow and ice, assessment of cost of removal from 

sidewalks 
soldiers and sailors exempt from poll tax, lists 
street lists 

supplementary listing 
records 
sessions for . 
transmission to registrars, etc. 
state tax, assessment . 
street sprinkling assessments 
tables of aggregates, penalty for neglect to file, etc 

tavern keepers, information from . 

taxes, municipal, assessment 
transient vendors, license fees 
transportation areas, local contributions for 
unpaid taxes, information to 
valuation, books, deposit with commissioner 
penalty for neglect 

list, statement 

property, of 

evidence, as . 

warehousemen to give information to 
women, certain, lists 
street lists 

supplementary hsting 
sessions for, records 
transmission to registrars, etc 
See also Taxation, local taxes, assessment of 
(Index pp. 1345-1352). 
ASSETS. 

term defined, fraudulent transfers, as to . . . 109A 

See also Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Executors 
AND Administrators; Marshal- 
ling OF Assets; Partnerships. 



L LAWS. 




67 


hapter 


Section 


Page 


f 33 


7 


309 


{ 56 


5 


652 


[ 59 


92 


713 


51 


8 


549 


51 


13 


550 


51 


11 


549 


51 


10 


549 


51 


12 


549 


58 


13-17A 


672, 673 


59 


23 


697 


59 


11-17 


694, 695 


58 


6 


670 


59 


77,78 


711 


f 41 


54A 


437 


1 58 


25A 


675 


58 


4 


670 


43A 


3 


479 


51 


9 


549 


56 


7,8 


653 


51 


10 


549 


51 


11 


549 


59 


43-52, 83-86 


702-705, 712 


59 


76 


710 


51 


10 


549 


59 


8 


693 


85 


6 


966' 


51 


4 


548 


51 


6,7 


548, 549 


51 


8 


549 


51 


11 


549 


51 


10 


549 


51 


4,5 


548 


59 


20,21,26-28 


697-699 


40 


17,18 


410 


59 


47, 48, 94 


704, 713 


/ 33 


7 


309 


\ 59 


92 


713 


59 


21-27 


697-699 


101 


5 


1191 


161 


151 


2122 


58 


7 


670 


59 


49 


704 


59 


94 


713 


59 


52 


705 


59 


38-42 


701, 702 


/ 79 
1185 


35 


914 


109 


2508 


59 


33 


700 


51 


4 


548 


51 


6,7 


548, 549 


51 


8 


549 


51 


10,11 


549 


51 


4,5 


548 



1306 



68 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
ASSIGNATION. 

See Prostitution. 
ASSIGNEES IN INSOLVENCY. 

See Bankruptcy and Insolvency, insolvency. 
ASSIGNMENT OF ERRORS. 

criminal appeals, certain, in .... . 278 

See also Criminal Procedure and Practice, ap- 
peals, exceptions and report to 
full court. 
ASSIGNMENTS. 

bank officers, unauthorized, by, penalty . 
choses in action, of, action by assignee 
conditional vendors, by, recording not necessary 
creditors, for benefit of, venue of actions . 

See also Trustees, special cases, in (Index p. 1414) 
defendant in trustee process, by, effect 
fraudulent (see Fraudulent Conveyances). 
partner's interest, of ... • 

property and rights not subject to, annuities and en- 
dowments, certain 
life policies and annuities, etc., proceeds of cer- 
tain .... 

partner's right in specific firm property, except 
pensions, certain, penalty . . . ■ 

state aid ....... 

workmen's compensation payments 
set-off, as affecting ..... 

wages, of (see Wages, assignment of). 
ASSIGNMENTS FOR CREDITORS. 

See Assignments. 
ASSIGNS. 

use of term, conveyances, in . . . . . 183 

ASSOCIATE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. 

See County Commissioners. 
ASSOCIATIONS. 

dwelling houses of certain, local regulation 
fraudulent use of name, degrees, etc., of, penalty 
insignia of certain, recording . 

unlawful use, penalties 
person, whoever, terms include 
sale of securities, etc., as to 
shares in certain, tax exemption 

tax exemptions of certain 

trustees, certain, conducted by, filing of names 

See also Charitable Institutions and Societies; 
Expressmen and Express Com- 
panies; Loan Companies and 
Associations; Religious So- 
cieties. 
ASSOCIATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND TRUSTS HAV- 
ING TRANSFERABLE SHARES. 

co-operative, certain, may incorporate . . .157 

income tax as affecting [see Taxation, incomes, of 
(Index p. 1335)]. 

names, assumption by, regulation .... 

person, whoever, terms include .... 

regulation ........ 

seal ......... 

service of process on ..... . 

shares, real estate, representing, inheritance tax ex- 
emption to non-resident . . 65 



Section 



33D, 33F 



13 



Page 



3261, 3262 



. 266 


53A 


3126 


. 231 


5,6 


2850 


. 255 


1 


3057 


. 223 


1 


2794 


.' 246 


33,34 


2993, 2994 


. 108A 


27 


1292 


. 32 


37,41 


289, 290 


. 175 


11 9A 


2371 


. 108A 


25 {2b) 


1292 


. 32 


37, 41, 92 


289, 290, 304 


. 115 


14 


1419 


. 152 


47 


1925 


. 232 


1,4, 11 


2898, 2899 



2462 



40 


21 (15) 


412 


266 


71,72 


3129 


110 


8,9 


1311 


266 


69,70 


3129 


4 


7(23) 


112 


llOA 


2(6) 


1315 


59 


5(29) 


692 


/ 59 


5 


686 


i60A 


1 


752 


110 


5,6 


1310 



1972 



182 


2A 


2455 


4 


7 (23), 9A 


112, 114 


182 


1-11 


2455-2457 


/ 4 


9A 


114 


1182 


6 


2456 


/ 182 


6 


2456 


\223 


40 


2801 



813 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

ASSOCIATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND TRUSTS HAV- 
ING TRANSFERABLE SHARES 

— Concluded. 
shares — Concluded. 

taxation of income from ..... 62 
local exemption ..... 59 

transfer, trustee not responsible for authority of 

holder 203 

See also Corporations, in general, transfers of 
stock (Index pp. 277, 278). 
taxation [seeTAXATiox, incomes, of (Index p. 1335)]. 
transfers of shares in, trustees, by, liability 
unincorporated, use of word corporation by, forbidden 
voluntary associations, laws as to, to apply 
See also Joint Stock Associations and Companies; 
Trusts; Voluntary Associations. 
ASSOCIATIONS, VOLUNTARY. 
See Voluntary Associations. 
ASSUMING TO BE AN OFFICER, ETC. 

indictment for, form ...... 277 

penalty 268 

ASSUMPSIT. 

action of, contract division, included in . . . 231 

See also Actions, Civil; Contracts. 
ASSUMPTION OF RISK. 

workmen's compensation law as affecting . . . 152 

See also Employers' Liability. 
ASSURANCE FUND. 

See Title to Land, registration (Index p. 1377). 
ASYLUMS. 

See Hospitals. 
ATHEISTS. 

witnesses, as . . . . . . . . 233 

ATHLETICS. 

blank cartridges, use permitted .... 

clubs conducting, incorporation .... 

corporations to promote, in general .... 

boxing matches, illegal, charter void for 

change, location, of, consent .... 

name, of ....... . 

entertainments, dances, etc., by, local regulation . 
gaming, illegal, charter void for .... 

liquor selling, etc., illegal, charter void for 
See also Corporations, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285). 
public schools, in ...... . 

Lord's day, on, permitted, when .... 

prisoners, for ....... 

ATHOL. 

congressional district, first, in . 
first district court of northern Worcester held at 
medical examiner district, first Worcester, in 
senatorial district, third Worcester, in . . . 

ATONEMENT, DAY OF. 

Sunday laws, as affecting ..... 

ATROPIA. 

sale regulated ....... 

ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY. 

in general ........ 

absent defendants, etc., of, enforcement 

notice ........ 

amendment of pleading as affecting rights of third 
parties ..... 



Section 



1 (c, e) 
5(29) 

21 



Forms 
33 



66,67 



19 



69 

Page 



758, 759 
692 

2588 



203 


21 


2588 


110 


4A, 26 


1310, 1314 


182 


1 


2455 



3249 
3158 

2850 



1930 



2904 



148 


39 


1854 


180 


5 


2442 


180 


1-3, 5, 7-11 


2441-2444 


180 


28 


2448 


180 


26 


2448 


/ 155 


10 


1942 


1180 


5, 11 


2442, 2444 


180 


29 


2448 


180 


27 


2448 


180 


27 


2448 


71 


1 


855 


136 


21-28 


1677, 1678 


127 


19 


1539 


57 


1 


663 


218 


1 


2741 


38 


1 


388 


57 


3 


666 


136 


6 


1674 


270 


2 


3162 


223 


42-61 


2801-2805 


227 


1, 8, 10 


2835, 2837 


227 


6, 7, 10 


2836, 2837 



231 



138 



2884 



70 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



to 



to 



ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

appeal, exceptions, supreme judicial court, to, 
stand pending 
late entry, effect . . • • • 
waiver as affecting .... 

superior court, to, late entry, effect . 
bailee in possession . . . • • 

bankruptcy, etc., of defendant, special judgment 

enforce . . . . . 

beginning action by . . • • • ■ 

bills of lading, negotiable . . . . ■ 

goods held under ..... 

transfer of . . • • • • 

bulky goods, of 

filing copy, etc., with town, etc., clerk 
carrier in possession ..... 

bill of lading, etc., under .... 

transfer of title . . . . • 

See also, supra, in general, bills of lading, 
constable, by, deputy sheriff, surrender to 
dead body, penalty ..... 
death, etc., of officer, continuance of attachment 

further attachment after .... 
deceased person, against estate of 
declaration, defendant entitled to copy . 

writ in, ships, in case of . 
defective or insufficient service on defendant as af 

fecting, notice, etc. 
directions to officer 
divorce proceedings, in 
effective, how long 

equity, in . . . 

frivolous demurrer, in case of 

judgment, final decree, after 

real property, as to . 

stay of execution, preservation in certain cases 
vacation of judgment as affecting 
equitable, in nature of, verdict, etc., after 
equity, in, action commenced by . 

order by court, on .... 

creditors' bills to reach and apply 
probate court, in . 
verdict or finding, after 
effective, how long ..... 
excessive, unreasonable, reduction, etc. . 
execution, stay of, preservation in certain cases 
executor, etc., in suit against, form of writ 
none without leave ..... 

failure, to disclose, in sale of property, penalty 

to dissolve, insolvency petition, ground for 
fees, blank writs, for 

officers, of . . . 

registers of deeds, of 
final judgment, term defined 
foreign corporations, of 
homestead estates as afTecting 
insolvency, discharge as affecting liability 

proceedings, discharge in, as affecting 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



. 212 


8 


2657 


. 211 


11 


2653 


. 231 


134 


2882 


. 212 


13 


2658 


. 223 


72,73 


2S07 


. 235 


24-26 


2927, 2928 


. 223 


16- 


2797 


. 108 


23 


1280 


/108 


31 


1281 


■ \223 


72,73 


2807 


jlOS 


31 


1281 


• \223 


73 


2807 


. 223 


50 


2803 


. 223 


50,51 


2803 


. 223 


73 


2807 


. 223 


72 


2807 


JlOS 


31 


1281 


•\223 


73 


2807 


. 223 


47 


2803 


. 272 


70 


3192 


. 223 


58 


2804 


. 223 


55,56 


2804 


. 230 


7 


2845 


. 231 


12 


2853 


. 223 


44 


2802 


. 227 


10 


2837 


. 223 


26 


2798 


. 208 


12-14, 33 


2632, 2635 


. 223 


59 


2804 


. 223 


60 


2805 


. 231 


76 


2867 


/223 


59,60 


2804. 2805 


■ 1 236 


4 


2934 


. 236 


4 


2934 


. 231 


76,96,116 


2867, 2871, 2878 


. 250 


20 


3018 


. 223 


86A 


2810 


. 214 


7 


2669 


. 214 


7 


2669 


. 214 


3 (7-10) 


2667, 2668 


. 215 


6A 


2678 


. 223 


86A 


2810 


. 223 


60 


2805 


. 223 


114 


2814 


. 231 


76,96, 116 


2867, 2871, 2878 


. 230 


6 


2845 


. 230 


7 


2845 


f 105 

• \ 266 


64 


1223 


81 


3132 


. 216 


129 


2715 


. 262 


2 


3087 


. 262 


8 


3089 


. 262 


38,39 


3096 


. 223 


61 


2805 


. 181 


8 


2452 


. 188 


1 


2514 


. 216 


95 


2708 


. 216 


166 


2723 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 
insolvency — Concluded. 
proceedings — Concluded. 

dissolution by ..... . 

preserved in, when . . . . . 

judgment, effective how long after 

final, term defined .... 

stay of execution, time extended in certain cases 
vacation of, as affecting .... 

keeper of personal property 
fee ... 

removal . 
land, damages demanded to exceed twenty dollars 
leaseholds . 
life of, duration . 
in equity 

judgment, after 

stay of execution in certain cases 
vacation of judgment as affecting 



Chapter 



Section 



71 

Page 



216 

216 

/223 

1236 

223 

231 

250 

223 

262 

223 

223 

223 

223 

223 

/223 

1236 

231 

250 

Nantucket county, in, effective how long after judg- / 223 



ment ...... 

negotiable documents of title . . . . 

goods held under ...... 

newspapers, property used in printing, etc. 
non-resident, jurisdiction of district court 
officer attaching personalty, action against, sur- 
vival ...... 

indemnification . . . . . 

liability of, failure to indemnify as affecting 
release of property, dissolution by bond, in case 
of 
order for, in writ 
original writ, on . 
partial release 

register's fees . 
partner's interest in firm property 
pendency of suit, during 

clerk of court may order . 

precept, form 
premises, when to remain on 

preservation and protection of ... . 

printing press, etc., of newspapers 

probate, etc., cases, in, issue of process for, register, by 

support of minor child by parent 

wife deserted by husband . 
proceeds of personalty sold, of 
property liable to 
railroad cars, engines, etc. 
reduction of excessive, etc. . 
replevin of attached goods (see Replevin, Actions 

of). 
replevy from officer of attached property 

death of officer, procedure 

plaintiff in replevin liable for . 
review, on writs of . ... 

shares of stock, equity suits to reach and apply 

not attachable at law .... 



1236 

/ 105 

1108 

223 

223 

223 

228 
223 
223 

223 

223 

223 

223 

262 

108A 

223 

223 

223 

223 

[212 

I 216 

I 231 

[250 

223 

217 

201 

209 

223 

223 

223 

223 



223 
223 
223 
250 
214 
223 



54 


2700 


65 


2701 


59 


2804 


4 


2934 


61 


2805 


76,96, 116 


2867, 2871, 2878 


20 


3018 


48 


2803 


8 


3089 


49 


2803 


42 


2801 


62-69 


2805, 2806 


59 


2804 


60 


2805 


59 


2804 


4 


2934 


76, 96, 116 


2867, 2871, 2878 


20 


3018 


59 


2804 


4 


2934 


31 


1217 


23 


1280 


72,73 


2807 


45 


2802 


2 


2795 


2 


2839 


45A 


2802 


45A 


2802 


129A 


2818 


16 


2797 


16 


2797 


132 


2819 


38,39 


3096 


25 (2c) 


1292 


85 


2809 


85 


2809 


86 


2809 


49 


2803 


8 


2657 


55 


2701 


76, 96, 116 


2867, 2871, 2878 


20 


3018 


45 


2802 


22 


2730 


40 


2574 


33 


2646 


52 


2803 


42 


2801 


43 


2802 


114 


2814 


53-58 


2804 


56 


2804 


54 


2804 


30 


3020 


3(8) 


2668 


71 


2807 



72 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



223 
218 
223 
223 
223 
223 



. 223 
. 255 

. 182 
. 223 

7 105 
' [223 
. 105 
. 105 
/ 105 
■ \223 
. 209 
. 262 
. 223 
. 223 
. 223 



ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

ships and vessels, declaration in writ, etc. 

small claims procedure 

special precept, by 

steamboats, etc. 

street railways, cars, etc., of 

supplementary process, on . 

time limitation of (see, supra, in general, life of). 

trustee process, by (see Trustee Process). 

verdict or finding, after, equitable 

vessels, liens on, enforcement by attachment 

voluntary associations, property of 

warehouseman, property in possession of 

warehouse receipt, held under . 

disposal of receipt without disclosing, penalty 
negotiable receipt .... 

transfer of receipt, in case of . 

wife's property as husband's 

writ of, fees for service .... 

form, etc. ...... 

service on defendant, separate summons after 

summons, combined with .... 

dissolution and discharge, action, determination 

of, certificate .... 223 

failure of service, by, real property, in case of . 223 

appraised value of goods, bond, etc., to prevent sale 223 

bonds, by, in general ...... 223 

appeal bond dispensed with .... 231 

f 211 
appeals, etc., as affecting . . . • i 9i9 

certificate by clerk of court, liability of officer, 

as affecting ..... 223 
execution for defendant .... 223 
fees taxed in costs ..... 223 
filing with clerk of court .... 223 
premium taxed in costs, when . . . 223 
special judgment against insolvent . . . 235 
judgment, to pay, execution on behalf of de- 
fendant 223 

hearing before approval .... 223 

insolvency of defendant, release of sureties on . 223 

value of property, to pay ..... 223 

appraisal to fix . . . . . . 223 

fraudulent grantee of land, by . . . 223 

successive attachments ..... 223 

deposit with officer ...... 223 

encumbrance on personalty, failure to pay . . 223 

entry of release in registry of deeds, by . . . 223 

fees 262 

failure to dissolve, insolvency petition, ground for . 216 

fraud, etc., petition alleging, on . . . . 223 

individual property of one defendant, on . . 223 

condition of bond ...... 223 

insolvency proceedings, by . . . . . 216 

operation of law, by ..... . 223 

death of defendant, etc. ..... 223 

alienated property excepted .... 223 

creditor, recovery of proceeds of sale from . 223 

set-off of claim forbidden .... 223 

officer, liability for selling, etc. . . . 223 

judgment, defendant, for . . . . . 223 

final, term defined ..... 223 



Section 



44 




2802 


22 




2746 


85,86 




2809 


43 




2802 


43 




2802 


85,86 




2809 


86A 




2810 


17 




3060 


6 




2456 


72,73 




2807 


47 




1220 


72,73 




2807 


64 




1223 


31 




1217 


47 




1220 


73 




2807 


10 




2640 


8 




3089 


16 




2797 


17 




2797 


18 




2797 


65, 132 


2805 


,2819 


115A 




2814 


93 




2811 


120-129 


2815 


-2818 


107 




2873 


11 




2653 


8,13 


2657 


2658 


129A 




2818 


133 




2819 


122, 126 


2816 


,2817 


123 




2816 


122 




2816 


25,26 




2928 


133 




2819 


121 




2815 


124 




2816 


125-127 


2816 


2817 


125, 126 


2816 


2817 


127 




2817 


125 




2816 


128 




2818 


75 




2807 


132 




2819 


38,39 




3096 


129 




2715 


108 




2813 


129 




2818 


129 




2818 


54 




2700 


115-119 


2814 


2815 


116 




2814 


116 




2814 


118 




2815 


119 




2815 


117,118 




2815 


115 




2814 


61 




2805 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



73 



ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY — Continued 
dissolution and discharge — Concluded. 

real estate, on, court record of, certificate to registry 

of deeds 
receiver, by appointment of 

continuance of attachment for benefit of estate 
discharge of receiver 
prosecution of action by 
release in registry of deeds 
fees 
partial release . 

exemptions, in general . 



Chapter 



partners, may not claim 
right in firm property 
fraternal benefit societies, interests in 
insurance policies, life, and annuity contracts, pro- 
ceeds . 
motor vehicle liability deposits 
parks, etc., trust funds for . 
pensions, annuities, etc., certain . 
retirement systems, funds and rights in certain 
workmen's compensation 
See also Executions ix Civil Actions, in general, 
exemptions from. 
fraudulent attachments, in general 
petition by interested party . 
affidavit and bond . 
costs and damages . 
dissolution .... 

judgment as bar to certain actions 
jury trial on . . . 

main action, appeal of, etc., transfer of inquiry 
certain defences in, not to affect 
pleadings in, not to affect 
who may file .... 

personal property, in general, bailee in possession 
bulky goods 
encumbered 
fees of keeper . 
officer, indemnification, when entitled to 

liability, failure to indemnify as affecting 
proceeds of, sold, successive attachments 
mortgaged, debtor's possession, in 

trustee, mortgagee summoned as, etc. 
payment of mortgage debt by 

reimbursement 
validity of mortgage, juiy trial 
redemption, subject to 
payment to mortgagee 
reimbursement . 

statement of amount, by mortgagee 
penalty for excessive 
pledge or lien, subject to, payment of amount to 
pledgee, etc. 
reimbursement of creditor 
statement of amount, by pledgee, etc. 
penalty for excessive .... 

sale ........ 

agreement of parties, by . 
creditor's rights in case of ... 

perishable goods, animals, etc., application for 
application for, notice to parties 

absent defendants, to . . . 

proceeds, disposal .... 



. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 223 
. 262 
. 223 
/223 
•\235 
. 108A 
. 108A 
. 176 



175 
90 

168 
32 
32 

152 



223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
262 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 

223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 



Section 



65 

130, 131 

130 

131 

130 

132 

38,39 

132 

42 

34 

25 (2c) 

25 (2c), 28 (3) 

30 



Page 



2805 
2818 
2818 
2818 
2818 
2819 
3096 
2819 
2801 
2929 
1292 
1292, 1293 
2415 



1 19A, 125, 135 2371, 2373, 2378 



34D 
37 
41 
37 
47 



106-113 

106 

107 

111 

108 

113 

108 

112 

110 

109 

106 

72,73 

50,51 

74-83 

8 

45A 

45A 

52 

79-83 

79 

80 

82,83 

81 

74-78 

74 

77,78 

75 

76 

74 

77,78 

75 

76 

87-101 
87 

94-101 

88 

89 

90 

87,92 



1011 

2210 

290 

289 

1925 



2813, 2814 
2813 
2813 
2814 
2813 
2814 
2813 
2814 
2814 
2813 
2813 
2807 
2803 

2807-2809 
3089 
2802 
2802 
2803 

2808, 2809 
2808 
2808 
2809 
2809 

2807, 2808 
2807 
2808 
2807 
2808 

2807 
2808 
2807 
2808 

2810-2812 
2810 

2811, 2812 
2810 
2811 
2811 

2810, 2811 



74 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY — Continued. 
personal property — Concluded. 
sale — Concluded. 

perishable goods — Concluded. 

appraisal, etc. ...... 

appointment of appraisers .... 

sale after ....... 

delivery to defendant in lieu of 

bond to pay value or judgment, upon . 
action on ..... 

creditor not joining in, scire facias 
by, etc. ..... 

endorsements on writ, effect . 
limitation, time .... 

proceeds of suit, disposal 
distribution by equity court 
prior attachments protected in . 
return of 
share of joint owner 

part owner, appraisal at request of 
delivery to, bond, etc. . 
pledge of defendant's share to 
restoration to defendant by . 
real property and leaseholds, damages demanded 
must exceed twenty dollars . 
discharge in registry of deeds .... 

fees ........ 

effective how long after judgment, deposit of copy 
in registry as affecting . 
entries by register ..... 

entry on land not necessary ..... 

execution, levy of, deposit of copy in registry . 
See also Executions in Civil Actions, levy, real 
property, on. 
fees, officers, of . 

registers of deeds, of ..... 

fraudulently conveyed, etc., filing of description . 
holder of record title, entry of name of 

bond to dissolve by .... . 

possession, action for, after levy 
lien, priority as between, and attachment 

proceeds of sale to satisfy, attachment of sur- 
plus ...... 

mortgage, etc., payment before execution, effect 
partition proceedings as affecting . , . ' . 



Section 



Page 



223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 

223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 
223 

223 
223 
262 

236 
236 
223 
236 



262 
262 
223 
223 
223 
236 
254 

254 
223 
241 



88-92 


2810 


2811 


91 




2811 


92 




2811 


93 




2811 


93 




2811 


94,95 




2811 


99-101 




2812 


95 




2811 


100 




2812 


96 




2812 


97 




2812 


98, 101 




2812 


94 




2811 


102-105 


2812 


2813 


102 




2812 


103 




2812 


104 




2813 


105 




2813 


42 




2801 


132 




2819 


38,39 


3096 


3097 


4 




2934 


5 




2935 


62 




2805 


4,5 


2934 


,2935 


8 




3089 


38,39 


3096 


, 3097 


67 




2806 


68 




2806 


127 




2817 


47 




2942 


13 




3053 



record, name of owner of, failure to include in writ, 

effect 223 

registered land . . . . . . .185 

registration fees ...... 262 

See also Title to Land, registration- 
registry of deeds, deposit of copy in . . . 223 
docket entries ...... 223 

execution, copy of, as to . . . . 236 

fees ........ 262 

officer's duty as to . . . . . 223 

register's duty as to . . . . . 223 

release, etc., filing in .... . 223 

execution, copy of, deposit in, after judgment . 236 

release in registry of deeds ..... 223 

fees 262 

sale without giving notice, penalty . . . 266 

service on defendant, failure of, dissolution . . 223 

special attachments ...... 223 

subsequent purchasers, etc., when effective against . 223 



21 3054 

70 2807 

6, 10, 17, 28, 32, 33 2966, 2967, 2969, 

2971, 2972 

66 2808 

58, 77-85 2495, 2500-2502 

39 3097 



63 




2805 


65,68 


2805 


2806 


5 




2935 


38,39 




3096 


64,67 


2805 


2806 


65, 68, 69 


2805 


2806 


132 




2819 


4 




2934 


132 




2819 


38,39 




3096 


81 




3132 


115A 




2814 


67,68 




2806 


63, 66, 67 


2805 


2806 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY — Concluded. 
real property and leaseholds — Concluded. 
successive attachments, suspension of levy in case of 

prior attachments . . . 236 

See also, infra, successive attachments, relative 
rights of creditors, 
time of taking effect ...... 

trust, undisclosed, as affecting .... 

United States courts, in, duties of registers as to 
waste by debtor, court jurisdiction to enjoin . 
successive attachments, bulky property, of, pro- 
ceeds of sale on execution, officer's 
liability ..... 

death, etc., of first officer, proceedings on 

different writs, on ..... . 

dissolution by bond, form and condition, etc. . 
personalty, form of bond to release, etc. 
prior attachment, personalty, of, protection, suspen- 
sion of levy, etc. .... 

proceeds of property sold, disposition 
property replevied from officer, liability to 
relative rights of creditors, amendments of plead- 
ings as affecting .... 

bond to pay value, distribution of proceeds 

prior attachment protected 
fraudulent attachment, subsequent, may question 
prior, invalid against subsequent, when 
proceeds of execution sales of personalty, as to . 
real property, execution, levy void for failure to 
record, when .... 

suspension of levy because of prior, etc. 
suspension of levy, etc., on personalty 
same writ, on ...... . 

See also Executions in Civil Actions. 
ATTAINDER. 

bills of, forbidden, federal constitution, by . Art. 

states forbidden to pass .... Art. 

treason, of ...... . Art. 

ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CRIME. 

indictment for, form ...... 

penalties ........ 

See also Crimes. 
ATTESTED INSTRUMENTS. 

proof of signature to ..... . 233 

ATTESTED NOTES. 

actions on, by assignee of executor, etc. 
time limitation .... 

ATTIC. 

term defined, tenement house laws, under 
ATTLEBORO. 

congressional district, fourteenth, in 
fourth district court of Bristol held at 
medical examiner district, first Bristol, in 
probate court held at . . . 

senatorial district, first Bristol, in 
superior court, adjournment to, naturalization, for 
ATTORNEY. 

service of process, for (see Service of Process, civil 
cases, in, in general, agents for 
service). 
See also Attorneys at Law. 
ATTORNEY GENERAL, 
in general: 

absence, appointment of substitute by court . . 12 

annual report . . . . . . .12 



Section 



31,32 



68 



75 

Page 
2939 



223 


66 


2806 


203 


3 


2585 


223 


69 


2806 


242 


9 


2974 


235 


45 


2932 


223 


55, 56 


2804 


223 . 


47 


2803 


223 


125 


2816 


223 


125 


2816 


235 


47,48 


2932 


223 


52 


2803 


223 


53 


2804 


231 


138 


2884 


223 


97, 125 


2812, 2816 


223 


98 


2812 


223 


106 


2813 


223 


63,67 


2805, 2806 


235 


44,45 


2931, 2932 


236 


24 


2938 


236 


31,32 


2939 


235 


47,48 


2932 


223 


46 


2802 


I 


9, 10 


5,6 


I 


10 


6 


III 


3 


9 


277 


Forms 


3249 


274 


6 


3206 



2912 



. 


. 231 


6 


2850 


• 


. 260 


1 (3) 


3074 


. 


. 144 


2 


1786 




. 57 


1 


664 


. 


. 218 


1 


2737 




. 38 


1 


387 




. 215 


62 


2688 




. 57 


3 


665 


tion, for 


. 220 


16 


2768 



26 
11 



163 
159 



76 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
ATTORNEY GENERAL — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

assistants and chief clerk, appointment and com- 
pensation . . . . .12 

civil service laws, etc., exempt from . . .12 

bar, to be member of . . . . . .12 

books, documents, etc., duplicate or ol)solete, 

assistant to be member of board to 

dispose of 

cashier, appointment and bond 

civil service laws, etc., exempt from 
congress, barred from seat in 
county treasurer, may not be 
department of, general provisions as to 

election, biennial state election, at 



Art. 



Art. 



Art. 



certification .... 

declaration .... 

expenses limited 

failm'e of, election by general court 

record of vote, transmission, etc. 

returns of votes for . 

summons to, on . . . 

term ....... Art. 

voters for, qualification .... Art. 
general court, barred from seat in . . Art 

laws, proper administration of, etc., recommenda- 
tions as to . 
legal assistance, employment, etc. 

civil service laws, etc., e.xempt from 
neglect to qualify, efTect 
qualifications, constitutional 

member of bar, to be 
salary ..... 

travel, no costs for 
vacancies, filling 
powers and duties, in general 

accounts of county officers, failure to keep, 

to . . . 

administration after twenty years, notice to, when . 
appeal board, motor vehicle liability policies, etc., on, 
assistant, appointment as member 
appeals and exceptions, copies, to receive, when 
armories, forfeiture for failure to provide, recovery . 
boiler rules, assistance in framing .... 
bonds, etc., due commonwealth .... 
Boston harbor, certificate of revocation of license of 

structures in, to record . 
boxing matches, bonds of licensees, suit on, authority 

unlicensed, information, to file .... 
brokers, non-resident, sale of securities act, under . 
cases conducted, annual report .... 

charitable funds, trusts, etc. .... 

Charles river, protection from pollution, proceedings 
children, placing in families ..... 

commonwealth, claims against, petition to enforce, 
service ..... 

small, settlement ...... 

claims of, collection, to enforce .... 

actions to recover, may bring 
departments, officers, etc., of, to appear for, etc. . 
land, rights, etc., of, information, etc., for intru- 
sions, etc., on ... , 
to appear for . 



i 



1 



. 30 
. 12 

12 

Art. VIII 

. 35 

12 
Art. LXIV 

54 
. 54 
XVII 

55 
XVII 

54 
XVII 

54 
LXIV 
XVII 

II 



. 12 

. 12 

12 

Art. XVII 

Art. XVII 

. 12 

. 12 

. 261 

Art. XVII 

12 

notice 

. 35 
193 

26 
221 

33 
146 

10 

91 

147 

147 

llOA 

12 

/ 12 

1 68 

111 

119 

258 
12 
12 
12 

12 

12 
12 



Section 



2, 10 
2 
1 



42 
2 
2 

1 

1-11 

1 

62, 150 

116 

1 

112 

116 
1 



11 
2, 10 



1 
1 

17 

3-11 

47 
5 

8A 

19 

35,37 

2 

9 

16 

34 

45 

8 

11 

8 

15,16 

175 

30A 

1 
3A 
4 
6 
3 

7 
3 



Page 



156, 158 
156 
156 



237 
156 
156 

49 

362 

156-159 

70 

610, 634 

624 

53 
638 

53 
623 

53 
624 

70 

53 

45 

159 

156, 158 

156 

54 

54 

156 

156 

3083 

53,54 

156-159 

372 
2534 

210 
2774 

315 
1820 

151 

1027 

1840 

1842 

1321 

159 

158 

841, 842 

1369 

1443 

3070 
157 

157 
15S 
156 

158 • 
156 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



77 



Chapter 
ATTORNEY GENERAL — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

competition, suppression of unlawful ... 12 
Connecticut, Westfield and Merrimack rivers, nui- 
sances in, abatement . . .91 
conveyance, etc., of land purchased by armory com- 
missioners, to prescribe form . . 33 
corporations, banking, unauthorized, enforcement 

of penalty . . . .167 

banks, publication of facts as to certain , . 167 

violations of law, etc., by, proceedings . .167 

business, penalties against, enforcement . .156 

carriers, common, enforcement of law . .159 

charitable, foreign, information against . .180 

co-operative, unlawful use of word, restraint . 157 
corporate taxes, information to collect . . 63 

foreign, recovery of penalties from . . . 181 

fraternal benefit societies . . . . .176 

gas and electric companies, enforcement of laws, 

etc., as to . . . . . 164 

returns of, manufacture of gas, etc., forfeitures, 

enforcement . . .164 

violations of law, etc., notice to . . .164 

insurance laws, violation . . . . .175 

penalties, recovery of certain . . . .158 

public, service, dissolution of certain, foreign com- 
panies, controlled by . . .181 
unlawful use of name, recovery of forfeiture . 155 
utilities commission, counsel of, to act under 

direction of . . . . .25 

railroads, enforcement of penalties against, for 

violations, crossings, signs at . .160 

discrimination, etc., by ... . 160 

equipment . . . . . .160 

platform gates ...... 160 

transportation rates, etc. .... 160 

laws, etc., as to, enforcement . . . 160 

savings, and loan associations, expenses of exami- 
nation, recovery .... 93 

banks, unclaimed deposits in, paj^ment to com- 
monwealth ..... 168 

stockholders, failure to file list, recovery of penalty 155 
street railways, stock, etc., issues by, enforcement 

of laws ..... 161 

taxation, abatement of uncoUectable, may recom- 
mend . . . 63 
stock transfer, recovery by suit, etc. . . 64 
telephone and telegraph companies, stock issues, 

enforcement of laws . . .166 

unauthorized business, proceedings to enjoin . 155 

violations of law by, commissioner to report to . 155 

counsel, not to act as, in certain cases . . .12 

county, commissioners, etc., penalty, recovery from 34 

emergency loans to . . . . . .35 

officers, accounts, failure to keep, notice to . .35 

treasurers, bonds, form, to approve . . .35 

criminal cases, briefs in, copies .... 280 

capital, crimes, in general ..... 12 

trials, notice of indictment to ... 212 

reports, annual, as to . . . .12 

competition, suppression of unlawful . . .12 

death, inquest, may order . . . .38 

dispensaries, violations of certain statutes by, 

report to . . . . .111 

district attorneys, to advise and assist . . 12 



Section 



Page 



10 


158 


12 


1025 


41 


316 


13 


2188 


5 


2186 


5 


2186 


52 


1970 


39,40 


2000, 2001 


12A 


2445 


8 


1973 


75 


803 


22 


2454 



36, 45, 46, 47 2416, 2421, 2423 
16, 110 2139, 2164 



84 


2157 


78 


2155 


3A, 193A 


2295, 2404 


42 


1985 


10 


2452 


5 


1940 


7 


205 


145 


2060 


209 


2072 


160 


2063 


167 


2064 


209 


2072 


252 


2081 


34 


1074 


41,42 


2211 


23 


1945 


30 


2092 


71 


802 


9 


807 


5 


2174 


11 


1942 


2 


1939 


30 


163 


22 


361 


36A 


368 


47 


372 


3 


362 


5 


3274 


6 


158 


7 


2657 


11 


159 


10 


158 


8 


390 


56 


1338 


6 


158 



78 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ATTORNEY GENERAL — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 



Chapter 



criminal cases — Concluded. 

fugitives from justice, extradition, investigation 
and report .... 
habeas corpus proceedings, notice to 

grand jury record, delivery to . 

legislative counsel, etc., prosecutions of 

pardons, notice to, attendance at hearings, etc. 

restraint of trade, combinations, etc., in 

venue, doubt as to, petition to court . 

witnesses in, summons on request of . 

writs of error in, notice to, when 
district attorneys, aid from .... 
drill and parade grounds, approval of deed, etc. 
eavesdropping, permits for . 
elections, corrupt practice, election petition, district 
attorney, to designate, etc. 

inquests, to attend ..... 

statements of political expenses 
emergency loans, municipal, certain 
employment certificates, etc., approval of form 
fees, accountability for .... 

receipt of certain, forbidden 
fire districts, by-laws, etc., approval 
forestry, gifts, etc., in aid of, approval of deed, etc. 
fraternal benefit societies, proceedings against 
gas below standard, penalty, proceedings to enforce 

See also, supra, powers and duties, corpora- 
tions, gas and electric companies, 
gasoline tax, etc., recovery . 
general court, etc., to advise 
gifts to counties, cities, towns, etc. 
governor, acting, when .... Art 

council, and, to advise 
grade crossings, abolition 
grand juries, special 
great ponds, public right of access to 
gypsy and brown tail moth suppression, penalty on 

delinquent town, etc. 
habeas corpus proceedings, notice of, to 

initiative and referendum .... 

insane, etc., persons, rendition, notice to 
support in state hospitals, suits for recovery 

insurance laws, violation .... 

intrusion on commonwealth's lands, information for 

legacy and succession taxes . 

liquor nuisances, abatement 

lottery prizes, forfeiture 

Massachusetts, hospital school, charges at, suits for 
recovery .... 
training schools, trust funds of paroled inmates 

metering of metropolitan water, recovery of penal- 
ties for violations, information for 

monopolies, etc., proceedings against 

motor vehicles, state employees operating 

municipal, finance, enforcement of laws . 
lighting plants, failure to make return 

offices, holding plurality of certain, to recover for 
feiture .... 

parade grounds and ranges .... 

plans, rules of registers of deeds, as to . 



276 

276 

277 

3 

127 

12 

277 

233 

250 

12 

33 

272 

55 

55 

55 

44 

149 

12 

12 

48 

132 

176 

164 



64A 

12 

214 

LV 

12 

159 

277 

91 

132 
248 

II 

V 

III 

54 
123 
123 
175 
245 

65 
139 
271 

121 
10 

92 
93 
12 
44 
164 

30 
33 
36 



Section 



12 

14 

10 

49 

153, 154 

10 

57A 

1 

11 

27 

41 

99 

37 (A-) 

40 

23,24 

8(9) 

89 

29 

30 

77 

2 

36, 45, 46, 47 

110 



10 
9 

3(11) 

9 

76 

2A 

18A 

17 

17 

3 

2 

53 

108 

96 

3A, 193A 

1,2 

14, 33, 34 

16A 

14 

31 
15 

29,30 

3, 5, 12, 13 

3B 

59 

63 

22 

37,41 

13A 



Page 



3215 
3215 
3236 

106 
1563 

158 
3243 
2901 
3016 

163 

316 
3199 

649 
649 
644 
489 

1882 
163 
163 
532 

1652 
2416, 2421-2423 

2164 



812 

158 

2668 

68 

158 

2010 

3234 

1028 

1656 

3009 

61 

63 

66 

608 

1508 

1504 

2295, 2404 

2984 

817, 822 

1707 

3170 

1468 
152 

1046, 1047 

1068, 1070 

157 

501 

2150 

233 

315,316 

379 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



ATTORNEY GENERAL — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

Pondville hospital, support in . . . .111 

prostitution, places of, abatement . . . 139 

public, administrators, breach of duty . . .194 

opinion law, so-called, under . . . .53 

quo warranto, fraternal benefit society, against . 176 

corporation, etc., against, service of copy on . 249 

information in nature of, intervention . . 249 

officeholders, informations against, jurisdiction . 249 

reforestation, etc., gifts of land for, approval of deed, 

etc 132 

restraint of trade, combinations, etc., in . .12 

retirement boards, etc., violations of law by, presen- 
tation of facts to . . . .32 

rivers, harbors, etc., land court proceedings affect- 
ing, notice to . . . .185 

savings banks, deposits in, unclaimed . . . 168 
recovery of examination fee . . . .168 

securities overdue, account to . . . .10 

sheriffs' bonds, forfeiture for failure to give, to 

enforce ..... 37 

tax appeals, copy of petition to . . . . 58A 

taxation, abatement of certain illegal, to approve . 58 
collectors, delinquent, proceedings against . . 58 

commissioner of corporations and, opinions to . 58 
corporation, information against . . 63 

incomes, partnership, etc., agreements, enforce- 
ment ...... 62 

trust estates, agreement as to tax, approval . 62 
uncollectible tax, abatement . . . .62 

inheritance ....... 65 

local, opinions ...... 58 

town by-laws, to approve ..... 40 

treasurer, state, to sue on bond of ... 10 

trust companies, unclaimed deposits in . . . 172 

trustees, bonds of certain, to enforce . . . 203 

vessels, etc., illegally breaking up, etc., recovery of 

penalty, information for . . 91 

warehouse, public, unlawful maintenance, informa- 
tion for .... . 105 

water supply, etc., pollution, notice to . . .111 

waterways, unauthorized structures, etc., in . . 91 

violation of laws, information for ... 91 

welfare, general ....... 12 

white pine blister rust, compensation for damages 

by, award, assistant as arbitrator . 128 

f 233 
witnesses for commonwealth, may summon , . < „-- 

women and children, emplojmaent of, form of notice, 

etc., as to, to approve , . . 149 
wrecks, actions for expense of removing . . 91 

writ of entry against commonwealth, delivery of 

copy to, when .... 245 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees. 
ATTORNEY, LETTERS OF. 
See Powers of Attorney. 
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. 

admission, attorneys from other states, etc. . . 221 

petition for examination . . . . .221 

fees 221 

general education, requirements . . . 221 

proof, when required to furnish .... 278 







79 


Section 




Page 


69C 




1343 


6-12 


1704^1706 


16 




2540 


19 




571 


36, 45-47 


2416, 2421 


-2423 


7 




3014 


9 




3014 


12 




3014 


2 




1652 


10 




158 


35,36 




288 


39 




2490 


41,42 




2211 


19 




2205 


9 




151 


7 




384 


7 




679 


27 




676 


8 




670 


1 




669 


75 




803 


1(e) 




759 


16 




766 


45 




773 


14, 32-34 


817, 822 


1 




669 


32 




416 


3 




149 


50 




2275 


7 




2586 


49 




1034 


2 




1211 


159 




1365 


12,23 


1026 


, 1029 


57 




1035 


10 




158 


23 




1572 


1 




2901 


68 




3245 


75 




1878 


42 




1032 



10 



2985 



39 


2778 


37 


2777 


37 


2777 


36 


2777 


7 


3255 



80 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



ATTORNEYS AT LAW — Co7ichided. 
admission — Concluded. 

records 

evidence, certificate as 
agreements as to actions, writing required, exception 
aliens, examination and admission 
assignment as counsel in criminal cases, compensation 

expenses 
conveyance to commonwealth, state employees acting 

as .... 

corporations not to act as, penalty . 

exceptions ...... 

damages, claims for, soliciting employment to prose^ 
cute, forbidden 

disqualification for violation 
deceit, malpractice, etc., liability for 

removal for ..... 

defendant, of, name to accompany mittimus 
demands for collection, not to buy . 
disbarment ...... 

practice after, penalty 

records ...... 

evidence, as . 
district court justices, etc., action as, restricted 
disqualification of, bail, by taking 
insane, etc., clients in institutions, visits to 
judgment debt for money collected, arrest on 
jury service, exempt from 
libraries, law, organization by . 
lien for fees ...... 

dissolution by bond .... 

set-off of execution, as affecting 
notice of default, etc., to ... 

oaths of office ..... 

parties to suits, management of suits for . 
payment to client, penalty for failure to make 
powers and duties, divorce cases, investigators of 

execution, may direct mode of levy on, when 

judgment, notice of, to ... 

penalties, appointment to recover 

probate court, may enter appearance, etc. 

rescripts, notice of, to . 
records as to . 
removal .... 

attorney to conduct proceedings 

practice after, penalty 

records .... 
evidence, as . 
sheriff, etc., not to act as, penalty 
solicitation of law business by non-attorneys 
suits, decided as judge, etc., not to act in . 

management, parties, by . . . 

persons specially authorized, by 
trial justices not to act as, when 
unauthorized practice of law, penalty 
ATTORNMENT. 

bailee in possession of goods sold, by 
AUBURN. 

central district court of Worcester, in district of 
congressional district, fourth, in . . . 

medical examiner district, eleventh Worcester, in 
senatorial district, fourth Worcester, in 
AUCTIONEERS. 

accounts of goods sold, etc. .... 



Chapter 



221 
221 
231 
221 

/277 
1278 

30 
221 
221 

221 
221 
221 
221 
279 
220 
221 
221 
221 
221 
218 
276 
123 
224 
234 
78 
221 
255 
235 
231 
221 
221 
221 
208 
235 
221 
280 
215 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
221 
219 
221 

106 

218 
57 
38 
57 

100 



Section 



42 
42 

72, 78 

38A 

47-49, 55, 56 

16 

44 

46 
46,47 

43 

44 
40 
40 
35 
8 
40 
41 
42 
42 
17 
63 
97 
2 
1 
2 
50 
32,33 
27 
58 
38 
48 
51 
16 
28 
21 
3 
42 
20 
42 
40 
40 
41 
42 
42 
45 
41 
52 
48 
49 
14 
41 

32(3) 

1 
1 
1 
3 



Page 



2778 

2778 
2866, 2867 

2778 
3242, 3243 

3257 

237 

2779 

2779, 2780 

2779 
2779 
2778 
2778 
3269 
2767 
2778 
2778 
2778 
2778 
2745 
3224 
1504 
2821 
2915 
898 
2780 
3063, 3064 
2928 
2861 
2777 
2780 
2781 
2633 
2929 
2774 
3273 
2684 
2774 
2778 
2778 
2778 
2778 
2778 
2778 
2779 
2778 
2781 
2780 
2780 
2762 
2778 

1232 

2741 
663 
388 
666 

1187 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



81 



AUCTIONEERS — Concluded. 

auction establishments, licensing, etc., of certain 
bankrupt, etc., stock, false representation of goods as, 

penalty, etc. 
bond ...... 

false statements as to goods, penalty, etc. 

fire, false representation of goods as saved from, pen 

alty, etc. 
fraud, etc., penalty 

hawker, etc., holding license, sales by, regulated 
horses, sick, etc., sale by 
licenses, issue by towns, etc. 

conditions, granting upon 

fees ...... 

hours and place of sale, conditions as to 

licensing authority, term defined . 

revocation, etc. . 

term .... 

town, etc., clerks to sign 

where to be exercised . 

without, acting, penalty 
minors, selling goods received from, penalty 

sales of goods by, regulated 

no implied warranty in, when 
sheriffs, etc., acting as, fee . . . 

sales by, not affected by certain laws as to 
tenants liable for unlicensed sales by, when 
treble damages, when liable for 
where may sell, penalties 
AUCTION ESTABLISHMENTS. 

licensing and regulation of certain, in general 
application, contents, fee, etc. 
books, licensee to keep 
forfeiture, suspension, etc., of license 
forms for applications, etc. . 
fraud, etc., by, penalty 
penalty ...... 

purchasers, etc., to be recorded, etc. 
AUCTIONS. 

securities sold at, exemption 
See also Auctioneers; Auction Establishments; 
Innholders and Common Vict- 
uallers; Pawnbrokers; Sales 
of Personal Property. 
AUDIT. 

municipal accounts, of [see Municipal Finance 

(Index p. 905) ]. 
state accounts, of [see State Finance (Index p. 1257)]. 
See also Auditors. 
AUDITA QUERELA, WRIT OF. 
damages, recoverable, when 
endorsement for costs 
imprisonment, release from 

bond .... 

injunction, court may issue, when 
judgment as bar, when . 
proceedings on . . . 

purposes .... 

recognizance for debts, after wrongful execution on 
AUDITORS. 

city and town (see City and Town Auditors). 

corporation reports, verification by . 

See also Auditors and Masters; Auditor, State. 



Chapter 



100 

100 
100 
100 

100 
100 
101 
272 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
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\106 
106 
262 
100 
100 
100 
100 

100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
100 
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Section 


Page 


14-17 


1188, 1189 


11 


1188 


3 


1187 


11 


1188 


11 


1188 


12 


1188 


29 


1197 


78 


3193 


2 


1186 


8 


1187 


2,6 


1186, 1187 


5 


1187 


1 


1186 


2 


1186 


2 


1186 


2 


1186 


5,6 


1187 


10 


1188 


9 


1188 


4-12 


1187, 1188 


23 


1230 


15 


1228 


8 


3090 


13 


1188 


7 


1187 


11 


1188 


5,6 


1187 


14-17 


1188, 1189 


14, 15 


1188 


15 


1189 


16,17 


1189 


15 


1189 


17 


1189 


17 


1189 


15 


1189 



3(0) 



1318 



249 


2 


3012 


231 


42-48 


2859 


249 


3 


3013 


249 


3 


3013 


249 


1 


3012 


249 


2 


3012 


249 


I 


3012 


249 


1 


3012 


256 


9 


3067 



156 



49 



1969 



82 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

AUDITORS AND MASTERS. 

in general, commonwealth, petition to enforce claims 
against, appointment 
corruption, penalties . 
judgment on report, interest on 
reference to, full court, by, on appeals, etc 
reports, filing .... 

witnesses before, how summoned . 
non-attendance as contempt 
oaths, etc., may administer to . 
warrant to compel attendance . 
auditors, appointment, etc., in civil actions 

betterment assessments, on petitions for abatement 
compensation ...... 

costs, taxed in, when .... 

default of party, judgment on, etc. 

discharge for cause ..... 

discontinuance of action, reference to, as affecting 
district courts, appointment in . . . 

eminent domain, assessment of damages for takings 

by, in . 
findings regulated 

gypsy and brown tail moth cases, in 
hearings before .... 

assignment by court 
notice to parties 
insurance companies, mutual fire, assessments, 

relative to . 
nonsuit of plaintiff, reference to, as affecting . 
probate courts, in .... . 

report, filing ...... 

recommittal ... . . 

speedy trial, in Suffolk, following 
rulings, statement ..... 

traveling expenses, allowance 
masters (see, infra, special masters), 
masters in chancery, appointment, term, etc. 
fee for commission ..... 

compensation, etc., by award of court . 
expiration of commission, completion of business 
powers and duties, arrest in civil process, recogni 
zance before 
attachments, approval of bond to dissolve . 
bail, bonds in civil cases, approval 

may admit to .... . 

liens, dissolution, approval of bond 

recovery of property held under, approval of 
bond ..... 

replevin bonds, approval of sureties . 

fees ....... 

taxpayer, delinquent, release, approval of bond 

traveling expenses, allowance 

vessels, etc., attachment .... 

special masters, compensation, etc. . 

reports of, filing ...... 

special cases, in, election petition, reference to 
restricted 
monopolies, proceedings to restrain 
registration of title to land, reference to exam- 
iner of title as 
traveling expenses, allowance 
AUDITOR, STATE. 

in general, books and records, examination 
what to be kept 
department under supervision of 



Section 



Page 



. 258 


2 


3070 


. 208 


13, 14 


3154 


. 235 


8 


2924 


. 231 


125 


2880 


. 221 


62 


2783 


. 233 


1 


2901 


. 233 


5 


2902 


. 233 


14 


2903 


. 233 


6 


2902 


. 221 


56 


2781 


t 80 


9 


919 


. 221 


61 


2782 


. 221 


61 


2782 


. 221 


58 


2782 


. 221 


59 


2782 


. 231 


140 


2885 


. 221 


56 


2781 


s 

. 79 


22 


910 


. 221 


56 


2781 


. 132 


20 


1657 


. 221 


58 


2782 


. 221 


60 


2782 


. 221 


58 


2782 


>, 
. 175 


84 


2341 


. 231 


140 


2885 


. 221 


57 


2782 


. 221 


62 


2783 


. 221 


59 


2782 


. 212 


16 


2659 


. 221 


56 


2781 


. 221 


61 


2782 


. 221 


53 


2781 


. 30 


13 


232 


. 221 


55 


2781 


. 221 


54 


2781 


. 224 


6 


2821 


. 223 


120, 121, 125-127 


2815-2817 


. 226 


4 


2831 


. 276 


57, 59 


3222 


. 255 


33,34 


3064 


. 255 


37 


3065 


. 247 


14, 15 


3004 


. 247 


16 


3005 


. 60 


34A 


723 


. 221 


55 


2781 


. 223 


44 


2802 


. 221 


55, 62, 62A 


2781, 2783 


. 221 


62 


2783 


. 55 


37(c) 


647 


. 93 


4-7 


1068, 1069 


. 185 


43 


2491 


. 221 


55 


2781 


. 11 


12 


155 


11 


12 


155 


11 


1 


154 



INDEX TO 


GENERAL LAWS. 




83 






Chapter 


Section 


Page 


AUDITOR, STATE — Concluded. 










in general — Concluded. 










deputies, appointment, bond, duties, etc 




. 11 


2,5 


154 


designated, how . 




4 


7(32) 


113 


disbursements, division of 




. 11 


6 


154 


divisions, organization of employees into 




11 


6 


154 


election, biennial 




/ Art. LXIV 
1 54 


1 


70 






62, 150 


610, 634 


certification of result 




. 54 


116 


624 


declaration, etc. 




. Art. XVII 


- 


53 


expenses .... 




55 


1 


638 


failure ..... 




. Art. XVII 


- 


53 


record of vote for, transmission, etc. 




54 


112 


623 


returns ..... 




. Art. XVII 


- 


53 


summons to, on . . . 




54 


116 


624 


voters for, qualification 




. Art. XVII 


- 


53 


employees, appointment, compensation, 


etc. 


11 


6 


154 


failure to qualify 




. Art. XVII 


- 


54 


qualifications .... 




. Art. XVII 


- 


54 


receipts, division of . . . 




11 


6 


154 


regulations, etc., by governor and counci 


1, su 


bject to 11 


12 


155 


salary and bond .... 




. 11 


1 


154 


term of office .... 




. Art. LXIV 


1 


70 


vacancy, etc., in office 




/ Art. XVII 
I 11 


2 


53,54 
154 


powers and duties, accounts, departm 


ents 


il, etc.. 






audit . 




11 


12 


155 


departments, etc., state, accounts, etc., audit . 11 


12 


155 


fisheries and game, division of, records, 


etc 


, audit- 






ing . 




. 131 


22 


1625 


hunting and fishing licenses, municipal 


records of. 






auditing, etc. 




. 131 


11 


1622 


income tax, books and accounts, may ins] 


)ect. 


when . 62 


32 


770 


division, audit of accounts 




. 11 


12 


155 



See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees; State Finance. 
AUSTRALIAN BALLOT, SO-CALLED. 

See Elections, voting (Index p. 440). 
AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS. 

buildings, certain, to be equipped with, penalties 

horses, etc., as affecting stabling of . 

mutual fire insurance dividends, etc., as affecting 
AUTOMATIC WEIGHING MACHINES. 

testing, etc. ........ 

AUTOMOBILE EXHIBITIONS. 

use of armories for ....... 

AUTOMOBILES. 

See Motor Vehicles. 
AUTOPSY. 

bodies of persons dying in certain institutions, on 

fees, salaried police officers, etc., not to receive, as 
witnesses, etc., at . 

medical examiners, by, regulated .... 
AUTREFOIS ACQUIT OR CONVICT. 

acquittal as bar to prosecution .... 

constitutional provision, federal . . . Art. 

district courts, in ...... . 

duel out of commonwealth, plea of acquittal, etc. 

form of pleas ....... 

See also Double Jeopardy. 
AVIATORS AND AVIATION. 

See Aircraft. 
AVOIRDUPOIS POUND. 

See Weights and Measures. 



148 


26,27 


1851 


272 


86-86F . 


3195, 3196 


175 


80 


2339 


98 


46 


1182 


33 


48(d) 


319 



113 

262 
38 

263 
V 

263 
265 
277 



1400 



50 


3100 


6 


389 


-8A 


3104, 3105 


- 


11 


8A 


3105 


5 


3109 


75 


3246 



84 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



AVON. 

congressional district, thirteenth, in . 
district court of southern Norfolk, in district of 
medical examiner district, fifth Norfolk, in 
senatorial district, Norfolk and Plymouth, in 

AWARDS. 

interest on certain ...... 

See also Arbitration, Controversies, of. 

AWNINGS. 

public ways, on, over, etc., permits for certain . 

AVER. 

congressional district, fifth, in . 
first district court of northern Middlesex held at 
medical examiner district, tenth Middlesex, in , 
senatorial district, eighth Middlesex, in 



Chapter 

. 57 

. 218 

. 38 

. 57 

. 235 



85 

57 

218 

38 

57 



Section 



Page 



1 


664 


1 


2739 


1 


388 


3 


665 



8,9 



2924 



966, 967 



1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


388 


3 


666 



B 



BABCOCK MACHINES. 

See Milk and Cream. 
BACK BAY LANDS. 

action bv commonwealth to recover, unlimited in time 
BACK FIRES. 

forest wardens may set . 

lines for, preparation, etc. ..... 

BACTERIOLOGICAL LABORATORIES. 

See L.\B0RAT0RiES, Bacteriological. 
BADGES. 

county police to wear ...... 

firewards to wear .... . . 

fish and game wardens, etc., of, wearing, unlawful use, 
penalty ..... 

police, fire department, etc., of, unlawful use, penalty 
railroad, employees to wear ..... 

* street railway and steamboat police to wear . 
recording of certain ...... 

state, police may carry, when ..... 

prison, etc., officers to wear ..... 

See also Insignia. 
BAGGAGE. 

common carriers of, electric railroads as . 
street railways as .... 

injury to, while loading, etc., penalty 
railroads, transportation by, bicycles as 
checks ...... 

mileage tickets, under 
storage, no charge for, when 
unclaimed, disposal .... 

See also Hotels, Lodging and Boarding Houses 
(Index p. 651); Innholders and 
Common Victuallers, lien (Index 
pp. 670, 677); Railroads, trans- 
portation, passengers, of (Index 
p. 1116). 
BAGGING. 

buildings, in, automatic sprinklers, as requiring, penalty 
BAGS. 

coal, coke, etc., for possession of illegal, penalty, de- 
struction ..... 

sale in, regulated ...... 

prosecution of illegal, penalty .... 



260 

48 
48 



147 

48 

131 
268 
160 
159 
110 
147 
125 



162 
161 
266 
160 
160 
159 
160 
135 



148 



31 



26,27 



3080 



9 


519 


24 


521 


8 


1835 


2 


518 


14, 15 


1623, 1624 


35 


3158 


177 


2066 


92 


2015 


8, 9 


1311 


2 


1832 


8 


1518 


14 


2129 


53 


2097 


136 


3142 


196 


2069 


194 


2069 


18 


1994 


195 


2069 


1-4 


1669 



1851 



94 


249 


1150 


94 


241-243 


1148 


94 


248 


1149 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



85 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



BAIL. 




civil cases, in, amendments as affecting sureties . 231 


arrested on mesne process, defendant may give, if . 226 


commitment for default of . . . 


. 224 


excessive, habeas corpus proceedings . 


. 248 


reasonable time to procure 


. 224 


bond, taken by 


. 226 


action on, execution, amount of time . 


. 224 


limitation of time ..... 


. 224 


appeal, transmission on . 


. 226 


approval ...... 


. 226 


fees of magistrate ..... 


. 262 


binding force ...... 


. 226 


filing ....... 


. 226 


form and contents ..... 


. 226 


scire facias suit on . 


. 226 


costs, payment by bail .... 


. 226 


death of principal as affecting 


. 226 

/218 
• \226 


inferior courts, in . 


service of writ ..... 


. 218 


surrender of debtor, in court . 


. 226 


out of court .... 


. 226 


time limitation of action 


. 226 


sureties on, amendments as affecting . 


. 231 


discharge, death of principal, by 


. 226 


surrender of principal, by . 


. 226 


examination .... 


. 226 


fee of magistrate for . 


. 262 


obligation ..... 


. 226 


support of principal, liability for 


. 226 


two required .... 


. 226 


death of principal, discharge of sureties 


. 226 


failure to give, delivery to jailer . 


. 224 


fees, magistrates' .... 


. 262 


officers' ...... 


r226 
• \262 


fraud, imprisonment for, not released upon 


. 226 


inferior courts, in actions before . 


. 226 


manner of taking .... 


. 226 


support of principal, bail, by 


. 226 


plaintiff, by .... . 


. 226 


surrender of principal .... 


. 226 


commitment upon .... 


. 226 


court, in ..... 


. 226 


officer to attend in lower 


. 226 


fees ...... 


/226 
• \ 262 


proceedings in lower 


. 226 


jailer, to ..... 


. 226 


proceedings upon .... 


. 226 


support, jail, in ... . 


. 226 


time allowed to procure 


. 224 



See also Arrest and Supplementary Proceedings 
IN Civil Actions; Recognizances. 
criminal cases, in: 

admission to, adjournment of examination, etc., 
pending ..... 

after conviction, etc., special provision for Suf- 
folk county ..... 

bail commissioners, by .... . 

appointment in Suffolk county 

fees ......•• 

valuable consideration in excess of, forbidden 
reports to chief justice ..... 



276 



138 


2884 


1 


2831 


6 


2821 


1,20 


3006, 3009 


6 


2821 


2 


2831 


8 


2823 


8 


2823 


6 


2832 


4 


2831 


8, 23 


3090, 3093 


5 


2831 


6 


2832 


2 


2831 


8 


2832 


11, 16 


2832, 2833 


11 


2832 


20 


2745 


18 


2833 


20 


2745 


9,17 


2832, 2833 


12-17 


2832, 2833 


8 


2832 


138 


2884 


11 


2832 


9, 12-18 


2832, 2833 


3 


2831 


23 


3093 


7 


2832 


24,25 


2834 


3 


2831 


11 


2832 


6, 10 


2822, 2824 


8,23 


3090, 3093 


22 


2834 


8, 14 


3090, 3092 


1 


2831 


18-22 


2833, 2834 


2 


2831 


24,25 


2834 


23,25 


2834 


9-22 


2832-2834 


10 


2832 


9, 17, 19 


2832, 2833 


19 


2833 


22 


2834 


14 


3092 


19-21 


2833, 2834 


12,13 


2832, 2833 


14, 15 


2833 


23-25 


2834 


6 


2821 



35 



3218 



276 


60 


3223 


276 


57, 60, 82 


3222, 3223, 3228 


276 


57 


3222 


262 


23,24 


3093, 3094 


276 


63 


3224 


276 


61 


3223 



86 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BAIL — Continued. 

criminal cases, in — Continued. 
admission to — Concluded. 

by whom authorized ..... 276 

certificate of sureties ..... 276 

clerks of courts, by . . . . . . 276 

district attorney, notice of apphcation to . . 276 

fees, special justices of district courts may take . 276 

trial justices, receipt by, regulated . . .219 

valuable consideration in excess of, forbidden . 276 

habeas corpus proceedings .... 248 

higher court, held for, on probable cause . . 276 

justices of courts, by ..... 276 

no fee, except, etc. . . . . . 276 

out of court, in Suffolk county . . . 276 

justices of the peace, by certain designated . 218 

fees 262 

magistrates, authorized ..... 276 

reports, sureties, as to, to chief justice of 

superior court .... 276 

term defined ...... 276 

manner of ...... . 276 

master in chancery, by .... . 276 

mittimus, person held under .... 276 

notice to officer ...... 276 

notice, etc., to officer if amount not fixed . . 276 
prior prosecutions, information relative to, magis- 
trate to obtain .... 276 

statements to chief justice .... 276 

Sunday, may be taken on .... 276 

sureties (see, infra, criminal cases, in, sureties), 
trial justices, by ..... . 

no fee, when ...... 

appeal to superior court, pending .... 

conditions ....... 



Section 



Page 



arrested persons, arrest in another county, felony 
charged 
proceedings if not bailed 
recognizance 
return, etc. 
forfeiture, bar to further . 
further appearance, recognizance for . 
default on, proceedings . 
failure to furnish, committal, etc., upon 
superior court, held for 
attorney, persons taking barred as 
bail commissioners, appointment and powers 
fees 

magistrate, term includes 

criminal history as affecting 

district attorney, notice to 

return of recognizance to 

review of judgment on 

service on 
suits on recognizance by 
excessive, forbidden, federal 
state constitution, by 
protection from, propositions 

right to, initiative, etc., barred from 
fees, examination of sureties, for . 
justices not to receive, except . 
maximum .... 

misdemeanors, arrests for . 
trial justices to receive none, when 



amount 



forfeited recognizance 



constitution, by 



276 
219 
278 
276 

278 



276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
262 
276 
276 
276 
276 

276 

12 

VIII 

Art. XXVI 

inconsistent with 

II 
262 
276 
262 
262 
219 



Art. 



57,82 


3222 


3228 


61 




3223 


57 




3222 


59, 60, 62 


3222-3224 


63 




3224 


7 




2761 


63 




3224 


21, 22, 25 


3009 


3010 


42 




3219 


57 




3222 


63 




3224 


60 




3223 


36 




2749 


24 




3094 


57 




3222 


61 




3223 


82 




3228 


61 




3223 


57,59 




3222 


57 




3222 


58 




3222 


58 




3222 


57,85 


3222 


,3228 


61 




3223 


64 




3225 


57 




3222 


7 




2761 


18. 21, 24 


3257 


3258 


65 




3225 


18 




3257 


32 




3218 


31 




3218 


29 




3217 


30 




3217 


67 




3225 


35 




3218 


36 




3218 


37 




3219 


42 




3219 


63 




3224 


57, 60, 82 


3222, 3223 


, 3223 


24 




3094 


82 




3228 


57 




3222 


59, 60, 62 


3222-3224 


66 




3225 


77 




3227 


28 




163 


- 




11 


- 




28 


2 




60 


23 




3093 


63 




3224 


24 




3094 


24 




3094 


7 




2761 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BAIL — Continu'd. 

criminal cases, in — Continued. 

felony, arrest out of county .... 

forfeited, disposition, desertion, etc., cases, in 
illegitimacy cases, in 
money, bank books, etc., deposited 
sheriff, payable to, when . 

county treasurer to receive, from 
suffering escape, chargeable with 
suit by treasurer . 
Suffolk county, in . 
forfeiture, bar to further 
process against sureties 
irregularities not to defeat 
professional bondsman, failure to pay judgment, 

revocation of registration 
review of judgment ..... 

fugitives from justice ...... 

lockup, commitment to, on failure to give 
money, bank books, bonds, etc., deposit, principal, 
by, cash deposit, in certain motor 
vehicle cases .... 

surety, in lieu of . 

return on surrender ..... 

sale on default ...... 

disposal of excess ..... 

surety, by ...... . 

process omitted in case of default . 

return to ...... . 

motor vehicle cases, cash deposit in lieu of 

new, after surrender of principal .... 

persons held in default of, trial at civil sitting of 

superior court, when 
probation officer, surrendered by, effect 
professional bondsman (see, infra, criminal cases, 

in, sureties), 
recognizance, actions on, discontinuance regulated . 
district attorneys to bring .... 

irregularities not to defeat .... 

judgment, acceptance of less amount forbidden 
failure to pay by professional bondsman, rev- 
ocation of registration . 
part of penalty, for, certificate of district 

attorney 
rendition .... 

review .... 

process against obligors 
return day in superior court . 
trial at criminal sittings 
award of forfeiture out of penalty 
bond by insurance company in lieu of oral 
certification and return, by magistrate 

loss of fee for delay 
condition ..... 

appeals to superior court, in case of 
default on, appeal, failure to enter 
bar to further bail 
proceedings ..... 

appearance in lower court, for 

remission of penalty after 

district court, conditioned for appearance at place 

of sitting ..... 

See also Recognizances (Index pp. 1135-1137). 
reduction by supreme judicial or superior court 
remission of penalty after default .... 



Chapter 



276 
273 
273 

276 
280 
280 
280 
280 
280 
276 
276 
276 

276 

276 

276 

40 



90 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 

90 
276 

212 
276 



12 

12 

276 

276 

276 

276 
276 
276 
276 
212 
212 
276 
175 
276 
262 
276 
278 
278 
276 
276 
276 
27ff 

276 

276 
276 





87 


Section 


Page 


32 


3218 


6 


3201 


18 


3204 


80,81 


3227, 3228 


11 


3275 


11 


3275 


12 


3275 


13 


3275 


11 


3275 


67 


3225 


71,74 


3226 


75 


3226 


61B 


3224 


76-78 


3227 


17 


3216 


34 


416 


21 


999 


79 


3227 


81 


3228 


80 


3227 


81 


3228 


57,61 


3222, 3223 


71 


3226 


68-70 


3225, 3226 


21 


999 


68 


3225 


29 


2662 


67 


3225 


28 


163 


28 


163 


75 


3226 


74 


3226 


61B 


3224 


74 


3226 


74 


3226 


76-78 


3227 


71 


3226 


22 


2660 


22 


2660 


73 


3226 


105 


2358 


66 


3225 


63 


3102 


65 


3225 


18 


3257 


24 


3258 


67 


3225 


71 


3226 


36 


3218 


69 


3225 


65 


3225 


58 


3222 


69 


3225 



88 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BAIL — Concluded. 

criminal cases, in — Concluded. 

revision of amount, superior court, by, appeals from 
district courts, etc. 
persons bound over for trial in, etc., district 
courts, by . 
trial justices, by ..... 

supreme judicial or superior court, by 
rules of supreme judicial or superior court as to, to 
govern ..... 

stay of sentence pending appeal, etc., in case of 
Suffolk county, special provisions as to . 
summoned defendant, siu^ety dispensed with, when . 
sureties, certificate of . 

money, bank books, etc., deposit in lieu of 
perjured statements in . 
default, action and judgment against 

process against ...... 

voluntary payment on . 

See also, supra, criminal cases, in, recogni- 
zance, 
deposit by principal in lieu of . 

disposal ....... 

exoneration, satisfaction of injured party, in case 

of 

surrender of principal, by ... . 

without surrender, when .... 

fee for examination ...... 

money, bank books, etc., deposit by . 

return to ...... . 

perjury by, statements in certificate material as 
affecting ..... 

professional bondsmen, approval and registration, 
penalty ..... 

failure to pay judgment, effect 

revocation of registration .... 

rules and regulations governing 

term defined ...... 

real estate ownership as qualifying, certificate to 
describe ..... 

subsequent disposition or encumbrance of, 
notice to com't .... 

rejection, effect of ..... . 

reports to chief justice of superior court as to 
termination of liability, disposition of real estate, 

before . 
withdrawal of appeal, discharge of 
surrender of principal . 

exoneration of surety without 
treason not bailable 
trial, after limit of time for . 
writ of error, pending . 
habeas corpus proceedings, in 
proceedings against children, in . 

neglected, appeal from adjudication, on 
See also Arrest; Recogxizance.s. 
BAIL COMMISSIONERS. 

See Baii>, criminal cases, in (Index p. SO). 
BAILMENTS AND BAILEES. 

attachment of bailed goods .... 

attornment of bailee in possession of goods sold 
delivery to bailee as passing title, sales act, under 
interpleader petitions by bailee 

district courts, jurisdiction .... 

lien of bailee, dissolution, when 



278 

218 
219 
276 

276 
279 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 
276 



276 

276 

276 
276 

276 
262 
276 
276 

276 

276 
276 
276 
276 
276 

276 

276 
276 

276 

276 
278 
276 
276 
264 
277 
250 
248 
119 
119 



Section 



18 



Page 



3257 



30 




2748 


20 




2763 


58 




3222 


57 




3222 


4 




3265 


60, 62 


3223 


, 3224 


27 




3217 


61 




3223 


61 




3223 


61 




3223 


74,75 




3226 


71 




3226 


72 




3226 


79 




3227 


80,81 


3227 


3228 


55 




3221 


68,69 




3225 


70 




3226 


23 




3093 


57,61 


3222 


3223 


68-70 


3225 


3226 


61 




3223 


61B 




3224 


61B 




3224 


61B 




3224 


61B 




3224 


61B 




3224 


61 




3223 


61 A 




3223 


60 




3223 


61 




3223 


61A 




3223 


25 




3259 


68, 69, 81 


3225 


,3228 


70 




3226 


1 




3105 


72 




3246 


11 




3016 


18-21, 25 


3009 


,3010 


66, 67, 69 


1451 


, 1452 


47 




1446 



223 


72, 73 


2807 


106 


32 (3) 


1232 


106 


21, Rule 4 (2) 


1230 


231 


41 


2858 


218 


19 


2745 


255 


34 


3064 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



89 



Chapter 
BAILMENTS AND BAILEES — Concluded. 
lien of bailee — Condiulcd. 

priority over conditional vendor, etc. . . . 255 

motor vehicles and aircraft, of, conversion, etc., by 

bailee, insurance against . .175 

See also Attachment of Property; Bills of L.\d- 
ing; Carriers, Common; Insur- 
ance; Liens; Negotiable Docu- 
ments of Title; Sales of Personal 
Property; Warehousemen, Pub- 
lic; Warehouse Receipts. 
BAIT. 

scallops for, taking near Nantucket regulated 
scented, trapping with, penalized, when 
shellfish, taking for .... 

shiners and suckers, taking for, how . 
BAKERIES. 

animals, fowl, etc., barred from 
closing of unfit, hearing, appeal 
clothes, changing, etc., in, rooms for 
construction, alteration, etc., regulated 
contagious diseases in, prevention, penalty 

definitions ...... 

drainage facilities ..... 
employees, cleanliness .... 

one day's rest in seven law, certain, not applicable to 
equipment, approval by local boards of health 

arrangement, etc. .... 

flies, protection against .... 

lighting 

lounging, etc., upon tables, etc., in, prohibited 
penalties ...... 

permits to new, refusal by local boards of health, ap- 
peals, etc. .... 

plans, etc., of new, approval by local boards of health 
plumbing, to have ...... 

regulations ....... 

sleeping places for employees in . . . 

statutes, certain, as to, printing and posting 
Sunday sales by ..... . 

tenement house laws, regulated under 

toilet facilities 

use regulated, penalty 

ventilation .... 

walls and ceiling, plastering, etc. 

water closets in . . . 

See also Bread and Bakery Products; Food. 
BAKERS. 

See Bakeries. 
BAKERY PRODUCTS. 

See Bakeries; Bread .\nd Bakery Products. 
BAKING POWDER. 

sale regulated, penalty ...... 9-4 

BALLAST. 

shoaling of harbors with, penalty .... 102 

weighing of vessels transporting .... 102 
BALLOONS. 

fire, penalty for liberating or flying .... 148 
BALLOT BOXES. 

See Elections (Index pp. 413, 414). 
BALLOT LAW COMMISSION, STATE. 

appointment, etc. ....... 6 

compensation and expenses ..... 6 



Section 



Page 



35 3064 

47(2,3,12) 2319,2321 



. 130 


80 




1597 


. 131 


107 




1643 


. 130 


80, 84, 136 


1597. 1598 


,1610 


. 131 


71 




1634 


. Ill 


42 




1336 


. Ill 


47 




1336 


. Ill 


41 




1336 


. Ill 


34-38, 40, 41, 46 


1335 


1336 


. 94 


5, 10 


1086 


1087 


/ 94 


1 




1082 


•1111 


39 




1333 


. Ill 


40 




1336 


. Ill 


43 




1336 


149 


50 




1872 


. Ill 


48 




1337 


. Ill 


34 




1335 


. Ill 


40 




1336 


. Ill 


40 




1336 


. Ill 


42 




1336 


. Ill 


38, 49 


1335, 


1337 


. Ill 


48 




1337 


. Ill 


48 




1337 


. Ill 


40 




1336 


. Ill 


37, 39 




1335 


. Ill 


35 




1335 


. Ill 


37 




1335 


. 136 


6 




1674 


/144 


75 




1802 


• 1145 


4 




1810 


. Ill 


40, 43 




1336 


. 94 


2-4, 10 


1085 


1087 


. Ill 


40 




1336 


. Ill 


34 




1335 


. Ill 


40 




1336 



11 

17 
6-14 

53 



29 
31 



1088 

1202 
1200, 1201 

1857 



129 
129 



90 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BALLOT LAW COMMISSION, STATE — Condudid. 
confidential employee for .... 

governor and council, under .... 

oaths, may administer ..... 

powers and duties, ballot boxes, voting machines, etc. 
approval, etc. 
regulations for use of ... . 

initiative, etc., petitions, fraudulent, etc., signatures 
objections to state nominations 
uniform city charter, petitions for adoption 
voting machine examiners, state board of, to con- 
stitute .... 

public office, etc., members not to hold 
witnesses, may summon ..... 

See also Commonw'ealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees. 
BALLOTS. 

See Elections (Index pp. 414-416, 423-428, 431-437). 
BALLS. 

masked, penalty ....... 

See also Golf Balls. 
BALUSTRADES. 

regulations by cities ...... 

See also BuiLDix(iS, construction, alteration and 
inspection (Index p. 167). 
BAND CONCERTS. 

metropolitan parks, in ..... . 

towns, etc., may appropriate for .... 

BANDS. 

See Baxd Coxcerts; Militl\ (Index pp. 847, 855). 
BANK BILLS AND NOTES. 

common utterer, term defined, penalty 
counterfeit, seizure and destruction . 
execution, subject to ... . 

forging, etc., penalty .... 

evidence ...... 

passing, penalty ..... 

second, etc., conviction, penalty . 
po.ssession, etc., with intent, etc., penalty 
prosecutors, compensation . 
search warrants ..... 

testimony of president, etc., of bank dispensed 
when .... 

tools for, making, etc., penalty 
fractional currency, circulation as, penalty 
fraudulently connecting parts of, penalty . 
gathering up of, maliciously, to injure business 

penalty 
indictments, description in . . . 

paper designed for, larceny, penalty . 

fraudulent retention by printer, penalty 
search warrants for forged 
shop bill or advertisement resembling, making 

penalty 
wilful injury to, penalty ..... 

worthless, not current, possession with intent 
penalty 
seizure and destruction 
uttering, penalty .... 

prosecutors, compensation 
BANK BOOKS. 

deposit for bail ..... 



Section 



Page 



. 30 


7 


230 


6 


17 


126 


6 


32 


129 


'. 54 


26, 32, 33 


601-603 


. 54 


37 


604 


s 53 


22A 


572 


. 53 


12 


569 


. 43 


9 


458 


. 54 


32 


602 


6 


30 


129 


6 


32 


129 



lost 



with, 



etc. 



etc., 



etc. 



140 



40 



92 
40 



267 
267 
235 
267 
267 
267 
267 
267 
267 
276 

267 

267 
267 
267 

267 
277 
266 
266 
276 

267 
267 

267 
267 
267 
267 

276 



167 



185 



23 



53 

5(26) 



11 
30 
33 

8 
14 
10 

11 

9, 12 

31 

1-8 

14 
13 
23 
24 

26 
23 
42 
43 

1-8 

29 
25 

27 
30 
28 
31 

57, 61, 68, 71, 

79-81 

20 



1750 



413 



1053 
405 



3146 

3149 
2929 
3145 
3147 
3146 
3146 
3146 
3150 
3211-3214 

3147 
3146 

3148 
3148 

3149 
3237 
3123 
3123 
3211-3214 

3149 
3148 

3149 
3149 
3149 
3150 

3222, 3223, 

3225-3228 

2190 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

BANK BOOKS — Concluded. 

See also Banks and Banking, co-operatJve banks 
(Index p. 112); savings banks 
(Index p. 116); trust companies, 
savings department (Index pp. 
124, 125). 
BANKERS. 

See Banks and Banking. 
BANKERS' ACCEPTANCES. 

savings banks, investment by, in . . . .168 

BANK INCORPORATION, BOARD OF. 

See Banking and Insurance, Department of (Index 
p. 91). 
BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF. 
in general, annual report, mortgage loan investment 
companies, as to . 
commissioners to act as board, when 
false reports, etc., to, penalty .... 

organization ....... 

divisions of, in general, commissioners in charge of . 
establishment ....... 

banks and loan agencies, division of, in general: 
commissioner of banks to have charge of 



Section 



91 

Page 



department, treated as, for certain purposes 

deputy commissioner, appointment, etc. 
employees, appointment, bonds, etc. 
establishment .... 
expenses ..... 
overhead, co-operative banks to share 
trust companies to share 
bank incorporation, board of, composition 
division, to serve in . . . 

filing of documents with, co-operative banks, 
articles of organization . 
notice of intention to form 

credit unions, notice of intention to form 

savings banks, articles of organization . 

notice of intention to form 
trust companies, list of stockholders 
notice of intention to form 
powers and duties, co-operative banks, incorpo- 
ration ...... 

credit unions, assent to formation 
foreign banks, certificate of authority to 

fiduciary, to act as, certificate authorizing . 

savings banks, incorporation 

trust companies, branch offices, authorization 

business, certificate authorizing, issue 

charter, inactive, resumption of business 

under ...... 

fiduciaries, to act as, authorization 
public convenience, etc., certificate of 
commissioner of banks, in general: 

appointment, salary, etc. .... 

assistants, appointment, bond 

bank incorporation, member of board of, to be 

bond ....... 

court review of decisions of, counsel fees, etc., 
in liquidation proceedings 
foreign bond and investment company, 

suspension of license 
taking possession of banks, application to 
restrain ..... 



173 
26 

268 
26 
26 
26 

26 
29 
30 
26 
26 
26 
26 
170 
167 
26 
26 

170 
170 
171 

172 
168 
168 
172 
172 

170 
171 
167 
167 
168 
172 
172 

172 
172 
172 

26 
26 
26 
26 

167 

174 

167 



54(8) 



2225 



16 


2285 


1 


208 


6 


3151 


1-12 


208-211 


1 


208 


1 


208 


1 


208 


1 


216 


1 


229 


3 


209 


3 


209 


1 


208 


3 


209 


47 


2252 


2 


2186 


5 


209 


5 


209 


5 


2237 


3 


2236 


3 


2254 


8 


2265 


10 


2201 


8 


2201 


11 


2267 


8 


2265 


3,5 


2236, 2237 


2 


2254 


37 


2196 


45A 


2197 


8,10 


2201 


45 


2274 


11 


2267 


5 


2265 


56 


2276 


8 


2265 


2 


208 


3 


209 


5 


209 


2 


208 


30 


2193 


7 


2287 


33 


2194 



92 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

banks and loan agencies, division of — Continued 
commissioner of banks — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

deputy as supervisor of loan agencies . 
employees exempt from civil service laws 
expenses ...... 

fees, bond and investment companies, foreign 
expenses of examination 
co-operative banks, audit 
depositaries other than banks, license 
savings, and loan associations, audit 
banks, audit .... 

securities of companies supervised by, blue 

sky law exempt 
small loans, persons engaged in business of 

making, license 
trust companies, audit 
filing of documents with, banks, in general, re 
ports .... 

foreign, annual returns . 

bond and investment companies, annual 

statements . 

foreign, certificates of deposit . 

co-operative banks, annual reports 

by-laws, copy of . 

petition for consolidation 

credit unions, annual reports 

depositaries, certain, annual returns 

General Insurance Guaranty Fund, annual 

statement of treasurer . 
mortgage loan investment companies, annual 
returns .... 

savings, and loan associations, reports of ex 
aminations .... 

banks, annual reports 

insurance departments of, annual statC' 
ments ..... 

investment of funds of, public service 

company bonds proper for 

unclaimed deposits, statements of 

small loans, persons engaged in business of 

making, statements and powers of 

attorney for service of process 

trust companies, returns 

articles of organization 

certificates of adoption of chapter 

time deposits, agreements 

powers and duties, annual report, banks, in 

general .... 

co-operative banks .... 

savings, and loan associations . 
bank life insurance, etc. 
banks, returns of unclaimed deposits 
small loans, business of making 
appointments in division 
banks, supervision, in general 
books, reports, etc., form, etc. . 
examination ..... 

foreign (see, infra, divisions of, banks and 
loan agencies, division of, com- 
missioner of V)anks, powers and 
duties, foreign banks). 



Chapter 

OF 



Section 



Page 



26 
31 

26 

174 
170 
169 
93 
168 

llOA 

140 
172 

167 
167 

174 
174 
170 
170 
170 
171 
169 

178 

173 

93 
168 

178 

168 
168 



140 
172 
172 
172 
172 

167 
170 

93 
178 
168 
140 

26 
167 
167 
167 



4 


209 


5 


243 


3 


209 


4 


2286 


47 


2252 


3 


2232 


34 


1074 


19 


2205 


3(/) 


1317 


102 


1731 


27 


2270 


7 


2187 


37 


2196 


5 


2287 


1 


2285 


44 


2250 


6 


2237 


45 


2251 


27 


2262 


6 


2232 


30 


2434 


15 


2285 


34 


1074 


26 


2207 


29 


2434 


54 (6, 9c) 


2223, 2226, 2227 


27 


2208 


104 


1731 


26 


2270 


10 


2266 


3 


2264 


32 


2271 


9 


2187 


46 


2252 


34 


1074 


31 


2434 


27 


2208 


98 


1730 


3,4 


209 


1-11 


2185-2188 


6,7 


2187 


2-4 


2186 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



93 



BANKING AND 



Chapter 
INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

banks and loan agencies, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of banks — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 
banks, supervision — Concluded. 

insolvent (see, infra, divisions of, banks 
and loan agencies, division of, 
commissioner of banks, powers and 
duties, liquidation of insolvent, etc., 
banks), 
loans, excessive, appraisal, etc. 
officers, petition for removal, when . 
unauthorized, examination, injunction, etc. 
violations of law by, report, taking posses- 
sion, etc. ..... 

See also Banks and Banking. 
bond and investment companies, supervision, 
etc. ...... 

See also Bond and Investment Com- 



Section 



Page 



167 
167 
167 

167 



174 



bonds, certain, approval, etc. 

collection agencies, bonds, approval, etc. 
co-operative banks, in general 

assistant treasurer, provision for, ap- 
proval ..... 

bonds, certain officers, of, approval, etc. 

borrowing by certain, approval 

branch offices, approval . 

building, bank, investment in, approval 
leased, improvements, etc., in 

consoUdation, approval . 

examination and audit 

liquidation, involuntary 

payments for deferred withdrawals and 
matured shares 

real estate acquired by foreclosure, etc. 
time for sale, extension . 

reports, form, to prescribe 
general court, to . 

shares, certain, retirement 
credit unions, supervision, etc. 

bonds of certain officers . 

See also Credit Unions. 
depositaries other than banks, supervision 

See also Banks and Banking. 
division, to have charge of . 
foreign banks, supervision . 

examination, access, etc. ... 

fiduciary, acting as, certificate . 

injunction and receiver, petition for . 
liquidation of insolvent, etc., banks 

agents, counsel, experts, assistants, em 
ployment, etc. 
compensation .... 

claims ...... 

dividends ..... 

general powers in conducting 

inventory ..... 

liquidating agents, bonds 

resumption of business . 

stockholders' meetings . 



10 

5 

13 



2188 
2186 

2188 



5,22-35 2186,2190-2195 
2285-2287 



1-S 



/ 93 26 

\ 175 105 

93 26 

170 46 

170 10 

/170 9 

t 175 105 

170 16 

170 11 

170 31 

170 31 

170 45 

170 46, 47 

167 22-35 

170 20 

170 30 

170 44 

170 46 

170 18 

171 3,5,6,8,9,15-17,27 
171 15 

169 2,3,6-11,15,17 

26 1 

167 37-40 

167 38, 39 

167 45A 

167 40 

167 22-35 

167 26 

167 30 
167 28, 29, 31 

167 31 

167 23-25 

167 27 

167 34 

167 23 

167 34 



1072 
23.57 
1072 
2252 

2239 
2239 
2357 
2240 
2239 
2246 
2246 
2251 
2252 
2190-2195 

2242 

2246 
2250 
22.52 
2242 
2254-2258, 2262 
2257 

2231-2234 

208 
2196 
2196 
2197 
2196 
2190-2195 

2192 
2193 

2192, 2193 
2193 

2191, 2192 
2192 
2195 
2191 
2194 



94 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKING AND 



Chapter 

INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

banks and loan agencies, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of banks — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

liquidation of insolvent, etc., banks — Con- 
cluded. 
suits ....... 

taking possession, grounds for . 
remedy of bank if, unjustified 
unclaimed funds, disposition 
voluntary liquidation .... 

mortgage loan investment companies, super- 
vision, etc. ..... 

pawnbrokers, local regulations as to, ap- 
proval ...... 

savings and loan associations, examination, 
etc. ...... 

savings bank life insurance 



Section 



Page 



See also Savings Bank Life Insurance 
savings banks, annual report, form 
audit and examination 
books of deposit, verification, rules for 

approval 
borrowing by, notice to . 
branch offices, authorization 
building, bank, erection, alteration, etc. 

approval 
by-laws, copy to . 
dividends .... 
fees, payment over 
guaranty fund 
investments, lists of securities legal for, to 
prepare 

omissions, liability for, negatived 
laws, copies to trustees . 
liquidation, involuntary . 

voluntary .... 
loans, depositors, to 

excessive, appraisal, etc. 
merger ..... 
notes, collateral, forms, approval 
officers, petition for removal, when 
real estate and securities acquired by fore- 
closure, etc., time for sale, extension 
reduction of deposits, petition for, ap- 
proval ..... 
safe deposit vaults .... 
school children's deposits 
transmission of money to other states 
travelers' checks .... 

treasurer, bond .... 

unclaimed deposits, report as to 
United States, securities of, holding . 
withdrawal of deposits 
small loans, business of making, licensing and 

supervision .... 
complaints of excessive interest, hearing, 

etc. ..... 

returns, certain, disposition, etc. 
rules and regulations, enforcement . 
to make ..... 



167 






23,25 


2191 


,2192 


167 






22 




2190 


167 






33 




2194 


167 






35 




2195 


167 






22 




2190 


173 

140 






14, 15 

78 




2285 
1726 


93 






34 




1074 


178 


2-4, 


13 


25-31 2425, 


2429, 


2433, 
2434 



168 
168 

168 
168 

168 

168 
168 
168 
168 
168 

168 
168 
168 
167 
168 
168 
168 
168 
168 
167 

168 

168 
168 
168 
168 
168 
/168 
t 175 
168 
168 
168 



26 
17-21 

28 

3 

25 

54 (11) 

14 

47, 49 

21 

45, 46 

54 (15) 

54 (L5) 

14 

22-35 

55 

51A 

54(1) 

55 

54 (9e) 

5 

54 (12, 13) 

44 

32A 

25 

33A 

33A 

24 

105 

27 

33 

51 



140 96-106, 112-114 



140 
140 
140 
140 



106 

113 

112 

97 



2207 
2204-2206 

2208 
2200 
2206 

2228 
2203 
2212, 2213 
2206 
2212 

2228 
2228 
2203 
2190-2195 
2229 
2214 
2215 
2229 
2227 
2186 

2228 

2212 
2209 
2206 
2209 
2209 
2206 
2357 
2208 
2209 
2214 

1729-1734 

1732 
1733 
1733 
1729 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

OF 



140 



BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

banks and loan agencies, division of — Concluded, 
commissioner of banks — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

small loans, business of making — Concluded. 
supervision of unlicensed 
See also Loans, small, business of 
making. 
trust companies, acceptances, letters of 
credit, etc., restriction . 
bonds of officers .... 

capital stock, increase, etc. 
commissions, etc., of officers 
consolidation . . . . 

drafts and letters of credit 
foreign branches, authorizing . 
liquidation, involuntary . 

voluntary ..... 

reserve ...... 

agents, authorization of Boston com 

panics to act as . 
weekly reports as to . 
savings departments 
interest on deposits 
loans to depositors 
pass books, verification 
transfers of assets, interdepartmental 
withdrawals of deposits 
stockholders, assessment on, requirement 

enforcement of liability 
supervision and examination . 
time deposits, etc. .... 

witnesses, summoning, etc. . 



See also Banks and Banking, co-operative 
banks; deposits with others 
than banks; savings banks; 
trust companies; Bond and In- 
vestment Companies; Credit 
Unions; Mortgage Loan In- 
vestment Companies. 
supervisor of loan agencies, appointment, bond, 

etc 26 

powers and duties (see, supra, divisions of, 
banks and loan agencies, divi- 
sion of, commissioner of banks, 
powers and duties, small loans, 
business of making). 
insurance, division of, in general, commissioner 
of insurance to have charge of 

department, treated as, when 

deputies, examiners, etc., appointment, etc. 
establishment ..... 

actuaries, inspectors, clerks, etc., in . 
appeal, boards of, in, fire insurance rates, on, mem 
bership, compensation, etc. 
powers and duties .... 

motor vehicle liability policies and bonds, on 
membership, secretary, assistants 
etc. ..... 

powers and duties . » . . 



Section 



114 



95 

Paee 



1734 



. 172 


36 


2272 


. 172 


13 


2267 


. 172 


18 


2268 


. 172 


16 


2268 


. 172 


44 


2274 


. 172 


36 


2272 


. 172 


47 


2274 


. 167 


22-35 


2190-2195 


. 167 


22 


2190 


. 172 


73,76 


2280, 2281 


. 172 


75 


2281 


. 172 


73 


2280 


. 172 


64, 69, 70 


2278-2280 


. 172 


69 


2279 


. 172 


66A 


2279 


. 172 


70 


2280 


. 172 


BOA 


2271 


. 172 


66 


2278 


. 172 


25 


2269 


. 167 


24 


2191 


. 172 


26,27 


2270 


. 172 


32 


2271 


140 


99 


1730 


< 167 


3 


2186 


178 


27 


2433 



209 



. 26 






208 


/ 29 






216 


• \ 30 






229 


. 26 






209 


. 26 






208 


. 26 






209 


. 26 


8 




210 


. 175 


104 




2357 


. 26 


8A 




210 


. 175 


113D 


2366- 


-2368 



96 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKING AND 



Chapter 
OF 



Section 



INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

insurance, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of insurance, in general: 

appointment, bond, term, salary . . 26 

court proceedings by, etc., fraternal benefit/ 175 

societies, as to . . . . \ 176 

insurance, companies, assessments by 

mutual, as to . . . .175 

injunction proceedings against . 175 

trusts created by deposits of, to en- 
force, etc. . . . .175 

laws, in general, to enforce . .175 

motor vehicle liability, compulsory, 

as to . . . . . 175 

savings bank life, as to . . .178 

workmen's compensation law, under . 152 
court review of decisions of: 

foreign companies and their agents, revo- 
cation of authority . . .175 
motor vehicle liability insurance, classifica- 
tion of risks and premiums . .175 
policies . . . . . .175 

policies, disapproval, accident and health . 175 
covering more than one class of insur- 
ance ...... 175 

fire, combination . . . .175 

liability, combination . . , 175 

motor vehicle . . . .175 

life 175 

sprinkler leakage, combination . .175 

workmen's compensation . . .152 

workmen's compensation insurance, classi- 
fication of risks and premiums . 152 
deposits by companies writing . .152 
policies . . . . . .152 

deputies, examiners, etc., appointment, etc. . 26 
division of insurance, to have charge of . 26 

securities of companies supervised by, blue 

sky law exempt .... 110 A 

filing of documents with, accident and health 

poUcy forms, table of rates, etc. . 175 
adjusters of fire losses, applications . . 175 

corporations as, apphcations, copy of 

articles of organization, etc. . . 175 

partnerships as, applications, notice of 

termination, etc. . . . .175 

voluntary associations as, apphcations, 

declarations of trust, by-laws, etc. . 175 
agents, authority ..... 175 

corporations as, applications, copy of 

articles of organization, etc. . . 175 

partnerships as, apphcations, notice of 

termination, etc. .... 175 

voluntary associations as, applications, dec- 
larations of trust, by-laws, etc. . 175 
annual statements, companies, of . .175 

penalty for failure to file . . . 175 

fraternal benefit societies, of . . .176 

applications, riders and endorsements, forms 175 
articles of organization of domestic companies 175 
brokers, applications . . . . .175 

corporations as, applications, copy of ar- 
ticles of organization, etc. . .175 



Page 



6 

3A 

36,47 


209 

2295 
2416, 2423 


84 
6, 113D 


2341 

2297, 2366 


185 
3 A, 193 A 


2400 
2295, 2404 


113B, 113D 

28 
60D 


2365-2368 
2434 
1928 



113B 

113A 

108 

22A 
102A 
lllA 
113A 



2297 

2365 
2363 
2359 

2308 
2355 
2361 
2363 



24, 132, 134 2310, 2375, 2377 

117A 2370 

55 1926 



52 


1926 


60A 


1928 


55 


1926 


7 


209 


1 


208 


3(/) 


1317 


108 


2359 


172 


2393 


174 


2395 


173 


2395 


172A 


2394 


163 


2389 


174 


2395 


173 


2395 


172A 


2394 


25 


2310-2314 


26 


2314 


26, 38, 39 


2414, 2417 


191, 192 


2403 


49 


2323 


166 


2390 



174 



2395 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



97 



Chapter 
BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF 

— Co)itinucd. 
divisions of — Continued. 

insurance, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of insurance — Continued. 
filing of documents with — Concluded. 
brokers — Concluded. 
partnerships as, appHcations, notice of 

termination, etc. .... 175 

special, applications, accounts, etc. . . 175 

voluntary associations as, appUcations, 

declarations of trust, by-laws, etc. . 175 
by-laws and amendments of certain domestic 

companies . . . . .175 

capital stock of domestic companies, increase 

or reduction of, certificate . .175 

fire companies, mutual, by . . . .175 

fires, reports of, by state fire marshal . .148 

foreign companies, copy of charter, power / 175 

of attorney, etc. . . . . \ 181 

foreign countries, of, by, prior to admis- 
sion, etc. ..... 175 

fraternal benefit societies, business in state, 
certificate of authority 
certificate of organization, licenses, etc. 
constitution and by-laws, amendments 

enforcement of laws as to 



Section 



Page 



examination of domestic 



175 
176 
176 
/ 175 
\176 
176 



foreign, copy of charter, power of attorney, / 176 



of membership, con- 



etc. 
merger or transfer 

tract ..... 

receivers of insolvent 

record of proceedings 

reincorporating as stock insiu-ance com- 
panies .... 
statements and reports . 
marine companies, mutual, by 

policies, etc., forms .... 



\ 181. 

176 

/175 
il76 
175 
176 



. 175 
. 176 
. 175 

/152 
•\ 175 



173 

168 

172A 

46B 

70, 71 

73, 74 

3,7 

151 (1) 

6 

155, 156 

16 

7,8 

35, 45, 46 

3A 

47 

36, 37 

41, 42 

6 

12 

178-180 

5 

16 

5 

56 

26, 38, 39, 45 

86 

55 

22A, 24, 102A, 108, 

lllA, 113A, 117A, 

132, 134, 191, 192 



retirement systems, financial statements, 

etc., of ..... 32 



workmen's compensation insurance, classifi- 
cation of risks, etc. 
policies, forms ..... 

fire insurance rates, board of appeal on, to be 

member of . 
motor vehicle liability policies and bonds, 
board of appeal on, to be member 

of 

obstruction, penalty ..... 
powers and duties, accident and health policies, 
approval, etc. .... 
adjusters of fire losses, licensing, etc. 
corporations as, licensing, etc. . 
partnerships as, licensing, etc. . 
voluntary associations as, licensing, etc. 
advertising matter of companies, inspection . 



152 
152 

26 



3 (5), 14 (5), 21, 
23 (6), 27, 29 (6) 

52 
55 



2395 
2392 

2394 

2318 

2333, 2334 
2335-2337 

1845, 1847 
2384 
2451 

2387 

2304, 2305 

2406, 2407 

2415, 2421, 2422 

2295 

2423 

2416 

2419, 2420 

2451 

2409 
2398, 2399 
2406 
2304 
2406 

2326 
2414, 2417, 2421 

2343 

1926 
2308, 2310, 2355, 
2359, 2361, 2363, 
2370, 2375, 2377, 

2403 

261, 275, 277, 
280, 283, 285 

1926 
1926 

210 



26 


8A 


210 


175 


4, 174 


2296, 2396 


175 


108 


2359 


175 


172, 174A, 174B 


2393, 2396, 2397 


175 


174-174B 


2395-2397 


175 


173, 174 A, 174B 


2395-2397 


175 


172A 


2394 


175 


191 


2403 



98 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF 

— ■ Continued. 
divisions of — Contimwd. 

insurance, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of insurance — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued, 

agents, licensing, etc. . . . . . 

corporations as, licensing, etc. . 
partnerships as, licensing, etc. . 
voluntary associations as, licensing, etc. . 
amendments to charters of domestic com- 
panies, approval . . . . 

amount of insurance or premiums in force or 
number of rislvs, deficiency of, do- 
mestic mutual companies having, 
to notify ..... 

annual, report ...... 

fires, information as to, to include 
statements of companies, as to 

appeal to, decisions of subordinates, from 
review of compensation charges of tlurd 
referees in setthng fire losses, for 
application forms of companies, submission to 
assessments of mutual companies 
assets, and liabihties of companies, compu- 
tation ...... 

foreign mutual companies, of, deficiency of, 
notice to .... . 

attorney for service of process, foreign fra- 
ternal benefit societies, of 



Page 



175 


163, 174 A, 174B 


2389, 2396, 2397 


175 


174-174B 


2395-2397 


175 


173, 174A, 174B 


2395-2397 


175 


172 A 


2394 



175 



foreign insurance companies, of 

authority of companies to do business, certifi- 
cates of, granting, revocation, etc. . 



175 
175 
148 
175 

26 

175 
175 
175 

175 

175 

176 

f 175 

{ 223 

246 

146 

1 175 



blanks, furnishing . . . . .175 

bonds, as assets of life companies, valuation . 175 
officers of stock companies, of, approval 

of form . .175 

official, certain, approval of surety com- 
pany as surety on . 
books, etc., of companies, access to 
brokers, licensing, etc. .... 

business, authority of companies to do, cer- 
tificate of (see, xuirni, divisions of, 
insurance, division of, commis- 
sioner of insurance, powers and 
duties, authority, etc.). 
failure of domestic companies to transact, 
petition to court for action upon 
capital, impaired, of domestic companies, 
action as to . 
stock of domestic companies, increase or 
reduction ..... 
certificates, authority, of, issue (see, siii>rti, 
divisions of, insurance, division 
of, commissioner of insurance, 
powers and duties, authority, etc.). 
certain, furnishing for evidence . .175 
fee for 1 75 



50 



2323 



23A 


2309 


17 


2305 


7 


1847 


15, 17, 25-28 


2304, 2305, 




2310-2315 


7 


209 



lOlB 2353 

191 ■ 2403 

23A, 84, 180 2309, 2341, 2399 



11 



23A 



2301 



2309 



41, 42 


2419, 2420 


151, 154 


2384, 2387 


39 


2801 


6 


2989 


16 


1822 



4-6, 23. 32, 44, 2295-2297, 2309, 

73, 74, 93D, 116 2315, 2317, 2335, 

2337, 2346, 2369 

15, 25, 163, 166, 2304, 2310, 2389, 

168, 172 2390, 2392, 2393 

11 2301 



60 



2328 



30 


18 


232 


175 


4 


2295 


175 


166-168, 


2390-2392, 




172A-174B 


2394-2397 



175 


44 


2317 


175 


6 


2297 


175 


70,71 


2333, 2334 



16 
14 



2304 
2303 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



99 



BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

insurance, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of insurance — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

charters of foreign companies, amendments 
to, notice, etc., to ... 

copy, certified, filing with 
claims, companies delaying adjustment or 

payment of, report on . 
classes of insurance, domestic companies, 
transacted by, change of, approval 
special, authorization and licensing 
foreign companies, transacted by, change 
of, notice, etc., to ... 

complaints, as to . 

corporations, etc., financing insurance com- 
panies, examination 

deposits by companies with state treasurer 

employees of domestic companies, savings 
fund or contributory pension sys- 
tem for, approval .... 
examination and audit of companies 
experience, schedule of, of companies writing 
liability or compensation policies, 
form, to prescribe 

fees and charges, collection 

fidelity and corporate surety companies, for- 
eign, deposits by . 
names, to send to registers of probate 
and clerks of courts 

fire, companies, mutual, as to . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



175 
175 

175 

175 
175 

175 
175 

175 

/ 152 
1 175 



175 
175 



175 
/ 175 
U76 

175 

175 
175 



insurance rates, board of appeal on, notice 

to, of complaints . . .175 

service on . . . . .26 

policies, combination, issuance by two or 

more companies . . . .175 

losses under, reference proceedings as 

to 175 



rates under, complaints as to 
standard form, modifications 
foreign countries, companies of, as to . 
trustees of, change of, or of principal office 
notice, etc., to . . . 

fraternal benefit societies, authority to do 
business, certificates 
examination ..... 

foreign, attorney for service on 

licensing, etc. .... 

incorporation .... 

laws as to, to administer and enforce 
hcensing ..... 

merger or transfer of membership, approval 
etc. .... 

name, corporate, change of, approval 
purposes for which incorporated, change 
reincorporation as stock insurance com- 
panies ...... 

valuation of securities of . . . 

violations of law by, restraint, etc. . 



175 
175 

175 

175 

175 
176 
176 
176 
176 
175 
176 

176 
155 
176 

175 
176 
176 



23A 

151 

28 

50 

50 (<7), 54 {g) 

23A 



2309 

2384 

2315 

2323 
2324, 2325 

2309 



3A, 4, 104, 113D 2295, 2357, 2366 

4 2295 

57, 58 1926, 1927 

106, 185 2358, 2400 



36 2316 

4, 16, 73 2295, 2304, 2335 



12 

14 
41 

106 

105 
73, 74, 76, 79, 80, 

84 

104 



102A, 102B 

100-lOOB, 

lOlB, lOlC 

104 

99, 102 A 

155, 156 

23A 

16 

36, 37, 44 

41,42 

41-44 

7-10 

3A 

8, 41-44 

12,45 
10 
11 

56 
39A 

36.47 



2302 
2303 
2419 

2358 

2357 
2335-2339, 2341 



2357 
210 

2355, 2356 

2352, 2353 

2357 

2348, 2355 

2387 

2309 

2304 

2416, 2420 
2419, 2420 
2419, 2420 
2406-2408 
2295 
2407, 2419, 2420 

2409, 2421 
1942 
2408 

2325 

2418 
2416, 2423 



100 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKING AND 



DEPARTMENT 



INSURANCE, 

— Conlinuf'd. 
divisions of — Contimud. 

insurance, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of insurance — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

guaranty fund, creation by certain mutual 
companies in lieu of establishing 
guaranty capital, approval 
hearings before ...... 



impairment, etc., of capital, etc., of com- 
panies, notice to . 

incorporation of domestic companies 

injunction proceedings against domestic com 
panies ..... 

investments of companies . 

laws, insurance, administering and enforce 
ment ..... 
violations ..... 

liabilities of companies, computation . 

liability, companies, mutual, as to 
policies, combination, approval 
licenses, foreign companies, granting to 

revocation or suspension 

review by supreme judicial court 
foreign state or country, companies doing 
business in, of, suspension, etc., of, 
notice to .... . 

fraternal benefit societies 
savings banks to transact life insurance 
See also, supra, divisions of, insurance, 
division of, commissioner of insur- 
ance, powers and duties, adjusters 
of fire losses; agents; authority of 
companies to do business; brokers, 
life, annuity, etc., policies, approval, etc. 
companies, safety fund of domestic, ap- 
proval . . . . . 
manager. United States, of companies of 
foreign countries, change of, or of 
principal office, notice, etc., to 
marine companies, mutual, as to 
merger or consolidation of companies, agree- 
ment for, to approve, etc. 
mortgages, foreclosure of, property acquired 
by domestic companies by, etc., ex- 
tension of time for disposal 
loans upon, investment by domestic com 
panies in, approval 
motor vehicle liability policies and bonds, 
approval of form, etc. . 
board of appeal on, service on . 
classification of risks and premium charges 

to fix and establish 
names of companies issuing, etc., to send 

to registrar of motor vehicles . 
proceedings on complaints relative to can 
cellation, etc. 
names, domestic companies, of, approval 
change, approval 



Chapter 

OF 



Section 



Page 



175 90C 

175 8A,28, lOlB, 113B, 
163, 166, 172 



175 
175 

175 
175 

175 
175 
175 

175 
175 
175 

175 
175 



175 
176 

178 



175 



23A 
49 

6 
63-68 

3A, 193 A 

3A, 5, 6, 19.3A 

4, 9-12, 25 

93 

lllA 

4, 151, 153, 155 

5, 11 3D, 156 A 
5 



23A 
8, 41-44 

7 



2345 
2299, 2315, 2353, 
2365, 2389, 2390, 

2393 

2309 
2322 

2297 
2329-2333 

2295, 2404 

2295-2297, 2404 

2295, 2299-2302, 

2310 

2346 

2361 

2295, 2384, 2386, 

2387 

2296, 2366, 2388 

2296 



2309 

2407, 2419, 2420 

2427 



175 


132, 


134, 


147A 


2375, 2377, 2383 


175 






141 


2380 


175 






23A 


2309 


175 






86 


2343 



19A 



2305 



. 175 


64, 66, 68 


2331 


-2333 


. 175 


65 




2332 


, / 90 


34B 




1010 


. 1 175 


113A 




2363 


. 26 


8A 




210 


'. 175 


113B 




2365 


1 

. 175 


113C 




2366 


. 175 


113D 




2366 


. 175 


19A, 49 


2305 


2322 


. 155 


10 




1942 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



101 



BANKING AND INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

insurance, division of — Continued. 
commissioner of insurance — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 
names — Concluded. 

foreign companies, of, change . 

regulation of use . . . . 

motor vehicle Hability, etc., companies, of, 

to send to registrar of motor vehicles 

surety companies, of, to send to registers of 

probate and clerks of courts . 

office, home or principal, of foreign companies, 

change of, notice, etc., to 
pensions, contributory system of, for em- 
ployees of domestic companies, ap- 
proval . . . . . 
private associations for providing, as to . 
policies of insurance, applications, riders and 
endorsements used in connection 
with, approval, etc. 

forms, approval, etc. 



Chapter 

OF 



Section 



Page 



175 
181 

175 

175 

175 



175 
32 



175 

/152 
t 175 



provisions in, required by foreign laws, 

approval . . . . .175 

real estate, acquired by domestic companies 

by foreclosure, etc., extension of time 

for disposal . . . . .175 

companies, of, valuation . . .175 

receivership of insolvent companies . .175 

receivership or liquidation proceedings against 

foreign companies, notice to . . 175 

records, board of appeal on motor vehicle 

hability policies and bonds, decisions 175 
keeping, in general . . . .175 

receivers, of . . . . . .175 

service of process, of . . . .175 

reinsurance by companies . . . .175 

reserves, to compute, fire, etc., companies, of 175 
liability companies, of . . . .175 

life companies, of . . . .175 

reinsurance, for ..... 175 

retirement systems, city and town . . 32 

county ....... 32 

state ....... 32 

board of retirement, election of one 

member of, to determine manner . 10 
teachers' ...... 32 

See also Retikement Systems and Pen- 
sions. 
safety fund of domestic hfe companies, ap- 
proval ...... 175 

,,,... / 175 

savmgs bank hie insurance . . • i 178 

See also Savings Bank Life Insurance. 
savings fund, employees', of domestic com- 
panies, approval . . . .175 



23A 
6 

113C 

105 

23A 



36 
40 



2309 
2451 

2366 

2357 
2309 



2316 
289 



191, 192 2403 

55, 56 1926 

22A, 24, 102A, 2308, 2310, 2355, 

108, lllA, 113A, 23.59, 2361, 2363, 

117A, 132, 134, 2370, 2375, 2377, 

147A, 191, 192 2383, 2403 



99, 187 



64, 66, 68 

11 

6, 17, 178-180A 



23A 

113D 

16 

178 

154 

10, 20 

10 

12 

9 

10 

27, 29, 31, 34, 

36, 38 

21, 23, 25, 34, 

36, 38 

3, 5, 34, 35, 38 

18 
14, 35, 38 



2348, 2401 



2331-2333 

2301 

2297, 2305, 2398, 

2399 

2309 

2366 

2304 

2398 

2387 

2301, 2307 

2301 

2302 

2299 

2301 

283, 284, 286, 

288, 289 

277, 279, 281, 

288, 289 

261, 263, 288, 289 

153 

274, 288, 289 



141 

3A 

2-31 



36 



2380 
2295 

2425-2434 



2316 



102 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKING AND 



Chapter 
INSURANCE, DEPARTMENT OF 

— Continued. 
divisions of — Continued. 

insurance, division of — Concluded. 
commissioner of insurance — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

service of process on (see, supra, divisions of, 
insurance, division of, commis- 
sioner of insurance, powers and 
duties, attorney for service of 
process). 

sprinkler leakage, etc., policies, combination, 

approval . . .175 

statements, annual, of companies (see, ■suprn, 
divisions of, insurance, division 
of, commissioner of insurance, 
powers and duties, annual state- 
ments of companies). 

steam boiler inspection, illegal, revocation of 

company's authority . . . 146 

stock sales for promoting new companies, 

investigation . . . .175 

surety companies, foreign, deposits by . . 175 

names of, to send to registers of probate 

and clerks of courts . . .175 

title insurance companies, as to . . .175 

trustees of companies of foreign countries, 
change of, or of principal office, 
notice, etc., to . . . 

violations of law by companies, action upon 



Section 



Page 



witnesses, summoning, etc. 



. 175 

. 175 

/ 175 

■\ 176 

workmen's compensation insurance, in general 152 
classification of risks and premiums, ap- 
proval ..... 

deposit by insurers of value of outstanding 
claims .... 

foreign insurers, bond and deposit . 
grouiiing of risks, approval 
policies of, approval 
savings bank life insurance, division of, actuary 
state, appointment, etc. 
assistants, appointment 
duties ....... 

banks, no charge to, for services . 
commissioner of savings bank life insurance 
designation, duties, etc. 
deputy, appointment, etc. 

department, treated as, when 

General Insurance Guaranty Fund, clerk, elec 
tion, etc. .... 

corporation, to be .... 

deputy, appointment, etc. 

division, to constitute .... 

organization ..... 

powers and duties .... 

See also Havixgs Bank Life Insurance. 
treasurer, annual statement by 

election . ..... 

trustees, appointment, etc. . 

commissioner of savings bank life insurance 
designated from . 
vice president, election, etc. . 



152 

152 
152 
1.52 

152 

26 
26 

178 

178 

26 
26 
29 
30 

26 

178 
26 
26 
26 

178 

178 
26 
26 

26 
26 



117A 



2370 



16 

4 
106 

105 
116 



1822 

2295 

2358 

2357 
2369 



23A 2309 

3A, 5, 6, 193A 2295-2297, 2404 

4, 8A 2295, 2299 

36 2416 

52-62 1926-1929 



52 



1926 



57-60D 


1926-1928 


61, 62 


1929 


53 


1926 


55, 56 


1926 


11 


211 


11 


211 


4, 5, 15 


2425, 2426, 2429 


17 


2431 


9 


211 


10 


211 


1 


216 


1 


229 


10 


211 


14 


2429 


10 


211 


9 


211 


9-12 


211 


14-30 


2429-2434 


30 


2434 


10 


211 


10 


211 


9 


211 


10 


211 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKING AND 



DEPARTMENT OF 



Chapter 



INSURANCE, 

— Concluded. 
divisions of — Condwhd. 

savings bank life insurance, division of ^ Con- 
cluded. 
medical director, state, appointment, etc. . 
assistants, appointment 
duties ....... 

banks, no charge to, for services . 
powers and duties of the division, in general 
See also Banks and Banking; Commonwealth, de- 
partments, boards, commissions, 
etc.; officers and employees; In- 
surance. 
BANKING HOUSE. 

burning, penalty ....... 

BANKRUPT. 

term defined, uniform partnership act, in . . . : 

BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY. 

in general, arrest, etc., on civil process, discharge 
from, etc. ..... 

attachments, enforcement by special judgments 
bankrupt, etc., stock, fraudulent auction sale, pen- 
alty 

banks, etc., in, receipt of deposits by, penalty . 
officers of, loans to insolvent persons, etc., by, 
penalty ..... 

bonds of small loan licensees, actions on, as affecting 
buyer of goods, of, effect ..... 

insolvent, term defined as to . 
creditors' bills to reach and apply, enforcement by 
special decree .... 

defendant in civil suit, of, costs, effect on 
discharge, waiver of, writing required 
estates in, tax, local, against, payment . 
fraudulent conveyances, insolvency an element, 
when ...... 

insolvent, term defined as to . 
heir, devisee, etc., of, effect on liability to creditor 
of estate ..... 

insurance companies, proceedings against 
insured, of, under liability policy, effect 
negotiable instruments, notice of dishonor, as affect- 
ing 

new promise by debtor after discharge, statute of 

frauds, within .... 

partnerships in, relative rights of firm and separate 

creditors ..... 

partner's liability to contribute, as affecting . 

pensions, private associations for providing, rights 
in, exempt ..... 

registered land, as affecting ..... 
See also Title to Land, registration. 

retirement systems, rights in, exempt 

savings bank trustee, office vacated upon 

special judgments, in case of .... 

return of execution ...... 

stoppage in transit, in relation to . 
bankruptcy, bankrupt defined, uniform partnership 
act, in ..... 

partnership, as causing dissolution of . 

referee in, judicial offices, state, excluded from cer- 
tain ...... 



Section 



103 

Page 



. 26 


12 


211 


. 26 


12 


211 


. 178 


16 


2430 


. 178 


17 


2431 


. 178 


14-30 


2429-2434 



266 




2-4 


3116 


108A 




2 


1287 


224 
235 




29 
24-26 


2830 
2927, 2928 


100 
266 




11 
54 


1188 
3126 


266 
140 
106 
106 


42, 


54 

105 

43,46 

65 


3126 

1731 

1234, 1235 

1240 


235 

261 

259 

60 




24-26 

2 

3 

36 


2927, 2928 
3081 
3072 

724 


109A 
109A 




4,8 
2 


1307, 1308 
1307 


197 
175 
175 


33,34 

6 

112, 113, 113A(6) 


2553 

2297 

2362. 2364 


107 




124 


1263 


259 




3 


3072 


108A 
108A 


35 (2), 40 (h, i), 

41 (7, 8), 42 

40 {d) 


1294, 1297, 
1298 
1297 


32 

185 


77 


41 
94,95 


290 
2500, 2505 


32 
168 
235 
235 
106 


42 


37 
23 

24-26 

23 

43,46 


289 
2206 

2927, 2928 
2927 

1234, 1235 


108A 
108A 




2 
31(5) 


1287 
1293 



220 



12 



2768 



104 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY — Continued. 
bankruptcy — Concluded. 

trustee in, absentee, receiver of, to have accounting 
from, when . 
blue sky hiw exemption 
bulk sale, law not applicable to 
income tax, personal liability for 

return by .... . 

trust provisions applicable to 
trustee or receiver in, may vote shares in corporation 
transfers of stock by, limited 
insolvency, assignee in, absentee, receiver of, to have 
accounting from, when . 

payment of local tax by 
accounts ..... 

partnersliip, in case of . 
actions by .... . 

pleadings admit capacity, when 
agent of non-resident 
appointment ..... 
arbitration, submissions to, by . . 

assignment to, by judge . 

record ...... 

attachment, preservation by 

bond ...... 

deposit of assets to secure sureties on 
bulk sale law not applicable to . 
business of insolvent, carrying on 
compensation ..... 

compromise of claims by . 
conversion by, time limitation of actions 
courts (see, infra, insolvency courts). 
death ...... 

distribution by .... 

dividends, notice of, by . 

election, creditors unlawfully preferred, not to vote 

partnership, in case of . 

See also, stipra, insolvency, assignee in, ap- 
pointment, 
income tax, as affecting ..... 

inventory ....... 

investment by, of debtor's property . 

national banks as, bond ..... 

partner's obligation to contribute, enforcement 

by 

perialty on, for disobeying court 
pleadings admit capacity, when 
property of debtor, vests in . 

conveyance to new assignee .... 

demand and receipt from messenger 

mortgaged, etc., redemption from . 

perishable, etc., sale ..... 

separation from other property in possession 

vesting, on death of assignee .... 

removal ........ 

resignation ....... 

sales by, blue sky law exemption 

laws relative to auctioneers not applicable 
service of process against ..... 
shares in corporations, may vote 
special promise of, action on, writing required 
transfers of stock by, limited .... 
trust companies as . 
trustee process, hable to, for dividends 
assignments for benefit of creditors, effect upon 



Section 



Page 



200 


12 




2564 


llOA 


3 0) 




1317 


106 


2 




1225 


62 


42 




772 


62 


23,25 




768 


62 


13 




766 


155 


21 




1944 


155 


28 




1946 


200 


12 




2564 


60 


36 




724 


216 


56, 58, 69, 116 


2701, 2703 


,2712 


216 


138 




2718 


216 


59,60 




2702 


231 


30 




2856 


216 


53 




2700 


216 


49, 74, 80, 81 


2699, 2704 


,2705 


216 


67 




2703 


216 


51,54 




2700 


216 


52 




2700 


216 


55 




2701 


216 


50 




2700 


205 


19A 




2608 


106 


2 




1225 


216 


64 




2702 


216 


66 




2703 


216 


67 




2703 


260 


4 




3075 


216 


76,80 




2704 


216 


81 




2705 


216 


65 




2703 


216 


78 




2704 


216 


138 




2718 


62 


13, 23, 25, 42 


766, 768, 772 


216 


57 




2701 


216 


63 




2702 


205 


6A 




2605 


108A 


40(e) 




1297 


216 


79 




2704 


231 


30 




2856 


216 


54 




2700 


216 


77 




2704 


216 


56 




2701 


216 


54 




2700 


216 


68 




2703 


216 


62 




2702 


216 


76 




2704 


216 


70-72, 75 


2703 


,2704 


216 


73, 75 




2704 


llOA 


3 U) 




1317 


100 


13 




1188 


223 


36 




2800 


155 


21 




1944 


2.59 


1 




3071 


1.55 


28 




1946 


172 


52-58 


2276 


,2277 


246 


22 




2991 


203 


40,41 




2593 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



105 



BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY — Con^wwed. 
insolvency — Continued. 

attachments of debtor's property, dissolution 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



by 



assignment .... 




216 


54 


2700 


preservation in certain cases 




216 


55 


2701 


buyer of goods, of, effect .... 




106 


42, 43, 46 


1234, 1235 


term defined ...... 




106 


65 


1240 


claims, preferred ..... 




216 


118-120, 174 


2713, 2725 


commonwealth, counties, towns, etc., debts 








due to .... 




216 


118(3) 


2713 


fees, costs, etc. ..... 




216 


118(1, 2, 7), 119, 
174 


2713, 2725 


medical expenses ..... 




216 


118(5) 


2713 


taxes . . • .... 




216 


118 (3) 


2713 


United States, debts to . 




216 


118(3) 


2713 


preferred claims under laws of 




216 


118 (6) 


2713 


wages ....... 




216 


118(4) 


2713 


proof of, in general ..... 




216 


39-42, 44 


2698, 2699 


appeal ...... 




216 


4.5^7 


2699 


time for ..... . 




216 


31-81 


2696-2705 


provable, in general ..... 




216 


31-36 


2696, 2697 


preference invalidates .... 




216 


43 


2699 


set-off ....... 




216 


34,61 


2697, 2702 


commissioners of insolvency, elective officers. 


to 








be Art. 


XIX 


- 


54 


provision annulled .... Art. 


XXXVI 


- 


57 


composition in, action against corporations, effect 


on 


216 


163 


2723 


attachment, effect on . 




216 


166 


2723 


failure of, effect ..... 




216 


161 


2722 


proposal for ...... 




216 


151 


2720 


corporations making, to file schedule of officers, 








etc. ..... 




216 


165 


2723 


proceedings upon ..... 




216 


152-159, 167 


2721, 2722, 2724 


return of money, etc., deposited in court 




216 


160 


2722 


stockholders', etc., Uability in case of 




216 


162, 164 


2723 


who may make ..... 




216 


150 


2720 


contribution among devisees, as affecting 




191 


29 


2530 


corporations, of . 




216 


143-149 


2719, 2720 


costs ....... 




216 


175 


2725 


creditors, meetings, first .... 




216 


29 


2696 


notice ...... 




216 


21 


2694 


second ...... 




216 


88 


2706 


oath ...... 




216 


88, 89 


2706 


second and third, how ordered in certain cases 


216 


90, 91 


2706, 2707 


third 




216 


92, 116 


2707, 2712 


penalty on, for fictitious debt or advantage 




216 


169 


2724 


petition by, in general .... 




216 


129 


2715 


allowance to petitioner 




216 


119 


2713 


insanity of debtor .... 




216 


133 


2716 


discharge, when and how obtained 




216 


135 


2717 


schedules, how filed .... 




216 


134 


2717 


notice ....... 




216 


130 


2716 


stay of proceedings .... 




216 


132 


2716 


warrant and other proceedings 




216 


131 


2716 


debtor, allowance to . 




216 


113, 114 


2712 


concealment, etc.j of property by, penalty . 




216 


136 


2717 


death ....... 




216 


30 


2696 


discharge, annulment, petition for 




216 


109 


2711 


appeal from granting or refusal 




216 


104, 105 


2709 


assent of creditors .... 




216 


99-102 


2709 


certificate ...... 




216 


92 


2707 


debts not discharged .... 




216 


96-98 


2708 


effect, certificate, etc. .... 




216 


93-95 


2707, 2708 


late ....... 




216 


103 


2709 


matters avoiding ..... 




216 


106-109 


2710, 2711 



106 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY — Con^mwed. 
insolvency — Concluded. 
debtor — Concluded. 

examination . . . . . . .216 

other persons, of . . . . . . 216 

oath .216 

penalty on, for fictitious debt or advantage in 

composition .... 216 

petition by . . . . . . .216 

property, books, information, giving by, to 

messenger . . . . .216 

property of, acts necessary to obtain, to do . . 216 

penalty for failure ..... 216 

schedule, creditors, of .... . 216 

corrected ....... 216 

property, of . . . . . .216 

surplus payable to . . . . . .216 

debts, etc., due estate, sale ..... 216 

action on claim sold ..... 216 

defendant in suit, of, sureties on bond to dissolve 



Section 



Page 



attachment released 
di\'idends, claim proved after, not to disturb . 
first ....... 

absent creditors, reservation for 
second ....... 

subsequent ...... 

unclaimed ...... 

estates of deceased persons, of . . . 

See also Executors and Administrators. 
evidence, return of, to person proving claim . 
fees, messenger, of .... . 

register, of ..... . 

fraudulent conveyances, insolvency an element 

insolvent, term defined as to . 

homestead estate, appraisal and set-off . 

insolvent, sales act, term defined as to . 

fraudulent conveyances, as to 
insurance companies, certain claims preferred 

injunction, etc. ..... 

receivers ...... 

jurisdiction of cases in .... 

leases, insolvent lessee .... 

legal services, payments, etc., for, in contemplation 
of insolvency .... 

liability insurance companies, workmen's compensa- 
tion policies, certain claims preferred 
messenger, warrant to, and duties 
mortgage of real estate of insolvent, invalid, when 
non-residents, estates of deceased, settlement 
partnerships ...... 

preference, claim forfeited by . . . 

creditor receiving, cannot assent to discharge 

fraudulent, discharge avoided by 

insurance company, insolvent, by 

what constitutes ..... 
preferred claims (see, supra, insolvency, claims, 

preferred), 
register, deposits with, unclaimed . . . . 

See also, infra, insolvency courts; Probate 
AND Insolvency, registers. 
returns to state secretary of cases in . . . 

vacating proceedings in .... . 



223 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 

ri98 

\199 

216 

216 

216 

109A 

109A 

f 188 

1236 

106 

109 A 

175 

175 

175 

216 

216 

216 

175 
216 
216 
199 
216 
216 
216 
216 
175 
216 



82-85 


2705, 


2706 


82 




2705 


88,89 




2706 


168 




2724 


20 




2694 


22, 23 




2695 


86 




2706 


87 




2706 


27, 28 




2696 


88 




2706 


23, 24 




2695 


115 




2712 


125 




2715 


126 




2715 


124 




2816 


128 




2715 


117 




2712 


121 




2714 


124 




2714 


127 




2715 


122 




2714 


1-33 


2554 


-2560 


3-5 




2561 


48 




2699 


173 




2724 


170-172 




2724 


4,8 


1307 


1308 


2 




1307 


9 




2516 


18 




2937 


65 




1240 


2 




1307 


46, 46A 




2318 


6 




2297 


178-1 80 A 


2398 


2399 


3-5, 17 


2692 


2694 


33 




2697 


38 




2698 


46A 




2318 


21-26 


2694 


,2695 


37 




2697 


3-5 




2561 


137-142 


2717 


,2718 


43 




2699 


102 




2709 


108 




2710 


6 




2297 


110-112 


2711 


,2712 



216 



216 
216 



123 



177 
176 



2714 



2725 
2725 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



107 



Chapter 

BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY — Conchided. 

insolvency courts, attorney, appearance, etc. . . 216 

contempts in ...... . 216 

court officers for, appointment, compensation, etc. 217 



Section 



Page 



expenses of, commonwealth to pay 
judge, judge of probate, etc., to be 

See also Probate and Insolvency, judges. 
jurisdiction ...... 

messengers for, appointment, compensation, etc. 
notice, dispensed with, when 

publication ...... 

service upon attorney, effect 
officers in ...... . 

petitions filed in more than one county . 

process, service, etc., return 

record, courts of, to be 

records, docket, etc. ..... 

register, register of probate, etc., to be . 

See also Probate and Insolvency, registers. 
rooms, court and record .... 
rules, by judges ...... 

notice, as to . 
sittings ....... 

superior and general jurisdiction, courts of, to be 
warrants, return ..... 

witnesses before, evidence, etc. 

fees ....... 

See also Probate and Insolvency, judges; regis 
ters; Probate Courts. 
BANKS AND BANKING. 

Index Pages 

In general 107-110 

Co-operative banks 110-114 

Deposits with others than banks 114, 115 
Federal reserve bank . . 115 

Foreign banks .... 115 



216 
216 

216 
217 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 

216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
216 
262 



Land banks, federal 
National banks . 
Savings banks 
Trust companies 



31, 



19 


2694 


9 


2693 


30,39 


2731, 2733 


15 


2694 


1 


2692 


3-6 


2692 


32,39 


2732, 2733 


8 


2693 


13 


2693 


19 


2694 


9 


2693 


4 


2692 


12, 19 


2693, 2694 


1 


2692 


10, 11 


2693 


1 


2692 


14 


2694 


16 


2694 


18 


2694 


7 


2692 


2 


2692 


12 


2693 


9 


2693 


29 


3094 




Index Pages 




115 




. 115,116 




. 116-120 




. 120-126 



Chapter 
in general, acceptances, etc., bankers, of, investment 
of savings bank deposits in . 
insurance companies may invest in certain . 
unauthorized, banks, by, penalty on officer 
assignments of property, etc., of, penalty on officer 
bank, banking, etc., unauthorized use of terms, pen- 
alty, etc. ..... 

term defined as to certain laws .... 

bills, notes, etc., issued by banks, insiu-ance com- 
panies may invest in certain . 
time limitation of actions on ... . 

unauthorized issue or assignment, penalty . 
books and accounts, false statements in, penalty 
form, audit, etc. ...... 

certain states, banks in, interest on deposits, income 
tax exempt ..... 

checks, etc., certification, wrongful, penalty on officer 
fraudulent drawing, penalty .... 

See also Negotiable Instruments, checks (In- 
dex pp. 927, 928). 
closing of banks (see, infra, in general, possession 
and liquidation of banks by com- 
missioner), 
corporations engaged in, business corporation law 

not applicable to, exception . . 156 

credit from banks, obtaining by false pretences . 266 
definitions . . . . . .167 



Section 



Page 



168 


54(8) 


2225 


175 


63 (10) 


2330 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


53A 


3126 


167 


12, 13 


2188 


167 


1 


2185 


175 


63 (10) 


2330 


260 


1 ■ 


3074 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


53A 


3126 


167 


6 


2187 


62 


1(a) 


758 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


37 


3122 



2 


1953 


36 


3122 


1 


2185 



108 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

BANKS AND BAT^KING — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

depositors, banks' liability to, forged instruments, 
on, depositor's failure to notify, as 
affecting ..... 

deposits in banks, etc., certificates of, unauthorized 
issue, penalty 
cities and towns, funds of 
estates, funds of ... 

insurance companies, by . 
receipt by insolvent banks, penalty 
sureties, to secure 
directors of banks (see, infra, in general, officers, 

trustees, employees, etc.). 
dissolution of banks, voluntary 
embezzlement of funds, penalties .... 

emploj^ees of banks (see, infra, in general, officers, 

trustees, employees, etc.). 
examination of banks .... 

access by commissioner, etc., for 
facts to be ascertained by 
officers, depositors, etc., at request of 
summoning ..... 

records, preservation, inspection etc. 
refusal to submit to, taking over for . 
trust companies to pay e.xpense of annual 
visits of commissioner, etc., when made 
witnesses, summoning 
excessive loans, real estate, on, appraisal, etc. 
fictitious loans by officer, etc., penalty . 
fiduciary deposits to secure sureties 
general court, commissioner's report to . 
impairment of capital, possession by commissioner . 
insolvent, banks, deposits, receipt by, penalty 
person, etc., loan of funds, etc., to, penalty 
interest and dividends, deposits, on (see, infra, 
savings banks; trust companies, 
savings department). 
joint deposits, regulated 

amount, etc., restricted in savings banks 
laws as to, compliance with, penalty on officers, etc. 

treasurer's responsibility . 
legal information, etc., furnishing . 
liquidation of banks, agent for liquidation, embezzle- 
ment by . . . 
unsound, when .... 

voluntary, committee, etc. 

See also, infra, in general, possession and liquida- 
tion of banks by commissioner, 
lost pass books ...... 

misapplication of funds by liquidating agent, penalty 
See also, infra, in general, officers, trustees, em- 
ployees, etc. 
national bank examiners, information to 
New Hampshire, banks in, income from deposits, tax 
exempt ..... 

notes, securities, etc., of, unauthorized assignment, 
penalty ..... 

notices, certain, from depositors, manner 
officers, trustees, em])loyees, etc., acceptances, un- 
authorized, by, penalty . 
assignment cf property or security, unauthorized, 
by, penalty .... 

bill of exchange, etc., unauthorized issue or a.s- 

signment by. penalty 2G6 



107 

266 
44 
215 
175 
266 
205 



167 
266 



167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
266 
20.5 
167 
167 
266 
266 



167 
168 
167 
167 
221 

266 
167 
167 



167 
266 



167 

62 

266 
167 

266 

266 



Section 



46 



Page 



1252 



53A 


3126 


55 


500 


41 


2684 


64 


2331 


54 


3126 


19A 


2608 


22 


2190 


52-55 


3125, 3126 


2,38 


2186, 2198 


2 


2186 


2 


2186 


4 


2186 


3 


2186 


2 


2186 


22 


2190 


2 


2186 


2 


2186 


3 


2186 


10 


218S 


53A 


3126 


19A 


2608 


9,35 


2187, 2195 


22 


2190 


54 


3126 


53A 


3126 



14 
31A 
46 
46 
46 

55 

22-36 

22 



20 
55 



2 
1(«1) 

53A 
19 

53A 

53A 

53A 



2189 
2209 
2198 
2198 
2779 

3126 

2190-2196 

2190 



2190 
3126 



2186 

758 

3126 
2190 

3126 

3126 

3126 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

officers, trustees, employees, etc. — Concluded. 
certificate of deposit, unauthorized issue by, 
penalty . . . . . 

certification of check, wrongful, by, penalty 
commissioner may summon .... 

penalty for disobedience .... 

embezzlement or fraud by, etc., penalty 

evidence ... .... 

false entries in reports, books, etc., by, penalty . 
fictitious, etc., loans by, penalty 
loan of funds or credit of, to insolvent, by, penalty 
misapplication of funds, etc., by, penalty 
non-comphance with laws by, general penalty 
note, bond, etc., unauthorized assignment by, 
penalty . . . . . 

receiving deposits with knowledge of insolvency, 
penalty ..... 

removal by court ...... 

reports by, penalty for refusal, etc. 
savings and other banks, of, certain, incompatible 
security, etc., accepting inadequate, penalty 
offices, joint occupation by certain banks, for- 
bidden . . . . . 

penalties relative to (see, supra, in general, officers, 
trustees, employees, etc.). 

political contributions by banks, penalty 

possession and hquidation of banks by commissioner, 

agents, assistants, etc., appointment 

agents for liquidation, embezzlement by 

bonds and duties .... 

compensation .... 

election by stockholders, when 
authority and duties, in general 
claims, bank, against, h'mitation, time, of action 
on rejected . 
list .... 

notice and proof 
objections to 
rejection . 
retention, after resumption of business 
bank, due to, collection, sale, compounding 
retention, after resumption of business 
compounding of debts .... 

dividends, payment ..... 

fees and expenses ..... 

injunction against commissioner 

inventory of property .... 

Uen of banks, etc., holding assets, notice by com 

missioner, effect on 
may take possession, when 
notice to banks, etc., holding assets . 
lien of such banks, etc., Umitation . 
property, deposited with bank, disposition . 
sale ....... 

report to general court as to . 
resumption of business .... 

safe deposit boxes, disposition of contents . 
stockholders in trust companies, liability, enforce 
ment ..... 

set-off of deposit, none 
meeting, liquidation, for ... 

suits, prosecution and defence . 



Chapter 



Section 



109 

Page 



266 


53A 


3126 


266 


53A 


3126 


167 


3 


2186 


167 


3 


2186 


266 


52,53 


3125 


266 


53 


3125 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


53A 


3126 


167 


47 


2198 


266 


53A 


3126 


266 


54 


3126 


167 


5 


2186 


167 


8 


2187 


168 


5 


2200 


266 


53A 


3126 



168 



55 
56 

167 
266 
167 
167 
167 
167 

167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 

167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 
167 

167 
172 
167 
167 



2200 



7 




640 


58 




660 


26 




2192 


55 




3126 


26,34 


2192 


,2194 


30 




2193 


34 




2194 


24 




2191 


28 




2192 


29 




2193 


28 




2192 


31 




2193 


28 




2192 


23 




2191 


24 




2191 


23 




2191 


24 




2191 


31,35 


2193 


, 2195 


30 




2193 


33 




2194 


27 




2192 


23 




2191 


22 




2190 


23 




2191 


23 




2191 


32 




2194 


24,25 


2191 


2192 


35 




2195 


23 




2191 


32 




2194 


24 




2191 


24 




2269 


22,34 


2190 


2194 


23,25 


2191 


,2192 



110 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BANKS AND BXNKING — Continued. 
in general — Concluded 

possession and liquidation of banks by commissioner 
— Concluded. 
supreme judicial court, jurisdiction . . . 167 

tax reduction ....... 63 

trust companies, low reserve .... 172 

unclaimed dividends, etc., disposition . . 167 

publication of facts . . . . . .167 

public welfare, boards of, information to, poor per- 
sons' deposits . . .117 
real estate as security, appraisal, etc. . . . 167 

records, etc., of banks, copies admissible in evi- 
dence, when .... 233 

regulation of business . . . . . .167 

reports of banks, commissioner, to . . .167 

penalties, failure to make, for .... 167 

false statements in, for .... 266 

general court, to, commissioner, by . . .167 

returns, reports, etc., destruction of certain . . 167 

false statements in, penalty on officer, etc. . . 266 

officers, failure to make or amend, penalty . . 167 

savings banks, deposits in banks by, etc. . . 168 

securities of certain, blue sky law exemption . . IIOA 

security, etc., acceptance of inadequate, penalty . 266 
small loans licensees, bonds . . . . .140 

statements by banks, commissioner may require . 167 
penalties for failure to make .... 167 

stealing from banks, putting in fear, etc., for, penalty 265 
stock in banks, contract for sale of, statute of frauds, 

within ..... 259 

supervision of banks ...... 167 

suspension of certain, incapacity to do business, tax 

reduction during . . . .63 

taxation of banks and trust companies ... 63 

See also Taxation, corporations, of (Index 

pp. 1326, 1327). 

town, etc., deposits in banks, regulated . . .44 

treasurers, etc., compliance with laws, responsibility 167 

penalty for failure . . . .167 

failure to make return, penalty .... 167 

trustees of banks (see, supra, in general, officers, 

trustees, employees, etc.). 
trust, unauthorized use of word . . . .167 

unauthorized banking, forbidden .... 167 

examination, penalty ..... 167 

injunction against . . . . . .167 

possession by commissioner for . . . .167 

unsafe conduct of, proceedings . . . .167 

unsound banks, taking over of, and liquidation . 167 
violation of law by banks, possession by commis- 
sioner ...... 167 

prosecution . . . , . . .167 

report to attorney general . . . .167 

visitation of banks by commissioner . . .167 

vouchers, return to depositors, manner . . .167 

witnesses, examination . . . . • 167 

co-operative banks, accounts and books, form and 

keeping . . . . .170 

annual report to commissioner . . . .170 

borrowing by, withdrawals, etc., to meet . . 170 

branch offices ..... .170 

business, corporation law not applicable to, except 156 
of, domestic companies, limited to . 170 



Section 



Pagi' 



5, 7, 24, 30-33, 36 2186, 2187, 2191, 
2193, 2194, 2196 



16 


780 


76 


2281 


35 


2195 


5 


2186 


13 


1429 


10 


2188 


77 


2913 


12-20 


2188-2190 


7 


2187 


7,8 


2187 


53A 


3126 


9,35 


2187, 2195 


11 


2188 


53A 


3126 


8 


2187 


54(7) 


2225 


3(^) 


1317 


53A 


3126 


105 


1731, 1732 


7 


2187 


7,8 


2187 


21 


3111 


6 


3073 


1-11 


2185-2188 


16 


780 


1-10 


777-779 


55 


500 


46 


2198 


47 


2198 


8 


2187 


12, 13 


2188 


12 


2188 


13 


2188 


13 


2188 


22 


2190 


5 


2186 


22-36 


2190-2196 


22 


2190 


5 


2186 


5 


2186 


2 


2186 


19 


2190 


3 


2186 


43 


2250 


44 


2250 


16 


2240 


11 


2239 


2 


1953 


48,49 


2253 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Ill 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
co-operative banks — Continued. 
bj'-laws, adoption and subjects 

amendment 
capital, amount unlimited 
contributions to, dues, by 
shares, divided into . 

taxation, exempt from 

clerk, election, etc. 
commissioner, annual report as to 

powers as to, in general 
committees, by-law provisions 
common form mortgages, holding 
consolidation of banks 
corporate franchise, tax exempt 
definitions .... 
directors, election, term, etc. 
meeting, time and place . 
oath, failure to take, etc. . 
vacancy, failure to attend meetings, for 
dissolution, no preference to paid up-shares 
division of banks, assessment of expenses of, on 
dues, payment 

cessation on maturity 
earnings, distribution . 
extra dividend, when 
guaranty fund, reservation to 
examination and audit 
fee .... 

recovery by action 
report to commissioner 
existence, corporate, evidence 
fees, commissions, etc., certain, regulated 

transfer of shares, for 
fines for non-payment of dues, etc. 
foreign, real estate, local, loans on 
restricted .... 

right to do business . 
forfeited share account 
guaranty fund, reservation, etc. 

surplus account, transfers from . 
incorporation, agreement of association, contents 
name regulated 
number of subscribers to 
articles of organization, filing, etc. 

existence dates from . 
certificate of public convenience, etc. 

notice and hearing on application for 
first meeting of subscribers 
incorporation, certificate , 
notice of intention .... 
officers, election .... 
insolvent, receipt of deposits by, penalty 
investment of funds, alterations in leased building, 
building for bank's business, in . 
loans to shareholders, amount, each share, for 
bids for, priority, etc. 
cancellation of share at maturity 
fees and commissions regulated 
interest, etc., on . 
fines for non-payment 
reduction, agreement for 
methods of making 



Chapter 



170 

170 
170 
170 
170 
/ 59 
\ 63 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
63 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
266 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 



Section 



4, 6, 21, 29, 39 

6 (m) 

12 

13 

12 

5 (30) 

19 

4,7 

46 

46 

6(e) 

23,26 

45 

19 

1 

4,7 

6 (a), 11 

7 

7 

19 

47 

13,26 

19 

40 

42 

41 

46 

46,47 

46 

46 

5 

38 

39 

6 (fc), 37 

49 

48 

49 

17 

41 

41 

2 

2 

2 

5 

5 

3 

3 

4 

5 

3 

4 

54 

31 

31 

22 

21 

24 

38 

21, 23, 24 

37 

28 

6 (g), 21 



Page 



2236, 2237, 2242, 

2245, 2249 
2238 
2239 
2240 
2239 
692 
781 

2236, 2238 
2252 
2252 
2238 
2243 
2251 
781 
2235 

2236, 2238 

2238, 2239 
2238 
2238 
2242 
2252 

2240, 2243 
2242 
2249 
22.50 
22.50 
2252 
2252 
2252 
22.52 
2237 
2249 
2249 

2238, 2249 
2253 
2253 
2253 
2241 
2250 
2250 
2235 
2235 
2235 
2237 
2237 
2236 
2236 
2236 
2237 
2236 
2236 
3126 
2246 
2246 
2243 
2242 
2243 
2249 

2242,2243 
2249 
2245 

2238, 2242 



il2 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BAJ^KING — Continved. 
co-operative banks — Continued. 
investment of funds — Concluded. 
loans to shareholders — Concluded. 



Chapter 



Section 



partial payment .... 




, 170 


6 (j). 29 


2238 


2245 


premiums, arrears in payment 


. 170 


32 




2246 


bid for loan . . . . . 


. 170 - 


21 




2242 


fine for non-payment . . . . 


. 170 


37 




2249 


insurance company, payment by 


. 170 


36 




2248 


interest added to . . . 


. 170 


21 




2242 


monthly payment 


. 170 


24 




2243 


real estate loans, conditioned to pay 


. 170 


26 




2243 


reduction ..... 


. 170 


28 




2245 


repayment of loans, as to . 


. 170 


29 




2245 


real estate mortgage, secured by, amount 


each 








share, for . 


. 170 


22 




2243 


limit on single parcel 


. 170 


26 




2243 


value as determining . 


. 170 


26 




2243 


application for .... 


. 170 


2,5 




2243 


borrowing to meet . 


. 170 


16 




2240 


reserve to meet 


. 170 


40A 




2249 


by-law provisions 


. 170 


6(i) 




2238 


conversion into common form mortgage 


; . 170 


26 




2243 


excessive loan, appraisal by commissione 


r, etc. 167 


10 




2188 


foreclosure of mortgage 


. 170 


32 




2246 


purchase, etc., of real estate under 


. 170 


30 




2246 


forfeiture of borrower's right to loan 


. 170 


26 




2243 


insurance companies, assignment of lo£ 


ms to 170 


36 




2248 


note and pledge of shares . 


. 170 


26 




2243 


reduction of loan interest, etc., agreeme 


nt for 170 


28 




2245 


security committee to report on . 


. 170 


25,26 




2243 


personal examination, when dispense 


d with 170 


8 




2239 


shares, application of value to 


. 170 


29, 33 


2245 


,2247 


statutory forms of mortgages 


. 183 ■ 


22-24, 


2464, 2465, 2472 






App., Form (6) 






suspension of payments, military s( 


srvice, 








unemployment, etc., for 


. 170 


33,34 




2247 


recovery and enforcement of security 


. 170 


32 




2246 


repayment ..... 


. 170 


29 




2245 


shares, unpledged, on . 




. 170 


23,27 


2243 


,2245 


amount, note, etc. 




. 170 


27 




2245 


pubUc securities, in . 




. 170 


23 




2243 


real estate, mortgages, and, certain, in 




. 170 


30 




2246 


place of business, for 




. 170 


31 




2246 


alterations in leased building 




. 170 


31 




2246 


surplus, etc., funds, loan, etc. 




. 170 


23 




2243 


liquidation, involuntary 




. 167 


22-36 


2190-2196 


voluntary .... 




. 167 


22 




2190 


losses, distribution 




. 170 


40 




2249 


guaranty fund to meet 




. 170 


41 




2250 


lost pass books .... 




. lf.7 


20 




2190 


management .... 




. 170 


6-11 


2237-2239 


money, securities, etc., care of 




. 170 


6(/),9 


2238 


,2239 


name, regulated .... 




. 170 


2 




2235 


consolidation, in case of 




. 170 


45 




2251 


office, branch .... 




. 170 


11 




2239 


officers, election, term, etc. . 




. 170 


4,6,7 


2236-2238 


oath, failure to take, effect 




. 170 


7 




2238 


See also, supra, co-operative banks, dir 


ectors; 








infra, co-operative banks, 


treas- 








urer. 










pass Ijooks, lost ..... 


. 167 


20 




2190 


regulated ..... 


. 170 


43 




2250 


personal property, tax-exempt 




f 59 
•1 63 


5 (30) 
19 




692 
781 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
co-operative banks — Continued. 

pledge of securities, etc. .... 
president and vice president, election, term, etc. 
profits (see, supra, co-operative banks, earnings) 
quorum at meetings ..... 
real estate, acquisition by foreclosure, etc. 

excessive loans on, appraisal by commissioner, etc 
mortgages of, common form, in 
place of business, for 

alterations in leased building . 
receipts from shareholders, by whom 
report, annual, commissioner, by and to 
reserves, composition and maintenance 
security committee, election and duties 

real estate loans, duties as to 
shareholders, annual meeting of, by-laws as to 
dues, payment by 

fines for non-payment 
minors or trustees as 
officers to be . 
pass books, to have . 
voting rights . 

proxy voting forbidden 
See also, infra, co-operative banks, shares, 
shares, cancellation, to discharge or reduce loan, etc 
suspension of payments in case of . 
dues, payment on . 

See also, supra, co-operative banks, fines for 
non-payment of dues, etc. 
earnings, etc., distribution to 
forfeiture 

individual holdings limited 
issue 
joint ownership 

holding in, limited 
loans on . 
maftured . 

deferred payment 
no preference on dissolution 
See also, supra, co-operative banks, invest- 
ment of funds, 
maturity 

payment of matured 

no preference on dissolution 
minors and trustees, issue to 
mutual fire companies may hold 
paid-up, issue, etc. 
holding Umited 
loans on 

no preference on dissolution 
rate of profit 
total value limited 
withdrawal . 
retirement 
savings bank loans, as security for 

taxation, exempt from 

transfer, fee, etc. 

value, ultimate 

withdrawal, borrowing to meet 

by-law provisions . 
^ deferred, payment 

enforced 

forfeited shares, proceeds 



Chapter 



170 

170 

170 
170 
167 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 

170 
170 
170 



170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 



170 
170 
170 
170 
175 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
168 
59 
63 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 







113 


Section 




Page 


16 




2240 


4,7 


2236 


2238 


6(c) 




2238 


30 




2246 


10 




2188 


26 




2243 


31 




2246 


31 




2246 


43 




2250 


44,46 


2250 


2252 


40A 




2249 


8 




2239 


25 




2243 


6 




2237 


13 




2240 


37 




2249 


14 




2240 


7 




2238 


43 




2250 


7 




2238 


7 




2238 


24,26,29 


2243 


2245 


33 




2247 


13 




2240 


40 




2249 


17,32 


2241 


,2246 


12 




2239 


12, 15A 


2239 


,2240 


15 




2240 


15A 




2240 


23,27 


2243 


,2245 


12, 15A, 19 


2239, 2240 


.2242 


20 




2242 


19 




2242 


19 




2242 


19,20 




2242 


19 




2242 


14 




2240 


80 




2339 


12, 15A 


2239 


,2240 


12 




2239 


27 




2245 


19 




2242 


12 




2239 


12 




2239 


12 




2239 


18 




2241 


54 (9e) 




2227 


5 (16, 30) 


689, 692 


19 




781 


39 




2249 


12 




2239 


16 




2240 


Q(h) 




2238 


20 




2242 


18 




2241 


17 




2241 



114 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
co-operative banks — Concluded. 
shares — Concluded. 

withdrawal — Concluded. 
funds available for 
minor shareholders 
notice, etc. . 
paid-up shares 
repayment of loan, on . 
reserve to meet 
trust shares, in case of . 
supervision, assessment of expense 
surplus account . 

investment of funds in 
transfers to guaranty fund 

taxation, exemption of capital, franchise, etc. 

treasurer, election, term, etc. 
assistant treasurers . 

duties and bond 



payments, to make . 
public welfare, department of, to give information 
to, when, penalty . 
local boards of, information to, when, penalty 
trial balance, monthly 
examination, etc., of 
unla^\'fully acting as, penalty 
vice president, election 
deposits with others than banks, application of 
certain laws as to . 
banks, etc., exemption 
bond, custodians of deposits, of 
depositaries, of, actions on 

approval .... 
conditions .... 
violation, certain acts deemed 
deposits in lieu of sureties 
record by state treasurer 
trust fund, to constitute 
record, state treasurer to keep . 
sum, commissioner to fix . 
sureties and other requirements 
books and accounts, form and audit 
examination by commissioner 

books, vaults, etc., access to, penalty for refusal 
powers of commissioner relative to 
foreign countries, deposits for transmission to, law 
applicable to persons receiving 
forwarding of money to 
receipt, form 
injunction against depositary 
insolvency, impairment of capital, etc., proceedings 

in case of 
laborers, supplying of, persons engaged in, i^enalty 

on . . . 

license, issue, conditions and term 

posting ..... 

revocation .... 

officers, etc., examination, penalty 

penalty, general .... 

police to enforce 
police, local, information from 
receiver, appointment . 
returns to commissioner 



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16 


2240 


12 


2239 


29 


2245 


40A 


2249 


14 


2240 


47 


2252 


42 


22.50 


23 


2243 


41 


2250 


5(30) 


692 


19 


781 


4,7- 


2236, 2238 


10 


2239 


9 


2239 


105 


2357 


43 


2250 


41 


1470 


13 


1429 


43 


2250 


46 


2252 


48 


2253 


7 


2238 


1 


2230 


1 


2230 


7 


2233 


5 


2232 


3 


2231 


2 


2231 


18 


2234 


3 


2231 


4 


2232 


3 


2231 


4 


2232 


2 


2231 


3 


2231 


7 


2233 


8 


2233 


9 


2233 


9,10 


2233 


1 


2230 


14 


2234 


15 


2234 


11 


2233 



11 



2233 



16 


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3 


2231 


3 


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9 


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16 


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2234 


11 


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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



115 



BANKS AND BANKING — Coiitinued. 

deposits with others than banks — Concluded. 
steamship, etc., tickets, persons selling, penalty on 
supervision of depositaries, commissioner, by . 
federal reserve bank, trust companies as stockholders 
reserve requirements ..... 

foreign banks, authorization to do business, certifi 
cate ..... 

examination ...... 

access for ...... 

witnesses, commissioner may summon 

fiduciary, authority to act as . . . 

income from deposits in certain, tax-exempt . 
injunction restraining . 
offices, number . 
receivership 

returns to commissioner 
savings department, certain deposits, law not ap- 
plicable 
income, application . 
national banks, exemption 
required to have, when 
separation of funds, etc. 
supervision by commissioner 
land banks, federal, farm loan bonds issued by, 
insurance companies, investment 
by, m . 
savings banks, investment by, in 
national banks, books, depositors', deposit by surety 
on recognizance 

cemetery perpetual care funds, deposit in 
co-operative banks may borrow from 
deposits in, credit unions, funds of 

motor vehicle liability deposits . 

savings banks, by . 

liquidated, unclaimed dividends 

See also, i7ifra, national banks, public moneys, 
fiduciary, acting as, bond .... 
foreign banks, exempt from certain laws as to . 
New York, city of, in, deposit of public funds in 
officers of, savings bank officers not to be 

public, moneys, deposit in, regulated 

municipal, immunity of official 

trust funds, deposit in . . . 

See also, supra, national banks, deposits in. 
service companies to deposit funds in . 
welfare, department of, information to, when, 
penalty .... 

local boards of, information to, when, penalty 
records, etc., copies as evidence, when . 
savings, banks, deposits by, in . . . 

liquidated, unclaimed dividends, deposit in 
office with, forbidden .... 
department of, deposit book, recognizance, deposit 
by surety, etc., on . . . 

shares of stock of, dividends on, income tax exempt 

savings banks may hold 

taxation, local exemption 
taxation 
town, etc., funds in 

liability of official 



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44 
40 
37 

45 
43 
45 
41 
41,42 
37 



63 (14) 
54 (10) 

57, 61, 68, 71 

54 
16 
21 
34E 
54(7) 
55 

6A 
45 
34 
5 
34 
55 
55A 
54 

3A 

41 
13 

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54(7) 

55 

4 

57, 61, 68, 71, 

79-81 

Kb) 

54(7) 

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2232, 2233 

2275 

2282 

2196 
2196 
2196 
2196 
2197 
2276, 2277 
758 
2196 
2197 
2196 
2196 

2197 
2197 
2197 
2197 
2197 
2196 



2331 

2228 

3222, 3223, 3225, 
3226 
500 
2240 
2259 
1012 
2225 
2229 

2605 
2197 
223 
2200 
223 
500 
500 
500 

1940 

1470 
1429 
2913 
2225 
2229 
2200 

3222, 3223, 

3225-3228 

758 

2225 

692 

777-779 

500 

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INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
national banks — Concluded. 

trust, company merged with, maintenance as branch 
office ...... 

funds, municipal, deposit in ... . 

savings banks, in general, annual report to commis- 
sioner ...... 

application of certain laws relating to 

bonds of officers ...... 

borrow money, authority to ... . 

charter containing provisions inconsistent with laws 
as to, acceptance of law by banks 
holding ..... 

definitions ....... 

general court, examination by .... 

offices with certain banks, etc., forbidden, penalty 
attorney, compensation ..... 

audit (see, infra, savings banks, examination and 

audit), 
auditing committee, appointment and duties . 



examination before dividend, by 
board of investment, compensation 

election, term, etc. .... 

meetings and duties .... 

statements to trustees 
books, depositors', calling in, for verification 

collateral for loan, as . . . 

lost ...... 

recognizance, deposit by surety, etc., on 

branch offices ..... 
brokerage commissions, etc., regulated . 
business, corporation law as affecting 

where transacted .... 
by-laws, adoption at first meeting 

copies to commissioner 
clerk, election, term, etc. 
committees, compensation . 
consolidation, etc. .... 

co-operative bank may borrow from 
definition ...... 

deposits in, advertising for, requirement of notice of 
withdrawal as affecting . 

amount limited, exception 
notice to depositor 

banking house, received, etc., at 

books, pass (see, supra, savings banks, books 
depositors'). 

borrowing to meet ..... 

cemetery perpetual care funds . 

claimants, adverse, interpleader in case of . 
courts, by order of, not subject to limit of amount 
unclaimed, state treasurer, payment to 
repayment to persons entitled 

credit unions, funds . 

dividends and interest on . 

examination to precede declaration 
extra ..... 
income tax exempt 
joint deposits, on, limit, etc. . 

ordinary, regulated 



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54 

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2 

24 
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6 

4 

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13, 14 

3, 16, 25 

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168 
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168 
167 
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25 

30 

2 

25 

9 

14 

9, 13, 14 

22 

55 

16 

7(28) 

51 

31, 31A 

32 

25 



3 

54 
37 
36 
31 
41 
43 
31 
21 

47-50 
48 
50 

l(al) 

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2207 

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2206 
2200 



2200 
2199 
2200 
2200 
2206 



2204, 2205, 2207, 
2213 
2213 
2206 
2203 

2200, 2204, 2206 

2204 

2208 

2227 

2190 

3222, 3223, 

3225-3228 

2206 

2208 

1953 

2206 

2201 

2203 

2201, 2203 

2206 

2229 

2240 

112 

2214 
2209 
2209 
2206 



2200 
500 
2210 
2210 
2209 
2211 
2212 
2209 
2259 
2212, 2213 
2213 
2213 
758 
2209 
2189 
2212 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



court 



by children on 



BANKS AND BANKING ~ Continued. 
savings banks — ■ Continued. 
deposits in — ■ Concluded. 

dividends and interest on — Concluded. 
ordinary — Concluded. 

computation of time in certain cases 
passing, required, when 
sums deposited at intervals, on 
trustees to authorize 
unearned, penalty for payment 
executors, etc., b^^ under order of probate 
regulated 

fraternal benefit societies, funds 

guardians, by, burial expenses, for 

investment 

joint, amount limited 

interest on . 

regulation 
loans secured by 

notice of application for 
Massachusetts training schools, 

parole from . 
minors, payments to 
motor vehicle liability deposits 
municipal funds, immunity of official . 
nrutual fire companies, by 

parks, cemeteries, etc., trust funds for 

executors, etc., deposit by 
payment of dividends to town, etc. 
statement to mayor or selectmen 
transfer of funds .... 
place for receipt of . 

public charges, of, information as to . 

reduction, shrinking assets, in case of 
retirement systems, funds 
set-off, etc., by person indebted 
sureties, to secme .... 

taxation, exemptions . ... 

town, etc., funds, liability of officer 
trust, funds, municipal 

in, payment, etc. .... 
unclaimed, notice, publication . 

return to commissioner . . . 

sole assets of estate, no public administration 

state treasurer, payment to 
repayment to persons entitled 
verification of books 
withdrawal, notice, etc. 
general requirement 
order for, death of drawer, effect 
dissolution, etc., involuntary 

voluntary .... 

examination and audit, certified accountant, by 
commissioner, by . 
additional assistance for 
expense .... 

collection and payment over 
report ..... 
general court, examination by committee of 
excessive loan on real estate, appraisal in case of 



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2189 


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2213 


16 


2189 


48 


2213 


18 


2190 


25-28 


2616 


31 


2209 


18 


2411 


48A 


2576 


54 


2214 


31A 


2209 


31A 


2209 


14 


2189 


51A 


2214 


51 


2214 


23 


1461 


34,53 


2210, 2214 


34E 


1012 


55A 


500 


80 


2339 


54 


500 


37 


2210 


38 


2211 


37 


2210 


39 


2211 


40 


2211 


25 


2206 


13 


1429 


41 


1470 


44 


2212 


31 


2209 


35 


2210 


19A 


2608 


5(28) 


692 


1 (a 1) 


768 


55A 


500 


54 


500 


34 


2210 


27 


2208 


27 


2208 


5 


2538 


8 


2564 


41,42 


2211 


42,43 


2211, 2212 


28 


2208 


51 


2214 


51 


2214 


52 


2214 


22-36 


2190-2196 


55 


2229 


17 


2204 


18, 19 


2205 


20 


2205 


18 


2205 


19,21 


2205, 2206 


19 


2205 


6 


2200 


54(1) 


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118 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
savings banks — Conlinued. 

fees, commissions, etc., taking regulated 
foreign banks, etc., acting as 
guaranty fund, creation and purposes 

dividends, as affecting 

transfers to ..... . 

income, division ...... 

incorporation, agreement of association, contents 
subscribers to, first meeting . 

number ...... 

articles of organization, filing, etc. 

existence dates from .... 

by-laws, adoption ..... 

certificate of public convenience, etc. . 

notice and hearing on . 
incorporation, certificate .... 

notice of intention, publication, etc. . 
officers, election ..... 

incorporators (see, infra, savings banks, members) 
insolvency proceedings, unclaimed dividends, etc. 

deposit in . 
insolvent banks, receipt of deposits by, penalty 
interest and dividends, deposits, on 
computation of time, holiday, etc. 
payment ..... 

sums deposited at intervals, on . 
unearned, penalty for payment . 
investment, board of (see, supra, savings banks, 

board of investment), 
investment of funds, in general, annual report as 
to ... . 

board of investment, duties . 

officers charged with, borrowing forbidden 

publication of list .... 

statements as to . 
acceptances, bankers', and bills of exchange 
bank stock and deposits 
bonds, certain ..... 

commissioner to prepare list of approved 

liability for omission negatived 
pledge of, to pay depositors 
temporary failure to meet requirements, effect 
building, bank ..... 

cities, towns, counties, etc., securities of 
collateral, notes secured by . . . 

approval of changes in collateral . 
commonwealth, public funds of 
co-operative banks, unpledged shares of, notes 

secured by . 
corporations, certain, notes of . 
deposit books of depo.sitors, notes secured by 
electricity, certain companies selling, etc., se^ 

curities of . 
existing investments, certain, legalized 
farm loan bonds ..... 
gas, artificial, certain companies selling, securities 

electric, etc., company bonds, etc. . 
indebtedness, securities taken in settlement of 
mortgages of real estate .... 
board of investment, approval by . 
certification by . 



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Section 



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41-45 

45 

17 

47, 49, 50 

46 

47-50 

7 

9 

7 

10 

10 

9 

8 

8 

10 



122, 123 
54 
17 
17 
47-50 
16 
18 



26 

16 

29 

15 

15 

54(8) 

54(7) 

54 (2-6, 9, 10) 

54 (15) 

54 (15) 

3 

54 (3A-, 16) 

54 (11) 

54(2) 

54 (9e) 

16 

54 (2a) 

54 (9e) 
54 {%) 
54 (9e) 

54 (6A, 9c) 

54 (16, 17) 

54 (10) 

54 (6A, 9c) 

54 (6, 9c) 

54 (13) 

54(1) 

16 

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2208 
2197 
2212 
2189 

2212, 2213 
2212 

2212, 2213 
2200 
2201 
2200 
2201 
2201 
2201 
2201 
2201 
2201 
2201 
2201 



2714 
3126 

2189 
2189 
>2212, 2213 
2189 
2190 



2207 
2204 
2208 
2204 
2204 
2225 
2225 
2215-2223, 
2226-2228 
2228 
2228 
2200 
2220, 2229 
2228 
2215 
2227 
2204 
2215 

2227 
2226 
2227 

2223, 2226 
2229 
2228 
2223, 2226 
2223, 2226 
2228 
2215 
2204 
2215 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



119 

Page 



BANKS AND BANKING — Conlinued. 
savings banks — Continued. 

investment of funds — Concluded. 

mortgages of real estate — Concluded. 
revaluation, appraisal, etc. 
statements as to . 

national banks, stock and deposits in 

personal securit}', loans on 

pledges of securities, validity preserved 

public, funds ..... 
service companies, securities of certain 

railroad, bonds, notes and shares 
equipment, securities secured by 

real estate acquired by foreclosure, etc. 

securities, acquired in settlement, etc. 
previously authorized 

states, securities of . 

street railway bonds, etc. . 

telephone company bonds, etc. . 

terminal corporation bonds, etc. 

trust companies, stock and deposits in 

United States, public funds of . 

water companies, bonds of 
joint accounts (see, supra, savings banks, deposits 

in). 
liquidation, involuntary 

voluntary ..... 

loans to depositors .... 

notice of application 
lost pass books ..... 
meetings, board of investment, of 

corporation, of .... 

place of holding .... 

trustees, of .... . 

members, election, forfeiture of membership, etc. 

publication of list, penalty 

trustees elected from 
merger and consolidation 
officers and employees, bonds of . 

general penalty on . 
officers, borrowing, etc., by certain, forbidden 

election, term, etc. .... 

officers of certain banks, etc., not to be 

publication of list, penalty for failure . 

sworn, to be, etc. .... 

vacancies ..... 

pass books (see, supra, savings banks, books, 

depositors'), 
place for transacting business 
pledge of securities by .... 

president, and vice presidents, election, term, etc. 

officer of other bank, not to be . 
pretending to be, forbidden .... 

examination and penalty .... 
probate deposits, partition sales, resulting from 
records, etc., of, copies admissible in evidence, when 
reports, annual, to commissioner . 

destruction ..... 
safe deposit vaults, maintenance, etc. 
school children, collection of savings of . 
securities of United States, may hold, for depositors 
services by trustees, attorneys, etc., report of com- 
pensation ..... 
shade tree and cemeterj' funds, deposit, etc. . 



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233 
168 
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168 
168 

168 
168 



54(1) 


2215 


15 


2204 


54(7) 


2225 


54(9) 


2226 


54 (14) 


2228 


54(2) 


2215 


54 (6A, 9c) 


2223, 2226 


54 (3, 9d, e) 


2216, 2227 


54 (3p) 


2221 


54 (12) 


2228 


54 (13) 


2228 


54 (17) 


2229 


54 (2a) 


2215 


54 (4, 9c) 


2221, 2226 


54 (5, 9c) 


2222, 2226 


54(3) 


2216 


54(7) 


2225 


54 (2a) 


2215 


54 (6) 


2223 


22-36 


2190-2196 


55 


2229 


51A 


2214 


51 


2214 


20 


2190 


16,25 


2204, 2206 


11 


2202 


25 


2206 


15,25 


2204, 2206 


12 


2202 


14 


2203 


13 


2203 


55 


2229 


24 


2206 


47 


2198 


29 


2208 


9, 13, 14 


2201, 2203 


5 


2200 


14, 15 


2203, 2204 


9, 13, 14 


2201, 2203 


14 


2203 


25 


2206 


3 


2200 


9, 13, 14 


2201, 2203 


5 


2200 


12 


2188 


13 


2188 


34 


2972 


77 


2913 


26 


2207 


11 


2188 


32A 


2209 


25 


2206 


33 


2209 


22 


2206 


37-40 


2210, 2211 



120 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BANKS AND BANKING ~ Continued. 
savings banks — Concluded. 

statement of condition, posting, etc. . . . 168 

taxation [see Taxation, corporations, of (Index 
pp. 1327, 1332)]. 



Section 



15 



Page 



2204 



deposits exempt 

personal property exempt 
term defined 

titles, fees for examination 
transmission of money to other states and countries 
travelers' checks, sale ..... 

treasurer, annual report by . 

assistant treasurer, etc., election, term, etc. 
bond, to give ...... 

copy with commissioner 
surety company, approval of form . 
compliance with laws, responsibility for, etc. 
election, term, etc. ..... 

officer of other bank, not to be . 

public welfare, department of, information to, 

when, penalty .... 

local boards, of, information to, when, penalty 

report of compensation of trustees, attorneys, 

etc. ...... 

trustee process, charged as trustee, bond to in- 
demnify 
trustees of, dividends, to declare 
election, term, etc. . 

group election 
meetings 

office vacated, when 
penalty, general, on . 
savings bank laws, copies to 
vacancies, filling 
See also, supra, savings banks, officers and 
employees. 
United States, investment in fimds of . 
securities of, may keep, for depositors 
unlawfully acting as ..... . 

examination and penalty ..... 

trust companies, in general, adoption of laws as to, 
as part of charter, when 
business corporation law as affecting . 
checks, etc., on, fraudulent drawing, penalty 
commencement of business, capital stock, pay- 
ment in, prior to . 
certificate permitting ..... 

incorporation, after, time limit 
corporations subject to chapter one hundred and 
seventy-two .... 

credit from, obtaining by false pretences, penalty 
definitions ....... 

deposits Avith others than banks, exemption from 

laws as to . 
evidence of existence, certificate, etc., as 
fiduciary depositing funds in, agreement with 

surety, joint control, for 
organization, limit of time for .... 

poUtical contributions by, penalty 

public moneys, deposit in, regulated . 
records, etc., of, copies admissible in evidence, 
when ...... 

resumption of business under inactive charters 



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266 

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266 
172 

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172 

205 

172 

55 

56 

29 

233 
172 



5(28) 


692 


l(al) 


758 


5(16) 


689 


7 (28) 


112 


30 


2208 


33A 


2209 


33A 


2209 


26 


2207 


9, 13, 14 


2201, 2203 


24 


2206 


24 


2206 


105 


2357 


46, 47 


2198 


13, 14 


2203 


5 


2200 


41 


1470 


13 


1429 


22 


2206 


31 


2993 


48 


2213 


13, 14, 14A 


2201, 2203 


14A 


2203 


15, 25 


2204, 2206 


23 


2206 


47 


2198 


14 


2203 


14A 


2203 


54(2) 


2215 


33 


2209 


12 


2188 


13 


2188 


2,3 


2264 


2 


1953 


37 


3122 


11, 18 


2267, 2268 


11 


2267 


5 


2265 


2 


2264 


36 


3122 


1 


2264 


1 


2230 


10 


2266 


19A 


2608 


5 


2265 


7 


640 


58 


660 


34 


223 


77 


2913 


5 


2265 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
trust companies — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

taxation ........ 63 

See also Taxation, corporations, of (Index 
pp. 1326, 1327, 1332). 
town, etc., deposits in, regulated . . .44 

trust, company, use of words in name, regulated, 

penalty 172 

unlawful use of word . . . . .167 

examination and penalty .... 167 

actuary, appointment, bond, etc. .... 172 

agent, as, loans and securities, to negotiate . .172 

securities, certain, to buy, etc., authority limited 172 

assessments on stockliolders . . . . .172 

assets, interdepartmental transfer . . .172 

sale, etc., of, regulated . . . . .172 

assignee, as (see, infra, trust companies, executor, 

administrator, etc., as). 
audit (see, infra, trust companies, examination), 
bad debts and losses, definition .... 172 

dividends, as affecting . . . , ' . 172 

bills of exchange, acceptance, etc. (see, infra, trust 

companies, drafts, etc.). 
bonds, officers, etc., of . . . . .172 

books, inspection, commissioner of banks, by .172 

stockholders, etc., by . . . . ,172 

branch offices . . . . . . .172 

foreign countries, in . . . . .172 

by-laws, adoption . . . . . .172 

subject matter , . . . . .172 



capital stock, agreement of association to state 
amount . . . . . 

issue and amount regulated . . . . 
blue sky law exemption .... 
impairment by losses, assessments on stock- 
holders . . . . . 

increase or decrease . . . ... 

other trust companies, of, investment in, Hmited 

payment in, etc., before doing business 
certificate ...... 

returns to show ..... 

security, as, savings deposits, for 

trust department, faithful performance by, for 

shares, assignments, etc., regulations . 
loans on own, forbidden, penalty 
number, agreement of association to state 
par value ...... 

decrease in .... . 

payment in cash ..... 
purchase of own, forbidden, penalty 
quorum at meetings .... 
savings bank deposits invested in . 
surplus, issue against .... 

tax exemption .....' 

capital, withdrawal in dividends forbidden 
charter, consolidated company, of, void, exception 

inactive, resumption of business under 
clerk, choice, etc. ..... 

commercial paper, acceptance and rediscount 

liability of persons on, to, limit . 



172 

172 

llOA 

172 

/ 156 

t 172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

/156 

tl72 

172 

172 

172 

168 

172 

59 

63 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 

172 



Section 



1-7 



55 

4 
12 
13 
13 
38 
35 
24,25 
30A 
44 



80 
80 



13 

27 

19 

45, 46 

47 

9 15 

12, 15, 61,' 67 



7 

18 

3(3) 

25 

41, 44, 45 
18 
43 

11, 18 
11 
26 
63 
55 
15 
39 
7 
18 

41,43 
18 

11, 18 
39 
15 

54(7) 
18 

5(34) 

12 (^) 

80 

44 

5 

9, 12, 13 

36, 37 
40 



121 

Page 

777-779 



500 

2265 
2188 
2188 
2267 
2272 
2272 
2269 
2271 
2274 



2282 
2282 



2267 
2270 
2269 
2274 
2274 

2266, 2268 
2267, 2268, 
2277, 2279 

2265 
2268 
1317 

2269 

1966, 1967 

2268 

2273 

2267, 2268 
2267 
2270 
2278 
2276 
2268 
2272 
2265 
2268 

1966, 1967 
2268 

2267, 2268 
2272 
2268 
2225 
2268 
692 
780 
2282 
2274 
2265 

2266, 2267 
2272 
2273 



122 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued 
trust companies — Continued. 
condition, reports to commissioner 
conservator, as (see, infra, trust companies, execa 

tor, administrator, etc., as), 
consolidation ..... 

charter void, etc., upon, exception 
co-operative lianks, loans to 
departments, transfer of assets between 
deposits in, cemetery perpetual care funds 

certificates, represented by, withdrawal, notice 

penalty 
court, money paid into 
disposition 
investment 
reclamation 
separate, to be kept . 
special deposits, to be 
crecht unions, funds . 
executors and other fiduciaries, by 
general ..... 
property, of ... 

security for, not to give, except 
special, to be separate from . 
terms and conditions 
joint, regulation 

municipal funds, immunity of official making 
postal savings and other public funds, security for 
returns to show 

special, mingling, etc., forbidden 
savings deposits to be 
trust funds to be . 
sureties, assets to secure 
time, reserves as affecting 

withdrawal regulated 
towns, etc., by, Kmited 

liability of official 
trust funds, municipal 

unclaimed 



Chaptei 



172 



172 
172 
170 
172 
44 

172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
171 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
167 
44 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
20.5 
172 
172 
44 
44 
44 
/188 
1172 



Section 



26 



2270 



payment to state treasurer, etc. 

sole assets of estate, as, no pubHc adminis- / 194 

tration \200 

See also, infra, trust companies, trust depart- 
ment. 

directors, choice, qualification, etc. . . . 172 

fees, etc., to, penalty . . . . .172 

general penalty on . . , . . .167 
dissolution, involuntary ..... 167 

voluntary . . . . . . .167 

dividends, payment regulated . . , .172 

returns to show . . . . . .172 

drafts, etc., acceptance . . . , .172 

liabilities of persons, etc., on . . . . 172 

rediscount . . . . . . .172 

examination, commissioner, by . . . . 172 

access to vaults, etc., for ... . 172 

expenses of annual, company to pay . . . 167 

trust department, of . . . . .172 

expert for . . . . . . .172 

executor, administrator, etc., as, appointment . 172 

authority to act . . . . . .172 

court proceedings, action of officers . . .172 

examination by expert . . . . .172 

funds held, capital stock, etc., to secure . .172 

additional security . . . . .172 



44 


2274 


44 


2274 


16 


2240 


30A 


2271 


54 


500 


32 


2271 


50 


2275 


50 


2275 


51 


2275 


50 


2275 


54 


2276 


54 


2276 


21 


2259 


50 


2275 


31 


2271 


31 


2271 


31 


2271 


54 


2276 


31 


2271 


14 


2189 


55A 


500 


31 


2271 


26 


2270 


54 


2276 


61, 62 


2277 


54 


2276 


19A 


2608 


73 


2280 


32 


2271 


55 


500 


55A 


500 


54 


500 


42,43 


2211, 2212 


31 


2271 


5 


2538 


8 


2564 


9, 12-14 


2266-2268 


16, 17 


2268 


47 


2198 


22-36 


2190-2196 


22 


2190 


80 


2282 


26 


2270 


36,37 


2272 


40 


2273 


37 


2272 


27 


2270 


27 


2270 


2 


2186 


27 


2270 


27 


2270 


52 


2276 


56 


2276 


57 


2276 


27 


2270 


55 


2276 


58 


2277 



A 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
trust companies — Continued. 

executor, administrator, etc., as — Concluded. 
funds held — Concluded. 

debts, etc., of corporation, not liable for 
guaranty fund to secure 
investment .... 

special deposits, to be . 
income tax as affecting 
surety on bonds, when required 
federal reserve bank, membership in 

reserves, effect on 
fees, commissions, etc., to officers, forbidden, pen- 
alty 

fiduciary, acting as (see, supra, trust companies, 
executor, administrator, etc., as; 
infra, trust companies, trustee, 
as), 
foreign countries, etc., branch offices in 
franchise, etc., sale 
good will, etc., sale 

guaranty fund, savings department, in 
trust department, in 
See also, infra, trust companies, surplus fund, 
guardian, as (see, supra, trust companies, executor, 

administrator, etc., as), 
incorporation, agreement of association, contents 
subscribers to, first meeting . 

number ...... 

articles of organization, filing, etc. 

existence dates from .... 

certificate, of . 

organization, of, filing . 

permitting business .... 

public convenience, etc., of . 

notice ...... 

refusal, renewal of application 
charter, inactive, resumption of business under 
void, when ...... 

incorporation, certificate, effect, etc. . 
notice of intention ..... 

organization, etc., time limit for 
stockholders, filing of list of . . . 

insolvent, receiving deposits, penalty 

stockholders, enforcement of liability of 

See also, infra, trust companies, possession and 
liquidation by commissioner, 
investment, committee, savings department, for 
funds, of, in general . 
bank building 
commercial paper . 
court, funds deposited by order of 
executor, etc., funds held as . 
farm property, loans on 
guaranty funds, of 
personal security, loans on 
real estate, loans on 

securities, corporations and governments, of 
stock of other trust companies 
trust funds, of . . . 

legal information, etc., may furnish 
letters of credit, may issue 
liability of certain persons, corporations and govern 
ments to, limited . 



Chapter 



Section 



123 

Page 



efor . . 172 


54 


2276 


. 172 


77-79 


2282 


. 172 


53 


2276 


. 172 


54 


2276 


. 62 


14, 15, 59 


766, 775 


. 172 


58 


2277 


. 172 


48 


2275 


. 172 


81 


2282 



172 



172 
172 

172 
172 
172 



172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
266 
/ 167 
1172 



172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
221 
172 

172 



16, 17 



2268 



47 




2274 


44 




2274 


44 




2274 


64 




2278 


77-79 




2282 


7 




2265 


9 




2266 


6 




2265 


10 




2266 


10 




2266 


10 




2266 


10 




2266 


11 




2267 


8, 11 


2265 


, 2267 


8 




2265 


8 




2265 


5 




2265 


5,44 


2265 


2274 


10 




2266 


8 




2265 


5 




2265 


11 




2267 


54 




3126 


24 




2191 


24,25 




2269 


60,61 




2277 


33 




2272 


41, 42 




2273 


36,37 




2272 


51 




2275 


53 




2276 


34 




2272 


64,80 


2278 


2282 


33 




2272 


33,34 




2272 


33 




2272 


43 




2273 


51, 53, 59 


2275-2277 


46 




2779 


36 




2272 



40 



2273 



124 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
trust companies — Continued. 

loans by, amount to one person, etc., limited 
drafts, acceptance 

liabilities of persons, etc., on, limitation 
rediscount 
farm property, on 
personal security, on 
real estate, on . 

excessive, appraisal by commissioner, etc 
shares of own stock, on . 
merger ...... 

mortgages on real estate, in general 

court, funds deposited by order of, investment in 
farm lands .... 

name, agreement of association, in 

trust company, use of words in, regulated 
officers, bonding . 

borrowing funds, etc., of savings department 
choice, term, etc. .... 

courts may compel attendance, etc. . 
fees, commissions, etc., to, penalty 

indirect interest in, permitted 
returns, oaths, etc., to execute and make 
savings bank officers not to be . 
swearing ...... 

vacancies, filling .... 

officers and employees, general penalty on 
possession and liquidation by commissioner 
reserve, insufficient, in case of . 
See also, supra, in general, possession and liqui- 
dation of banks by commissioner, 
powers, in general ..... 

president, choice, etc. ..... 

property, may receive, collect income, etc. 
public service corporations, deposits by, in 
real estate, bank building, investment in 
loans on . 

excessive, appraisal by commissioner, etc 
receiver, as (see, supra, trust companies, execu- 
tor, administrator, etc., as). 
records, etc., of, copies as evidence 
relations with other banks and trust companies, 
consolidation 
federal reserve bank, powers as member of . 
reserve requirements .... 

stock holdings regulated .... 

reserve, agent, authority of certain, to act as . 
composition of reserve of . . . 

revocation of authority .... 

amount required ..... 

composition ...... 

federal reserve bank, effect of membership in 
proceedings if less than required amount . 
report, weekly, to commissioner 
returns to commissioner, form and contents . 
safe deposit, receipt of property for 
savings banks, deposits by, in . . . 

joint occupation of office forbidden' . 
liquidated, unclaimed dividends, deposit in 
savings department, accounts, etc., of, separate 
to be . 
bank book, recognizance, deposit by surety, etc., 
on 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



172 
172 
172 

172 
172 
172 
172 
167 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
168 
172 
172 
167 
167 
172 



172 
172 
172 
155 
172 
172 
167 



233 



40 




2273 


36, 37 




2272 


40 




2273 


37 




2272 


34 




2272 


33 




2272 


33, 34 




2272 


10 




2188 


39 




2272 


44 




2274 


33 




2272 


51 




2275 


■ 34 




2272 


7 




2265 


4 




2265 


13 




2267 


71 




2280 


9, 12-14 


2266-2268 


57 




2276 


16, 17 




2268 


16 




2268 


57 




2276 


5 




2200 


9, 12 


2266 


2267 


13 




2267 


47 




2198 


22-36 


2190 


-2196 


76 




2281 


31-48 


2271 


-2275 


9, 12, 13 


2266 


2267 


31 




2271 


3A 




1940 


41, 42 




2273 


33, 34 




2272 


10 




2188 



77 



2913 



172 


44 


2274 


172 


48 


2275 


172 


81 


2282 


172 


43 


2273 


172 


75 


2281 


172 


75 


2281 


172 


76 


2281 


172 


73 


2280 


172 


74, 75 


2281 


172 


81 


2282 


172 


76 


2281 


172 


73 


2280 


172 


26 


2270 


172 


31 


2271 


168 


54(7) 


2225 


168 


4 


2200 


168 


55 


2229 



172 



276 



62 

57, 61, 68, 71, 
79-81 



2277 

3222. 3223, 
3225-3228- 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



125 



Chapter 
BANKS AND BANKING — Continued. 
trust companies — Continued. 
savings department — Concluded. 

deposits in, advertising for, restriction as to 
assets, general, of corporation, payment from 
capital stock to be security for payment 
fraternal benefit societies, by . 
guardians, by, burial expenses, for 

interest and dividends on 



Section 



investment .... 

loans to depositors 

motor vehicle liability deposits 

mutual fire companies, by 

preference to, in assets of department 

separate, to be kept 

special deposits, to be . 

tax exempt .... 

imclaimed, disposition . 

withdrawal, notice 
general requirement . 
fees, commissions, etc., for loans by 
guaranty fund 

dividends, as affecting . 
income, disposition, transfer to general funds 
interest and dividends, deposits, on 

computation of time, holiday, etc. 

declaration, prerequisites 

income tax, exemption from . 

monthly placing on interest . 

sums deposited at intervals, on 

xmearned, penalty for payment 

withdrawal of deposit as affecting 
investment committee, election . 

borrowing funds, etc., by 

duties ..... 
investment of funds, law governing 

depreciation of securities, disposition of profits 
as affecting . 

income from, disposition 

investment committee to approve 

separate, to be . 
loans by, fees, commissions, etc., for 

law governing 
officers, borrowing funds, etc., by 

fees, etc., receipt by 

surety on loans by 
pass books, lost 

verification .... 
profits, transfer to general funds 
required to have, when 
taxation of [see Taxation, corporations, of 
(Index p. 1332) ]. 
securities, income of, collection .... 
sinking funds of street railway companies, custo- 
dians of, as . 
stockholders, assessments on, impairment of capital, 
to meet ..... 
books, may inspect ..... 

filing list, before doing business .... 

liabiUty, enforcement, etc. 

savings deposits, to secure 



172 
172 
172 
176 
201 
/167 
1172 
172 
172 

90 
175 
172 
172 
172 

59 
/ 168 
t 172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
167 
172 
167 
167 
172 

62 
172 
167 
167 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 

172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
167 
172 
172 
172 



172 

161 

172 
172 
172 
158 
167 
172 
172 



66 


2278 


63 


2278 


63 


2278 


18 


2411 


48A 


2576 


16-18 


2189, 2190 


67-69 


2279 


61 


2277 


66, 66A 


2278, 2279 


34E 


1012 


80 


2339 


62 


2277 


62 


2277 


61 


2277 


5 (28) 


692 


42,43 


2211, 2212 


31 


2271 


66 


2278 


66 


2278 


72 


2280 


64 


2278 


17 


2189 


65 


2278 


17 


2189 


17 


2189 


68 


2279 


1 (al) 


758 


67 


2279 


16 


2189 


18 


2190 


69 


2279 


60 


2277 


71 


2280 


61, 68 


2277, 2279 


61 


2277 


65 


2278 


65 


2278 


61 


2277 


62 


2277 


72 


2280 


61 


2277 


71 


2280 


72 


2280 


71 


2280 


20 


2190 


70 


2280 


65 


2278 


60 


2277 


31 


2271 


25 


2090 


25 


2269 


19 


2269 


11 


2267 


46-54 


1987, 1988 


24 


2191 


24,25 


2269 


63 


2278 



126 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BANKS AND BANKING — Concluded. 
trust companies — Concluded. 
stockholders — ■ Concluded. 
liability — Concluded. 
set-off of deposit, none . 
trust department, to secure . 
quorum at meetings 
supervision, in general 
surplus fund, profits to be carried to 

issue of capital stock against 
taxation [see Taxation, corporations, of, banks, 
trust companies, etc. (Index 
pp. 1326, 1327, 1332)]. 
transfer, agent, as .... . 

assets, of, departments, between 
treasurer, appointment, etc. 

bond ....... 

loans on capital stock, penalty on 
public welfare, department of, information to 
when, penalty 
local boards of, information to, when, penalty 
reserve, report to commissioner 
trust department, regulated, in general 
examination, special, by commissioner 
fiduciary deposits ..... 

separate from general business, to be . 
trust guaranty fund, establishment, etc. 
pledge ...... 

trustee, as, bondholders, for, property, to receive 
etc. ..... 

funds held as, investment .... 

inspection of books by beneficiaries 
loans and securities, to negotiate, etc. 
Massachusetts hospital school, administration of 
trust funds .... 

money or property from executors, etc. 
state infirmary, trust funds of . 
See also, supro, trust companies, executor, ad- 
ministrator, etc., as. 
trust guaranty fund, establishment and investment 
income, use ...... 

returns to show amount of . . . 

transfer to general capital 

trust funds, security for .... 

See also Banking and Insurance, Depart.ment of 
Credit Unions; Negotiable In- 
struments, checks. 
BANKS AND LOAN AGENCIES, DIVISION OF. 

See Banking and Insurance, Department of 
(Index pp. 91-95). 
BANKS, COMMISSIONER OF. 

See Baxkinc; .\nd Insurance, Department of. 
BANK SHARES. 

dividends on certain, not taxable .... 

taxation ........ 

See also Taxation, corporations, of (Index p. 1327). 
BAPTISMS. 

church records of, copies bj'^ towns, etc. 
BAR. 

admission to (see Attorneys at Law; Bar Exam- 
iners, Board of). 
attorney general to be member of . 
district attornevs to be members of . 
BARBED WIRE FENCE. 

public way, on, penalty ...... 



Chapter 



Section 



172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 



172 
172 
172 
172 
172 

121 
117 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 
172 

172 
172 
172 
172 

121 
172 
122 



172 
172 
172 
172 
172 



62 
63 



66 



12 

12 

86 



24 


2269 


55 


2276 


15 


2268 


26, 27, 30A 


2270, 2271 


80 


2282 


18 


2268 


38 


2272 


30A 


2271 


13 


2^67 


13 


2267 


39 


2272 


41 


1470 


13 


1429 


73 


2280 


49-59 


2275-2277 


27 


2270 


50, 51, 54 


2275, 2276 


49 


2275 


77 


2282 


78 


2282 


38 


2272 


59 


2277 


19 


2269 


38 


2272 


29 


1468 


50 


2275 


2A 


1472 


77 


2282 


79 


2282 


26 


2270 


79 


. 2282 


78 


2282 



Kb) 
1-7 



1 
12 



758 
777-779 



827 



156 
159 

974 



1 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter Section 
BARBERING, REGULATION OF. 

See Barbers, Re(;istration and Regulation of. 
BARBERS, BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF. 

See Barbers, Registration and Regulation of; 
Civil Service and Registration, 
Department of, registration, di- 
vision of, boards of registration in 
(Index p. 222). 
BARBER SHOPS, SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES. 

in general, regulation, quarantining, etc., of . .112 87K 
shops, colored persons, etc., discrimination as to, in, 

penalty 272 98 

minors, employment in, requirement . . . 149 95 
See also Barbers, Registration and Regulation of. 
BARBERS, REGISTRATION AND REGULATION 
OF. 

applications for . . . . . . .112 87H 

ad interim practice, permits for . . . .112 87H 

examination of applicants . . . . .112 87G, 87H 

fee to accompany . . . . . .112 87H 

physician's certificate . . . . . .112 87H 

quaUfications of applicants . . . . .112 87H 

register 112 87G 

apprentices and students, disease, certificate of ab- 
sence 112 871 

examination for registration, when eligible . .112 871 

permit to practice as, fee, etc. . . . .112 871 

register 112 87G, 871 

reports as to . . . . . . .112 871 

rules and regulations as to . . . . .112 87K 

barber, term defined . . . . . .112 87F 

certain cities and to-Rois, law not applicable to (1931, 

418, § 7). 
certificates of registration, appeal, court, to, for refusal 

to grant 112 87N 

card or insignia, to holders of, issue and posting . 112 87J 

expiration and renewal . . . . .112 87Q 

issue and rights under . . . . . .112 87H 

practice of barbering without, penalty . . .112 87R 
revocation or susjjension . . . . .112 87J, 87L 

appeal to superior court . . . . .112 87N 

new certificate . . . . . .112 87L 

cosmetologist, barbering laws not applicable to . .112 87S 

definition 112 87F 

fees, payment and disposition ..... 112 870 

required, when 112 87H, 871, 87Q 

salaries, etc., of board not to exceed ... 13 41 

penalty, general . . . . . . .112 87R 

permits, ad interim practice, for . . . .112 87H 

appeal, court, to, refusal to grant, etc., for . .112 87N 

register 112 87G 

public inspection of registers . . . . .112 87G 

rules and regulations of board . . . . .112 87K 

penalty for violation . . . . . .112 87R 

revocation of registration for violation . . .112 87L 

schools and colleges, regulation, permit, bond, etc. . 112 87P 

penalty for violation, etc. . . . .112 87R 

witnesses, etc. . . . . . .112 87M 

BAR EXAMINERS, BOARD OF. 

appointment, term, etc. ...... 221 35 

compensation and expenses ..... 221 36 

examinations, etc., duties ..... 221 36, 37 

rules, may make ....... 221 36 

BARGAIN AND SALE. 

deed of quitclaim, effective as . . . . . 183 2 



127 

Page 



1396 

3198 

1884 



1395 
1395 
1394, 1395 
1.395 
1395 
1395 
1394 

1395 
1395 
1395 
1394, 1395 
1395 
1396 
1394 



1397 
1396 
1398 
1395 
1398 
1396 
1397 
1396 
1398 
1394 
1397 
1395, 1398 
172 
1398 
1395 
1397 
1394 
1394 
1396 
1398 
1396 
1397 
1398 
1397 

2777 

2777 
2777 
2777 

2459 



128 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



94 



Chapter 

BARK. 

See Wood and Bark. 
BARLEY. 

cental, etc., sold by, certificate, etc. . 

seeds of (see Agricultural Seeds; Grain and Meal) 
BARNS. 

burning, penalty ...... 

inspection, inspectors of animals, by . . 

reports ....... 

rules, etc., as to, director of division of animal indus 
try, by .... 

penalty for violations ..... 

imsanitary condition, di\'ision of dairying, etc., to 
report as to . 

See also Stables. 
BARNSTABLE. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in 

first district court of Barnstable held at 

medical examiner district, second Barnstable, in 

probate court held at ... . 

senatorial district. Cape and Plymouth, in 

state normal school at . 

model schools in connection with . 

superior court sittings at ... 

supreme judicial court sittings at 
BARNSTABLE COUNTY. 

berries, picking, camping, etc., by aliens in 

first district court of, territorial jurisdiction 

juries in, venire for supreme judicial court 

lobsters, licenses to take, in . . . 

medical examiners, etc., in . . . 

oysters, cultivation, etc., in, regulated 

probate court for, sessions 

representatives in general court, number apportioned 
to ... . 

second district court of, territorial jurisdiction 

smelts, taking in, regulated 

superior court sittings in ... 

supreme judicial court, jury sitting for 
law sitting at Boston for 

towns in, senatorial district. Cape and Plymouth, in 

tuberculosis hospital in, exempt from certain statutes 

See also Counties. 
BARRE. 

central district court of Worcester, in district of 

congressional district, tliird, in ... 

medical examiner district, tenth Worcester, in . 

senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in . 

trial justice for ..... . 

New Braintree and Oakham, concurrent jurisdic- 
tion in ... 
BARREL. 

content regulated ..... 
See also Apples; Clam Bait; Cranberries 

fire hazard, as to, penalty 

lobsters, containing, in transit, marking, penalty, en- 
forcement, etc. 

smelts, containing, search, seizure, sale, Ubel, when 
BARS. 

burning, penalty ...... 

throwing down, etc., penalty .... 

ways, removal, etc., from .... 



128 



57 

218 

38 

215 

57 

73 

73 

212 

211 

266 
218 
234 
130 
38 
130 
215 

57 
218 
130 
212 
211 
211 

57 
111 



218 
57 
38 
57 

219 

219 

94 

148 

130 
130 



BARYTES. 

confectionery, deemed adulterant of, when 



266 
266 

84 
86 



Section 



222 



13 



Page 



1143 



CI 

. 266 


unit 

2-4 


3116 


. 129 


23 


1583 


. 129 


23, 38 


1583, 1588 


. 129 


2 


1579 


. 129 


30,34 


1585, 1587 



1570 



1 


664 


1 


2736 


1 


387 


62 


2688 


3 


665 


1 


872 


3 


873 


14 


2658 


17 


2654 


116 


3139 


1 


2736 


16 


2918 


104-106 


1604 


1 


387 


120-130 


1607-1609 


62 


2688 


4 


667 


1 


2736 


70 


1596 


14 


2658 


17 


2654 


12 


2653 


3 


665 


78 


1346 


1 


2741 


1 


663 


1 


388 


3 


666 


2 


2760 


3 


2761 


172 


1129 


28 (G), 30 


1852, 1853 


110-113 


1605, 1606 


74 


1596 


5 


3116 


114 


3138 


8 


958 


5 


974 



94 



186 



1131 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



129 



BASEBALL. 

Lord's day, permitted on, when 
BASEMENT. 

term defined, tenement house laws, under 

See also Buildings (Index p. 167); Tenement Houses 
(Index pp. 1365, 1366). 
BASKET GOODS. 

buildings used for, automatic sprinklers, as requiring . 
BASKETS. 

See Berries; Bread and Bakery Products; Char- 
coal AND Coke; Coal. 
BASS. 

See Fish and Fisheries, marine (Index p. 551); 
Game and Inland Fisheries (Index 
p. 583). 
BASTARDY. 

l-'ee Illegitimacy and Illegitimate Children. 
BATH HOUSES. 

public, Lord's day, keeping open on, permitted . 

state [see Metropolitan Districts, parks district 
(Index p. 841)]. 
BATHING. 

beach, throwing glass on, penalty .... 

reservations, metropolitan, in, accommodations for 

suits, renting, licenses, etc., for .... 

water supply sources, in, penalized, arrest 
BATHROOMS. 

tenement house laws, under [see Tenement Houses 
(Index pp. 1365, 1370)]. 
BATHS AND BATHING PLACES. 

public, establishment by towns, etc. 

vapor (see Manicuring, Massage and Vapor Baths). 
BAWDY HOUSE. 

See Houses of III Fame. 
BAY. 

boundaries of commonwealth, as affecting 
BEACH BIRDS. 

See Game and Inland Fisheries, birds and mam- 
mals, birds. 
BEACHES. 

bathing, throwing glass on, penalty .... 

fires upon certain, regulated ..... 

improvement of (see Low Land and Swamps, Im- 



apter 


Section 


Page 


136 


21-32 


1677, 1678 


144 


2 


1785 


145 


2 


1808 



provement of; 
Eradication of; 
Board, State). 
removal from 



Mosquitoes, 
Reclamation 



sand, gravel, etc 
BEACONS. 

grants to United States for . 
jurisdiction of United States over lands ceded for 
mooring vessel, etc., to, injuring, etc., penalty . 
BEANS. 

sale for planting, etc., regulated, penalty . 
seeds of (see Agricultural Seeds). 
See also Farm Products; Vegetables. 
BEARS. 

public ways, driving on, penalty, etc. 
BEASTS. 

at large, taking and impounding 
fees .... 

field driver, on premises of 
proprietors of general fields, of 
rescue or escape, retaking upon 
penalty, etc., for rescue . 



148 



136 



40 



265 

48 



91 

1 

1 

266 

94 



85 



26,27 



12 



32 
13, 15 



30 



96 



19 



1851 



1674 



265 


32 


3113 


92 


41 


1050 


140 


194-196 


1753 


111 


172, 173 


1368 



408 



93 



3113 
519, 520 



1030 



6 


94 


7 


94 


135 


3142 



nil 



969 



49 


24,25 


538 


49 


26,27 


539 


49 


28 


539 


179 


24 


2438 


49 


39 


540 


49 


40 


541 



130 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BEASTS — Concluded. 

damage, doing, action for 
distraint proceedings . 

costs, damages, etc., owner to pay 
demand, statement of amount, etc 

determination of disputed 
escape or rescue, retaking upon 

penalty, etc., for rescue 
impounding 

legality of distress, how tried 
notice .... 

sale, when 

disposal of proceeds 
division fence, want of repair, effect 
distrained or impounded, replevin 

See also Replevin, Actions of. 
distraint for taxes, certain exempt from 
larceny, penalty .... 

proprietors of general fields, of, impounding 
stray (see Stray Beasts). 

See also Animals; Cattle; Game and Inland Fish- 
eries; Goats; Horses; Mules; 
Sheep; Swine. 
BEAUTY SHOPS, SO-CALLED. 

registration of barbers, law as to, exemption 
BECKET. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court, central Berkshire, of, in district of 

Lee, of, concurrent jurisdiction in 
medical examiner district, third Berkshire, in 
senatorial district, Berkshire, Hampshire and Hamf>- 
den, in .... 

BEDDING AND UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE. 
manufacture and sale, regulated 

contaminated material, use in, penalties 
definitions ....... 

marking and tagging ..... 

removal of tag, penalty .... 

public health department, powers as to . 
second hand materials used in . . . 

BEDFORD. 

congressional district, fifth, in . 
district court of central Middlesex, in district of 
medical examiner district, sixth Middlesex, in . 
senatorial district, seventh Middlesex, in . 
BEDS AND BEDDING. 

articles of bedding (see Bedding and Upholstered 

Furniture). 
distress for taxes, exempt 
execution, exempt from seizure on 
See also Hotels, Lodging and Boarding Houses; 
Household Furniture and Goods; 
Innholders and Common Vict- 
uallers. 
BEDS IN HOSPITALS. 

towTi, etc., appropriations for . 
BEEF, WEIGHERS OF. 

See Municipal Officers and Employees; Weighers, 
Measurers and Surveyors of 
Commodities, Local. 
BEES. 

access of inspector, etc., to apiaries . . . . 

annual report relative to ..... 

apiaries, inspector of, powers and duties . 

regulations by ...... 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



49 


29 




539 


49 


29-38 


53c 


, 540 


49 


32 




539 


49 


31 




539 


49 


35 




540 


49 


39 




540 


49 


40 




541 


49 


30 




539 


49 


41 




541 


49 


33,34 




540 


49 


37 




540 


49 


38 




540 


49 


29, 41 


53S 


, 541 


247 


1-6 


3002, 


3003 


60 


24 




721 


266 


46 




3124 


179 


24 




2438 



112 



40 



87S 



5(19) 



1398 



. 57 








1 


662 


. 218 








1 


2736 


. 218 








1 


2736 


. 38 








1 


387 


. 57 








3 


666 


. 94 






270-277 


1158-1160 


. 94 


271 


273 


275, 


277 


1159, 1160 


. 94 








1 


1084, 1085 


. 94 






270, 


277 


1158, 1160 


. 94 








276 


1160 


. 94 






273- 


-275 


1159, 1160 


. 94 


270, 


272, 


275, 


277 


1158-1160 


. 57 








1 


663 


. 218 








1 


2738 


. 38 








1 


388 


. 57 








3 


666 


D 

. 60 








24 


721 


. 235 






34(1) 


2929 



404 



128 


36 


1575 


128 


5,37 


1569, 1576 


128 


32-37 


1575, 1576 


128 


32,38 


1575, 1576 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



131 



BEES — Concluded. 

diseases, inspections to prevent 
penalty for interference with 
notice to inspector of apiaries, penalty for failure 
quarantine, treatment, destruction, etc., penalty 
records relative to .... , 

sale, etc., of diseased, penalty 

literature relative to, authorized 

transportation regulated, penalty 

See also Agriculture, Department of, divisions, 
etc., of, apiaries (Index p. 25) 
BEETS. 

sale by bunch ...... 

See also Farm Products; Vegetables. 
BEGGING. 

children, by, penalty on parents, etc. 

tramp, prima facie evidence .... 

See also Vagrants. 
BELCHERTOWN. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of Hampshire held at . 

medical examiner district, fourth Hampshire, in 

senatorial district, FrankMn and Hampshire, in . 
BELCHERTOWN STATE SCHOOL. 

commitments to . 

discharge of inmates 
proceedings to effect 

mental diseases department, under . 

school and custodial departments in 
reception and classification of pupils in 

trustees, appointment, etc. 
mental diseases department, in 

See also Feeble Minded Persons, state schools 
for; Mental Diseases, Depart- 
ment OF. 
BELLADONNA, TINCTURE OF. 

sale regulated ....... 

BELLINGHAM. 

congressional district, fourteenth, in 

district court of western Norfolk, in district of 

medical examiner district, seventh Norfolk, in 

senatorial district, fourth Worcester, in 
BELL ROPE. 

cutting, etc., before fire, penalty 
BELLS. 

employers, use by, when authorized . 

railroad crossings, at ... . 

sleighs, to be used on ... . 
BELMONT. 

congressional district, fifth, in 

medical examiner district, first Middlesex, in 

metropolitan, parks district, in 

water district, in .... 

north metropolitan sewerage system, in 

senatorial district, second Middlesex, in 

third district court of eastern Middlesex, in district of 
BELTING. 

factories, in, safety appliances for . . . . 
BENEFICIARY ASSOCIATIONS, SOCIETIES, ETC. 

See Fraternal Benefit Societies. 
BENEFITS. 

See Betterments, Assessment of; Fraternal Bene- 
fit Societies. 
BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS. 

assessors, lists of property to . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



. 128 


32 


1575 


. 128 


38 


1576 


. 128 


33, 38 


1575, 1576 


. 128 


34,38 


1575, 1576 


. 128 


37 


1576 


. 128 


33,38 


1575, 1576 


. 128 


32 


1575 


. 128 


35, 38 


1575, 1576 



94 



272 

272 



57 

218 
38 
57 

123 
123 
123 
123 
123 
123 
19 
19 



270 



149 



96 



1111 



58 




3190 


63 




3191 


1 




663 


1 




2738 


1 




387 


3 




667 


66, 67, 71 


1493 


-1495 


46, 47 




1489 


67, 91-93 


1494, 1502 


1503 


25 




1484 


45 




1489 


46 




1489 


6 




188 


5 




187 



3162 



57 


1 


664 


218 


1 


2739 


38 


1 


388 


57 


3 


666 


266 


11 


3117 


149 


175 


1901 


160 


138 


2059 


89 


3 


982 


57 


1 


663 


38 


1 


388 


92 


33 


1048 


92 


10 


1040 


92 


1 


1038 


57 


3 


666 


218 


1 


2738 



127 



1891 



59 



29 



699 



132 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS — Concluded. 

incorporation [see Corporations, charitable and 
certain other purposes, for (In- 
dex p. 285)]. 
taxation, property exempt from .... 

BENTGRASSES, SEEDS OF. 
8ee Agricultural Seeds. 
BENZINE. 

buildings, in, automatic sprinklers, as requiring, penalty 
storage, etc., regulated, penalty .... 

See also Explosives and Inflammable Fluids and 
Compounds; Petroleum and Petro- 
leum Products. 
BENZOL. 

sales of certain, taxation ..... 

See also Taxation, gasoline, etc., sales of certain, 
excise on (Index p. 1334). 
BEQUEST. 

cliild, term in, adopted child, to include, when . 
See also Executors and Administrators; Legacies 
AND Bequests; Legacies and Suc- 
cessions; Legatees; Wills. 
BEQUEST COMMISSION AND FUND. 

See Public Bequest Commission and Fund. 
BERKLEY. 

congressional district, fourteenth, in 
first district court of Bristol, in district of 
medical examiner district, second Bristol, in 
senatorial district, first Bristol, in . 
BERKSHIRE COUNTY. 

district courts of ..... . 

equity hearings at Springfield for 

hares, European, hunting, etc., at any time in , 

industrial accidents in, etc., reviewing board, sittings 

at Springfield for . 
medical examiners, etc., in ... , 
probate court for, sessions .... 

special judge for ...... 

registry of deeds districts in . 

representatives in general court, number apportioned to 

superior court sittings in .... 

supreme judicial court, jury sitting for 

law sitting for ...... 

tuberculosis hospital in, capacity 
See also Counties. 
BERLIN. 

congressional district, third, in . . , 

medical examiner district, fourth Worcester, in . 
second district court of eastern Worcester, in district of 
senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in . 
BERNARDSTON. 

congressional district, first, in . 
district court of Franklin, in district of . 
medical examiner district, eastern Franklin, in 
senatorial district, Franklin and Hampsliire, in . 
BERRIES. 

basket, sale by, regulated, penalty . 
carrying away, by trespass, penalty 

motor vehicle, use of, in, report to registrar 
pedlers, sale by ..... , 

picking, by aliens in certain counties restricted . 
shrubbery bearing, compensation for destruction of cer- 
tain ..... 

strike or level measure, sale by, regulated 
See also Fruits. 



Chapter 



59 



148 
148 



64A 



210 



57 

218 

38 

57 

218 
214 
131 

24 

38 

215 

217 

36 

57 

212 

211 

211 

111 



57 

38 

218 

57 

57 

218 

38 

57 

94 
266 

90 
101 
266 

128 
94 



Section 



5(3) 



26,27 
23, 34 



1-13 



Page 



686 



1851 
1851, 1853 



809-812 



2649 



1 


664 


1 


2736 


1 


387 


3 


665 


1 


2736 


38 


2675 


94 


1640 


3A 


201 


1 


387 


62 


2688 


3 


2726 


1 


376 


4 


667 


14 


2658 


17 


2654 


13 


2653 


81 


1347 


1 


663 


1 


388 


1 


2741 


3 


666 


1 


662 


1 


2738 


1 


387 


3 


667 


98 


1111 


113 


3138 


24A 


1002 


17 


1194 


116 


3139 


23 


1572 


99 


nil 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



133 



BETS. 

registering of (see Lotteries). 
BETTERMENTS, ASSESSMENT 

in general, authorization 

application of laws 



OF. 



conditions warranting . 
special acts authorizing, notwithstanding 
aba'tement, petitions for . 

barred, when .... 
appeals, county commissioners, to 
superior court, to . . . 

costs under .... 
jury trial .... 
procedure, etc., under . 
death of person entitled to file, effect 
extension of filing time 
practice act, certain provisions applicable to 
reimbursement, following 

judgment for .... 
amount, determination by board 

not to exceed .... 
estimate, not to exceed 

order to state .... 



Chapter 



80 
/ 80 
\80A 
80 
80 
80 
80A 
80 
80 
80 
80 
80 
80 
80 
231 
80 
80 
80 
80 
80 
80 



eminent domain proceedings, in connection with < „ '^ 



special benefit, not to exceed 
annual tax, added to .... . 

application, chapters seventy-nine and eighty, of 

proceeds, parks, accruing from, of . 
apportionment by assessors .... 
benefit accruing, not to exceed 
betterment laws, application of, low land and swamps 
improvement ... 

provisions exclusive, when 
sewer assessments, to ... . 

sidewalk assessments, to . 
ways, laying out, relocation, etc. 

collection by tax collector 

sale, by .... . 
forms of deeds, etc. . 

tax forms, use .... 

damages for taking, etc., to include . 
description of property, order to contain 
division of land assessed, remedy of j)ersons ag- 
grieved . . . . . 

eminent domain proceedings, in course of, in 
general, assumption in settle- 
ment ...... 

deducting benefits in lieu of ... , 

election of method ...... 

orders to state whether, to be assessed 

condemnation by judicial proceedings, in course of, 
abatement, petitions for, barred 
amount of assessment, order to state . 
application of chapters seventy-nine and eighty . 
area, description, plan, etc. 
assessment and apportionment . 
cost of improvement as affecting 
estimate of, order, in 
judicial proceedings . 
answer admitting, denying, etc. 



80 
80 
80A 
45 
80 
80 

252 
80 
83 
83 
82 
/ 60 
\ 80 
60 
60 

60 

80 
80 

80 



Section 



1 

17 

15, 16 

1 

17 
5 

15 

10 
7 
9 
9 
9 
8 
6 
145 
5 
9 
1 
2 
2 
2 
1,9 
3 
1 

13 

15 
6 

13 
1 



Page 



917 
922 
928 
917 
922 
918 
928 
920 
919 
919 
919 
919 
919 
918 
2886 
918 
919 
917 
917 
917 
917 
903, 906 
923 
917 
920 
928 
503 
921 
917 



12, 19 3034, 3036 

17 922 

28 955 

28 955 

11, 12 942 

17 720 

4 918 

43 725 

105, Forms 11, 12, 744, 745, 747, 749 

14, 18 

105 739 

1 917 

2 917 



15 



921 



79 


39 


914 


79 


12 


907 


80A 


1, 16 


922, 928 


/ 79 


1 


902 


180A 


1,3 


922, 923 


80A 


15 


928 


80A 


3 


923 


80A 


15 


928 


80A 


3 


923 


80A 


14 


927 


80A 


14 


928 


80A 


3 


923 


80A 


4-13 


923-927 


80A 


5 


924 



134 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BETTERMENTS, ASSESSMENT OF ~ Continued 

eminent domain proceedings, in course of — Concluded. 
condemnation by judicial proceedings, in course of 
— Concluded. 
judicial proceedings — Concluded. 
condemnation, judgment of 

interlocutory 
costs ..... 
determination of amount, commissioners, by 
confirmation by court 
jury, by . 
lien for, effective, when 
order of intention, statement in 
notice to record owners 
recording .... 
provisions of law, certain, applicable 
right to assess, court estabUshment of 

estimate of amount, order to contain 

recording .... 

forest lands, classification as affecting 
highways, laying out, alteration, etc. 
injuries to property not taken in course of 
interest on assessment 

reduction of assessment, in case of 

reimbursement, in case of 
lessees, contribution by . 

superior court, determination 

lien on land, attaches, when 

certificate of, by tax collector 
division as affecting 
duration ..... 
reassessment, in case of 
registered land, enforcement on 
low land, swamps, etc., roads, ditches, etc., to 
struction 

order, etc., formal, under 



contents, recording, etc. .... 

owner, as of preceding April first, designation in order 
notice to ....... . 

collector of taxes, by . . . . . 

personal Uability for, negatived . . . . 

plan of area benefited, recording, etc. 

public, improvements, not involving takings, in course 

of estabhshment, etc. 
ways, alteration, etc., of, street railway assessments 

in connection with 
reassessment of invalid . 
registration of title as affecting 

sale of land for non-payment, etc. 

redemption after 
surrender of land assessed 

sale by body politic 
taxes, term includes, when 
time limit for 
trust realty, on, mortgage to pay, court authority 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

80A 

79 

80 

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80 

61 

82 

79 

80 

80 

80 

80 

80 

80 

80A 

60 

80 

80 

80 

185 

252 
79 

80 

80A 
79 
80 

80A 
80 

80A 
80 
80 
80 

80A 

79 

161 

80 

185 

' 60 

. 80 

80 

80 

80 

60 

80 

203 



10, 11 


926 


11 


926 


13 


927 


8, 10 


925, 926 


10 


926 


9 


925 


14 


928 


1-3 


922, 923 


3 


923 


3 


923 


1, 15 


922, 928 


7 


924 


1,9 


902, 906 


2 


917 


3 


923 


2 


917 


3 


755 


11, 12 


942 


9 


906 


13 


920 


9 


919 


5 


918 


11 


920 


11 


920 


12 


920 


14 


928 


23 


721 


15 


921 


12 


920 


16 


921 


84 


2502 


11, 19 


3033, 3036 


1,9 


902, 906 


1 


917 


1-3 


922, 923 


.1,3 


902, 903 


2 


917 


1-3 


922, 923 


1 


917 


3 


923 


4 


918 


4 


918 


2 


917 


3 


923 


9 


906 


79,80 


2105, 2106 


16 


921 


46(5) 


2493 


37-60 


724-729 


4 


918 


4 


918 


3 


918 


3 


918 


43 


725 


1 


917 


23 


2589 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
BETTERMENTS, ASSESSMENT OF — Concluded. 
See also Assessments, Special, Real Property, on; 
Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths; 
Low Land and Swamps, Improve- 
ment of; Sewers and Drains; 
Sidewalks; Snow and Ice; 
Street Sprinkling; Ways, public. 
BETTING. 

boxing match, on, penalty ..... 

gaming, on, penalty ...... 

notes, etc., given as consideration for, void 

public convej'ance, etc., in, penalty .... 

recovery of money, etc., lost by ... . 

registering bets, etc., provisions as to, penalties, exemp- 
tions ...... 

BEVERAGES. 

registered, vessels for sale of certain, use, etc. 

soft drinks, so-called, sale regulated .... 

term defined for purposes of certain laws . 
See also Beverages, Non-.*lcoholic; Beverages, Non- 
intoxicating, Certain; Bottles; 
Mineral Water; Soft Drinks, 
So-called. 
BEVERAGES, NON-ALCOHOLIC. 
manufacture and bottling regulated . 
permits and fees ..... 

adulteration and misbranding laws applicable 

drug business, registered, exempt . 

examination of premises 

materials, etc., contamination 

penalty, general ..... 

revocation because of unsanitary premises 
rules and regulations .... 

soft drinks, so-called, licenses for sale 
See also Beverages; Beverages, Non-intoxicat- 
ing, Certain; Bottles; Mineral 
Water; Soft Drinks, So-called. 
BEVERAGES, NON-INTOXICATING, CERTAIN. 
definition ....... 

licenses for sale of, annual vote in cities and towns 
law suspended, when 
bond of licensee . 
classes and conditions 
conviction of Licensee, effect 
death of licensee, etc 
display on premises 
druggists, to 
void, when 
fees, payment, etc. 

commonwealth, payment of part to 
forfeiture ..... 

form, granting, etc. 

hours for e.xercising 

inspection of premises, taking samples, etc, 

notice, by publication of application 

number, etc., Hmited . 

regulation of licensed premises 

revocation, omission of publication of notice, for 

schools, near, forbidden 

state secretary to report relative to 

summer residents as affecting 

transfer to another location . 
unfit persons, refusal to 



Section 



135 

Page 



271 


42 


3178 


271 


1 


3167 


137 


3 


1679 


271 


2 


3167 


137 


1,2 


1679 


271 


17-28 


3170-3174 


110 


17-20 


1312, 1313 


140 


21A-21D 


1715, 1716 


110 


1 


1309 



94 


lOA-lOE 


1087, 


1088 


94 


lOA 




1087 


94 


IOC 




1088 


94 


lOA 




1087 


94 


lOB 




1088 


94 


IOC 




1088 


94 


lOE 




1088 


94 


lOB 




1088 


94 


lOD 




1088 


40 • 


21A-21D 


1715, 


1716 



138 


1 


1682 


138 


11 


1684 


138 


llA 


1685 


138 


43, 44 


1693, 1694 


138 


17, 18 


1687, 1688 


138 


84 


1702 


138 


20 


1688 


138 


17 


' 1687 


138 


26, 27 


1690 


138 


29 


1691 


138 


19, 20, 43 


1688, 1689, 1693 


138 


46 


1694 


138 


17, 48 


1688, 1694 


138 


11-13 


1684, 1685 


138 


17,24 


1687, 1690 


138 


47 


1694 


138 


15 


i686 


138 


14 


1685, 1686 


138 


17, 21-24 


1687-1690 


138 


15 


1687 


138 


22 


1689 


9 


17 


148 


9 


9 


147 


138 


14 


1686 


138 


45 


1694 


138 


16 


1687 



136 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CERTAIN — 



BEVERAGES, NON-INTOXICATING, 

Concluded. 
licenses for sale of — Concluded. 
unlawful sale renders, void, etc. 
violation of provision of, penalty . 
voting on, counting of votes, state blanks, etc., use 
of 
law requiring, suspended, when 
town meetings, in, period for 



Section 



Page 



towns, in ..... 

licensing, authorities, term defined . 
boards ...... 

aldermen to be, in certain cities 
appointment ..... 

cities, certain, exempt from law relative to 
definitions ..... 

no license vote, effect 

office . ^ . . . . 

organization ..... 

party representation 

quorum ...... 

record and report .... 

removal, court review, etc. 

salaries ...... 

terms of office ..... 

vacancies ..... 

witnesses before .... 



138 
138 



/ 



sale, druggists, by . 

penalty for sale without certificate 
physician, etc., fraudulent prescription by, penalty 
purchaser, fraudulent certificate by, penalty 
licenses for (see, supra, licenses for sale of), 
prohibited, except, etc. 
unlawful, penalty .... 

license rendered void by, etc. 
term defined ...... 

violation of laws relative to, general penalty 
voting list to be used on question of granting licenses . 
See also Beverages; Beverages, Non-alcoholic; 
Bottles; Intoxicating Liquors; 
Licensing Authorities, Commis- 
sions AND Boards; Mineral 
Water; Soft Drinks, So-called. 
BEVERLY. 

congressional district, sixth, in 
first district court of Essex, in district of 
medical examiner district, seventh Essex, in 
senatorial district, second Essex, in . 
BIBLES. 

execution, exempt from seizure on 
jails, etc., inmates to be supplied with 
schools, to be read in . . . 

BICARBONATE OF SODA. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 
BICYCLE PATHS. 

reserved spaces for .... 

penalty for trespass on 
BICYCLES. 

baggage, as 

larceny, second conviction, penalty . 

lights on ... . 

ways, etc., on, regulation, penalty for violation 



54 
138 
54 
39 
•I 41 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
, 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 138 
. 233 
/ 112 
't 138 
. 138 
138 
138 



138 
138 
138 
138 
138 
41 



84 




1702 


86 




1702 


104 




620 


llA 




1685 


64 




611 


19, 20, 23 




399 


5 




427 


1 




1682 


4-10 


1683 


1684 


8 




1684 


4 




1683 


10 




1684 


1 




1682 


8 




1684 


7 




1684 


6 




1683 


4 




1683 


6 




1683 


9 




1684 


5 




1683 


7 




1684 


5 




1683 


6 




1683 


8-11 


2902 


2903 


32-35 




1381 


25, 28, 32 


1690 


1691 


87 




1703 


88 




1703 


88 




1703 


2 




1682 


83 




1702 


84 




1702 


1 




1682 


86 




1702 


5 




427 



57 


1 


663 


218 


I 


2737 


38 


1 


387 


57 


3 


665 


235 


34(3) 


2929 


127 


93 


1553 


71 


31 


861 


112 


35 


1382 


82 


34,35 


947 


82 


36 


947 


160 


196 


2069 


266 


41 


3123 


85 


13 


967 


85 


12-14 


967, 968 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



137 



Chapter 

BIENNIAL ELECTIONS. 

annual election, term includes, when . . .4 

uniform city charters, under (see City Charters, 

uniform forms of). 
See also Elections. 
BIGAMY. 

See Polygamy. 
BILGE WATER. 

pollution of waters by discharge of, penalty 
BILLBOARDS AND ADVERTISING SIGNS, PUBLIC 
WAYS, ETC., ON. 
abatement of unlawful .... 

common carriers, certain signs of, exempted 

constitutional right to regulate . . . Art. 

exemption of certain signs 

forbidden, when 

licensing, etc. 

ordinances, local, regulation by 

penalties .... 

rules of public works department, regulation by 
show bill, etc., posted, malicious injury to, penalty 
BILLERICA. 

congressional district, fifth, in . 
district court of Lowell, in district of 
medical examiner district, fifth Middlesex, in 
senatorial district, seventh Middlesex, in . 
BILLIARD, POOL AND SIPPIO TABLES. 
gaming, use for, forbidden 

certain places, in, penalty 
licenses .... 

fees .... 

form, contents, etc. 

keeping without, penalty 

place designated in, invalid outside 

revocation, etc. . 

term .... 

minors, employment in billiard, etc., rooms, require- 
ment . 
penalty for admitting certain 
police, etc., entry on premises, penalty for hindering, 
etc. ...... 

unlawful keeping, jurisdiction of trial justice 
BILL OF RIGHTS. 

federal constitution, in . 
See also Declaration of Rights. 
BILLS AND NOTES. 

See Negotiable Instruments. 
BILLS AND RESOLVES, LEGISLATIVE. 
drafts of, form of certain 
engrossment . 

return by governor for amendment . . . Art 

senate and house counsel, preparation by 
submission by state officers, etc. 



Section 

7(39) 



Page 

113 



veto of, governor, by 
president, by 



/Art 
lArt 
. Art 



91 



93 
93 
L 
93 
93 
93 
93 
93 
93 
266 

57 

218 

38 

57 

140 
271 
140 
140 
140 
140 
140 
140 
140 

149 
140 

140 
219 



See also General Court; Governor; President of 
the United States; Statutes. 
BILLS OF CREDIT. 

forgery, etc., of, penalties ..... 

evidence, certificate of officers as . 

seizure ........ 

See also Forgery and Counterfeiting. 
states forbidden to emit ..... Art. 



3 

3 

LVI 

3 

30 
II 
I 
I 



267 
267 
267 



59 



1036 



30A, 31 


1073, 1074 


32 


1074 


- 


67 


32 


1074 


30 


1073 


29 


1073 


29 


1073 


33 


1074 


29 


1073 


125 


3140 


1 


663 


1 


2739 


1 


388 


3 


666 


177 


1748 


4 


3168 


177 


1748 


202 


1754 


202 


1754 


178 


1748 


204 


1755 


177, 205 


1748, 1755 


202, 203 


1754, 1755 


95 


1884 


179 


1748 


201 


1754 


25 


2764 



10,11 



62 


107 


23 


102 


- 


68 


52 


107 


34 


235 


- 


29 


- 


47 


7 


4,5 



7-13,29 3145,3146,3149 
15 3147 

30 3149 



10 



6 



138 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BILLS OF EXCEPTIONS. 

See Exceptions; Practice in Civil Actions (Index 
pp. 1026-1028). 
BILLS OF EXCHANGE. 

See Negotiable Instruments. 
BILLS OF LADING. 

in general, definitions of terms in uniform act . . 108 

documents of title, application of, laws to . .106 
false, to defraud insurer, penalty .... 266 
negotiable instruments law, certain phrases in, not 

applicable to .... 107 

pledge, etc., of, fraudulent, by consignee or factor 
penalty .... 
acceptance by consignor without objection, effect 
adverse claimants to goods as affecting delivery 
agent in possession of, validity of sale by . 

dealings with, by, effect .... 
alterations, additions, etc., effect 
antecedent debt, etc., as constituting value in relation 
to 



Section 



Page 



attachment, goods held under .... 

negotiable bill, of ..... 

transfer of bill, in case of ... . 

bond to carrier when, lost, etc. 

cancellation, etc., of, on dehvery of goods, carrier' 

failure to make, effect . 
care of goods, stipulations as to, restricted 
citation of laws as to . 
consignee in, advances to, lien of creditor . 

dealings with, by, effect .... 

lien of, for advances, etc. .... 

non-negotiable bill, named in . . . 

delivery of goods under, entitled to . 
liability of carrier to, for recitals in . 

term defined ...... 

consignor in, name to appear in . . . 

receipt by, without objection, effect 

term defined ...... 

creditors' rights against negotiable, court enforcement 

delivery of goods by carrier, acknowledgment, etc., of, 

as condition of 

adverse claimants, in case of 

failure to cancel, etc., negotiable bill on, effect 

justifiable, when ..... 

lien as affecting ..... 

lost or destroyed bills, covered by, under court order 

misdelivery, liability for 

satisfaction of lien as condition of 

surrender of bill as condition of 

third person, title of, as excusing . 

who entitled to . 
description of goods, to contain 

liability of carrier as affected by . 
draft on buyer, transmission with 
duplicates, fraudulent issue of, penalty 

marked, to be . 

accurate copy of original, carrier warrants, to be 

warranty as to . 
endorsee of negotiable, title of . 
factor in possession, dealings with, by, effect 

validity of sale by ... . 

false statement in, issue with knowledge of, penalty 
federal law as affecting ..... 



266 
108 
108 
104 
104 
108 
104 
108 
108 
223 
108 
/108 
1223 
108 

108 
108 
108 
104 
104 
104 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 

108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
104 
104 
108 
108 



50 




1285 


29 




1232 


110 




3137 


18 




1247 


88 




3133 


10 




127S 


20 




1280 


1 




1209 


1-6 


1209 


1210 


16 




1279 


5 




1210 


50 




1286 


31 




1282 


72,73 




2807 


23 




1280 


31 




1281 


73 




2807 


17 




1279 


14,15 




1279 


3 




1277 


51 




1286 


4,5 


1209 


, 1210 


1-6 


1209 


, 1210 


2,3 




1209 


4 




1277 


11 




1278 


22 




1280 


50 




1285 


2 




1276 


10 




1278 


50 




1285 


23 




1280 


11 




1278 


20 




1280 


14,15 




1279 


12 




1278 


11,24,25 


1278, 1280 


,1281 


17 




1279 


13 




1278 


11 




1278 


11 




1278 


21 




1280 


11 




1278 


2 




1277 


22 




1280 


38,39 




1283 


44 




1284 


7 




1277 


18 




1279 


18 




1279 


30 




1281 


1-6 


1209 


,1210 


1 




1209 


43 




1284 


1 




1276 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



139 



BILLS OF LADWG — Continued. 

forging, etc., penalty ..... 

uttering, penalty ..... 

form as indicating title ..... 
fraudulent, issue by carrier, etc., penalty . 

negotiation or transfer, penalty 

procuring carrier to issue, penalty 
good faith, term defined ..... 
goods, term defined ..... 

holder of negotiable, delivery of goods, entitled to 

liability of carrier to, for recitals, etc. 

term defined ...... 

interpleader by carrier, adverse claimants, in case 

interpretation of laws governing 

issue regulated, penalties .... 



Chapter 

267 
267 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 



of 



laws governing, citation ..... 

interpretation ...... 

scope ....... 

lien of carrier, as affected by . 

lost or destroyed, delivery of goods under court order 

misdelivery of goods under, carrier's liability 

mortgagees, etc., rights of, preserved 

name of person to be notified, effect of insertion in 

negotiable . 
negotiable bill, term defined 
negotiation, accident as affecting 

breach of duty as affecting . 

conversion as affecting 

delivery, by 

duress as affecting 

endorsement, by . 

fraud as affecting 

mistake as affecting 

seller's lien as affecting 

subsequent, by endorser retaining possession 

title of endorsee . 

warranties by endorser 

who may negotiate 
non-negotiable bUl, endorsement, effect 

fraudulent omission of mark, penalty 

marked as, to be 

term defined .... 
order, term defined 
owner, term limited 
partial delivery of goods, carrier's failure to endorse 

on, effect 
parts or sets, negotiable bill not to be issued in 
penalties for fraud relative to . 
person, term defined .... 
pledge, etc., by consignee or factor of goods held under 

rights of owner . 
purchaser, for value, etc., rights of 



term defined ....... 

recitals in, as affecting carrier's liability . 

sale by factor or agent of goods consigned under 

seller's lien, as affected by negotiation 

shipper's load and count, effect of insertion of term in 
spinner's lien law, owner, term defined in relation to . 

stoppage in transit, right of, as affected by negotiation 

straight bill, term defined . . . . . 



108 
108 

108 
108 
108 
108 
108 

108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 

108 
108 
108 
108 
104 
104 
108 



108 
108 
104 
106 
108 
108 
255 
106 
108 
108 



Section 

1 

5 
38 

42 
46 
47 
50 
50 
11 
22 
60 
20 
49-51 
1-10, 42-48 

51 

49-51 

1 

11,24,25 

17 

13 

41 

9 
5 
36 
36 
36 
26 
36 
27 
36 
36 
40 
37 
30 
33,34 
29 
28 
48 
8 
4 
50 
50 

15 

6 

42-48 

50 

4-6 

6 

6, 7, 11, 14, 15, 

17, 21, 22, 25, 29, 

30, 36-38, 40, 41 

60 

22 

1 

48 

24 

22 

31A 

48 

24 

4 



Page 

3144 
3145 
1283 
1284 
1285 
1285 
1286 
1285 
1278 
1280 
1285 
1280 

1285, 1286 

1276-1278, 1284, 

1285 

1286 

1285, 1286 
1276 
1278, 1280, 1281 
1279 
1278 
1284 

1278 
1277 
1282 
1282 
1282 
1281 
1282 
1281 
1282 
1282 
1284 
1283 
1281 
1282 
1281 
1281 
1285 
1277 
1277 
1285 
1285 

1279 

1277 
1284, 1285 

1285 
1209, 1210 

1210 
1277-1284 



1285 
1280 
1209 
1236 
1280 
1280 
3062 
1236 
1280 
1277 



140 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

BILLS OF LADING — Concluded. 

terms and contents ...... 108 

title to goods under, assertion by carrier, effect upon 



liability 
form of bill as indicating 
transfer 



to 



attachment, etc., of goods prior to notice of 

transferee, title of 

right of, to endorsement 
warranties of transferor 
transferee, title of . 

right of, to endorsement 
uniformity the test of interpreting laws as 
unlawful provisions, etc., carrier may not insert 
value, term defined 

warranties, carrier, by, duplicate bill, as to 

endorser, by . . . 

mortgagee, etc., not Hable on 

transferor, by . . . 

wrongful shipment under negotiable, penalty 

See also Agents; Carriers, Common; Negotiable 

Instruments; Sales of Personal 

Property; Uniform State Laws; 

Warehouse Receipts; Written 

Instruments. 

BILLS OF PARTICULARS. 

See Particulars, Civil Cases. 
BILLS OF SALE. 

security, for, recording ...... 

town, etc., clerks, by ..... . 

BILLY. 

armed with, at arrest, penalty and forfeiture 
fish and game wardens may carry, when . 
See also Weapons. 
BINDING. 

See Printing. 
BINDING OVER. 

superior court, to, district courts and trial justices, 
by [see Criminal Procedure and 
Practice, in general (Index p. 335)]. 
BIOLOGIC PRODUCTS. 

sale, pubUc health department, by . 
BIOLOGY. 

registration of physicians, required subject for . 
BIRD DAY. 

See .\rbor and Bird Day. 
BIRDS. 

agriculture department to publish, etc., leaflet as to 

commissioner of education, approval by 
bodies of certain, possession, etc., penalty 
capture or possession of certain, penaUzed, when 
carcasses, possession of certain, penalized, when 
commissioner of education to approve leaflet relative to 
crow blackbirds, killing, etc. 
crows, killing, etc. . 
definition, game laws, as to 
eggs, nests, etc., of certain, taking, etc., penalized, when 
English sparrows, extermination regulated, penalty 

unprotected by game laws . 
feathers of certain, possession, etc., penalty 
fighting exhibition of, entry and seizure 
forfeiture proceedings .... 

penalties ...... 

search warrants and arrests . 



I" 

12 



108 
108 
108 
108 
223 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 
108 



255 
255 

269 
131 



111 



112 



128 
128 
131 
131 
94 
128 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
272 
272 
272 
272 



Section 


Page 


2,3 


1276, 1277 


19 


1279 


38 


1283 


28 


1281 


31 


1282 


73 


2807 


31 


1282 


32 


1282 


33 


1282 


31 


1282 


32 


1282 


51 


1286 


3 


1277 


50 


1286 


18 


1279 


33,34 


1282 


35 


1282 


33 


1282 


45 


1284 



1 

3 

10 
14 



3057 
3057 

3161 
1623 



5 


1329 


3 


1374 


2 


1569 


2 


1569 


79 


1636 


136 


1651 


136 


1121 


2 


1569 


77 


1636 


77 


1636 


1 


1618 


77 


1636 


122 


1647 


77 


1636 


79 


1636 


89 


3197 


91-93 


3197, 3198 


94, 95 


3198 


88-90 


3196, 3197 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BIRDS — Concluded. 

game, as (see Game and Inland Fisheries). 
goshawks, killing, etc. ..... 

hawks, killing, etc., of certain .... 

hunting (see Game and Inland Fisheries). 
jays, killing, etc. ...... 

killing, taking, etc., of certain wild, penalty 

See also Game and Inland Fisheries. 
larceny, penalty ...... 

laws as to taking, etc., enforcement by wardens, etc. 
leaflet as to, agriculture department to publish, etc. 

commissioner of education, approval by 
live, use as targets, penalty .... 

ornithology, director of division of, duties as to 
owls, killing, etc., of certain .... 

scientific purposes, killing for, of certain, permitted 

sparrows, English, extermination regulated, penalty 

unprotected by game laws .... 

starling, extermination regulated, penalty 

unprotected by game laws .... 

term defined, game laws, as to 

unlawful taking, etc., display for inspection, wardens, 
etc., to 
fines, etc., for, disposition 
See also Agriculture, Department of; Game and 
Inland Fisheries; and specific 
titles of birds. 
BIRTHS. 

certificate, town clerk's fee . . . . . 

church records of, copies, by cities and towns 
date, real estate titles, as affecting, affidavits 
false notice, to newspaper, penalty . . . . 

registration (see Births, Marriages and Deaths, 
Return and Registry of). 
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS, RETURN 
AND REGISTRY OF. 
in general, affidavits, correctional, etc., receipt 
attestation of copies ..... 

blank forms, books for indexes, etc., state secretary to 

furnish 
correction of errors in . 

copy of record, certification regulated 
separate book, correctional facts in 
state secretary, copies to . 
enforcement of law as to, state registrar, etc., by 
evidence, clerk's record as . 
examination of records, arrangement for 
facts to be recorded 
false returns as to, penalty 
fees, city, etc., clerk, of 
physicians, etc., of . 
undertakers, etc., of ' 
fines, etc., disposition . 
indexes, books for, state secretary to furnish 
separate, etc. ..... 

neglect to report, proceedings 

oaths, administration .... 

other towns, etc., received from . 
preservation ..... 

registrars, appointment and duties 

medical examiners to furnish certain data to 
residence, term defined 
secretary, state, annual report as to 
blank forms, etc., to furnish 
copies of records to . 



Chapter 



131 
131 

131 
131 

266 
131 

128 
128 
272 
128 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 

131 
131 



262 

66 

183 

272 



Section 


Page 


77 


1636 


77 


1636 


77 


1636 


77 


1636 


46 


3124 


14,16 


1623, 1624 


2 


1569 


2 


1569 


87 


3196 


39 


1576 


77 


1636 


77 


1636 


122 


1647 


77 


1636 


122 


1647 


77 


1636 


1 


1618 


20 


1624 


3 


1619 



34 


3095 


5 


827 


5A 


2460 


96 


3198 



46 




13 




511 


46 




29 




514 


46 




16 




513 


46 


5 


13 


510 


512 


46 




13 




512 


46 




13 




512 


46 


13 


17 


512 


513 


9 




10 




147 


46 




19 




513 


46 




2 




509 


46 




1 




508 


46 




14 




512 


46 




26 




514 


46 




3 




509 


46 




11 




511 


46 




25 




514 


46 




16 




513 


46 




2 




509 


46 




23 




514 


46 




28 




514 


46 


12, 


13 


511 


512 


46 




2 




509 


46 




22 




514 


38 




7 




390 


46 




1 




509 


46 




21 




513 


46 




16 




513 


46 


12, 13 


17 


511 


-513 



142 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS, RETURN 
AND REGISTRY OF — Coritinued. 
in general — Concluded. 
secretary, state — Concluded. 
copies of records to — Concluded. 

bound and indexed, to be . . . .46 

legibly written, to be . . . . .46 

penalty for failure to furnish .... 46 

statistical tables from, to prepare ... 46 
separate record and indexes ..... 46 

state registrar of vital statistics, appointment, duties 9 
statistical tables ....... 46 

supplementing of ...... 46 

births, adoption, etc., amendment of record . . 46 
blanks for returns ...... 46 

board of health, local, lists filed with ... 46 

copies of record, illegitimate, exception ... 46 

other towns, etc., to ..... 46 

state secretary, to . . . , . .46 

deficiencies and corrections ..... 46 

eyes inflamed following, report .... 46 

facts for records, town, etc., clerks' duty , . 46 

transmission to place of birth .... 46 

hospital medical officers, record, etc., by . .46 

fee 46 

household, etc., information, etc., by, penalties . 46 
illegitimate, legitimatized by marriage of parents, in 

case of ..... 46 

new name by judicial decree, recording . . 46 
restrictions on use of term . . . .46 

institutions, keepers of, etc., notice of, penalty for 

failure ..... 46 

other town, etc., bom in, facts to . . . .46 

parents, etc., notice by, penalty for failure . . 46 
penal institution, notice by keeper, penalty for 

failure ..... 46 

physicians, record and report by . . . .46 

assistants in medicine not to make . .112 

fee 46 

legitimatization by marriage of parents, in case 

of 46 

state infirmary, superintendent, duties ... 46 
stillborn child, inclusion of name, etc., in certain 

lists penahzed .... 46 

physician's certificate ..... 46 

town, etc., clerk, physician's, etc., report to . .46 

vessels, on, master to report, penalty for failure . 46 

deaths, board of health, local, notice by householder 

to, penalty for failure 

notice to .... 

undertakers' returns to 



Section 



Page 



certificate, physician, etc., by 

assistant in medicine not to make 
burial, etc., i;se for 

soldiers, war service, to set forth 

undertakers to obtain, etc. 
copies of records, other towns, etc., to 

state secretary, to . 
householders, etc., notice by, penalty for failure 
illegitimate children 
institutions, in, keepers of, notice by, penalty for 

failure 
medical examiners to report to town, etc., clerk 



46 

46 

46 

f 46 

\114 

112 

114 

f 46 

\114 

46 

46 

46 

46 

46 

46 
38 



21 


513 


18 


513 


27 


514 


21 


513 


2 


509 


10 


147 


21 


513 


13 


511, 512 


13 


512 


15, 16 


512, 513 


3 


509 


12 


511 


12 


511 


12, 17 


511,513 


5 


510 


16 


513 


1,5 


508, 510 


5 


510 


3,9 


509, 510 


3 


509 


4,6,8 


509, 510 


3 


509 


13 


512 


1, 3, 12, 24 


508,509,511,514 


6,8 


510 


5 


510 


6,8 


510 


6,8 


510 


3,9 


509, 511 


9A 


1377 


3 


509 


3 


509 


20 


513 


24 


514 


9 


511 


3 


509 


7,8 


510 


6,8 


510 


6-8 


510 


11 


511 


9 


510 


45,46 


1409 


9A 


1377 


45,50 


1409, 1411 


10 


511 


46 


1410 


11 


511 


12 


511 


12, 13, 17 


511-513 


6,8 


510 


24 


514 


6,8 


510 


7 


390 



94 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS 



BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS, RETURN 
AND REGISTRY OF— Concluded. 
deaths — Concluded. 

penal institution, notice by keejjer, f)enalty for failure 
registrars of voters, notice to 
state infirmary, superintendent, duties . 
stillborn child, of, physician's certificate, etc 

printed statements by town, etc., in . 
undertakers, certificate of death, duties 
returns by, fee .... 

vessels, masters of, to report, penalty for failure 
See also Deaths. 
marriages (see Marriage). 
BLACK BASS. 

See Fish and Fisheries, marine (Index p. 551); 
Game and Inland Fisheries (In- 
dex p. 583). 
BLACKBERRIES. 

basket, sale by, regulated, testing, seizure, penalty 
See also Berries; Fruits. 
BLACKBIRDS, CROW. 

unprotected ........ 131 

state reservations, etc., killing in . , . . 131 
See also Game and Inland Fisheries, birds and 
mammals, birds (Index p. 578). 
BLACK DUCKS. 

See Game and Inland Fisheries, birds and mam- 
mals, birds (Index p. 579). 
BLACKJACK. 

manufacture, sale, etc., penalty .... 

BLACKMAIL. 

penalty . ....... 

BLACKSTONE. 

congressional district, fourteenth, in ... 

medical examiner district, seventh Worcester, in 
second district court of southern Worcester held at 
senatorial district, fourth Worcester, in . 
BLANDFORD. 

congressional district, first, in . 
district court of western Hampden, in district of . 
medical examiner district, fourth Hampden, in . 
senatorial district, Berkshire, Hampshire and Hamp- 
den, in ..... 

BLANK CARTRIDGE. 

See Cartridges. 
BLASPHEMY. 

term defined, penalty ...... 

BLASTING. 

bond required, action ...... 

superior court to enforce laws, etc., as to . 
BLEACHING. 

cotton, wool, etc., lien for ..... 

BLEACHING WORKS. 

meal hours for women, etc., exemption . 
BLIND, DIVISION OF. 

See Education, Department of, divisions of, blind, 
division of the (Index p. 404). 
BLIND, GUNNING STAND OR. 

registration ........ 131 

BLINDNESS. 

infants, in, prevention . . . . . .111 

BLIND PERSONS. 

defective eyesight, prevention ..... 69 

division of the blind, duties as to . . . .69 

employment, state aid as to . . . . .69 



LAWS. 




143 


pter 


Section 


Page 


46 


6,8 


510 


51 


14 


550 


46 


20 


513 


46 


9 


511 


46 


24 


514 


46 


9, 11 


510, 511 


46 


11 


511 


46 


7,8 


510 



269 

265 

57 

38 

218 

57 

57 

218 

38 

67 



272 

148 
148 

255 

149 



77 
114 



12 

25 

1 
1 
1 
3 

1 
1 
1 



36 



1111 



1636 
1645 



3162 

3112 

664 

388 

2741 

666 

662 

2738 

387 

666 



3186 



19,20 


1850 


21 


1850 


31A, 31B 


3062, 3063 


101 


1886 



134 


1650 


14,110,111 


1331, 1355 


20 


847 


12-25 


846-848 


13 


846 



144 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BLIND PERSONS — Concluded. 

infants, prevention of blindness in . . . .111 

institutions for, care of poor in, public funds for . Art. XLVI 
laws relative to, administration . . . .69 

money aid, books, visits, etc. ..... 69 

products of, use in public institutions, etc. . . 69 

public instruction in certain institutions . . .69 

register and reports ...... 69 

schools, workshops, etc., for ..... 69 

retirement of teachers in . . . . .32 

sight-saving classes for children . . . .69 

support, temporary, of pupils, etc. . . . .69 

See also Education, Department of, divisions of, 
blind, division of the (Index 
p. 404). 
BLOCK SIGNALS. 



Section 



Page 



installation by railroads ..... 

BLOODHOUNDS. 

keeping regulated, penalty . . . . . 

removal, killing, etc. ...... 

BLUDGEON. 

manufacture, sale, etc., penalty .... 
BLUEBERRIES. 

basket, sale by, regulated, testing, seizure, penalty 

See also Berries; Fruits. 
BLUE BOOK. 

amendments, proposed, to constitution, to contain 

annual publication ....... 

contents ........ 

distribution ........ 

initiative, laws, etc., adopted under, and related data, 
to contain ..... 

referendum, to contain data as to laws affected by 

state secretary to publish ..... 

table of changes in general laws, and index, to con- 
tain ...... 

See also Acts and Resolves; Statutes. 
BLUEFISH. 

See Fish and Fisheries, marine (Index p. 551). 
BLUE SKY LAW, SO-CALLED. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Securities, promotion and sale of (blue 
sky law, so-called). 
BOARD AND LODGING. 

actions for, form of declaration .... 

See also Common Counts; Pleading in Civil 
Actions (Index p. 1002). 

employees, public work, on, unrestricted as to . 
BOARDING HOMES FOR AGED PERSONS. 

See Aged Persons. 
BOARDING HOUSES. 

See Hotels, Lodging and Boarding Houses; In- 
fant Boarding House; Minors, 
infants. 
BOARD OF ALDERMEN. 

scope of term defined ...... 

See also Aldermen; City Government. 
BOARD OF APPEAL, FIRE INSURANCE RATES, 
ON. 

See Appeal, Boards of. 
BOARD OF PROBATION. 

See Probation, board of. 
BOARD OF TAX APPEALS. 

See Tax Appe.\ls, Bo.\rd of. 



f 159 
•\160 



140 
140 

269 

94 



llOA 



231 



149 



14, 110, 111 


1331, 1355 


3 


59 


18 


847 


23 


847 


25 


848 


26,27 


848 


19,20 


847 


14, 21, 22 


846, 847 


2(4) 


259 


16 


846 


15 


846 



22 

135-149 


1997 
2058-2061 


142, 143 
144 


1740, 


1741 
1741 


12 




3162 


98 




1111 


2(2) 
2 
2 
3 


116 
116 
116 

116, 117 


2(4) 

2 (5, 6) 

2 




116 
116 
116 



2(7) 



7(1) 



116 



1-16 


1315-1324 


147, Form 1 (/) 


2887 


25 


1867 



110 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



145 



Chapter 



266 



33 

180 



137 



BOARDS. 

burning, penalty ....... 

See also Lumber; Sawmills; Timber. 
BOARDS OF APPEAL. 

See Appeal, Boards of; and specific titles. 
BOARDS OF TRADE. 

armories, use by ...... . 

corporations for establishing, in general 

See also Corporations, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285). 
transactions on, certain, when deemed actual pur- 
chases or sales .... 

See also Chambers of Commerce. 
BOARDS, STATE. 

See Commonwealth, departments, boards, com- 
missions, etc. (Index pp. 248-251); 
and specific titles. 
BOATING. 

Charles river basin, in .... . 

metropolitan parks, etc., in ... . 

See also Boats. 
BOATS. 

canal, using, certificate of load, etc. . 
fishermen, of, execution, exempt from seizure on 
tax exemption ...... 

fishing laws, violations, forfeiture 

search and seizure ..... 

hunting birds, use of certain, in, penalty . 
Lord's day, letting on, permitted 

work, unpaid, permitted on certain 
passengers, conveying, on inland waters, licenses 
penalty .... 

power, propelled by, lights on certain 
mufflers, etc., to be equipped with 
renting, on certain great ponds, licenses, penalty . 
trespass on, penalty ..... 

unlawful taking or using, penalty 

trial justices, jurisdiction .... 

See also Ships and Vessels; Steamboats and 
Steamboat Companies; Wrecks. 
BOB VEAL. 
See Veal. 
BODIES, DEAD. 

See Dead Bodies. 
BODY POLITIC. 

r J.. ■, ^ j Preamble 

formation and nature . . . . | Preamble 

BOILER INSPECTORS. 

See Public Safety, Department of (Index pp. 1069, 
1071). 
BOILER RULES, BOARD OF. 

See Public Safety, Department of (Index p. 1068). 
BOILERS, STEAM. 

See Steam Boilers and Engines. 
BOLTON. 

congressional district, third, in ... 

medical examiner district, fourth Worcester, in . 

second district court of eastern Worcester, in district of 

senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in . 
BOMBARDMENT, INSURANCE AGAINST. 

See Insurance, classes of insurance (Index p. 699) 
BOMBS. 

sale, explosion, etc., prohibited, penalty 



search warrants for, forfeiture 



57 

38 

218 

57 



Section 

5 



48 (r) 
1-12A 



Page 
3116 



319 
2441-2445 



1680 



. 92 


74A 


1058 


. 92 


41 


1050 


. 88 


9 


979 


. 235 


34(9) 


2930 


. 59 


5(20) 


690 


. 130 


152 


1614 


. 130 


74, 112, 152 


1596, 1605, 1614 


. 131 


102 


1642 


. 136 


6 


1673 


. 136 


6 


1673 


. 140 


191-193 


1753 


. 102 


16 


1202 


. 102 


15 


1202 


. 140 


194-196 


1753 


. 266 


120 


3139 


. 266 


63 


3128 


. 219 


23 


2764 



23 
29 



148 
148 
276 



39,47 

50,51 

1-8 



663 

388 

2741 

666 



1854, 1856 

1857 

3211-3214 



146 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



BOMBS — Concluded. 

seizure of certain, notice, disposition, etc. . 

unlawful possession penalized, arrest, etc. . 

See also Explosives and Inflammable Fluids 
AND Compounds; Fireworks. Fire- 
crackers AND Torpedoes. 



BOMB SHELLS. 

See Explosives 



Fluids and 



AND Inflammable 
Compounds. 
BOND AND INVESTMENT COMPANIES. 

annual statements by ... . 

failure to file, false statements, etc., penalty 
authority to do business, certificate . 

suspension ..... 
court appeal .... 

injunction against domestic company, etc. 
omission of statement, effect 
penalty on agent of unauthorized . 
commissioner of banks, supervision, etc., by 
deposit of capital with state treasurer, etc. 
certificate of, in foreign state 
securities composing, change 

income on, company to have 
trust as to, suit to enforce . 
dividends, etc., regulation 
examination .... 
forfeiture of instalments paid to, regulated 
insurance, etc., companies not subject to laws as to 
penalty, general 
receivers .... 

unauthorized, penalty on agent 
unsound, proceedings against . 
BONDHOLDERS. 

trust company as trustee of .... . 
BONDS. 

evidences of indebtedness, as, bucket dealings, so- 
called, in, civil provisions 
penal provisions ..... 
city, town or district, issued by, income tax ex 
emption .... 
local tax exemption ..... 
See also Municipal Finance (Index pp. 906, 907) 
commonwealth, issued by, income tax exemption 
local tax exemption .... 
owned by, custody ..... 
See also State Finance (Index pp. 1257, 1262). 
contracts for sale of certain, void . 
counties, issued by, income tax exemption 
local tax exemption ..... 
See also County Finance (Index pp. 316, 317). 
forging, uttering, etc., penalties 

See also Forgery and Counterfeiting. 
gaming consideration, void for, exception 
reclamation district expense, to defray . 
redemption in numerical order forbidden, penalty 
registered in place of coupon, certification by state 
comptroller ..... 

registration of certain, penalties for refusal 

security, term includes, blue sky law, under . 
transfer of unexpended receipts from sale of cer- 
tain ...... 



148 
148 



174 

174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 
174 

172 



137 
271 

62 
59 

62 
59 
29 

259 
62 
59 

267 

1.37 
252 
107 

29 
29 
35 

44 

107 

llOA 



Sectioa 

36 
35,36 



38 



Page 

1854 
1853, 1854 



5 


2287 


6 


2287 


3 


2286 


7 


2287 


7 


2287 


8 


2287 


6 


2287 


9 


228S 


1-8 


2285-2287 


1 


2286 


1 


2286 


1 


2286 


1 


2286 


2 


2286 


10 


2288 


4 


2286 


10 


2288 


11 


2288 


12 


22S8 


8 


2287 


9 


2288 


7,8 


2287 



2272 



4-7 


1679, 1680 


3a-3S 


3175-3177 


l(a2) 


758 


5 (25) 


691 


1(«2) 


758 


5 (25) 


691 


41 


225 


6 


3073 


l(a2) 


758 


5(25) 


691 


1, 5 


3144, 3145 


3 


1679 


9 


3032 


7,8 


1245 


58 


227 


39, 58 


224, 227 


43 


370 


52,61 


499, 501 


4-6 


1244, 1245 


2(c) 


1315 



29 



56 



227 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



147 



- Concluded. 
constitutional au- 
Art 



place 



BONDS — Continued. 

evidences of indebtedness, as 

United States, issued by, 
thority 
income tax exemption 
local tax exemption . 
surety, etc., in general, actions on, damages in 
of penalty . 
form of declaration .... 
penal sum, judgment for . 

execution on ... . 
public officer, of or to, suit by successor 
city, etc., officers, of, appropriations for 
payment of premiums 

surety company as surety on 



civil actions, in, arrest cases, in, suit for breach of, 
amount of judgment, etc. 

execution ...... 

surety company as surety on . 
recognizance, bond in lieu of . 
county officers, deposit, examination 

new, when required ..... 

payment of premiums .... 

surety company as surety on . 
criminal actions, in, surety company as surety on 

recognizance, bond in lieu of . 
district officers, of, payment of premiums 

surety company as surety on . 
fees of magistrates for approval ... 
fidelity of certain persons, to guarantee 
forging, uttering, etc., penalties ... 

See also Forgery and Counterfeiting. 
militia officers, of, schedule .... 
pajTnent of principal and interest, insurance of 
set-off of claim on .... . 
state officers, of, amounts of certain, how fixed 

approval, prerequisite to issuance of commission 
when ..... 

examination, periodic, as to sufficiency, etc. 

new, when required ..... 

public officer, by or to, suit by successor 

reimbursement for premiums on 

removal for failure to furnish new, when required 

schedule ....... 

surety company as surety on . . . 

See also Insurance (Index pp. 700, 701, 712, 724) 
town, etc., officers, of, appropriations for 
payment of premiums .... 

surety company as surety on . . . 



Chapter Section 



surety, etc. 



specific cases, in, absentees, estates of, 
receivers of . 



administrators (see Executors and Administra- 
tors; Probate Bonds). 

appeal bonds in civil actions [see Practice in CiviIj 
Actions, appeals (Index pp. 1025, 
1026)]. 



I 8 

62 1 (a 2) 

59 5 (24) 

235 13 

231 7 (12) 
235 9 
235 &-13 
228 14 

40 5 (1) 

41 109A 
4 7 (40) 

41 109A 

175 47 (4), 105-107 

224 8 

223 133 

175 105 

175 105 

30 20 

30 20 

35 43A 

4 7 (40) 

175 47 (4), 105-107 

175 105 

41 109A 

175 47 (4), 105-107 

262 23 

175 47 (4) 

267 1, 5 

33 74 

175 47 (4) 

232 2 
30 15 

30 14 

30 18, 20 

30 18 

228 14 

30 17 

30 19 

30 16 

30 18 

41 109A 

175 47 (4), 105-107 

40 5 (1) 

41 109A 
4 7 (40) 

41 109A 

175 47 (4), 105-107 

205 1(4), 6A,7A, 8-11, 

14-18, 19A, 24, 

25, 27-30 



Page 



5 

758 
691 

2925 

2852 

2925 

2925 

2841 

402 

451 

113 

451 

2319, 2357, 2358 

2823 

2819 

2357 

2357 

233 

233 

371 

113 

2319, 2357, 2358 

2357 

451 

2319, 2357, 2358 

3093 

2319 

3144, 3145 

325 
2320 
2898 

232 

232 

232, 233 

233 

2841 

232 

233 

232 

233 

451 

2319, 2357, 2358 

402 
451 
113 
451 
2319, 2357, 2358 

2602, 2605-2609 



148 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



BONDS — Continued. 

surety, etc., specific cases, in — Continued. 
attorney general, cashier in department of 
auditor, state ..... 

deputies ...... 

bail (see Bail). 

banks, commissioner of, assistants 
liquidating agents 
loss of assets, insurance against . 
barbers, board of registration of, secretary 
blasting of rock, etc. .... 

blind, division of the, director 

cashier, department of attorney general, in 

department of state secretary, in 
city contracts, to accompany, uniform charter, under 
See also, infra, surety, etc., specific cases, in, 
town, etc. 
collection agencies ...... 

conservators (see Guardians and Conservators; 

Probate Bonds). 
constables ........ 

corporations and taxation, commissioner of 
county treasurer, vacancy, to fill . 
court officers, Suffolk, Middlesex and Worcester 
counties, in . 
Suffolk and Worcester counties, in, payment of 
premiums . . . . . 

courts, clerks of the, temporary clerks, assistant clerks 
district, clerks and assistant clerks 
land, recorder and assistant recorders 
superior, in Suffolk county, clerks, temporary 

clerks and assistant clerks 
supreme judicial, for the commonwealth, clerks and 
assistant clerks .... 

for Suffolk county, clerk, temporary clerk and 
assistant clerk .... 

deposits with other than banks, as to . 

deeds, registers of ..... . 

vacancy, to fill . 
district courts (see, supra, surety, etc., specific 

cases, in, courts). 
embalming, board of registration in, secretary 
executors (see Executors and Administrators; 

Probate Bonds). 
expresses, foreign, general agents .... 

ferrymen ........ 

fire districts, officers of ..... 

See also, supra, surety, etc., in general, district 
officers, of. 
fireworks, manufacture, storage, display 
fish, public weighers of, and deputies 
foreign bankers, so-called ..... 

guardians (see Guardians and Conservators; 

Probate Bonds). 
income tax assessors ...... 

industrial schools for boys and for girls, superin- 
tendents 
insane, etc., state hospitals for, treasurers 
insurance, brokers, special 

commissioner of ... . 

jailers, masters or keepers, certain 

land court (see, supra, surety, etc., specific cases, 

in, courts). 
libraries, law, county, treasurers .... 

pubUc, treasurers ...... 



12 




2 




156 


11 




1 




154 


11 




2,5 




154 


26 




2,3 


208, 209 


167 




34 




2195 


175 




47(4) 




2320 


13 




40 




172 


148 




19-21 




1850 


69 




24 




847 


12 




2 




156 


9 




2 




145 


43 




29 




463 


93 




24-28 


1072, 


1073 


41 




92,93 




446 


14 




2 




173 


54 




143 




633 


221 




70 




2784 


221 




77 




2785 


221 




12 




2773 


221 


12, 


29-31 


2773, 


2775 


185 




11 




2484 


221 


12 


29-31 


2773, 


2775 


221 


12, 


29-31 


2773, 


2775 


221 


12, 


29-31 


2773, 


2775 


169 




2-5 


2231, 


2232 


36 




3 




377 


54 




143 




633 



13 



159 

88 
48 



48 

41 

169 



14 

120 
123 
175 
26 
12G 



78 
78 



30 



69, 71, 72 



40-42 

88, 89 

2-5 



10 



170 



1991 

978 
531 



1855 

445, 446 

2231, 2232 



175 



8 


1458 


28 


1485 


168 


2392 


6 


209 


16 


1529 


4 


898 


10 


900 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
BONDS — Continued. 

surety, etc., specific cases, in — Continued. 

liquidating agents (see, supra, surety, etc., specific 

cases, in, banks), 
loan agencies, supervisor of . 
Lyman school for boys, superintendent . 
Massachusetts, nautical school, commanding offi 
cer ..... 

reformatory, superintendent and acting superin- 
tendent .... 

training schools, superintendents 
medical e.xaminers ..... 

medicine, board of registration in, secretary . 
militia, paymaster, etc., in, requirement, reimburse 
ment of premiums 
schedule bonds ..... 

motor, bus operators ..... 

vehicle liability [see Insurance, classes of in- 
surance, surety, corporate, motor 
vehicle liability bonds (Index p. 
712)]. 
normal schools, state, principals .... 

optometry, board of registration in, secretary 
pharmacy, board of registration in, secretary . 
pilots ........ 

prison camp and hospital, superintendent and acting 
superintendent .... 

probate (see Probate Bonds). 
probate and insolvency, registers and assistant 
registers .... 

probation officers ..... 

public works, etc., certain, labor, materials, etc., on 

to secure payment for . 
railroads, etc., not to require certain, of employees 
reclamation district, treasurer 
reformatory for women, superintendent and acting 

superintendent 
sanatoria, state, treasurers .... 

savings bank officers, schedule or blanket 
secretary, state ...... 

sheriffs ....... 

acting as jailers, masters, etc. 

special ....... 

sinking fund commissioners, treasurer . 
small loans licensees ..... 

state, auditor ...... 

deputies ...... 

farm, superintendent and acting superintendent 
hospitals for the insane, etc., treasurers 
infirmary, superintendent .... 

penal institutions, wardens, etc., of, amount, state 

comptroller to fix . 
prison, warden and acting warden 
camp and hospital, warden 
colony, superintendent and acting superin 
tendent .... 

purchasing agent ..... 

schools for the feeble minded, treasurers 
secretary ...... 

cashier in department of . . . 

treasurer ...... 

deputy ...... 

employees ...... 

superior court (see, supra, surety, etc., specific 
cases, in, courts). 



Section 



149 

Page 



. 26 


4 




209 


. 120 


8 




1458 


. 74 


51 




885 


. 125 


3,5 




1517 


. 120 


8 




1458 


. 38 


3,4 


38g 


,389 


. 13 


11 




166 


. 33 


71-73 




325 


. 33 


74 


32S 


,326 


. 159A 


6 


2019, 


2020 



73 

13 

13 

103 

125 



217 
276 
/ 30 
\ 149 
159 
252 

125 
17 

168 

9 

37 

126 
37 
41 

140 
11 
11 

125 

123 

122 

125 
125 
125 

125 

7 

123 

9 

9 

10 

10 

10 



4 


873 


17 


167 


23 


168 


6 


1205 



3,5 



1517 



11, 12, 23 


2728, 


2730 


84 




3228 


39,40 


236, 237 


29 




1868 


4 




1991 


6 




3030 


3,5 




1517 


9 




184 


24 




2206 


1 




145 


2,7,9 


383, 384 


16 




1529 


4,5 


383, 384 


44 




435 


105 


1731, 


1732 


1 




154 


2,5 




154 


3,5 




1517 


28(6) 




1485 


4 




1472 


3,5 




1517 


3,5 




1517 


3 




1517 


3,5 




1517 


4 




133 


28(6) 




1485 


1 




145 


2 




145 


2,3 




149 


4 




150 


5 




150 



150 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

BONDS — Concluded. 

surety, etc., specific cases, in — Concluded. 

supreme judicial court (see, supra, surety, etc., 
specific cases, in, courts). 

surety company as surety on .... 

See also Insurance (Index pp. 700, 701, 712, 724) 
teachers' retirement board, secretary 
town, etc., clerks 
collectors of taxes 
special 
temporary 
treasurers 
deputies 
temporary 

trust funds, as custodians of 
treasurer, county, vacancy, to fill 
state 
deputy 
employees 
trial justices 

trust companies, officers of 
trustees (see Probate Bonds; Trustees) 
voting machines, etc., persons selling 
warehousemen, public .... 

See also Attachment of Property; Bail; Recog- 
nizances; Securities. 
BONDSMEN, PROFESSIONAL. 

approval and registration ..... 276 

See also Bail, criminal cases, in. 
BONFIRES. 

See Fires and Fire Prevention and Protection. 
BONUS. 

agent, etc., to, prohibited, penalty . 
commonwealth, claim against, oath denying 
militia officers, to, penalty 
public officer, to, penalty 
small loans, as to, regulated, penalty 
town, etc., claim against, oath denying 
See also Contracts, public; Gratuities. 
BOOKS. 

execution, exemption of certain, from seizure on 
false entries in, penalty, etc. ..... 

evidence ........ 

in books, term defined as to records of towns, etc. 
obscene, search warrants for ..... 

public, etc., copies of certain, as evidence . 
school (see Schools, public). 

soliciting subscriptions to. United States uniform, in, 
penalty ..... 

state, duplicate, obsolete, etc., disposal 
See also Account Books; Libraries. 
BOOMS. 

Connecticut river, in, licensing .... 91 

BOOTBLACKING. 

business on Lord's day, when permitted 

minors, by, regulated, penalty 

BORAX. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to . . . .112 

BORROWING. 

cities, towns, etc., by (see Municipal Finance) 
commonwealth, by (see State Finance). 



Section 



Page 



4 


7(40) 


113 


41 


109A 


451 


175 


47 (4), 105-107 2319, 


2357, 2358 


15 


18 


179 


41 


13 


428 


60 


13 


718 


60 


14 


718 


41 


40 


434 


41 


35 


433 


41 


37 


434 


41 


40 


434 


41 


46 


435 


54 


143 


633 


10 


2,3 


149 


10 


4 


150 


10 


5 


150 


219 


4 


2761 


172 


13 


2267 


54 


39 


604 


105 


1 


1211 



61B 



13 



3224 



271 


39 


3177 


29 


61 


228 


33 


84,85 


329 


268 


7-12 


3152-3154 


140 


100, 103 


1730, 1731 


40 


46 


421 


235 


34(3) 


2929 


266 


67 


3129 


266 


68 


3129 


4 


7(13) 


111 


276 


1-8 


3211-3214 


233 


76 


2913 


264 


lOA 


3107 


30 


42 


237 



1026 



136 


6 1674 


101 


19, 20 1195 


149 


69-73, 78, 83, 95 1876-1879, 1884 



35 



1382 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



151 



Chapter 
BORROWING — Concluded. 

counties, by (see County Finance). 

United States, by, authority .... Art. I 
BOSTON. 

in general, actions, by, no entry fee . . . 262 

by and against, venue of certain . . . 223 

transfer from Suffolk county .... 223 
Animal Rescue League of, agents of, appointment as 

special police officers, etc. . . 147 
animals, inspectors of, officials as, application of 

certain laws to . . . .129 

Back Bay, lands in, actions by commonwealth to re- 
cover, general time limitation not to 

affect 260 

Brighton district, municipal court of, district . .218 

concurrent jurisdiction, criminal, municipal court 

of Boston, with . . . .218 
building laws, certain, inapplicable . . .143 



(For laws applicable, see Index p. 167.) 
cadets, first corps of, in, purchase of armory . . 33 
Charlestown district, municipal court of, district . 218 
jurisdiction, waters and islands, over certain . 218 
charter, uniform form of, may not adopt . . 43 

cinematographs, certain laws inapplicable . . 143 

special provisions applicable . . . .143 

congressional districts, ninth to twelfth, in . .57 

coimty commissioners in, mayor and city council to 

act as . . . . . .34 

court sittings in, equity matters, for . . .214 

courts, municipal, district, etc., of, jurisdiction . 218 
Dorchester district, municipal court of, district . 218 
East Boston, district court of, district . . .218 

interpreter in . . . . . .218 

jurisdiction, waters and islands, over certain . 218 
flats in, state acquisition ..... 91 

elevators, certain laws inapplicable . . . 143 
installation, etc., in, penalty .... 143 

appeals ....... 143 

fines, certain, payable to, penalty for failure . . 280 
fires in, investigation ...... 148 

reports ........ 148 

food, sale in "market limits" regulated . . 94 

grand jurors from ...... 277 

house of detention in, females, removal to, for de- 
tention . . . . .147 

Hyde Park district, municipal court of West Rox- 

bury district, in district of .218 

islands, waters, concurrent jurisdiction of municipal 

courts ...... 218 

jury, lists, preparation in, decision of disputed ques- 
tion 234 

service, inhabitancy, etc., in, no disqualification . 220 
juvenile court (see District Courts). 
land court, recorder's office in ... . 185 

sittings in ...... . 185 

rooms for, city to provide . . . .185 

licenses, signing, etc., of certain .... 140 

Lord's day, sale of certain articles on . . . 136 
" market limits " of , sale of food in ... 94 

Massachusetts school of art at . . . .73 

metropolitan, parks district, in . . . .92 

share of expense ...... 92 



Section 



Page 



4 


3088 


7,9 


2795, 2796 


10 


2796 


10 


1835 


26 


1584 


31 


3080 


1 


2740 



1 2740 

2, 3, 15, 16, 20, 21, 1765, 1767-1772, 

24-34, 42, 43, 1774-1776 
45-49, 51 



42 


317 


1 


2740 


2,3 


2742 


2 


457 


82 


1782 


72, 84, 85 


1781, 1783 


1 


663, 664 


4 


356 


37 


2675 


1 


2740, 2741 


1 


2740 


1 


2740 


68 


2756 


2,3 


2742 


8 


1025 


64,70 


1779, 1780 


62-71 


1779, 1780 


70 


1780 


2, 8, 9, 11 


3273-3275 


3 


1845 


8 


1847 


146 


1124 


2 


3234 



20 



2,3 



1838 



2741 



2742 



4 


2916 


10 


2767 


7 


2483 


1 


2482 


1 


2482 


202 


1755 


7,8 


1674 


146 


1123 


1 


872 


33 


1048 


t-59 


1053, 1054 



152 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



BOSTON — Continued. 

in general — Concluded. 
metropolitan — Concluded. 

sewerage systems, in ..... 

water district, in ..... . 

moving picture machines (see, supra, in general, cine- 
matographs), 
municipal, court of the city of (see District Courts). 
courts in, fees, payment by clerks 
advances and accounting 
fines, accounting for ..... 

See also District Courts. 
parking spaces for motor vehicles, records 
pension laws, certain, inapplicable to . . . 

pilots (see Pilots). 

port of, development by commonwealth 
freight differential against, forbidden . 
printing plant owned, etc., by, printing of ballots in 

prohibited . 
probate court held at . 

Norfolk county, for, sessions at . 
railroad crossings in, alteration 
railroads, city council's power as to 

freight differential against, by, forbidden 

having terminus in, lease, etc., regulated 

Roxbury district, district court of, district 

concurrent jurisdiction, criminal, municipal court 

of Boston, with 

school, janitors, municipal pensions for, certain laws 

not applicable to . 

offenders, commitment 

senatorial districts, first to eighth Suffolk, Norfolk 

and Suffolk, in . . . 

South Boston district, commonwealth flats in, im 
provement .... 
municipal court of, district 

jurisdiction, waters and islands, over certain 
Suffolk county, public l^uildings for, to provide 
superior court sittings at ... . 

equity cases, single justice 
supreme judicial court sittings at . 

equity cases, single justice 
teachers, municipal pensions for, certain laws not 
applicable to . . . 

retirement association, laws not applicable to 
certain teachers 
tenement house laws, exempt from certain 
theatres, etc., licensing in . 
West Roxbury district, municipal court of, district 
Boston harbor, Apple island in, acquisition by 
commonwealth authorized 
boarding vessel, etc., without right, in, penalty 
court recoverable in ... . 

limits of harbor for . 
concurrent jurisdiction of municipal courts over 
dredging in, regulated ..... 
eminent domain takings for .... 
improvement by commonwealth . 
lands, flats, etc., in, improvement, etc. . 
license for wharves, piers, etc., in, non-use of, etc 
limits, pilotage purposes, for 
material from, taking regulated 
metropolitan water, etc., pipes under, etc. 
pilots (see Pilots). 



92 
92 



218 
218 
280 

90 
32 



91 
160 
53 
54 
215 
215 
159 
160 
160 
160 
218 

218 

32 

77 

57 

91 
218 
218 

34 
212 
214 
211 
214 

32 

32 
144 
143 
218 

91 

102 

102 

102 

218 

91 

91 

91 

91 

91 

103 

91 

92 



Section 



1 
10 



49 

49 

8 



1038 
1040 



2752 
2752 
3274 



32 1005 

42-45,56-60,77, 290,291,293,294, 

80-83 299-301 



2,3-9 


1021 


-1025 


210 




2072 


32 




574 


40 




604 


62 




2689 


62 




2689 


59 




2005 


2 




2027 


210 




2072 


62 




2042 


1 




2741 


1 




2741 


45 




291 


1 




894 


3 




665 


2 




1021 


1 




2741 


2, 3 




2742 


3 




356 


14-16 




2659 


37 




2675 


12, 16, 17 


2653-2655 


37 




2675 


42 




290 


18 




276 


1 




1785 


34 




1772 


1 




2741 


8 




1024 


1 




1199 


3 




1199 


4 




1200 


2,3 




2742 


52-56 


1034 


1035 


5 




1023 


2,3-9 


1021 


-1025 


2,3-9 


1021 


-1025 


16 




1027 


1 




1204 


2 




1021 


32 




1048 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



153 



Chapter 
BOSTON — Continued. 

Boston harbor — Concluded. 

Port of Boston Fund ...... 

certain payments from ..... 

railroads, construction in .... . 

smelts, use of seine, net, etc., to catch, in, forbidden, 
penalties ..... 

term defined ....... 

See also Waters and Waterways. 
municipal officers, etc., auditor, jail and house of 
correction, Suffolk county, allow- 
ance of accounts . 
requisition on, for municipal court fees, etc. 
Suffolk county, auditor of, to be 
finances, duties as to . 
medical examiner's returns, etc., to 
budget commissioner, duties, certain 
building, commissioner, cinematographs, powers as to 
elevator regulations, member of board of, to be 
enforcement of certain laws and orders . 
illegal erection of buildings, petition to restrain 
signs on public ways, powers as to . 
department, building laws, powers and duties 
as to, penalties .... 



inspectors of, inspector, term includes, building 
laws, in ... . 

See also Buildings. 
inspector, elevators, to regulate, penalty 
city, clerk of, representative districts, Suffolk, return 
of apportionment to 
council, classification of Suffolk county positions 
salaries, etc., duties as to 
land court, rooms for, to provide, etc. 
See also City Councils. 
collector, actions by, transfer from Suffolk county 
courts of Suffolk county, interest on money paid 

into, to receive 
fines, etc., certain, payable to . 
municipal court of Boston, clerks of, to account to 
for certain funds . 
election commissioners, certificate of election of 
register of deeds, issue by 
general powers as to elections, terms included in 
jurors, lists of, to prepare, penalties . 
records of votes for certain officers, examination 
etc. ..... 

transmission by and to . 
representative districts, Suffolk, return of ap- 

portionment to . 
rolls of volunteer militia, to receive 
voters, list of, to state secretary 
witnesses before ..... 

See also Election Commissioners and Commis- 
sions; Elections. 
fire, commissioner, explosives, etc., certain certifi- 
cates as to, filing, etc., penalty 
fires, investigation and report as to 
poles, insulation of, duties as to . 
wires, inspection of, duties as to . 
department, certain laws inapplicable to 
jury duty, members exempt from . 
health commissioner, certain laws inapplicable to . 
institutions department, adoption of children, 
notice to 



91 

91 

160 

130 
91 



126 

218 

35 

35 

38 

35 

143 

22 

143 

143 

85 

143 



143 
143 

57 

35 
185 

223 

35 

280 

218 

54 

50 

234 

54 
54 

57 

33 

54 

233 



148 
148 
166 
166 
48 
234 
111 

210 



Section 



6 
52 
96 

71-73 
1 



29,33 
49 

42 
12 

7, 19 

56 

72, 84, 85 

11 

54, 59 

57 



36-38, 40, 41, 52, 
54,55 

1 

62-71 

5 

56 
1 

10 

23 

2, 8, 9, 11 

56 

121 
1 

4-6, 37-41 

121, 123 
112 

5 

68 

53 

8-11 



13, 16 
3,8 
34 
34 
37 
1 
26 



Page 



1024 
1034 
2050 

1596 
1021 



1530, 1531 

2752 

370 

363 

390, 392 

375 

1781, 1783 

196 

1777, 1778 

1778 

966 

1772-1774, 1777 



1764 

1779, 1780 

667 

375 

2482 

2796 

365 
3273-3275 

2754 

626 
543 

2915-2917, 2922 

626 
623 

667 
324 

608 
2902, 2903 



1848, 1849 
1846, 1847 
2183 
2182 
524 
2915 
1333 

2648 



154 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BOSTON — Continued. 

municipal officers, etc. — Continued. 
institutions department — Concluded. 

agents of, insane, etc., persons, temporary care of , 
may request ..... 
children, neglected, commitment to . 

powers as to . 
child welfare division of, tuition, etc., of certain / 
children, powers and duties . . \ 

dead bodies, to deliver for dissection, when . 
drug addicts, temporary care of, may request 
infants, abandonment, certain penalties not 
applicable to .... 

receipt of, notice to public welfare department 
mentally retarded children in control of, placing 
in towns, etc., regulated 
vocational schools, payment for tuition in 
state infirmary, certification of persons to . 
escapes from, begging after, complaints . 
tuition, etc., of certain minor charges in other 

towns, etc., to pay, etc. . 
vehicle, to provide, for transportation of certain 
children 
licensing board, billiard, etc., tables, bowling alleys 
hcensing, etc. 
intelhgence offices, hcensing, etc. 
hcensing authorities, to have powers of 
picnic groves, hcensing, etc. 
signing, etc., of certain Ucenses . 
skating rinks, etc., hcensing, etc. 
See also Licenses and Permits (Index p. 784). 
listing board [see Elections, voters (Index p. 438)] 
mayor, licensing officer for theatres, etc., to be 
municipal, court of the city of Boston, expenses 
for medical service in, to approve 
courts, clerical assistance in, powers as to 
overseers of the public welfare, adoption of certain 
children, notice to . . . 

See also Public Welfare, Local Boards of. 
penal institutions commissioner, dead bodies, to 
deliver for dissection, when 
house of correction in Suffolk county, master, 
appointment .... 

nightwalkers, prisoners sentenced as, discharge 
pensions for employees, recommendations 
rules as to, enforcement . . , . 

record of proceedings to be kept . 
jail and house of correction in Suffolk county, for- 
feitures by keeper, etc., for neglect, 
etc., recovery and use . 
liberty permits for prisoners, granting 
information to board of probation 
revocation .... 

arrest, etc., upon, by order of . 
release of prisoners on parole . 
information to board of probation 
return to prison of, following, by order of 
officers appointed by, removal for using intoxicat- 
ing hquor ..... 
prisoners, refractory, solitary imprisonment 
reports, annual, by, commissioner of correction, 

to 127 

rules by, restrictions as to . . . . 124 

pilot commissioners, appointment, etc. . . . 103 

Boston Marine Society to recommend . . 103 



Section 



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123 


79 


1498 


119 


45,46 


1446 


119 


46 


1446 


74 


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877 


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892, 893 


113 


1-5 


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1498 


119 


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100 
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149 
141 
100 
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14 
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10 
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2754 
2756 

264S 



1399, 1400 

1528 
1561 
291 
152S 
1528 



1536 
1558, 1560, 1561 
3232 
1562 
1562 
1561 
3232 
1561, 1562 

1538 
1542 

1537 
1513 
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Chapter 
BOSTON — Continued. 

municipal officers, etc. — Continued. 
police commissioner, arrests, reports of, to com- 
missioner of correction, penalty . 124 
athletic, etc., associations, change of location, 
permission ..... 

auctioneers' licenses ..... 

auction estabhshments, licensing of certain 
boxing matches, illegal, notice of certain 
charitable, etc., corporations, investigation of 
proposed ..... 

clubs, etc., incorporation and change of name 
corporations, certain, boxing, illegal, at, to re- 
port ...... 

liquor selling, gaming, illegal, to report . 
dogs, hcensing, etc. ...... 

See also Dogs. 
drunkenness, information as to cases of, to 

furnish ..... 

junk dealers, etc., licensing, etc. 
lockup keeper, to appoint .... 

lunch carts, licensing ..... 

money lenders, certain, inspection of books, etc., 

penalties for refusal, etc. . . 140 

motor vehicles, second hand, etc., sale, licensing, 

etc., penalty for hindering entry, 

etc • . .140 

pawnbrokers, licensing, etc. . . . .140 

See also Pawnbrokers. 
permits. Lord's day, work, necessary, perform- 
ance of, on . . 136 
physical examination of arrested persons, report 

to 276 

police matrons ...... 147 

probation, records, etc., open to . . . 276 

second hand articles, dealers in, licensing, etc. . 140 

signing, etc., of certain licenses .... 140 

stations for detention of females . . . 147 

witnesses before ...... 233 

police department, captain, gaming houses, obstruc- 
tions in, removal by . . . 271 
chief inspector, money lenders, inspection of 

books, etc., penalty for refusal . 140 

food sale in "market limits", to regulate . . 94 

members not subject to retirement as veterans . 32 
superintendent, district attorney, to furnish police 

officers to . . . . .12 

insane, etc., persons, arrest .... 123 

money lenders, inspection of books, etc. . . 140 
registrar, births, marriages, etc., of, certain laws 

applicable to .... 46 

retirement, board, executive officer of, state reim- 
bursement for pensioned teachers . 32 
system for, judges' pensions, members not eligible 32 
soldiers' relief commissioner, burial agent, to ap- 
point . . . . .115 

state aid, etc., powers and duties as to . . . 115 

street commissioners, board of, fire prevention laws, 

licensing authority as to, to be .148 

lunch carts, licensing ..... 140 

teachers, pension laws not applicable to . . 32 

retirement system as affecting , . . .32 



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1515 



180 




26 


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180 




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28 


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137, 138, 


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35 


417 


140 




49,50 


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1727, 1728 



59, 63-67 1722-1724 

70, 72, 77-79, 1724-1726, 1754, 

202-205 1755 



1675 



33 


3218 


18-20 


1837, 1838 


100 


3232 


54, 202-205 


1721, 1754, 1755 


202 


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18, 19 


1837 


8-11 


2902, 2903 


25 


3173 


87-89 


1727, 1728 


146 


1124 


60 


294 


21 


161 


78, 88, 95 


1497, 1500, 1503 


87-89 


1727, 1728 


22 


514 


16(1) 


275 


64,65 


295 


19 


1422 


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1 


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42 


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18 


276 



156 



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123 

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19 



Chapter 
BOSTON — Concluded. 

municipal officers, etc. — Concluded. 

transit department, metropolitan planning division, 

officer to serve in . 
treasurer, municipal court fees, to advance, etc. 
representative districts of Suffolk county, return of 

apportionment to . 
Suffolk county, to be treasurer of . . . 
witness fees, etc., payment .... 

BOSTON CONSOLIDATED GAS COMPANY. 

consolidation with Edison Electric Illuminating Com- 
pany, authority withheld 
BOSTON ELEVATED RAILWAY COMPANY. 
service at cost, not subject to laws as to . 
public control act (1919, Special Acts 159; extended, 

1931, 333). 
transportation area laws not applicable to 
trustees of, relations with metropolitan planning divi- 
sion ...... 

BOSTON JUVENILE COURT. 

See District Courts (Index p. 378). 
BOSTON MARINE SOCIETY. 

See Pilots. 
BOSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS. 

See District Courts. 
BOSTON PSYCHOPATHIC HOSPITAL. 

board of patients in ..... . 

mental diseases department, under .... 

trustees, appointment, etc. ..... 

mental diseases department, in . 
See also Insane, Feeble Minded and Epileptic 
Persons, institutions for (Index 
p. 685); Mental Diseases, De- 
partment of; State Hospitals. 
BOSTON, REVERE BEACH AND LYNN RAILROAD 
COMPANY. 
commutation tickets, exempt from laws as to . 
BOSTON STATE HOSPITAL. 

mental diseases department, under . 

trustees, appointment, etc. .... 

mental diseases department, in . . . 

See also Insane, Feeble Minded and Epileptic PeR' 
sons, institutions for (Index p 
685); Mental Dise.\ses, Depart- 
ment of; State Hospitals. 
BOSTON TERMINAL COMPANY. 

loitering in station of, penalty ..... 

unlawful riding on locomotive, etc., in station of, 
penaltv ..... 

BOSTON WORKHORSE RELIEF ASSOCIATION. 
agents as special police officers .... 

BOTTLES. 

beverages, definitions ...... 

for sale of, registration ..... 

lubricating oils, used for sale of ... . 

unlawful use of registered ..... 

prima facie evidence ...... 

purchase, as affecting ...... 

search warrant ....... 

BOTTOMRY. 

bond or policy, money due on, proof in insolvency 
money loaned on, insurance on .... 

BOULEVARDS. 

See Metropolit.^n Districts, parks district (In- 
dex pp. 841, 842); Ways. 



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214 


49 


2752 


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362 


10 


3274 


102 


2163 


115 


2113 


159 


2124 


6 


214 



96 


1504 


25 


1484 


6 


188 


5 


187 



190 



2068 



25 


1484 


6 


188 


5 


187 



160 


219 


2074 


160 


220 


2074 


147 


10 


1835 


110 


1 


1309 


110 


17 


1312 


98 


14A 


1174 


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1313 


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18 


1313 


110 


20 


1313 


216 


31 


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175 


47(2) 


2319 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

BOULEVARD STOP ACT, SO-CALLED. 

designation, prerequisites to becoming effective, traffic 

regulations ..... 89 
See also Road, Law of the; Ways, public. 
BOUNDARIES. 

burying places, of, fences, etc., as 
cities and towns, of, changes in 
county maps, on 

determination by land court 



Section 



highway maps to show 
monuments, erection . 

obliteration, removal, forbidden, penalty 
perambulation of town, etc., Unes . 

penalty on selectmen for neglect, etc., to make 

public works department, duties as to . 

seaward ....... 

signs at, public works department, by . 

stream or highway constituting 

survey, improvement of ... . 

maps, sale by public works department 

triangulation points as evidence of 
commonwealth, of, changes in, filing 

marine 

removal, penalty 
proceedings for 

repair 
counties, of . 

determination by land court 

highway maps to show .... 

crimes near, of county or judicial district, venue 

determination by land court .... 

districts, of, determination by land court . 
fences as ...... . 

flats, of, determination by land court 

landing places, of, ascertainment 

fences, etc., as ..... . 

partition fences as . 

precincts, of, center of streets as . . . 

removal, destruction, etc., of, penalty 

training field, of, fences, etc., as . . . 

ways and pubUc places, of, fences, buildings, taken as 
monuments, erection .... 
relocation of ways for establishment 
BOUNTY. 

seals, on, certificate, penalty, etc. 

wild cats, etc., for kilUng ... 

BOURNE. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in 

first district court of Barnstable held at 

medical examiner district, second Barnstable, in 

senatorial district, Cape and Plymouth, in 
BOUTS. 

boxing (see Boxing Matches). 
BOVINE ANIMALS. 

See Animals; Cattle; Conservation, Depart- 
ment OF, divisions, animal in- 
dustry, of (Index pp. 260, 261). 
BOW AND ARROW. 

hunting deer with ....... 



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81 

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266 
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131 

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218 

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454 


10, 11 


455 


2-6 


453, 454 


6 


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7-9 


454 


1 


930 


1 


453 


1 


930 


8 


454 


33 


1031 


33 


1031 


9 


454 


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2482 


19-26 


2963, 2964 


16 


981 


2 


973 


14 


537 


2 


596 


94 


3134 


2 


973 


2 


973 


1 


973 


11 


942 


155 


1615 


133 


1650 


1 


664 


1 


2736 


1 


387 


3 


665 



131 



109 



1643 



158 



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Chapter 



Section 



Page 



BOWLING ALLEYS. 

gaming, use for, forbidden 

certain places, in, penalty 
licenses for 

fees .... 

form, contents, etc. 

keeping \vithout, penalty 

place of, invalid elsewhere 

revocation, etc. . 

term .... 
minors, employment in, requirement 

penalty for admitting certain 
police, etc., entry on premises, when authorized 
unlawful use, penalty .... 

trial justices, jurisdiction 
BOX. 

registration for sale of beverages in (see Bottles) 
standard, apples, for, term defined . 

farm produce for, established 
BOXBOROUGH. 

congressional district, third, in ... 

first district court of northern Middlesex, in district of 
medical examiner district, sixth Middlesex, in . 
senatorial district, fifth Middlesex, in 
BOXFORD. 

central district court of northern Essex, in district of 
congressional district, sixth, in ... 

medical examiner district, sixth Essex, in . 
senatorial district, fourth Essex, in . 
BOXING COMMISSION, STATE. 

See Public Safety, Department op (Index p. 1068) 
BOXING MATCHES. 

acceptance of laws as to, effect 

resubmission to voters .... 
admission fees, commonwealth's share 
amateur, special licenses for . 
betting, etc., on, penalty 
boxers, minimum age .... 

contests, number limited 

forfeiture of prizes, etc., by . 

good faith of, in competing . 

interest, financial, in, hcensees barred . 

licensing ...... 

payment to, for services 

physical fitness ..... 

professional (see, infra, professional boxers). 

protective device for .... 

rounds, number limited 

unlicensed matches, participating in, penalty 
buildings used for Ucensed, admissions limited 
decisions, rendering 
gloves, weight 
illegal, club charter void for 

corporation, charter void for 

engaging, etc., in 
injunction against unlicensed . 
judges, attendance required 

decisions, rendering by 

fees, fixing and payment 

licensing .... 
hcenses for, bond required, when 

duration .... 

fee .... 

revocation or suspension 



140 
271 
140 
140 
140 
140 
140 
140 
140 
149 
140 
140 
140 
219 



94 
94 

57 

218 

38 

57 

218 
57 
38 
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147 
147 
147 
147 
271 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 

147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
180 
180 
265 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 
147 



177 


1748 


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3168 


177 


1748 


202 


1754 


202 


1754 


178 


1748 


204 


1755 


177, 205 


1748, 1755 


202, 203 


1754, 1755 


95 


1884 


179 


1748 


201 


1754 


180 


1748 


25 


2764 


100 


1112 


99A 


1111 


1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


388 


3 


666 


1 


2737 


1 


663 


1 


387 


3 


666 


48,49 


1843 


50 


1843 


40 


1842 


32 


1840 


42 


3178 


39 


1842 


38 


1841 


36 


1841 


36 


1841 


43 


1842 


35 


1840 


36,43 


1841, 1842 


36,37 


1841 


38 


1841 


38 


1841 


32 


1840 


41 


1842 


36 


1841 


38 


1841 


28 


2448 


28 


2448 


12 


3110 


45 


1842 


36 


1841 


36 


1841 


36 


1841 


35 


1840 


32, 34 


1840 


33 


1840 


32 


1840 


42 


1842 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BOXING MATCHES — Concluded. 
licenses for — Concluded. 

rules and regulations as to . 
special, for amateur organizations 

exhibitions, etc., without decisions, for 
state boxing commission to issue . 

Lord's day, on, forbidden 

managers of boxers, licensing . 
officials, fees of, fixing and payment 

licensing ..... 
penal laws, certain, not applicable to licensed 
physicians at, attendance, duties, qualifications, etc. 

fee for license, when not required . 

licensing ..... 

payment of fee . 
prize fighting law not applicable to licensed 
professional boxers, definition . 

licensing ..... 
receipts, commonwealth's share 

distribution to towns, etc. 

reports as to . 
referees, attendance, duties, etc. 

fees, fixing, payment, etc. 

licensing ..... 

prizes, etc., when, may declare forfeited 
rounds, number and length, limited . 
seconds of boxers, licensing 
spectators, age, minimum 

number limited .... 

unlicensed matches, at, penalty 
stopping, by referees 
termination of contest, time of 
tickets, number to be sold, etc., limited 

reports as to sale 
timekeepers, licensing 
trainers of boxers, licensing 

unlicensed, holding, attending or participating 
penalty 

information as to 

superior court may enjoin 
See also Public Safety, Department of (Index 
pp. 1068, 1069). 
BOYLSTON. 

congressional district, fourth, in ... . 

medical examiner district, fourth Worcester, in . 
second district court of eastern Worcester, in district of 
senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in . 
BOYNTON BICYCLE RAILWAY. 
electric railroad laws applicable to . 
See also Electric Railroads. 
BRADFORD DURFEE TEXTILE SCHOOL OF FALL 
RIVER. 
general provisions ........ 

trustees, appointment ...... 

education department, to serve in . . . 

See also Education, Department of (Index p. 403); 
Vocational Education (Index 
p. 1433). 
BRADS. 

See Nails. 
BRAINTREE. 

congressional district, thirteenth, in . 
district court of East Norfolk, in district of 



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1842 


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1842 


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74 . 


42-46A 


883 


15 


21 


180 


15 


19 


179 



57 
218 



664 
2739 



160 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BRAINTREE — Concluded. 

medical examiner district, fourth Norfolk, in 
metropolitan parks district, in . , . . 

senatorial district, Norfolk, in . 
south metropolitan sewerage system, in . 
BRAKEMAN. 

assault, etc., on, penalty, arrest, etc. 
See also Railroads, employees (Index p. 1109); 
equipment and operation (Index 
p. 1111). 
BRAKES. 

See Motor Vehicles, brakes (Index p. 886); Rail- 
roads, equipment and operation 
(Index p. 1111); Street Railways, 
construction, equipment and 
operation (Index p. 1284). 
BRAND. 

term defined as to feedstuffs and fertilizers 
See also Labels. 
BRANT. 

open season for ....... 

See also Anatidae; Game and Inland Fisheries. 
BRAWLERS. 

See Railers and Brawlers, Common. 
BRAZIL WOOD. 

adulteration of liquor with, penalty .... 

BREACH OF THE PEACE. 

BREAD AND BAKERY PRODUCTS. 

adulteration, etc., forbidden, penalty 
bread, loaves, weight regulated, penalty 

Lord's day, making and sale, bakers, etc.,- by, on, 
when permitted . 
certain licensees, by . . 
sale by weight, regulated 

information, manufacturer to furnish 
penalty for refusal 
unwrapped, labelling regulated, penalty 
containers for, regulated . 
hearings before director of standards, prosecution 

before . 
labelling of ingredients regulated 
penalty, general .... 

preparation regulated 
return of unsold, regulated 
rolls and fancy bread, sale regulated 
rope, so-called, dissemination prevented 
seizure for use in evidence 
standards, director of, appeals to 
hearing before, for certain violations 
sale of certain, to regulate 
storage, transportation, etc., regulated, penalty 
unsold stock, public health department to regulate sale 
See also Bakeries; Food. 
BREAKING, ENTERING, ETC. 

attempts, penalty ....... 

district courts' jurisdiction ..... 

indictment, forms ....... 

insurance against ....... 

See also Insurance, classes of insurance, bur- 
glary (Index pp. 699, 723). 
penalties ........ 

See also Burglary; L.\rceny. 
BREEDING. 

animals, poultry, etc., corporations for 



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218 
277 
175 



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1638 



3162 



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7, 8, 10 


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1673 


7-9 


1086 


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8 




1086 


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1087 


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1085 


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1085 


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1087 


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1085 


10 




1087 


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1085 


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1086 


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1086 


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1086 


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1087 


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1087 


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1087 


9 




1087 


3,10 


1085 


1087 


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1086 


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3206 


26 




2747 


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3249 


47 (12) 




2321 


14-19 




3118 


1-1 2 A 


2441 


-2445 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BREEDING — Concluded. 

See also Corporatioxs, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285); 
Pedigree. 
BREWSTER. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in 
medical examiner district, first Barnstable, in 
second district court of Barnstable, in district of 
senatorial district. Cape and Plymouth, in 
BRIBERY. 

impeachable offense, to be . . . . Art 

jurors, referees, etc., of, penalties 

office holding, disqualifies for .... Art 

police officers, of, penalty, etc. . 
public, institutions, officers, of, penalty 
officer, of, penalty .... 

acceptance, etc., by, penalty 
sheriff, etc., acceptance of bribe by, penalty 
voters, of, forbidden .... 

corrupt practice, as . 

penalty ...... 

See also Bonus; Contracts, public; Gratuities. 
BRIC-A-BRAC. 

See Auction Establishments. 
BRICK. 

sewers, etc., use in . 
BRICK KILNS. 

smoke nuisance law, exempt from . . . , 

BRIDGE, GAME OF. 

See Card Games. 
BRIDGES. 

building laws, exempt from certain .... 

burning, penalty ....... 

Charles river, over, rebuilding ..... 

See also Charles River. 
Connecticut, Merrimack and Westfield rivers, in, 
licensing ..... 

construction, etc., of, approval by public works depart- 
ment ..... 

defects in, death resulting from, actions for 
liability for ...... 

excessive load as affecting 
street railways, liability for .... 

drains, over, on private lands .... 

drawbridges, draw tender, appointment, duties, etc. 
injury by vessel to, liabihty .... 

railroad, regulation ..... 

See also Railroads. 
regulations as to 

removal of vessel obstructing, etc. 
electricity, transmission lines, exception as to 
great ponds, in, licenses for . 
hea\^ loads, protection from .... 

Highway Fund, use for . 
injuring, destroying, etc., penalty 
legislative grant, construction under, supervision 
metropolitan, parks, adjoining, joint improvement 
See also Charles River. 
water district, of, liability for . . . 

municipal indebtedness for ... . 

private, proprietors, organization, repairs, etc. . 
railing, etc., on, penalty for destroying, etc. 
railroad, crossings, alteration, abolition, etc., of, 
aflfecting .... 

See also Railroads, crossings. 



Chapter 



Section 



161 

Page 



57 


1 


664 


38 


1 


387 


218 


1 


2736 


57 


3 


665 


II 


4 


8 


268 


13, 14 


3154 


II 


- 


45 


268 


8A 


3152 


268 


12 


3154 


268 


7 


3152 


268 


8,12 


3152, 3154 


268 


37 


3158 


55 


26 


644 


55 


36 


646 


56 


63 


661 



83 



140 



143 

266 

92 



91 

85 

229 

84 

84 

161 

83 

85 

85 

160 

85 
85 

166 
91 
85 
90 

266 
91 
92 

92 
44 

84 
266 

159 



1 


949 


132 


1738 


3 


1765 


4 


3116 


69 


1066 



12 



1025 



35 


972 


1 


2841 


15 


960 


16 


960 


90 


2109 


4 


950 


27,29 


970 


28 


970 


120-127 


2055, 2056 


26 


970 


29 


970 


21 


2178 


13 


1026 


30-35 


970-972 


34 


1008 


107 


3136 


20 


1028 


88 


1063 


15 


1042 


7(4) 


487 


12-14 


959 


94 


3134 


59-82 


2004-2013 



162 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BRIDGES — Concluded. 
railroad — Concluded. 
examination, plans, etc. 
guards on . 
maintenance and repair 

court enforcement 
tide waters, etc., over . 
ways, construction at intersections regulated 
crossing at grade, to avoid 
erection and repair . 

wearing surface, agreements with towns, etc 
regulations and by-laws relative to 

See also Ways. 
repair by several towns, etc. 
enforcement of order . 
warrants against delinquent towns, etc. . 
reports relative to, preservation 
river, cove, etc., construction over, regulated 

See also Waters and Waterways, tide waters, 
structures in (Index p. 1453) 
speed on, regulation, etc. 

city and town by-laws, etc. . 
county commissioners, by-laws by 
court enforcement .... 

heavy vehicles, by ... . 

incorporated bridges, on . . . 

posting of regulations .... 
state ways, on .... . 

stocks in, taxable as personalty, etc. 
street railways, of, examination, plans, etc. 
maintenance and repair 

court enforcement .... 
use of public, by, guards, construction . 
poles, wires, etc., maintenance on 
repair by ..... 

temporary location in case of alteration 
unlawful obstruction by, jjcnalty 
structures on, destruction, etc., of, penalty 
tide waters, over, construction regulated . 
vessel injuring, liability .... 
ways, included in term .... 
See also County Commissioners; Ways. 
BRIDGEWATER. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in . 
district court of Brockton, in district of 
medical examiner district, first Plymouth, in 
senatorial district, Plymouth, in . . . 

BRIDGEWATER STATE HOSPITAL. 

commitments to, indictment, etc., persons under 
insane, etc., persons, not indicted . 

indictment, etc., under .... 
jurisdiction of department of correction 
murder, etc., in case of .... 

persons acquitted, insanity, because of . 

supervision of mental diseases department 
court order, inmates subject to, removal from . 
discharge or transfer of inmates 

insane, etc., patients in, support, charges and recovery 
jurisdiction and control over .... 
medical director, appointment, salary, duties, etc 
prisoners, insane, etc., removal to, etc. 

expense, paj'ment ..... 

reconveyance, if restored to sanity 
sentences to, how construed .... 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



. 1.59 


83 


2013 


. 160 


134 


2058 


. 159 


84 


2013 


. 159 


85 


2013 


. 160 


96 


2050 


. 160 


98 


2050 


. 160 


97 


2050 


. 160 


106, 107 


2052 


. 160 


99 


2051 


. 85 


1-35 


964-972 


. 84 


2 


956 


. 84 


3 


956 


. 84 


4 


957 


. 66 


8 


828 


. 91 


14 


1026 


. 85 


20-25 


969, 970 


. 85 


21 


969 


. 85 


20 


969 


. 85 


25 


970 


. 85 


31 


971 


. 85 


22 


969 


. 85 


24 


969 


. 85 


23 


969 


. 59 


4 


686 


. 159 


83 


2013 


. 1.59 


84 


2013 


. 1.59 


85 


2013 


. 161 


91 


2109 


. 161 


45 


2096 


. 161 


89 


2108 


. 161 


73 


2104 


. 161 


96 


2110 


. 266 


94 


3134 


. 91 


14-18, 20, 22 


1026-1029 


. 85 


28 


970 


4 


7(12) 


111 


. 57 


1 


664 


. 218 


1 


2740 


. 38 


1 


388 


. 57 


3 


665 


, 123 


100, 101 


1505, 1506 


. 277 


16 


3236 


. 123 


100, 101 


1505, 1506 


. 123 


22A 


1483 


. 123 


101 


1506 


ri23 

• \278 


101 


1506 


13 


3256 


. 123 


22A 


1483 


. 123 


20 


1482 


. 123 


22A 


1483 


r 123 


96 


1504 


. 123 


22A 


1483 


. 125 


48 


1525 


. 123 


100-105 


1505-1508 


. 127 


123 


1557 


. 123 


105 


1507 


. 123 


22A 


1483 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



163 



BRIDGEWATER STATE HOSPITAL — Concluded. 

state farm, to be part of . 

See also Correction, Department of; Insane, 
Feeble Minded and Epileptic 
Persons (Index pp. 685, 686); 
Penal and Reformatory Institu- 
tions, commonwealth, of, state 
farm (Index p. 977). 
BRIEFS. 

civil cases, in, expense, allowance as costs 

criminal cases, in, commonwealth, of, expense of print- 
ing 

BRIGADIER GENERAL. 

See Militia. 
BRIGGS LAW, SO-CALLED. 

provisions of . 
BRIGHTON. 

See Boston. 
BRIMFIELD. 

congressional district, third, in .... 

district court of eastern Hampden, in district of 
medical examiner district, first Hampden, in 
senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in . 
BRISTOL COUNTY. 

agricultural school of ..... . 

See also Vocational Education. 
capital cases from Dukes and Nantucket counties, tried 
in ..... . 

district courts of, judicial districts .... 

See also District Courts. 
eminent domain, land takings by, in Dukes and Nan- 
tucket counties, venue of actions 
juries in, Dukes and Nantucket counties, from . 
lobsters, hcenses to take, in 
medical examiners, etc., in 
Nantucket town, actions against, in 
oysters, cultivation, etc., in, regulated 
probate court for, sessions 
registry of deeds districts in 
representatives in general court, number apportioned 

to . . . 

smelts, taking in, regulated 
superior court sittings in 

adjournment to Fall River . 
supreme judicial court, Dukes and Nantucket counties 
cases arising in, to be heard in 
jury sittings for . 
law sittings for . 

adjournment to Fall River 
writs for Dukes and Nantucket counties, returnable 
in . . . 

BROCKTON. 

congressional district, thirteenth, in 
district court of, district . 

isolation hospital, exempt from establishing, etc 
medical examiner district, first Plymouth, 
probate court held at . . . 

senatorial district, Plymouth, in 
superior court, adjourned sittings at 
sittings at . 
BROKERS. 

blue sky law, so-called, term defined as to 
registration under 



Chapter 



/ 123 
1 125 



Section 

22A 

48 



Page 

1483 
1525 



/231 
\261 

280 



123 



57 

218 

38 

57 

74 



277 
218 



79 
234 
130 

38 
223 
130 
215 

36 

57 
130 
212 
212 

211 
211 
211 
211 

223 

57 
218 
111 

38 
215 

57 
212 
212 

llOA 
llOA 



109 
25 



lOOA 



2875 
3085 

3274 



1505 



1 




663 


1 




2738 


1 




387 


3 




666 


11, 25-37 


878, 881, 882 


50, 65 


3242 


3244 


1 




2736 


15 




909 


14 




2918 


104-106 




1604 


1 




387 


7 




2795 


120-130 


1607 


-1609 


62 




2688 


1 




376 


4 




667 


70 




1596 


14 




2658 


17 




2660 


19 




2655 


17 




2655 


13 




2653 


18 




2655 


24 




2798 


1 




664 


1 




2740 


92 




1351 


1 




388 


62 




2689 


3 




665 


17, 18 




2660 


14, 17, 18 


2659, 


2660 


2(0 




1316 


8-11 


1320 


-1323 



164 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



57 

218 

38 

57 

57 
38 
92 
92 
218 
215 
57 
92 



274 



BROKERS — Concluded. 

embezzlement, etc., by, penalty 

insurance (see Insurance). 

securities held by, for others, how taxed . 

written statements of purchases or sales, to furnish 

See also Agents; Corporations, in general, trans 
fers of stock (Index pp. 277, 278) 
Loans, small, business of mak- 
ing; Securities (Index p. 1207) 
BROME GRASS, SEEDS OF. 

See Agricultural Seeds. 
BROOKFIELD. 

congressional district, third, in ... 

district court of western Worcester, in district of 

medical examiner district, ninth ^^'orcester, in 

senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in 
BROOKLINE. 

congressional district, ninth, in 

medical examiner district, eighth Norfolk, in 

metropolitan, parks district, in 

water district, in .... 

municipal court of, district 

probate court held at . 

senatorial district, Norfolk and Suffolk, in 

south metropolitan sewerage system, in 
BROOKS. 

See Waters and Waterways. 
BROTHER. 

accessory, when not deemed 

See also Kindred. 
BROWN TAIL MOTHS. 

See Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. 
BRUSH. 

See Slash and Brush. 
BUCKETING, BUCKET SHOPS, ETC. 

definitions of words, etc. 

penalties .... 

prima facie evidence of . 

recovery of payments 

prima facie evidence of intent 

securities, etc., term defined 
BUCKLAND. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of Franklin, held at Shelburne Falls in 

medical examiner district, western Franklin, in . 

senatorial district. Franklin and Hampshire, in . 
BUCKWHEAT. 

cental, sold by, certificate, etc. . . . . 

seeds of (see Agricultural Seeds). 
BUDGET. 

cities, in ........ 



See also Municipal Finance (Index p. 900). 
commissioner, state [see Administration and Fi- 
nance, Commission on (Index 
p. 15)]. 
state, constitutional provisions as to . Art. LXIII 

general provisions ...... 29 

salary increases, none unless in accordance with esti- 
mates of ... . 

See also State Finance (Index p. 1262). 
towns, etc., in, submission .... 

BUGGERY. 

penalty ....... 



Chapter 


Section 


Page 


. 266 


56 


3126 


. 62 
. 271 


1(.0 
38 


759 
3177 



94 



30 



39 



1 


663 


1 


2741 


1 


388 


3 


666 


1 


663 


1 


388 


33 


1048 


10 


1040 


1 


2739 


62 


2689 


3 


665 


1 


1038 



222 



3205 



271 


35 


3175 


271 


36, 37 


3176 


271 


38 


3177 


137 


4, 5 


1679, 1680 


137 


6 


1680 


137 


7 


1680 


57 


1 


662 


218 


1 


2738 


38 


1 


387 


57 


3 


667 



1143 



39 


4 


395 


43 


55,63 


471,473 


44 


32-34 


495, 496 



272 



2,3 
3-6 


69 
216-218 


47 


238 


16 


398 


34 


3185 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
BUGLERS. 

See Militia (Index pp. 847, 855). 
BUILDINGS. 

in general, boundaries of ways, etc., as . . .86 

breach of peace, etc., in, entry by police . . 41 

breaking and entering, insurance against . .175 

penalties ....... 266 

building lines, discontinuance regulated, damages . 82 
erection, maintenance, etc., within, regulated . 82 
highways, on . . . . . . .82 

parkways, on . . . . . . .45 

burning, etc., penalties ..... 266 

burnt, dilapidated, dangerous, nuisances, abatement 

as 139 

See also Nuisances, common. 
cities and towns, loans for construction, etc., by . 44 
club dwelling houses, local regulation ... 40 
common nuisances, as (see Nuisances, common). 
commonwealth, of, construction (see Common- 
wealth). , 
defacing, penalty ...... 266 

county, of, defacing, penalty .... 266 

See also Counties. 
defacing, etc., penalties ..... 266 

drug addicts, used by, nuisances, deemed . . 94 

dwellings, cleansing, etc., of unfit, notice, penalty . Ill 

clubs, used by, local regulation .... 40 

eminent domain, on property taken by, disposition 79 
explosion, malicious destruction, etc., by, penalty . 266 
explosives, throwing into, etc., penalty . . . 266 

fires, demolition at, indemnification ... 48 
powers of engineers, fire districts, in . .48 

gaming, in, owners or tenants, liability . . . 137 

liquor selling, illegal, used for, abatement as nui- 
sances ..... 139 

See also Nuisances, common. 
glass in, breaking, penalty ..... 266 

grounds appurtenant to, grading, caring for, etc., 
weekly payment of wages by con- 
tractors . . . . .149 

height, abutting on parkways in certain towns, 

etc., limitation . . . .45 

industrial purposes, used for, term defined . .149 

injuring, defacing, etc., penalty .... 266 

inspectors of (see, infra, construction, alteration 

and inspection). 
lessors and lessees of (see Landlord and Tenant). 
licenses for use of, building zones as affecting . . 40 

liens on ....,,. . 254 

See also Liens. 
limits for combustible, towns, etc., in . . .143 

loans, construction, on, misuse of proceeds, penalty 266 

See also Mortgages, real property, of. 
lots for, highways, etc., on, excess land takings 

for ... . Art. XXXIX 



military forces, entry by ... , 

monument on way, as, when 

moving, on public ways .... 

wires, cutting for .... . 

municipal, lease . ... 

loans for construction, etc. 
nuisance on way, abatement as, cost, how paid 
numbering, regulation by towns, etc. 
oil of vitriol, coal tar, etc., throwing into, etc., penalty 
parks, erection in, regulated 



33 

86 
85 

166 
40 
44 
86 
40 

266 
45 





165 


Section 


Page 


2 


973 


98 


447 


47 (12) 


2321 


16-18 


3118 


6, 7, 37 


940, 947 


6, 7, 37 


940, 947 


6, 7 


940 


11 


504 


1-10 


3116,3117 


1-3 


1703, 1704 


7(3) 


487 


21 (15) 


412 


96 


3135 


97 


3135 


94, 96, 97 


3134, 3135 


210 


1141 


128 


1359 


21 (15) 


412 


1, 13 


903, 908 


101 


3135 


102 


3135 


3-6 


518 


75 


532 


2 


1679 


14-18 


1706-1708 


114 


3138 



148 



1895 



11 


504 


1 


1862 


104 


3136 


27 


414 


1-26 


3048-3055 


4, 5 


1765, 1766 


38A 


3122 


_ 


58 


124, 125 


339 


1 


973 


18 


969 


39-41 


2184 


3 


401 


7(3) 


487 


4 


974 


21 (10) 


412 


103 


3136 


7 


503 



166 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
BUILDINGS — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

permits for construction, building zones as affecting 40 
prior, adoption, etc., of zoning ordinance, etc., as 
affecting .... 

portable, etc., conditional sales 
projections, etc., on, regulation by cities 
prostitution, used for, abatement as nuisance 

See also Nuisances, common. 
public, construction, alteration, etc., security 
payment for labor, etc. 
fire prevention requirements . 
drinking cups, common, use in, restricted, penalty 
engines, stationary, near, licensing 

removal as nuisance . 
lien not to attach to . . . 

security for payment of labor, etc. 
towels, common, use in, restricted, penalty 
See also Public Buildings. 
riot, destruction in, penalty ..... 

search, etc., of (see Forfeited Goods; Search 

W.AJiRANTs; Seizures). 
sectional restriction .... 

appeals ...... 

certiorari by aggrieved party . 
witnesses before board of 
by-laws and ordinances, by 

constitutional provisions as to . . . Art 

court enforcement .... 

exemption of existing, etc. 

notice and hearing .... 

permits, prior, adoption, etc., of ordinance, as 
affecting 
repeal or modification . 
variation of application 
withholding ..... 

public service corporation exempt, when 
repeal, etc., of ordinance, etc. 
use for certain purposes, prohibition . 
snow and ice, fall of, from, town by-laws, etc., as to 
state highways, encroaching on, removal 
stealing, from, putting in fear, etc., for purpose of, 
penalty .... 

in, penalty ...... 

structures attached to, projecting over way, regu 
lated ..... 

superintendents of, local, building permits, to with- 
hold, when . 

tenement house laws as affecting, in general 



Section 



27 



Page 



414 



. 40 


30A 


416 


. 184 


13 


2476 


. 40 


23 


413 


. 139 


4-13 


1704^1706 


for / 30 


39 


236 


. \149 


29 


1868 


. 143 


15 


1767 


dty 111 


8 


1330 


. 140 


118 


1734 


. 140 


119 


1735 


. 254 


6 


3050 


. 149 


29 


1868 


. Ill 


8 


1330 



269 



40 
40 
40 

233 
40 

LX 
40 
40 
40 

40 
40 
40 
40 
40 
40 
40 
40 
81 

265 
266 

85 



See also Tenement Houses. 
way, public, encroaching on, removal 

state, encroaching on, removal . . . . 

windows, use of, not to create easement of light and 
air ..... . 

zones for (see, supra, in general, sectional restric- 
tion). 
construction, alteration and inspection, air ducts, 
wooden, forbidden, when 
alteration, definition ..... 

local regulations as to . 
plans, etc., in, unlawful, penalty 
apartment houses, construction, etc., regulated 
fire, escapes, exits, etc. .... 

joint tenant, action by . . . 



40 

f 144 
\ 145 



86 
81 

187 



3160 



25-30 


413-415 


27 




414 


27A 




414 


8-11 


2902, 


2903 


25 




413 


- 




68 


28 




415 


29 




415 


26 




414 


30A 




416 


30 




415 


27A 




414 


27 




414 


29 




415 


30 




415 


25 




413 


21 (2. 4) 


411 


,412 


22 




935 


21 




3111 


20 




3119 


8 




966 


27 




414 


1-98 


1785-1806 


1-63 


1807- 


-1819 


3 




973 


22 




935 



2513 



. 143 


25 


1770 


. 143 


1 


1764 


. 143 


3 


1765 


. 143 


16 


1768 


. 143 


15, 16 


1767, 1768 


. 143 


21,22 


1769, 1770 


. 143 


43 


1775 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



167 



BUILDINGS — Continued. 

construction, alteration and inspection — Con 

tinued. 
apartment houses — Concluded. 
fire — Concluded. 

extinguishers, requirement 
inspection, state inspector, by . 

certificate, acknowledgment in heu of 
issue, revocation, etc. 
posting of copy 

void, when .... 

change in premises, notice 
failure to conform, penalty, etc. 
plans, etc., deposit, certification, etc. . 
stairways, etc., protection 
steam, etc., pipes, placing 
wooden air ducts, flues, etc., forbidden, when 
See also Apartment Houses. 
appeals to superior court, inspector, from 
costs, appellant to pay, when 
experts, fees for, payment 
reference to . 
area, local regulations as to . 
assemblage, place of, term pubUc building includes 
assembly hall, etc., certain terms include 
assessors, notice to, of permit to build, etc. 
bakeries, construction, etc. . 

See also Bakeries. 
balustrades on, in cities 
basements, fire extinguishers, etc., for, when 
Boston, certain laws not appUcable to . 



For Boston building laws see 1907, 550; 1908, 336; 
1909, 313; 1910, 284, 631; 1911, 
342; 1912, 369, 370; 1913, 50, 577, 
586, 704, 729; 1914, 119, 205, 248, 
595, 628, 782, 786; 1915, Sp. Acts 
254, 333, 346, 352; 1916, Sp. Acts 
248,277; 1917, Sp. Acts 221; 1918, 
Sp. Acts 104, 11.5, 179; 1919, Sp. 
Acts 155, 156, 163; 1920, 91, 266, 
440, 455; 1921, 60, 289, 476; 1922, 
61, 126, 174, 316; 1923, 108, 278, 
462; 1924, 136, 335, 412, 414; 1925, 
219; 1926, 182, 350; 1927, 42, 342; 
1928, 137; 1930, 146; 1931, 250. 
building limits in certain towns, etc. 
burnt, dilapidated, etc., abatement 
carpenter's shop, restrictions upon use . 
change in use, notice ...... 

chimneys, hearths, ovens, stoves, etc., defective, 

prohibited, penalty 
churches, term public building includes . 
cinematographs in ..... . 

combustible buildings, limits for, in towns, etc. 
dangerous buildings, etc., removal, etc., proceedings 
court appeal ....... 

notice to owner ...... 

service on non-resident ..... 

pubUc officers, removal by .... 

state inspectors, duties ..... 

See also Nuisances, common, in general, burnt, 
dilapidated or dangerous buildings 
(Index p. 937). 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 





143 






24 


1770 




143 






28 


1771 




143 






29 


1771 




143 






28 


1771 




143 






28 


1771 




143 






28 


1771 




143 






30,31 


1771, 1772 




143 






31 


1771 




143 






15,16 


1767, 1768 




143 






21,23 


1769, 1770 




143 






25 


1770 


;n 


143 






25 


1770 




. 143 






55 


1777 




. 143 






56 


1778 




. 143 






56 


1778 




. 143 






55 


1777 




. 143 






3 


1765 


udes 


. 143 






1 


1764 




. 143 






1 


1764, 1765 




. 143 






61 


1778 




. Ill 


34-41 


46 


, 48, 49 


1335-1337 




. 40 






23 


413 




. 143 






24 


1770 




143 


2, 15, 


16, 


20, 21, 1765, 1767-1772, 




24-33, 


42,43, 


1774-1776 








45-49, 51 





143 


4,5 


1765, 1766 


139 


1-3 


1703, 1704 


148 


24 


1851 


143 


30 


1771 


48 


53 


527 


143 


1 


1764 


143 


72-78 


1781, 1782 


143 


4,5 


1765, 1766 


143 


6-14 


1766, 1767 


143 


10 


1767 


143 


6 


1766 


143 


11 


1767 


143 


7-9, 14 


1766, 1767 


143 


13, 14 


1767 



168 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



BUILDINGS — Continued. 

construction, alteration and inspection — Con- 
tinued. 
definitions in laws as to 
demolition, fire, etc., in case of (see, supra, in 

general, fires). 
district courts, concurrent jurisdiction 
doors, etc., egress, outward going, etc. 
dormitories, construction regulated 
fire, escapes, exits, etc. 

joint tenant, action by 
extinguishers, etc. 
inspection of, state inspector, by- 
certificate, issue, revocation, etc. 
acknowledgment in lieu of . 
posting of copy 
void, when 
change in premises, notice 
failure to conform, penalty, etc. 
owner's civil and criminal liability 
general penalty on 
notice prior to prosecution 
plans, etc., deposit, certification, etc. 
stairways, etc., protection 
steam, etc., pipes, placing 
wooden flues, etc., forbidden, when 
egresses, lighting 

obstructions on . . . 

requirements as to . 
See also Fires and Fire Preventiox and Pro 
TECTiON (Index p. 543). 
elevators in .... 

See also Elevators. 
enforcement of laws, courts, by 

officials, by . 
entry on premises, official, by, penalty for obstruct 

ing . 
exit signs and lights 
explosives, etc., used for storage of 
factories, workshops and mercantile establishments 
construction 
fire, prevention, etc., of spread in 
See also Factories, Workshops, Mercantile 
Establishments, etc.; Fires and 
Fire Prevention and Protection 
fire escapes, certain, on 
inspection, periodic . 

certificate of, issue, revocation, etc. 
acknowledgment in lieu of . 
void, when 
change in premises, notice 
failure to conform, penalty 
joint owner, provision by . 
recommendations of state fire marshal 
rope, hotels, etc., in certain 
schoolhouses, on, expenditures for 
flooring, temporary, when required 
hall, public, term public building includes 

See also Public Buildings. 
hand rails on stairways, when 
hatchways, well holes, protection . 
heating, ventilation, etc., plans as to . 
height of buildings, limit in cities, e.xcept Boston 
building line on parkway as affecting 
regulations, local, as to . 



143 



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1764 



143 


58 


1778 


143 


15, 16, 21 


1768, 1769 


143 


15, 16 


1767, 176S 


143 


21,22 


1769, 1770 


143 


43 


1775 


143 


24 


1770 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


29 


1771 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


30,31 


1771, 1772 


143 


31 


1771 


143 


51 


1776 


143 


51 


1777 


143 


51 


1777 


143 


15, 16 


1767, 1768 


143 


21,23 


1769, 1770 


143 


25 


1770 


143 


25 


1770 


143 


15, 16 


1768 


143 


22 


1769 


143 


15, 16, 21 


1768, 1769 


143 


62-71 


1779, 1780 



. 143 


2, 12, 57-59 1 


765, 1767, 1778 


. 143 


54 


1777 


. 143 


50 


1776 


. 143 


15, 16, 21, 26 


1768-1770 


. 148 


13,16 


1848, 1849 


! 143 


15, 16 


1767, 1768 


. 143 

E 


15, 16 


1768 


. 143 


15, 16, 21 


1768, 1769 


. 143 


28 


1771 


. 143 


28 


1771 


. 143 


29 


1771 


. 143 


28 


1771 


. 143 


30,31 


1771, 1772 


. 143 


31 


1771 


. 143 


44 


1775 


. 148 


33 


1853 


. 143 


47,48 


1776 


. 143 


33 


1772 


. 143 


17-19 


1768 


. 143 


1 


1764 


. 143 


15, 16, 21 


1768, 1769 


. 143 


20 


1769 


. 143 


15, 16 


1768 


. 143 


2 


1765 


. 45 


11 


504 


. 143 


3 


1765 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



169 



BUILDINGS — Continued. 

construction, alteration and inspection — Con- 
tinued. 
hoistways, etc., in, protection against 
hotels, lodging and boarding houses, construction, 
licensing, etc., regulated 
See also Hotels, Lodging and Boarding Houses 
ice, snow, etc., means of egress clear of, to be kept 
illegal erection, use, etc., abatement as nuisances 

judicial restraint .... 
inspection, dangerous, of, state inspectors, by 
local regulations as to 
periodic, of certain .... 
certificate of, issue, revocation, etc. 
acknowledgment in lieu of . 
void, when .... 
change in premises, notice 
failure to conform, penalty, etc. 
inspectors of buildings, local, appointment 

tenement house laws, under . 

definition ..... 

powers and duties, in general 

assessors, notice of permit to . 
elevators, as to . 
plumbing, supervision . 
signs, etc., over ways . 



tenement house laws, under 



inspector, term defined 

interference with inspector, etc., penalty 

joint tenant, etc., action by, in certain cases 

licenses and permits, appeals as to 

preliminary certificate, etc., when required 
location, local regulations as to . 
materials, incombustible, building limits as affecting 

local regulations as to . 
miscellaneous hall, term public building includes 

term defined ...... 

moving pictures in .... . 

See also Cinematographs. 
non-resident owner of dangerous structure, service on 
nuisances, common, burnt, dilapidated, etc., as 

combustible material, of, as, when 

dangerous structures as 

fire escapes, obstructions on, as 

injunctions to abate certain 

See also Nuisances, common. 
office buildings, construction regulated 
owner's liability, civil . 

criminal ..... 
general penalty 
notice before prosecution 
penalty, general, as to certain provisions 

illegal construction, for 
permit, notice to assessors . 
pipes, protection of certain . 
plans, etc., for public buildings, etc., deposit, etc 
portable seats, when forbidden 



Chapter 



143 

143 

143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
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143 
143 
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143 
[ 144 
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143 
143 

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145 



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143 
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143 
143 
143 
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143 
143 
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139 
143 
143 
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143 
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143 
143 
143 
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Section 



20 



Page 



1769 



15, 16, 49 1767, 1768, 1776 



21 

5 

2, 12, 57, 60 

13, 14 

3 

28 

28 

29 

28 

30, 31 

31 

6 

84 

49 

1 

6, 9, 36-39, 41, 

48,50 

61 

62-70 

6-15 

8 

7, 47, 51, 54, 55, 

57. 58, 81, 85-88, 

90, 92, 93 

4, 35, 36, 39, 40, 

50, 51, 53, 55, 

57, 58 

1 

50 

43 

27 

55,56 

49 

3 

4,5 

3 

1 

1 

72-78 

11 

1-3 

5 

6-10, 12 

22 

12 

15, 16 
51 
51 
53 
51 
53 
16 
61 
25 

15, 16 
21 



1769 
1766 

1765, 1767, 1778 

1767 
1765 
1771 
1771 
1771 
1771 
1771, 1772 
1771 
1766 
1803 
1817 
1764 

1766, 1772-1774, 

1776 

1778 

1779, 1780 

1760-1762 

966 

1788, 1797-1799, 

1803-1805 

1810, 1814, 1815, 
1817, 1818 

1764 
1776 
1775 
414 
1777, 1778 
1776 
1765 

1765, 1766 
1765 
1764 
1764 

1781, 1782 

1767 

1703, 1704 

1766 

1766, 1767 
1769 
1767 

1767, 1768 
1776 
1776 
1777 
1777 
1777 
1768 
1778 
1770 

1767, 1768 
1769 



170 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



BUILDINGS — Continued. 

construction, alteration and inspection — Con 

tinued. 
public, building, construction regulated . 

term defined ..... 

See also Public Buildings. 
hall, term defined ..... 

welfare department to study laws as to 
regulations, enforcement, commissioner of public 
safety, by 
local, as to . 
repair, definition 
sanitation, plans for, deposit 

public buildings, as to, regulated 
schoolhouses, term public buildings includes 

See also Public Buildings; Schoolhouses. 
search warrants for obstructions on fire escapes, etc 
special hall, term defined .... 

See also Theatres, Public Halls and Special 
Halls. 
sprinklers, automatic, required in certain, penalty 
staging during construction, when 
stairways, enclosure, etc. 
hand rails on, when . 
obstructions on, penalty . 
outside, protection . 

See also, supra, construction, alteration and 
inspection, fire escapes; nuisances, 
common, 
theatres, in ...... . 

See also Fires and Fire Prevention and Pro- 
tection (Index p. 546). 
state, fire marshal's duties as to . 

inspectors [see Public Safety, Department of, 
divisions, inspections, division 
of (Index p. 1071)]. 
institutions, certain, approval of plans 
steam, etc., pipes, placing regulated 
story, definition .... 

fire extinguishers for each, when 
stoves, etc., defective, prohibited, penalty 
supervisor of plans, designation, etc 

plans, etc., deposited with 
tenement houses, construction regulated 
fire, escapes, exits, etc. 

joint tenant, action by 
extinguishers, requirement 
inspection, state inspector, by 

certificate, acknowledgment in lieu of 
issue, revocation, etc. 
posting of copy 
void, when 
change in premises, notice 
failure to conform, penalty, etc. 
owner, civil and criminal liability of 
notice prior to prosecution . 
general penalty on 
plans, etc., deposit, certification, etc. 
stairways, etc., protection 
steam, etc., pipes, placing regulated 
wooden flues, etc., forbidden 
See also Tenement Houses. 
theatres, public halls, etc., construction 
public building, term includes . 



Page 



143 
143 

143 
121 

143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 

143 
143 



148 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 



143 



148 



15, 16 


1767, 1768 


1 


1764 


1 


1764 


23 


1467 


54 


1777 


3 


1765 


1 


1765 


15 


1767 


42 


1774 


1 


1764 


22 


1769 


1 


1765 


26,27 


1851 


18, 19 


1768 


15, 16 


1768 


21 


1769 


23 


1770 


21 


1769 



26 



33 



1770 



1853 



121 


38 


1470 


143 


25 


1770 


143 


1 


1765 


143 


24 


1770 


48 


53 


527 


143 


1 


1765 


143 


15 


1767 


143 


15, 16 


1767, 1768 


143 


21,22 


1769, 1770 


143 


43 


1775 


143 


24 


1770 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


29 


1771 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


28 


1771 


143 


30,31 


1771, 1772 


143 


31 


1771, 1772 


143 


51 


1776, 1777 


143 


51 


1777 


143 


53 


1777 


143 


15, 16 


1767, 1768 


143 


21,23 


1769, 1770 


143 


25 


1770 


143 


25 


1770 


143 


15, 16 


1767, 1768 


143 


1 


1764 



143 



143 

143 
143 

143 
143 
149 
143 



143 

143 

40 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
BUILDINGS — Concluded. 

construction, alteration and inspection — Con- 

cluded. 
theatres, public halls, etc. — Concluded. 

terms defined ....... 

See also Public Buildings; Theatres, Public 
Halls and Special Halls. 
three story, etc., buildings, laws applicable to, 
when ...... 

trapdoors, hatches, etc., in, penalty 
use, local regulations as to . 

ventilation, certain plans for, deposit with super- 
visor ...... 

regulated, inspection, etc. ..... 

wages, weekly payment ..... 

well holes, etc., protection ..... 

windows, egress from (see, supra, construction, 
alteration and inspection, 

egresses, requirements as to), 
wooden, flues and air ducts, forbidden, when . 
structures, limits in towns .... 

zones for ........ 

See also, supra, in general, sectional restriction. 
See also Air Ducts; Apartment Houses; Bridges; 
Chimneys; Churches; Cine- 
matographs; Doors; Dwelling 
Houses; Elevators; Exits; Fac- 
tories, Workshops, Mercantile 
Establishments, etc.; Fires and 
Fire Prevention and Protection; 
Flues ; Gar age s ; Hatchways ; 
Heating; Horses; Hospitals; 
Hotels, Lodging and Boarding 
Houses; Ice; Nuisances; Quays; 
Sanitation; Schoolhouses; Snow 
AND Ice; Stables; Stairways; 
Tenement Houses; Trapdoors; 
Ventilation; Wharves, Piers 
AND Docks; Windows. 
BUILDINGS, INSPECTORS OF. 

See Buildings; Public Safety, Department of. 
BUILDINGS, SUPERINTENDENT OF. 

See Superintendent of Buildings, State. 
BUILDING ZONES. 

constitutional provision ..... Art. 

establishment, etc. ....... 

See also Buildings, in general, sectional restriction. 
BULK SALES. 

electricity, of ....... 

gas, of ........ . 

merchandise, of, regulated ..... 

BULKY GOODS. 

attachment ........ 

successive, disposition of proceeds .... 

BULLETIN OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS. 

See General Court. 
BULLION. 

See Money. 
BUNKER HILL MONUMENT. 

funds received on account of, disposition ... 92 
BUOYS. 

mooring vessel, etc., to, injury, etc., penalty . . 266 

BURDEN OF PROOF. 
See Evidence. 



Section 



33 

20 

3 

15 

42 

148-150 

20 



25 

4, 5 

25-30 



171 

Page 

1764, 1765 



1772 
1769 
1765 

1767 

1774 

1895, 1896 

1769 



1770 

1765, 1766 

413-415 



LX 


- 


68 


40 


2.5-30 


413-415 


164 


1, 90, 91 


2134, 2158 


164 


92A 


2159 


106 


1,2 


1224, 1225 


223 


50,51 


2803 


235 


45 


2932 



48 
135 



1052 
3142 



172 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



BURGLARY. 

burglariously, unnecessary averment 
crime and penalty ..... 

indictment, form ..... 

insurance against ..... 

See also Insurance (Index pp. G99, 723). 
night time, term defined as to 
refusal by convict to surrender stolen goods 
tool, appliance for, making, using, etc., penalty 
indictment, form .... 

vagabond, burglar deemed to be, when, penalty 
arrest ...... 

discharge on recognizance 
See also Breaking, Entering, etc. 
BURIAL AGENTS FOR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS. 
designation, powers and duties .... 

See also State Aid, Military Aid and Soldiers' 
Relief (Index p. 1255). 
BURIAL GROUNDS AND LOTS. 

See Ce.meteries and Burial Grounds. 
BURIAL RIGHTS. 

execution, exempt from seizure on . 
See also Cemeteries and Burial Grounds. 
BURIALS. 

other states, bodies from 
penalty for violation of law 
permit, etc., necessary 
death certificate in Heu of 
return 

war service, to state, when 
poor persons, etc. . 
record and return . 

war service, to state 
regulated 

unknowTi persons . 
See also Cemeteries and Burial Grounds; Ceme- 
tery Corporations; Cremation 
Undertakers. 
BURLINGTON. 

congressional district, fifth, in 

fourth district court of eastern Middlesex, in district 

of 
medical examiner district, fourth Middlesex, in 
senatorial district, seventh Middlesex, in 
BURNING, PENALTIES FOR. 
bridge, etc. 
buildings 
dweUing house 

forms of indictments, arson, burning, for 
insured property 

form of indictment 
sliips, etc. 
various articles 
wife's liability for . 
wood, timber, fence, etc. 
See also Arson; Fires and Fire Prevention and 
Protection. 
BURNT, DILAPIDATED BUILDINGS, ETC. 

abatement ........ 

removal or repair of certain ..... 

See also Buildings, construction, alteration and 
inspection, dangerous buildings, 
etc. (Index p. 1G7). 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



277 


33 


3238 


266 


14, 15 


3118 


277 


Forms 


3249 


175 


47 (12) 


2321 


278 


10 


3256 


266 


21 


3119 


266 


49 


3124 


277 


Forms 


3249 


272 


68 


3192 


272 


69 


3192 


272 


57 


3190 


115 


19-21 


1422, 1423 



235 



57 

218 
38 
57 

266 
266 
266 
277 
266 
277 
266 
266 
266 
266 



139 
143 



34(11) 



2930 



114 


46 


1409 


114 


50 


1411 


114 


45-47 


1408-1410 


114 


45 


1408 


114 


47 


1410 


114 


45, 46 


1408, 1409 


117 


14, 17 


1430 


114 


47 


1410 


114 


47 


1410 


114 


45, 50 


1408, 1411 


117 


17 


1430 



663 



1 


2739 


1 


388 


3 


666 


4 


3116 


1-4 


3116 


1 


3116 


Forms 


3248, 3250 


10 


3117 


Forms 


3250 


4 


3116 


5 


3116 


6 


3116 


5 


3116 


1-3 


1703, 1704 


6-14 


1766, 1767 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



173 



BUSHES. 

public ways, in, cutting ...... 

See also Shade Trees; Slash and BRrsH. 
BUSINESS. 

definition, uniform partnership act, in . . . 

entries in course of, evidence, as ... . 

BUSINESS CERTIFICATE OF MARRIED WOMAN. 

general provisions ....,,. 
BUSINESS CORPORATION LAW. 

general provisions ....,., 



Chapter 



87 



108A 
233 

209 



application 



156 
114 
156 
.{ 157 
164 
ISO 



See also Corporations, business. 
BUSINESS CORPORATIONS. 

See Corporations, business. 
BUSINESS NAMES. 

See Trade Names. 
BUSSES. 

See Motor Vehicles. 
BUTTER. 

cheese and, Lord's day, making on, permitted . 
methods of making, investigation . 

law enforcement ..... 

hawkers and pedlers, sale by . 
imitation and substitutes, fraud, etc., in sale of, penalty 
advertising regulated ..... 

label required ...... 

removal, erasures, etc., penalty . 
unlawful sale ...... 

manufacture, etc., of certain, penalty 
milk, fat, standard for . 

inspector of, to prosecute certain violations, entry, 
etc. ..... 

oleomargarine, serving as, penalized, when 
process, renovated, etc., sale regulated, penalty 
samples, analysis of, expense .... 

term defined ....... 

See also Agriculture, Department of (Index p. 25); 
Dairy; Dairy Cattle; Dairy 
Products; Oleomargarine. 
BUTTERINE. 

See Butter; Oleomargarine. 
BUTTON. 

See Badges; Insignia. 
BUYER. 

term defined under sales act, so-called 
BY-LAWS. 

corporate {see Corporations (Index pp. 273, 279, 

285-287)]. 
district (see Districts). 

municipal, terms ordinance and by-law synonymous . 
See also Ordinances and By-Laws, jNIunicipal. 
BYSTANDERS. 

return of jurors from, when ..... 



136 

128 

128 

101 

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 
94 
94 
94 
94 



106 



Section 


Page 


5-12 


976, 977 


2 

78 


1287 
2913 


10,11 


2640, 2641 


1-55 
7 
2 
,3,10 
4 
3 


1953-1970 
1402 
1953 

1971, 1973 
2135 
2442 



6 


1674 


12 


1570 


12 


1570 


17, 18, 22 


1194, 1195 


55 


1101 


51 


1100 


49 


1099 


51 


1100 


51 


1100 


54 


1101 


1 


1082 


60 


1102 


58 


1102 


59 


1102 


60 


1102 


1 


1082 



234 



65 



7(22) 



27 



1240 

112 

2920 



174 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



c 



Chapter 



CABARET. 

8ee Theatrical Exhibitions, Shows and Amuse- 
ments. 
CABLES. 

licensing beyond harbor lines . . . . . 

structure, term includes, tide waters, etc., as to 
See also Conduits, Mains, Poles, Wires, Fixtures, 
ETC.; Electricity, lines for the 
transmission of. 
CABLEWAYS. 

See Hoisting Machinery. 
CADETS. 

first corps of, absence from drills, etc., how excused 
allowances, certain, to .... 

armory of, purchase by commonwealth regulated 
company inspection, evening 
meetings for instruction of officers, etc. 
musicians, band of .... . 

officers, equipment, etc. .... 

service training, annual notice, how delivered 
visits by commanding officer 
second corps of, officers, equipment, name, etc. . 
See also Militia. 
CAFES. 

See Restaurants and Cafes. 
CALENDAR. 

jailers to keep, etc. ...... 

CALF. 

meat of, unlawfully killed, search warrant for 
sale, etc., of certain carcasses, penalty 
See also Veal. 
CALISTHENICS. 

schools may teach ....... 

CALL MEN. 

See Fire Departments. 
CALL OFFICER. 

See Police Officers. 
CALORIMETER. 

gas companies to provide . . . . . 

CAMBRIDGE. 

congressional districts, fifth, eighth, ninth and eleventh, 
in ..... . 

crimes committed in part of, territorial jurisdiction of 

superior court 
listing of voters in, penalties .... 

See also Elections, voters. 
medical examiner district, first Middlesex, in 
metropolitan, parks district, in . . . 

parks, share of expense of, to pay 
north metropolitan sewerage system, in 
probate court held at .... . 

senatorial districts, second Middlesex and tliird Suffolk 
in .... . 

superior court sittings at .... 

supreme judicial court sittings at . . . 

third district court of eastern Middlesex held at . 
university at (see Harvard University). 
CAMP GROUND, STATE. 
See State Camp Ground. 



91 
91 



126 

276 
94 



71 



164 



57 



Section 



14 
1 



1 

138 



108 



Page 



1026 
1021 



. 33 


136 


342 


. 33 


148 


346 


. 33 


42 


317 


. 33 


134 


341 


. 33 


132 (a) 


341 


. 33 


166 


349 


. 33 


80 


327 


. 33 


127 (a) 


340 


. 33 


133 


341 


. 33 


80 


327 



1527 

3211 
1122 



855 



2164 



663 



. 212 


6 


2657 


. 56 


2-8 


652, 653 


. 38 


1 


388 


. 92 


33 


1048 


. 92 


54-59 


1053, 1054 


. 92 


1 


1038 


. 215 


62 


2689 


'. 57 


3 


665, 666 


. 212 


14 


2659 


. 211 


17 


2655 


. 218 


1 


2738 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



175 



Chapter 

CAMPHOR. 

sale, certain laws not to apply, when 
spirits of, sale in original packages, certain laws not to 
apply, when .... 

CAMP MEETING. 

peddling, gaming, etc., near, penalty 
CAMP, PRISON. 

See Penal and Reformatory Institutions, com- 
monwealth, of (Index pp. 974, 975). 
CAN. 

milk, registration ....... 

term defined as to 
safety (see Safety Cans, Self-Closing). 
See also Beverages; Bottles; Ice Cream. 
CANADA BLUE GRASS, SEEDS OF. 

See Agricultural Seeds. 
CANADA, DOMINION OF. 

securities of, insurance companies may invest in . 
CANADA FIELD PEAS, SEEDS OF. 

See Agricultural Seeds. 
CANAL COMPANIES. 

business corporation law not applicable, except . 
incorporation, etc., of, petition to general court . 
miscellaneous corporation law, application to 

organization under ...... 

See also Corporations, miscellaneous (Index 
pp. 289-291). 

political contributions by, penalty . 



112 



112 



272 



110 
110 



175 



•1 



CANALS. 

cemetery, layout through, penalty . 

changes on county maps .... 

eminent domain, taking of public property for, regu 
lated .... 

fencing of dangerous, penalty . 

general provisions ..... 

injuring, destroying, etc., penalty 

load on boats using, certificate 
penalty for false statement in 
examination ..... 

railroad, alteration of course by 

bridges over, construction and repair 
CANCER. 

treatment at Pondville hospital . . . . 

See also Pondville Hospital. 
CANDY. 

See Confectionery. 
CANE GOODS. 

buildings, in, automatic sprinklers, as requiring, penalty 
CANNABIS INDICA. 

forfeiture of seized, when, destruction 

label on package of drug containing, to bear statement, 
when ...... 

narcotic drugs, certain laws as to, to apply 

search warrants, issue, penalty, etc. . . . . 

CANNABIS SATIVA. 

forfeiture of seized, when, destruction 

narcotic drugs, certain laws as to, to apply 

search warrants, issue, penalty, etc. . . . . 

CANNED GOODS, FRUITS, ETC. 

labelling regulated, penalty . . . . . 

See also Fruits; Vegetables. 
CANNING ESTABLISHMENTS. 

See Slaughter Houses. 



Section 


Page 


35 


1381 


35 


1381 


39 


3186 



21-25 
1 



63 (3) 



1313, 1314 
1309 



2329 



156 


2 


1953 


3 


5 


98 


158 


1 


1976 


158 


2-9 


1977, 1978 


55 


7 


640 


56 


58 


660 


272 


76 


3193 


34 


2 


356 


79 


5 


904 


88 


12, 13 


979, 980 


88 


9-13 


979, 980 


266 


107, 138 


3136, 3143 


88 


9 


979 


88 


10 


979 


88 


11 


979 


160 


105 


2052 


160 


107 


2052 


111 


69A-69D 


1343, 1344 



48 


26,27 


1851 


94 


215 


1142 


94 


187 


1132 


94 


206 


1140 


94 


214 


1142 


94 


215 


1142 


94 


206 


1140 


94 


214 


1142 


94 


154-156 


1125, 1126 



176 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CANNON. 

toy, sale, when prohibited, penalty .... 
CANTON. 

congressional district, thirteenth, in . 

district court of southern Norfolk held at . 

medical examiner district, fifth Norfolk, in 

metropolitan parks district, in .... 

senatorial district, Norfolk and Plymouth, in 

south metropolitan sewerage system, in . 
CAPE COD CANAL. 

pilotage district three, in ..... 

CAPIAS. 

fee for ser\'ice of ...... . 

See also Writs. 
CAPIAS AND ATTACHMENT. 

original writ of (see Writs). 
CAPITAL. 

distribution of, income tax exempt .... 

gains from sale of, taxation ..... 

losses deductible ...... 

CAPITAL CRIMES. 

See Crimes, capital; Murder; Treason. 
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. 

See Crimes, capital; Criminal Procedure and Prac- 
tice, sentence and execution 
thereof, death sentence; Murder; 
Treason. 
CAPITAL STOCK. 

See Corporations. 
CAPSICUM. 

adulteration of Uquor with, penalty .... 
CAPTAIN, VESSEL, OF. 

embezzlement by ...... . 

CAPTURES. 

rules by congress authorized .... Art. 
CAR. 

employer's liability, term defined for purposes of 

railroad, etc., breaking and entering in night time. 

throwing missile at, penalty .... 

arrest, etc., for ...... 

See also Motor Vehicles; Railroads, equipment 
and operation (Index p. 1111); 
Street Railways, construction, 
equipment and operation (Index 
p. 1284). 
CARBOLIC ACID. 

compounds of, sale regulated ..... 

sale for household use regulated .... 
CARBONATED NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. 

See Beverages, Non-alcoholic. 
CARBONATED WATERS. 

See Beverages, Non-alcoholic. 
CARBON DIOXIDE. 

manufacture, etc., on Sunday ..... 
CARBON DISULPHIDE. 

use in killing pests ....... 

CARCASSES. 

diseased, search warrants for . 

gas, etc., inflated with, adulterated, deemed 

See also Animals; Cattle; Food; Sheep; Slaughter 
Houses; Swine. 
CARDBOARD. 

buildings, in, automatic sprinklers, as requiring, penalty 
CARD GAMES. 

prizes, when permitted ...... 



apter 


Section 


Page 


148 


39, 


47 


1854, 1856 


57 




1 


664 


218 




1 


2739 


38 




1 


388 


92 




33 


1048 


57 




3 


665 


92 




1 


1038 


103 




1 


1204 


262 




8 


3089 



62 


1^^) 


759 


62 


6, 7 


762, 763 


62 


6 (e), 7 


762, 763 



270 


1 




3162 


266 


32 




3121 


I 


8 




5 


153 


1 




1933 


266 


19 




3118 


159 


104 




2017 


159 


93, 94, 104 


2015, 


, 2017 



270 
270 



2 
2A 



3162 
3163 



136 


6 


1673 


131 


103 


1642 


276 


1-8 


3211-3214 


94 


186 (7) 


1132 


148 


26,27 


1851 


271 


22A 


3172 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



177 



266 



131 



Chapter 
CARDS. 

trick in use of, obtaining money, etc., by, penalty 
See also Gaming; Lotteries. 
CARGOES. 

machinery used for discharging (see Hoisting Ma- 
chinery). 
See also Insurance (Index pp. 709, 729); Ships and 
Vessels; Wrecks. 
CARIBOU. 

importation, etc., by licensed dealers 
CARLISLE. 

congressional district, fifth, in . 
district court of central Middlesex, in district of 
medical examiner district, sixth Middlesex, in . 
senatorial district, eighth Middlesex, in . 
CARNAL ABUSE. 

minor victim, of, exclusion of public from trial . 
See also Rape. 
CAROUSELS. 

licensing ........ 

CARP. 

See Game and Inland Fisheries (Index p. 583). 
CARPENTER SHOP. 

dwelling houses, in, regulated, penalty 
See also Buildings; Tenement Houses. 
CARRIAGE OF GOODS. 

action for, form of declaration .... 

See also Bills of Lading; Carriers, Common; Com- 
mon Counts; Pleading in Civil 
Actions. 
CARRIAGES. 

hiring, fraudulent, penalty ..... 

Lord's day, letting permitted on ... . 

service of process, use in (see Service of Process). 
towns, etc., regulation by ..... 

ways to be safe for ...... 

See also Bridges; Fast Driving; Road, Law of the; 
Tires; Vehicles. 
CARRIER PIGEONS. 

See Pigeons. 
CARRIERS, COMMON, 
in general: 
department of public utilities, annual report as 

to 

carriers subject to . 

general jurisdiction of, certain laws as affecting 
orders of, service ..... 
representation of, at hearings, etc. 
supervision in general by . 

See also Public Utilities, Department 
(Index pp. 1077-1080). 
enforcement of laws as to . 
hearings as to, notice to legislators 
services included in term 
accidents, report of, by certain 

investigations ..... 
accounts, forms of, public utilities department may 
prescribe, etc. 
annual audit, by public utilities department 
penalty for unlawful disclosure . 
advertising, etc., signs of, exemption 
annual returns of, etc., amendment of defective 
enforcement of laws as to . 
form and filing ..... 
attorney general, enforcement of law by . 



Section 

75 



Page 
3130 



266 
136 

40 

84 



159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 



159 
159 
159 
159 
159 

159 
159 
159 
93 
159 
159 
159 
159 



129 



1649 



57 

218 

38 

57 


1 
1 
1 
3 




663 

2738 

388 

666 


278 


16A 




3257 


140 


186 




1752 


148 


24, 34 


1851 


1853 


231 


147, Form 1 (g) 




2887 



64 


3128 


6 


1673 


22 


413 


1 


956 



43 




2001 


12 




1992 


105 




2017 


37 




2000 


41 




2001 


10-44 


1992-2001 


10, 39, 40 


1992, 2000 


,2001 


25 




1998 


12 




1992 


28 




1998 


29 




1999 


31 




1999 


36 




2000 


44 




2001 


32 




1074 


32 




1999 


39 




2000 


32, 33 




1999 


39,40 


2000 


2001 



178 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CARRIERS, COMMON — Contirmed. 

audit, annual, public utilities department, by 
auxiliary services, etc., supervised as 
bees, transportation regulated . 

penalty for violation 
bills of lading, rights and duties under 

See also Bills of Lading. 
bonds from employees, etc., regulated 
books, records, etc., of, examination 
business, protection of, penalty 
charges regulated . , . , . 

See also, infra, rates. 
C. O D. collections .... 

penalty for wrongful detention 
conveniences, etc., utilized by, public utilities depart 

ment's jurisdiction 
copies of documents as to, fees 
delivery of goods, by, liability for failure, trustee 
process as affecting 
to, sale contract as affecting 
detention of money, penalty .... 
discrimination, correction by public utilities depart 
ment ..... 
general prohibition and penalty 
scheduled rates, in .... . 

electricity, transmission of intelligence by, persons 
etc., engaged in, treated as 
public utilities department, subject to 
See also Electricity. 

electric railroads as ... 

employees, bonds from, regulated 

complaints of defects by 

free passes, etc., to . . . 

equipment, etc., correction by public utilities depart 

ment .... 

inquiry by public utilities department into 

examinations, inspections, etc., of, by public utilities 

department . 

information, improperly divulging 

witnesses in ..... 

executor, etc., of, recovery of damages, etc., by, 

right of another, disposal 
express companies, etc., annual returns 
foreign, agent, to appoint 
service of process upon 
bond to accept service . 
filing of power, etc. 
penalty on delinquent company 
order box, protection . 
steamboats, privileges on 
express service on railroads, supervised as 
forwarding carriers, discrimination against, forbidden 
free service, tickets, etc., unlawful, except 
hearings as to, notice to legislators . 

representation of public utilities department 
indemnity from employees regulated 
information as to, improperly divulging, penalty 
intelligence, transmission of, sup>ervised as 
interpleader by .... , 

larceny from conveyance of, penalty 
laws as to, enforcement . . . , 

lien, satisfaction of, relative to delivery 
limitation of liability by, passengers, injuries to, for 
uniform bill of lading act as affecting 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



159 
159 

128 
128 
108 

159 
159 
159 
159 

106 

266 

159 
262 

246 
106 
266 

159 
159 
159 

159 
159 

159 
162 
159 
159 
159 

159 
159 

159 
159 
159 

230 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
231 
266 
159 
108 
159 
108 



36 




2000 


12 (a, c) 




1992 


35 




1575 


38 




1576 


1-51 


1276 


-1286 


4 




1991 


31 




1999 


8 




1991 


17 




1994 


21, 36 


1229 


, 1233 


38 




3122 


12 




1992 


44 




3099 


65 




2998 


21,35 


1229 


, 1233 


38 




3122 


14 




1992 


1,2 




1990 


19 




1995 


10-44 


1992 


-2001 


12 




1992 


12(a) 




1992 


14 




2129 


4 




1991 


30 




1999 


15 




1993 


16 




1994 


13 




1992 


27, 34, 35 


1998 


,2000 


44 




2001 


34 




2000 


3 




2845 


33 




1999 


5 




1991 


5 




1991 


6 




1991 


5 




1991 


7 




1991 


8 




1991 


9 




1992 


12(a) 




1992 


1.2 




1990 


15 




1993 


25 




1998 


41 




2001 


4 




1991 


44 




2001 


12 {<}) 




1992 


41 




2858 


30 




3120 


10,39,40 1992 


2000 


2001 


11 




1278 


3 




1991 


3 




1277 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



179 



Chapter 
CARRIERS, COMMON — Continued. 

lobsters, certain laws as to, not applicable 

meat of, confiscation ...... 

transportation regulated, penalty 
transportation in unmarked barrels, etc., by, pen- 
alty ...... 

motor vehicles as, freight, transporting, railroads, 

by 

rules and regulations by public works department 
street railways, by . 
passengers, transporting, accounts, records, etc., 
control by public utilities depart- 
ment .... 
common carriers, supervised as . 

jurisdiction of public utilities department 
drivers, license required 

revocation by registrar 
fares, evasion, etc., of, penalty . 
liability insurance policy . 
licenses for business of . . . 

bond, security, etc. . . 
conditions, etc., in, violation, penalty 

restraint, judicial . 
interstate carriage, not required as to 
licensing authority as to 

metropolitan district commission as 

public utilities department as 

rules, etc., by . 

motor vehicles operated under, permit required 159A 

public utilities department, granting by, when 159A 



130 
130 
130 

130 

160 

90 

161 



159A 
159 
159 
159 A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 



revocation regulated 
route, specification 

detour, use authorized, when . 
temporary, emergencies, in 
term, indefinite, unless, etc. . 
through traflSc, limitation as to 
motor vehicles used for, mirror, to have 
permit from public utilities department 

conditions, etc., in, penalty for violation 
registration, certificate of insurance, etc., exemp 
tion ..... 

fees ....... 

revocation, violation of law, for . 
required accessories, fees, etc. 

rules, etc., as to fitness, conformity to 
violation of terms, etc., of, penalty 
windshield of non-scatterable glass, to be 
penalties ...... 

public convenience and necessity, certificate of 
issue and revocation 
rules by public utilities department as to 
violation of terras, etc. , of, penalty 
public works department, powers unaffected by 
laws as to . 



railroads operating 



registrar of motor vehicles, powers unaffected by 
laws as to . 
revocation of registration, etc., by . 
regulation by public utilities department as com- 
mon carriers 
route, specification of, certificate of public con 
venience, etc., in . 
license, in ..... 



159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
159A 
90 
159 A 
159 A 

90 

90 

159 A 

90 

159 A 

159A 

90 

159A 

159A 
159 A 
159 A 

159 A 
159 
160 

159 A 

159 A 

159 

159 A 

159 A 
159A 



Section 

99 
97 
96 

111 

70A 

31A 

44 



10 

12-44 

12(6) 

9 

11 

16 

6 

1 

6 

15 

15 

1 

1 

1 

3 

1,12 

8 

3 

4 

2,3,5 

2 

5 

4 

3 

7 

8 

15 

lA 
33 

11 
7, 9A, 33 

8 
15 
9A 
15 

7 

7 

15 

13 

12(h) 
70A 

13 
11 

12 (6), 13-44 
10 

7 
2,3 



Page 

1603 
1602 
1602 

1605 

2043 

1004, 1005 

2096 



2021 
1992-2001 
1992 
2021 
2021 
2022 
2019 
2018 
2019 
2022 
2022 
2018 
2018 
2018 
2018 
2018, 2021 
2020 
2018 
2019 
2018, 2019 
2018 
2019 
2019 
2018 
992 
2020 
2022 

987 
1006 
2021 
992, 993, 995, 
1006 
2020 
2022 

995 
2022 

2020 
2020 
2022 

2022 
1992 
2043 

2022 
2021 

1992-2001 
2021 

2020 
2018 



180 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CARRIERS, COMMON — Continued. 
motor vehicles as — Concluded. 

passengers, transporting — Concluded. 

street railways operating . 



Chapter 



Section 



trackless trolleys, exemption .... 

violation of laws as to, judicial restraint 

penalties ....... 

See also Public Utilities, Dep.\rtmext of, 
powers and duties of the depart- 
ment, common carriers. 
narcotic drugs, exempt from laws as to, when 
order box, etc., of, protection ... 
orders of public utilities department, service of 
passengers, liability for death of . . 

limitation of liability forbidden 
motor vehicles carrying, common carriers, as, 

diction of department . 
negligence, penalty .... 

perishable goods, may sell, when 
premises, property, etc., inspection by department 
private side tracks, switch connections with 
railroads supervised as . 

jurisdiction of public utilities department 
rates, changes in, notice; hearing, etc. 

suspension ..... 

classified, permitted .... 

commodity, etc., permitted . 
discrimination, certain, not deemed 
forbidden ..... 

scheduled, in, forbidden 
excursion tickets, etc. .... 

fi.xing, by public utilities department 

depreciation, fund for . . . 

increase, burden of proof 
inquiry by public utilities department into 
joint, etc., division .... 

public utilities department may order 
long and short hauls .... 

mileage, commutation, etc., tickets, issue 
minimum, fixing ..... 

railroads operating motor vehicles 
reasonable, etc., to be . 
rebates, refunds, etc., forbidden 
recommendations, public utilities department, by 
reduced, for workmen, pupils, etc. 
schedule, filing ..... 

form ...... 

variance from, forbidden . 

season tickets, public utilities department to approve 

through, public utilities department may order 

division 

records, carrier, of, forms, etc. . 

examination ..... 

public utilities department, of, relative to 
regulations, etc., inquiry and correction 
serv-ice, etc., inquiry and correction . 
tests ....... 

services, public, certain deemed to be, etc. 
signs, etc., of, exempted from billboard, etc., laws 
when .... 

statutes relative to, compilation 
steamboats, etc., inland waters, on, licensing 
supervised as . 

jurisdiction of public utilities department 



159 

161 

159 A 

159 A 

159A 



94 
159 
159 
229 
159 

159 
265 
135 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
155 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
160 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 

159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 

93 

25 

140 

159 

159 



12 (5) 




1992 


44 




2096 


14 




2022 


15 




2022 


15 




2022 


205 




1139 


8 




1991 


37 




2000 


2,3 




2842 


3 




1991 


12 (6) 




1992 


30 




3113 


5 




1669 


27 




1998 


21 




1996 


12-44 


1992 


-2001 


12 (a, c) 




1992 


19,20 


1995 


, 1996 


19, 20 


1995 


1996 


18 




1994 


18 




1994 


18 




1994 


1,2 




1990 


19 




1995 


18 




1994 


14,20 


1992 


1996 


5A 




1941 


20 




1996 


13 




1992 


. 21 




1996 


21 




1996 


14 




1992 


18 




1994 


20 




1996 


70A 




2043 


17 




1994 


19 




1995 


23 




1997 


18 




1994 


19 




1995 


19 




1995 


19 




1995 


18 




1994 


21 




1996 


31 




1999 


31 




1999 


11 




1992 


13, 14, 16 


1992 


-1994 


13, 16 


1992 


1994 


27 




1998 


12 




1992 


32 




1074 


8 




205 


191-193 




1753 


12-44 


1992 


-2001 


12(a) 




1992 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CARRIERS, COMMON — Concluded. 

street railways, common carriers, freight, etc., of, may 
become .... 

jurisdiction of public utilities department . 

laws as to, applicable .... 

supervision and regulation, in general 

public utilities department, engineers, etc., for 

telephone and telegraph companies as, public utilities 

department, subject to . 

super\'ision as .... . 

through routes, rates, etc., public utilities department 

may order . . . , 

trackless trolley companies as . 

trustee process, liability as trustee in 

unclaimed goods carried by certain, sale, etc. 

valuation of properties ..... 

violations of law by, duties of public utilities department 

votes, orders, etc., as to, recording of 

who deemed, state supervision, for purposes of . 

witnesses in examinations as to 
CAR SERVICE. 

railroads, etc., on, common carriers, super\-ised, etc., as 

See also Railroads (Index p. 1110). 
CARTRIDGES. 

blank, sale, etc., penalty ...... 

CARVER. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in . 

fourth district court of Plymouth, in district of . 

medical examiner district, fourth Plymouth, in . 

senatorial district, Plymouth, in ... . 

CASE BOOKS. 

pubHcation ........ 

CASE STATED. 

full court to decide appeals, etc., on . 

inferences of fact upon ...... 

judgment on, appeal to full court .... 

notice to parties, clerk, by . 

CASE, TRESPASS ON. 

tort division includes ...... 

See also Tort. 
CASHIERS. 

See Banks and Banking; Embezzlement. 
CASH ON DELIVERY SALES. 

See C. O. D. Sales. 
CASH ON HAND. 

tax exemption ....... 

CASTOR OIL. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 
CASUALTY INSURANCE. 

See Insurance. 
CATALOGUES. 

pictures, etc., of, at certain art exhibitions, sale on 
Lord's day permitted 
CATARRH POWDER. 

manufacture of certain, forbidden .... 
CATHOLIC CHURCHES. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Churches; Religious Societies (Index p. 
1148). 
CATTLE. 

accredited areas, shipment into, regulated 

at large (see Beasts, at large). 



Chapter 



161 
159 
1.59 
161 
159 
25 

159 
159 

159 
159 
163 
246 
135 
159 
159 
159 
159 
159 

159 



148 

57 

218 

38 

57 



211 
231 
231 

/218 
1221 

231 



59 



112 



136 



94 



67 



129 







181 


Section 




Page 


53 




2097 


12(a) 




1992 


12-44 


1992 


-2001 


2 




2084 


10-44 


1992 


-2001 


7 




205 


12 




1992 


10-44 


1992-2001 


21 




1996 


a), 13-44 


1992 


-2001 


7 




2132 


65 




2998 


1-4,6 


1669 


1670 


26 




1998 


39,40 


2000 


2001 


11 




1992 


12 




1992 


34 




2000 


10-44 


1992 


-2001 


39, 47 


1854, 


1856 


1 




664 


1 




2740 


1 




388 


3 




665 


8 




118 


5 




2652 


126 




2881 


96 




2871 


46 




2752 


21 




2774 



5(20) 
35 



2850 



690 
1382 



6 


1674 


216 


1142 


44-46 


837 



33B 



1587 



182 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CATTLE — Concluded. 

barns where, kept, inspection ..... 

branding, etc., of carcasses at certain slaughter houses 
regulated, penalty 

bridges, excessive number on, town, etc., liability 

carcasses, inspection at certain slaughter houses regu- 
lated, seizure, etc., i)enalty 

cleanliness, etc., regulations as to, effect of violation 

dairy, admission into commonwealth regulated . 

diseased, elimination from certain areas 

disease-free herds, certificates of, rules as to 
rules, etc., for establishment 

diseases among (see Animals). 

distraint of certain, tax, for .... 

district health officers to supervise transportation, 
entry, etc. .... 

dogs, protection from (see Dogs). 

exhibitions, prizes, etc., by agriculture department 

feeding stuff, term defined .... 
See also Feeding Stuff, Commercial. 

fee for license to slaughter, small towns, in, regulated 

health, local boards of, to supervise transportation, 
entry, etc. .... 

infected, driving on ways, penalty 

illegal branding of carcasses, penalty 

inspection, etc., carcasses slaughtered outside common- 
wealth, of, regulated 
local inspectors, by .... . 

licenses for slaughter regulated 

malicious kiUing or poisoning, penalty 

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty 
to Animals, powers as to 

neat, bridge, no liability for damages if excessive num- 
ber on . 
sanitary condition of, rules, etc., as to . 

official inspector, term defined .... 

oleomargarine container, use of name of breed of, on, 
penalty .... 

pedigree registration, false, obtaining, etc., penalty 

private slaughter houses, slaughter at, regulated, 
inspection, penalty 

pubUc health department to supervise transportation, 
entry, etc. .... 

quarantine areas, establishment of, as to . 

sale, etc., of uninspected carcasses penalized, when 

slaughtering regulated ..... 
See also Slaughter Houses. 

taxation, certain, exempt from 

trespassing by, allowing, penalty 

tuberculosis among (see Animals, diseases among, 
prevention of). 

unbranded carcasses, penalty for sale, etc., of certain 

unsanitary enclosures for, report, director, to 

ways, driving, etc., on .... . 

action for defective, as affecting 

See also Agriculture, Department of; Animals; 
Prizes; Slaughter Houses. 
CATTLE PASS. 

highway, under, construction ..... 
CATTLE SHOWS. 

gambling booths, etc., near, removal 

gaming, etc., at, forbidden .... 

penalties ....... 



129 

94 

84 

94 
129 
129 
129 
129 
129 

60 

94 

128 
94 

94 

94 
129 

94 

94 
129 

94 
266 

129 

84 

129 

94 

94 

266 

94 

94 
129 

94 
111 

59 
266 



94 
111 

85 
84 



82 



Section 

23 

127, 135 
16 

126, 134 

34 

26A 

33B 

2,20 

2 

27 

123 

2 
1 

120 

123 

35 

130 

131 

19-26 

118 

112 

9 

16 

2 

131 

51 
93 

133, 134 

123 

33B 

135 

151-154 

5(21) 
118 



129, 130, 132 
16 
10 
16 



Page 

1583 

1119, 1121 
960 

1119, 1121 
1587 
1584 
1587 

1579, 1583 
1579 

722 

1119 

1568 
1083 

1118 

1119 

1588 
1120 

1120 

1583, 1584 

1117 

3138 

1580 

960 
1579 
1120 

1100 
3134 

1121 

1119 

1587 

1121 

1363, 1364 

690 
3139 



1120, 1121 

1331 

967 

960 



941 



, 139 

, 128 
/ 128 
\271 



18 


1708 


49 


1578 


50 


1578 


6 


3168 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



183 



CATTLE SHOWS — Concluded. 

preservation of the peace at .... . 

penalty for violation ...... 

sale of goods, etc., at, forbidden, when, penalty . 
CAUCUS. 

nominations by ...... . 

term defined ........ 

See also Elections, nomination of candidates 
(Index pp. 423-425). 
CAUCUS OFFICERS. 

See Elections (Index p. 423). 
CAUSTIC SUBSTANCES. 

sale, etc., regulated ...... 

CELEBRATIONS. 

municipal appropriations for . 
CELLARS. 

See Buildings; Tenement Houses. 
CELLULOSE ACETATE FILMS. 

See Cinematographs. 
CEMETERIES AND BURIAL GROUNDS. 

in general, burial rights in, conveyance by cemetery 
corporation . . . . . 

burials in, regulated ...... 

See also Burials. 
closing, local boards of health, by . 
conveyance of lots, etc., in, commissioners, by 
corporation, bj', certified copies, records, etc. 
records ........ 

death records to specify . . . . . 

desecration, penalty ...... 

eminent domain, taking by, restrictions . 



Chapter 



128 

128 
128 

53 
50 



270 



40 



114 
114 



executors, etc., may pay for burial lot, etc., when 
fences, etc., as boundaries .... 
flowers, etc., removal from, penalty 
gypsy and brown tail moths, suppression in . 
health, local boards of, closing, powers as to . 
hearing .... 

superior court, appeal to 

regulations as to, etc. 

representation, to determine, when 

use of new land for, to approve 
appeals from orders, etc. 
lots in, heirs of owner, rights in 

holding in trust, by city, town or corporation 

husband's and wife's interment rights 

indivisible on owner's death .... 

inheritance ....... 

representation, when jointly owned . 

sale by executors, etc. ..... 

trust funds for care, etc., of, cemetery corporations 
may hold ..... 

savings banks, deposit in 

towns, etc., may hold ..... 

widows and children, rights in . 

will, residuary clause in, not to pass under . 

See also, infra, public, lots in. 
military forces, entry by .... . 

neglected, town, etc., appropriations for 
offences against property in, trial justices, jurisdiction 
passage through, penalty, etc. .... 
proprietors of meeting houses, appropriations by 
meetings ....... 



. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 46 

. 272 

/ 79 
■\ 114 

. 206 

. 86 

. 272 

. 132 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

. 204 



114 
44 
168 
114 
114 
114 

33 

114 

219 

114 

67 

67 



Section 

48 

50 

49, 50 

71-120 
1 



2A 

5 (26, 27), 9 



1578 
1578 
1578 

582-593 
542 



3163 
405, 407 



2 




1401 


45-50 


1408 


-1411 


37-40 


1407, 


1408 


24 




1405 


3, 4 




1401 


3,24 


1401, 


1405 


1 




508 


73, 74 


3192, 


3193 


5 




904 


17, 41 


1403, 


1408 


14, 15 




2614 


2 




973 


75 




3193 


17 




1656 


37 




1407 


38 




1407 


39,40 




1408 


37 




1407 


30 




1406 


34 




1407 


36 




1407 


28-31 


1405, 


1406 


28 




1405 


29, 32, 33 




1406 


29, 31 




1406 


29-31 




1406 


29, 30 




1406 


5 




2596 


5 




1401 


54 




500 


37-40 


2210 


2211 


19 




1403 


28^32 


1405, 


1406 


31 




1406 


124, 125 




339 


16, 18 




1403 


25 




2764 


42 




1408 


27 




834 


29 




835 



184 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CEMETERIES AND BURIAL GROUNDS — Continued 
in general — Concluded. 

railroad, road, etc., constructing through, penalty . 
taking for, regulated . . . . • 

religious societies, purchase, etc., by 

removal of bodies, etc., from, regulated 

penalty . . . • • • • . • 
sale of property held for, authorization by supreme 

judicial court . . . . 
soldiers and sailors, public care of graves of, in 

taxation, exempt from . . . . . 

tenement house laws, under, term street includes . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



272 

79 

/ 67 

\ 180 

114 

272 



tombs, closing, by local boards of health 
conveyance in trust . 
husband's and wife's rights in 
indivisible upon descent, etc. 
private land, erection on . 
representation as to, etc. . 
undertakers' use of, regulated 
widows and children, rights in 

town, etc., appropriations for 



trust funds for, deposit in savings banks 

use, laws as to, in general 
new land, of, for, restricted 

appeal to pubUc health department 

ways, laying out over, restricted, penalty 

public, ancient, alienation, etc. 

appropriations by to\vns, etc., improvement 

care, for 
building on, belonging to city, restricted 
cemetery commissioners 

annual report ..... 

appointment by selectmen, when, etc. 
compensation ..... 

conveyance of lots by, record, etc. 

town, etc., treasurer to receive proceeds 
election in certain towTis . 
gifts, bequests, etc., may receive 
powers and duties .... 

representation of lots, duties as to 
debts, municipal, local boards, incurred 
thorized 
limit ...... 

gifts, bequests, etc., commissioners may receiv 
land, purchase for, municipal debts for . 
taking for .... . 

county commissioners, adjudication by 
lots in, laying out and sale . 

perpetual care, payments by executors, etc 
allowance 
state treasurer, deposits with, for 
towns, etc., deposits with, for 
investment of funds 
management and control, in general 
pubUc burying places in 
rules for, towns, etc., may establish 
taking of ancient, assent of general court necessary 

to . . . 

towns, etc., to pro\ide 



bv 



204 

115 

59 

/ 144 

\ 145 

114 

114 

114 

114 

114 

114 

114 

114 

/ 40 

t 114 

44 

168 

. 114 

. 114 

. 114 

/ 114 

• 1272 

. 114 

and / 40 

.1 114 

. 114 



for. 



114 
114 
114 
114 
114 
114 
114 
114 
114 
114 

44 
114 
114 

44 
114 
114 
114 

206 
114 
114 
44 
114 
114 
114 

114 
114 



76 


3193 


5 


904 


17,27 


833, 834 


9A 


2444 


47 


1410 


71 


3192 


12 


2597 


22 


1423 


5 (12, 13) 


688 


2 


1787 


2 


1809 


37^0 


1407, 1408 


28 


1405 


32, 33 


1406 


29 


1406 


34 


1407 


29, 30 


1406 


37 


1407 


29, 32 


1406 


5(8) 


403 


16, 18 


1403 


54 


500 


37-40 


2210, 2211 


28-43 


1405-1408 


34-36 


1407 


36 


1407 


41 


1408 


76 


3193 


17 


1403 


5(8) 


403 


15, 16, 18 


1403 


43 


1408 


22-27 


1404, 1405 


26 


1405 


27 


1405 


14 


1403 


24 


1405 


25 


1405 


22 


1404 


25 


1405 


23 


1404 


29, 30 


1406 


7(8) 


488 


26 


1405 


25 


1405 


7(8) 


488 


11-14 


1402, 1403 


12, 13 


1402, 1403 


15 


1403 


15 


2614 


20,21 


1404 


19 


1403 


54 


500 


10-27 


1402-1405 


15 


1403 


15 


1403 


17 


1403 


10 


1402 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CEMETERIES AND BURIAL GROUNDS — Concluded. 
See also Births, ]\L\rriages and Deaths, Return 
AND Registry of, deaths; 
Burials; Cemetery Corpora- 
tions; Cremation; Crematory 
Corporations; Deaths. 
CEMETERY COMMISSIONERS. 

See Cemeteries and Burial Grounds, public. 
CEMETERY CORPORATIONS. 

absent stockholders may vote at meetings 
business corporation law not applicable, except 
by-laws and regulations, may make . 
certified copies of convej'ances of burial lots 
cremation of bodies by . 

, for, state treasurer, with 



Section 



185 

Page 



deposit of funds, perpetual care, 

towns, etc., with 

investment . 
lots, holding in trust, etc. 

inheritance, etc., duties 

may lay out 
organization . 
powers and duties . 
property, may hold 

tax exemption 

proxy voting by stockholder 

public health department, powers, penalty 

records of conveyances of burial lots 

trust funds, holding of . 

See also Cemeteries and Burial Grounds. 
CENOTAPHS. 

See Tombs. 
CENSUS, DECENNIAL. 

assessors and police, duties as to 

clerical assistants for 

constitutional requirement .... Art 

director, appointment 
duties, etc. 

making .... 

witnesses, attendance, etc 

See also Census, United States. 
CENSUS, SCHOOL. 

duties of school committees, etc. .... 
CENSUS, UNITED STATES. 

constitutional requirement .... Art. 

state secretary's duties . . . . . 

See also Census, Decennial. 
CENT. 

See Money. 
CENTAL. 

certificate of sale by, penalty for short weight, etc. 

weight ......... 

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS. 

See Celebrations. 
CEREALS, SEEDS OF. 

See Ar.RiccLTURAL Seeds. 
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT. 

state treasurer, receipt in trust by . 

unauthorized issue, penalty ..... 

See also Banks and Banking; Negotiable Instru- 
ments. 
CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS. 

interest on certain, tax exempt .... 

See County Finance; Municipal Finance; State 
Finance; United States. 



114 

156 

114 

114 

114 

114 

4 

114 

44 

114 

114 

114 

114 

114 

114 

59 

/114 

\158 

114 

114 

114 



9 

9 

XXI 

9 
9 
9 
9 



72 

I 
9 



94 
94 



29 
266 



62 



2 


1401 


2 


1953 


9 


1402 


4 


1401 


6 


1401 


20,21 


1404 


7(34) 


113 


19 


1403 


54 


500 


28 


1405 


29 


1406 


2 


1401 


1,2 


1401 


2 


1401 


2 


1401 


5 (12, 13) 


688 


2 


1401 


34 


1983 


6,9 


1401, 1402 


3 


1401 


5 


1401 



7 


146 


9 


147 


- 


71 


9 


147 


9 


147 


6, 7 


146 


9 


147 



2,3 

2 

8 



222 
174 



40 
53A 



1 (a, 2) 



870, 871 

3 

147 



1143 
1129 



224 
3126 



758 



186 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS. 

See Accountants, Certified Public. 
CERTIORARI, WRIT OF. 

appeal board, building zoning laws, under, to correct 

errors by 
costs, award .... 
decree or judgment, entry 
injunction, issue 
limitation of issue . 
petition for, endorsement for costs 

proceedings on . 
purposes .... 

removal of record to supreme judicial court by 

supreme judicial court, jurisdiction . 

CESSIONS. 

United States, to (see United States, cessions to). 
CESSPOOLS. 

tenement house laws, regulated under 

CHAIRS. 

article of upholstered furniture, term includes . . 94 

See also Bedding and Upholstered Furniture. 
CHALLENGE. 

peremptory, juror, of ..... . 234 

See also Duelling; Elections, voters (Index p. 438); 
Juries and Jurors. 
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE. 

armories, use by . . . . . . .33 

corporations for establishing, in general . . .180 

See also Boards of Trade; Corporations, chari- 
table and certain other purposes, 
for (Index p. 285). 
CHAMPERTY. 

penalty 220 

CHANCE. 

games of (see Gaming). 
CHANCERY. 

See Equity. 
CHANGE OF NAME. 

birth records, as affecting 
certificate .... 
See also Births, M.arriages and Deaths, Return 
and Registry of, 

corporations, by . . . 

divorce cases, in . 

marriage, by, voting, as affecting 

petition to probate court for 

entry fee . 

jurisdiction 

recording of certificate by town, etc., clerk, illegiti- 
macy, in case of 
public notice .... 
return, state secretary, to 
voting registration, as affecting 
ways and parks 



Section 



Page 



40 


27A 


414 


249 


4 


3013 


249 


4 


3013 


249 


4 


3013 


249 


4 


3013 


231 


42-48 


2859 


249 


4 


3013 


249 


4 


3013 


211 


8 


2652 


/211 


3,8 


2652 


1249 


4 


3013 


/ 144 


54 


1798 


1 145 


33 


1814 



women, notary public, re-registration 

state office, holding, registration . 
See also Names. 
CHANGES IN LAWS. 

See Statutes. 



Art. 



29 



48 (r) 
1-12A 



1085 



2920 



319 
2441-2445 



2767 



. 46 


13 


511 


. 210 


13 


2650 


155 
156 


10 


1942 


42 


1967 


• 1 164 


28 


2142 


[180 


11 


2444 


. 208 


23 


2634 


. 51 


2 


547 


. 210 


12 


2650 


. 262 


40 


3098 


. 215 


3 


2677 


- 

. 46 


13 


511 


. 210 


13 


2650 


. 210 


14 


2650 


. 51 


2 


547 


. 85 


3-3B 


965 


LXIX 


2 


71 


30 


13 


232 


. 30 


7B 


231 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



187 



Chapter 



CHANNEL. 

passing line across, when forbidden, penalty 
CHAPLAINS. 

See General Court; Militia; Penal and Reform 
ATORY Institutions. 
CHAPTER NINETY ROADS, SO-CALLED. 
allotments for, expenditure by towns, etc. 

temporary loans anticipating 
Highway Fund, use for . 
maintenance by towns, etc. 
county contributions . 

state, county and municipal co-operation 

CHARCOAL AND COKE. 

bags, sacks, etc., sale in . 

dimensions of bags, etc. .... 

prosecution, penalty ..... 
fees, sealer not to charge, when 

prosecution, penalty .... 

illegal measure for, possession, penalty 
records, sealers to keep certain 

prosecution, penalty .... 

sale by weight or measure .... 

prosecution, penalty ..... 
weight, certificate furnished, when, contents 

prosecution, penalty ... 

weights and measures, sealer of, may require weighing, 
when ..... 
prosecution, penalty .... 

CHARGE TO JURY. 
criminal cases, in . 
forbidden as to facts, civil cases, in . 
CHARITABLE ENTERTAINMENTS. 

license not required ..... 

CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETIES. 
in general, assessors, lists of property to . 
dances given by, exemption .... 
diseases, contagious, notice to public health depart 

ment, penalty 
dormitories, lodging house laws not applicable to 
exhibitions for, resale of tickets law, exemption 
gag, use as punishment in, penalty 
inheritance tax, gifts to certain, exempt 
inmates, religious rights of . 
insurance, etc., laws, certain, exempt from 
junk, etc., collection of, no fee, when 
public, funds for certain, forbidden 
welfare department, under 

See also Public Welfare, Department 
(Index p. 1085). 
soldiers or dependents, treatment, etc., in, settlement, 
as affecting . . . . . 

charitable corporations, children, neglected, court may 
place in care of . 
dispensaries, no license required for certain 
drugs and poisons, analysis by public health de 

partment for 
foreign, filing of charter and reports 
fraternal benefit societies, beneficiaries under certifi- 
cates of, may be, when . 
guardians of children, as ... . 

hospitals, records of cases, to keep, when 
incorporation, etc., under general laws . 

See also Corporations, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285). 



102 



44 
44 
90 
81 
84 

r 82 

[ 90 

94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 

94 
94 

278 
231 

140 

59 
140 



111 
140 
140 
127 
65 

XLVI 

176 

140 

Art. XLVI 

. 121 

OF 



116 



Art. 



Section 

18,28 



53 

6, 6A 

34 i2n) 

25 

llA 

8 
34 (2a) 

241-243 
243 
248 
246 
248 
249 
246 
248 

240, 241 
248 
244 
248 

245 
248 

11 
81 

182 

29 
198 

7 

22 

185G 

38 

1 

4 

46 

54 

2 

6 



Page 

1202, 1203 



500 
486, 487 

1008 
935 
958 
941 

1008 

1148 
1148 
1149 
1149 
1149 
1150 
1149 
1149 
1148 
1149 
1148 
1149 

1149 
1149 

3256 

2868 

1749 

699 

1754 

1329 
1716 
1751 
1542 
813 

59 
2422 
1721 

59 
1463 



1426 



. 119 


43, 44, 47 


1446 


. Ill 


53 


1337 


. Ill 


12, 13 


1330 


. 180 


12A 


2445 


. 176 


21 


2412 


. 119 


30A 


1443 


. Ill 


70 


1344 


. 180 


1-1 2 A 


2441-2445 



188 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETIES - 

Concluded. 
charitable corporations — Concluded. 

infants, abandonment, certain penalties not appli 
cable to . . . 

received from, notice to public welfare department 
life insurance companies, not deemed 
private detectives, law requiring licensing, not appli 

cable to certain 
public welfare department, reports to, by 

visits, etc., by, to certain .... 
securities of, sale of securities law, exemption . 
taxation, inheritance, gifts to, exempt . 

property exempt from local 

lists to assessors ..... 
reports to public welfare department 
visits by public welfare department 
See also Fraternal Benefit Societies. 
public charitable institutions, bribery of officers, 
penalty . . . . . 

detention of certain diseased inmates regulated 



Chapter 



119 
119 

175 

147 

180 

121 

llOA 

65 

59 

60A 

59 

180 

121 



(Art. 



1 



religious belief, free exercise, etc., by inmates 

appropriation in connection with 
state, transfer of inmates . . . . . 

See also Corpor.\tioxs. 
CHARITABLE PURPOSES. 

free service, certain, for ...... 

public solicitation of funds for, regulated . 

public wavs, impeding travel upon, bv, penalty 
CHARITABLE," RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL 
GIFTS, ETC. 
inheritance tax, exempt from ..... 

towns, etc., to, trustees for, annual reports 

removal ....... 

See also Charitable Trusts; EorcATioNAL Trusts; 
Pious and Charitable Uses. 
CHARITABLE TRUSTS. 

annual reports to public welfare department 
attorney general's duty as to . 

notice to public welfare department of creation, etc., 

register of deeds, by . . . 

register of probate, by . . . . . 

real estate held by city, etc., for, taxed to lessee . 
See also Charitable Institutions and Societies; 
Ch.\rit.a.ble, Religious and Edu- 
cational Gifts, etc.; Educa- 
tional Trusts. 
CHARITABLE USES, PIOUS AND, GIFTS TO. 

See Pious and Charitable Uses. 
CHARITY. 

street sales for, licensing ...... 

works of, on Lord's day, permitted . . . . 

CHARLEMONT. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of Franklin, in district of . . . 

medical examiner di.strict, western Franklin, in . 
senatorial district, Franklin and Hampshire, in . 
CHARLES RIVER. 

bridges over, rebuilding by metropolitan district com- 
mission . . . . . 

damages for loss of access to . 
dam, etc., of, colliding with gates of lock, penalty 
injury to, etc., penalty . . . . 



268 
. Ill 
XLVI 

127 
. 127 
. 121 



159 

68 

85 



65 
68 
68 



68 
12 

36 

217 

59 



101 
136 

57 

218 

38 

57 



92 
92 
92 
92 



Section 



11 

6 

118 

30 
12, 12A 

7 

3(/0 

1 

5(3) 

1 

29 

12 

7 



12 
121 

4 
88 
90 

9 



. 15 

16 

17A 



1 

13, 14 

14 



15 
8 

32 
19 
3A 



Page 



1441 
1440 
2371 

1839 

2445 

1464 

1317 

813 

686 

752 

699 

2445 

1464 



3154 
1357 
59 
1552 
1553 
1464 



1993 

842 
969 



813 
841 
841 



841 
158 

382 
2730 

685 



33 


1198 


5 


1672 


1 


662 


1 


2738 


1 


387 


3 


667 


69 


1056 


69 


1056 


71 


1057 


70 


1057 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



189 



Chapter 
CHARLES RIVER — Concluded. 

drawbridge, unlawful acts as to, penalty . 

pollution, protection from 

rules as to, penalty ..... 

sewage, etc., removal from .... 

smelts, use of seine, net, etc., to catch, forbidden 
penalties .... 
CHARLES RIVER BASIN. 

bridges over, regulated ..... 

courts, municipal, etc., concurrent criminal jurisdiction 
over .... 

crimes committed in part of, territorial jurisdiction of 
superior court 

harbor master, etc., in . 

Ucense of encroachments in . . . 

maintenance, apportionment of cost 

marginal conduits on, expen.ses 

recreational facilities, licensing 

rules, etc., metropolitan district commission 

sewage, etc., removal from 

waters, use for fire and manufacturing purposes 

wrecked vessels, etc., in, removal 
CHARLESTOWN. 

See Boston. 
CHARLTON. 

congressional district, third, in , . 

fii'st district court of southern Worcester, in district 
of ... . 

medical examiner district, eighth Worcester, in 

senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in 
CHARTERS. 

acts, public, deemed .... 

alteration, revocation, etc., subject to 



Section 



Page 



92 

111 

92 

92 

130 

92 

218 

212 
92 
92 
92 
92 
92 
92 
92 
92 
92 



57 



cities and towns, of, term defined 
See also City Charters. 

corporations, of (see Corporations). 

forging, etc., penalty ..... 
uttering as true, penalty .... 
CHASTITY. 

crimes against ...... 

See also specific titles of various crimes. 
CHATHAM. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in , 

medical examiner district, first Barnstable, in 

second district court of Barnstable, in district of 

senatorial district. Cape and Plymouth, in 
CHATTEL MORTGAGES. 

See Mortgaged Personal Property; Mortgages. 
CHAUFFEURS. 

See Motor Vehicles, operation (Index p. 893). 
CHEAT. 

cards, etc., by use of, penalty .... 

gross, conviction at common law, penalty 
CHECKING OF CLOTHING. 

gratuities for, appropriation by employer, penalty 
CHECKS, BAGGAGE. 

railroads to issue ...... 

CHECKS, DRAFTS, ETC. 

certified, state treasurer, deposit with, in trust 
wrongful certification of, penalty . 

county treasurer, by .... . 

fraudulent drawing ..... 

state treasurer, of, where payable after one year 

See also Negotiable Instruments. 



266 
266 

140 

160 

29 
266 

35 
266 

29 



70 


1057 


175 


1369 


39 


1050 


76 


1058 


71-73 


1596 


69 


1056 


1 


2740 


6 


2657 


75 


1058 


74 


1057 


54-58 


1053, 1054 


54 


1053 


74A 


1058 


38 


1050 


76 


1058 


76A, 76B 


1058, 1059 


72,73 


1057 



663 



. 218 


1 


2741 


. 38 


1 


388 


. 57 


3 


666 


. 233 


74 


2912 


Art. LIX 


- 


68 


155 


3 


1940 


4 


7(5) 


110 


. 267 


1 


3144 


. 267 


5 


3145 


. 272 


1-35 


3179-3186 


. 57 


1 


664 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 218 


1 


2736 


. 57 


3 


665 



75 


31.30 


76 


3130 


48 


1720 


194 


2069 


40 


224 


53A 


3126 


10 


363 


37 


3122 


32 


222 



190 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



CHEESE. 

hawkers and pedlers, sale by . 
imitation, container to be marked, penalty 

defacing labels, etc., on, penalty . 

false marking, etc., penalty .... 

package containing, to be marked, penalty 

sale regulated, penalty .... 

what constitutes ..... 

milk, inspector of, to prosecute certain violations 
etc. ..... 

samples, analysis, expense .... 

term defined ....... 

See also Agriculture, Department of; Butter; 
Dairy; Dairy Cattle; Dairy 
Products. 
CHELMSFORD. 

congressional district, fifth, in . 

district court of Lowell, in district of . . . 

medical examiner district, fifth Middlesex, in . 
senatorial district, eighth Middlesex, in . 
CHELSEA. 

city clerk of, representative districts in Suffolk, return 

to 

congressional district, eleventh, in . 

county commissioners in, municipal council to act as 

district court of, held at .... 

grand jurors from ...... 

listing of voters in, penalties .... 

See also Elections, voters (Index p. 438). 
metropolitan, parks district, in . . . 

water district, in ..... 

north metropoUtan sewerage system, in 
school offenders, etc., from, where committed 
senatorial district, first Suffolk, in . 
soldiers' home in (see Soldiers' Home in Massa 

CHUSETTS). 

tuberculosis hospital district, special, for, etc. 
CHEMICALS. 

analysis by public health department, when 

certificates by analysts as evidence, etc. 
assault with dangerous, penalty 
dealers in, alcohol, licenses to sell 

record book, penalty for failure to keep 
sales, laws as to, application restricted 

violations of, certificate of convictions, courts, etc 
to send 
investigation and prosecution 
penalty ..... 

See also specific titles of chemicals. 
CHEMISTRY. 

registration of physicians, required subject 
CHEMISTS. 

food and drugs, of, appointment, powers, etc., ob- 
structing, etc., penalty . 
manufacturing, not subject to certain laws as to sale of 
drugs, etc. . . . . . 

CHEMISTS, OFFICIAL AGRICULTURAL, OF 
NORTH AMERICA, ASSOCIA- 
TION OF. 
commercial, feeding stuff, analysis to follow methods 

of 

fertilizers, methods of analysis, standard, to be 
vinegar, methods of examination .... 
CHEROKEE CATTLE. 

forbidden on public ways, etc., penalty 



101 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 

94 
94 
94 



57 

218 

38 

57 



57 

57 

34 

218 

277 

56 

92 
92 
92 

77 
57 



111 

111 
111 
265 
138 
138 
112 

112 
112 
112 



112 



111 



112 



17, 18, 22 


1194 


1195 


50, 51 




1100 


51 




1100 


51 




1100 


50, 51 




1100 


50, 51 




1100 


50 




1100 


60 




1102 


60 




1102 


1 




1082 



1 


663 


1 


2739 


1 


388 


3 


666 


5 


667 


1 


663 


4 


356 


1 


2740 


2 


3234 


-8 


652, 653 


33 


1048 


10 


1040 


1 


1038 


1 


895 


3 


665 



90 



1350 



12 


1330 


13 


1330 


14 


3110 


18, 39-42 


1688, 1692, 1693 


87 


1703 


30,35 


1381 


34 


1381 


32 


1381 


30 


1381 



9 
35 



1374 

1330 
1381 



94 


231 


1145 


94 


256, 257 


1153 


94 


164 


1127 



129 



35 



1588 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



191 



CHERRIES. 

basket, sale by, regulated, penalty . 
CHESHIRE. 

congressional district, first, in . 

fourth district court of Berkshire, in district of 

medical examiner district, first Berkshire, in 

senatorial district, Berkshire, in 
CHESTER. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of western Hampden held at 

medical examiner district, fourth Hampden, in 

senatorial district, Berkshire, Hampshire and Hamp- 
den, in ... 
CHESTERFIELD. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of Hampshire, in district of . 

medical examiner district, first Hampshire, in 

senatorial district, Franklin and Hampshire, in 
CHESTNUTS. 

See Nuts. 
CHICKEN-POX. 

children showing symptoms of, exclusion from school, 
etc. ...... 

CHICKENS. 

See Poultry and Poultry Products. 
CHICOPEE. 

congressional district, second, in . . . 

district court of, held at . 

medical examiner district, fifth Hampden, in 

senatorial district, second Hampden, in 

superior court, adjournment to, naturalization, for 
CHIEF OF INSPECTIONS. 

See Public Safety, Department of (Index p. 1071). 
CHIEF OF POLICE. 

See Police Officers. 
CHIEF SURGEON OF THE MILITIA. 

See Militia, organized, land forces, staff corps 
(Index p. 861). 
CHILD GUARDIANSHIP, DIVISION OF. 

See Public Welfare, Department of. 
CHILDREN. 

See Desertion and Non-support of Wife or Chil- 
dren; Guardians and Conser- 
vators; Labor; Minors; Parent 
AND Child; Poor and Indigent 
Persons. 
CHILDREN'S HEALTH CAMPS. 

acceptance of law ..... 

commission on, composition, etc. 

record and report .... 

contracts for care of underweight, etc., children 
municipal appropriations for 

establishment ..... 

gifts for, receipt and management 

inspection by public health department 

location, construction, etc., approval by public 
department . 

maintenance and control 

municipal appropriations for . 

union districts for ..... 
CHILMARK. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in 

district court of Dukes county, in district of 

medical examiner district, third Dukes, in 

senatorial district. Cape and Plymouth, in 



Chapter 


Section 


Page 


. 94 


98 


1111 


. 57 


1 


662 


. 218 


1 


2736 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 57 


3 


666 


. 57 


1 


662 


. 218 


1 


2738 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 57 


3 


666 


. 57 


1 


663 


. 218 


1 


2738 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 57 


3 


667 



health 



71 



67 

218 

38 

57 

220 



111 
111 
111 
111 
40 
111 
111 
111 

111 

111 

40 

111 

57 
218 

38 
57 



56 



866 



1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


387 


3 


667 


16 


2768 



62A 


1339 


62B 


1340 


62E 


1340 


62H 


1341 


5(31) 


405 


62A, 62C 


1339, 1340 


62C-62E 


1340 


62G 


1341 


62G 


1341 


62C 


1340 


5(31) 


405 


62F 


1340 


1 


664 


1 


2737 


1 


387 


3 


665 



192 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CHIMNEYS. 

defective, fire engineers' regulations as to, penalty . 48 

flues, cleaning of certain, rules as to . . . 14S 

penalty ........ 148 

tenement house laws, under . . . . •] 14- 

CHINA RELIEF EXPEDITION. 

veterans of, state aid to . . . . . .115 

tax exemption ....... 59 

wives, etc., of, state aid to . . . . . 115 

war, term includes, death certificates, etc., as to . 46 

See also State Aid, Military Aid and Soldiers' 
Relief. 
CHIROPODY AND CHIROPODISTS. 

definitions . . . . . . . .112 

registration, in general . . . . . .112 

applicants for, qualifications, etc. . . . .112 

fraud by, penalty, etc. . . . . .112 

certificate, issuance, expiration, etc. . . .112 

duplicate, issuance, fee, etc. . . . .112 

recording by city or town clerk, penaltj^ . .112 

renewal, fee, etc. . . . . . .112 

certified statement of, issuance, fee, etc. . .112 
complaints, expense of investigating, payment, etc. . 112 

examinations, notice, scope, fee, etc. . . .112 

experts to assist registration board . . . 13 

exemption of certain persons from laws . . .112 

expenses, payment, limitation, etc. . . .112 

fees 112 

fraud, penalty, etc. . . . . . .112 

refusal, practicing after, penalty . . . .112 

revision, etc., by supreme judicial court . . 112 

revocation, suspension, etc. . . . .112 

unregistered persons, certain acts by, prohibited, 

penalty . . . . .112 

unprofessional conduct, etc., revocation of certificate of 

registration for . . . .112 

term defined . . . . . . .112 

CHLORAL HYDRATE. 

label on package of drug containing, to bear statement, 

when ...... 94 

sale regulated ....... 270 

CHLORIDE OF LIME. 

sale for household use regulated .... 270 

CHLORINATED LIME. 

See Lime. 
CHLORINE. 

See Acids. 
CHLOROFORM. 

label on package of drug containing, to bear statement, 

when ...... 94 

sale regulated ....... 270 

CHOSES IN ACTION. 

assignee of non-negotiable, action by . . . 231 

venue 223 

proof, claim in insolvency, by . . . .216 

dealing in, without actual purchase or sale . .137 

statute of frauds ....... 106 

See also Assignments; Bills of Lading; Contracts; 
Corporations, in general; Debts; 
Mortgages; Negotiable Instru- 
ments; Warehouse Receipts. 



Section 

53 
28(D) 
30 
46 
23 

1-16 

5(23) 

7 

10 



13, 19 
13-23, 61-65, 88 

16, 17 

18, 22 

15, 16 

88 

21, 22 

16 

88 

23 

15, 16 

12 

13 

23 

16, 21, 88 

IS, 22 

65 

64 

18-20, 61-65 



14, 22 

18 
19 



187 
2 

2A 



Page 

527 
1852 
1853 
1797 
1812 

1412-1420 

691 

1417 

511 



1377, 1379 
1377-1379, 1387, 

1388, 1398 
1378 

1378, 1379 
1378 
1398 
1379 
1378 
1398 
1379 
1378 

166 

1377 

1379 

1378, 1379, 1398 

1378, 1379 

1388 

1388 

1378, 1379, 1387, 

1388 

1378, 1379 

1378 
1379 



187 
2 

5, 6 

1 

35 

4-7 
6 



1132 
3162 

3163 



1132 
3162 

2850 
2794 
2697 
1679, 1680 
1225 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



193 



CHRISTIAN SCIENCE. 

physicians' registration laws in relation to 
CHRISTMAS DAY. 

legal holiday, to be 

See also Holidays. 
CHROME YELLOW. 

confectionery, deemed adulterant of, when 
CHURCH AND STATE, 

separation of, constitutional provisions 



Chapter 
. 112 



Section 


Page 


7 


1375 


7(18) 


111 



/Art 
1 Art 



CHURCHES. 

behavior, rude or indecent, in, penalty 
building laws as affecting, public building, term in- 
cludes . 
burning, penalty 

cinematographs, special licenses for operators in, fees 
committees to settle accounts, etc. . 
conveyance of land regulated . 
deacons, wardens, etc., conveyance to, by 
corporate body for gifts, etc., to be 
ministers, etc., joined to, when 
defacing, etc., penalty 
incorporated, by-laws 
incorporation 

certificate of organization . 
filing record 
notice of meeting for 
officers, election 
membership in, associate, etc. 

property, conveyance to, deacons, wardens, etc., by 
minister, corporation to take gifts, member of, to be 

parsonage land, may take, etc. 
moving picture.? in (.see, supra, cinematographs), 
parades on Lord's day, music not permitted near 
pai'ishes (see Religious Societies). 
pubhc funds for, forbidden . . . Art 

records, births, marriages, etc., as to, copying 
preservation, etc. .... 

town, etc., clerk, delivery to, when 
See also Public Records. 
religious societies, connected with, privileges 
sale of property held in trust for 
sports, etc., on Lord's day, not permitted near 
stables in vicinity regulated, penalty 
suits, prosecution by committees - . 
taxation, property exempt 
trustees, to hold funds 

body corporate, may be 
wardens, conveyances by, invalid, when 

corporate bodies, deemed, for certain purposes 
See also Buildings; Public Buildings; Religious 
Societies. 
CIDER. 

See Apples; Beverages, Non-intoxicating, Cer- 
tain; Intoxicating Liquors; 
Vinegar. 
CIGARS AND CIGARETTES. 

cities not to pay for .... . 

lighted, dropping, etc., on forest lands, penalty . 
minors, sale or gift of, to certain, penalty . 

posting of law in shop, penalty for failure, etc. 
polling places, at, forbidden .... 

penalty ....... 

stables, use in, regulated, penalty 



94 

I 

XI 

136 

143 
266 
143 
68 
68 
67 
68 
68 
266 
67 
67 
67 
67 
67 
67 
67 
67 
68 
68 

. 136 

XLVI 

66 
66 
66 

67 

204 

136 

111 

68 

59 

68 

68 

68 

68 



186 



1131 



- 


10 


- 


50 


14 


1676 


1 


1764 


2,3 


3116 


85 


1783 


8 


840 


6 


840 


53, 54 


838 


1 


839 


2 


839 


98 


3135 


50 


838 


47 


837 


51 


838 


51 


838 


48 


838 


49 


838 


52 


838 


53,54 


838 


2 


839 


5 


840 


10, 11 


1675 


2 


59 


5 


827 


1 


826 


16 


829 


3 


831 


12 


2597 


22, 27 


1677, 1678 


156, 157 


1364, 1365 


8 


840 


5 (10. 11) 


688 


13 


841 


4 


840 


6 


840 


1 


839 



. 44 


58 


500 


. 148 


54 


1857 


. 270 


6 


3164 


. 270 


7 


3165 


. 54 


73 


613 


. 56 


41 


658 


. 272 


86C, 86F 


3196 



194 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CIGARS AND TOBACCO. 

expenditures for, by political committees, regulated 
CINDERS. 

shoaHng harbor with, penalty .... 
CINEMATOGRAPHS. 

armories, use in certain, regulated 

booth, inspection and approval, when, penalty 

Boston, laws not applicable to 

special regulations in . 
cellulose acetate films, effect of use . 

sale of combustible, etc., as, penalty 
certain laws not to apply, when 
churches, theatres, etc., operation in 
combustible, etc., films, sale, etc., as safety, penalty 
examination for Ucense to operate, eligibihty for 
fire, precaution against, penalty 
general penalty 
inspection and approval . 

fees ..... 
licenses and permits, assistants' 
first class .... 
operation without, forbidden, when, penalty 
second class 
special .... 

exhibitions, for, fee . 
suspension, revocation, appeal 
limelight, use with, forbidden, penalty 
oxyhydrogen gas, use with, forbidden, penalty 
rules and regulations for use 
safety films, standard width, use in schools, license 
and approval 
fee .... . 
operator, Ucense of . 
sale of combustible, etc., as, penalty 
sale regulated, penalty 
state inspectors to inspect apparatus, fees 
See also Theatrical Exhibitions, Shows and 
Amusements. 
CIRCULARS. 

political, unsigned, forbidden, penalty 

CIRCUS. 

See Theatrical Exhibitions, Shows and Amuse- 
ments. 
CITATIONS. 

probate accounts, on, issue to interested parties 
See also Probate Courts. 
CITIES. 

See Cities and Towns. 
CITIES AND TOWNS, 
in general: 

cities to have powers of towns . . . . 

city councils to have powers of towns 

aldermen to have powers of selectmen, except 
laws relative to towns to apply to cities 
town, term excludes city, civil service laws, as 
to . . . 

election laws, as to . 
municipal finance laws, as to 
public parks, etc., as to 
shore reservations, as to 
term includes city, when 

Highway Fund, as to certain uses of 
abandonment of easement, etc., by 
acceptance of statutes by (see Statutes). 



Chapter 



55 

102 

33 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 

143 
143 
143 
143 
143 
143 



55 
56 



206 



Section 




Page 


5 




639 


17 




1202 


49 




320 


72,84 


1781 


1783 


82 




1782 


72 




1781 


83 




1782 


87 




1784 


83 




1782 


85 




1783 


87 




1784 


77, 79 




1782 


72, 84 


1781 


1783 


84 




1783 


72, 73 




1781 


74 




1781 


76 




1781 


75, 77, 78 


1781, 


1782 


75, 84 


1781, 


1783 


77 




1782 


75, 80, 85 


1781 


-1783 


82 




1782 


81 




1782 


72, 84 


1781, 


1783 


72, 84 


1781, 


1783 


73,84 


1781, 


1783 


86 




1783 


86 




1783 


86 




1783 


87 




1784 


88 




1784 


73, 74 




1781 


34 




646 


65 




661 



23A 



2615 



40 




401 


39 




394 


39 




394 


40 




401 


31 




242 


50 




544 


44 




485 


45 




502 


45 


23A 


507 


4 


7(34) 


113 


90 


34 


1008 


40 


15 


410 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



195 



CITIES AND TOWNS — Co7i(inued. 
in general — Continued. 

accounting systems in . 

See also Municipal Finance. 

accounts due, collection by city, etc., collector 

actions, against, labor, for 
by and against, venue 
by, treasurer, etc., may prosecute certain 
interrogatories .... 

process against, service 

acts constituting, provisions continued . 

advertising of advantages by 

agriculture, aid to, in conjunction with county 
demonstration work in, appropriations for 
taking of land for .... 

aircraft, landing places for, on property of, estab- 
lishment, etc. 
to provide ..... 

aldermen to have powers of selectmen, except 

American Legion, may lease quarters for 

annexation, procedure on petition to general court 

annual reports ..... 

certain officers, etc., of, regulation by by-law 
poor persons aided, names excluded from 
state library, copy to . . . 

appointive positions in (see Civil Service Laws) 

armories, parade grounds, etc., duties, etc., as to 

assessors (see Assessors of Taxes). 

bank deposits of . 

baths, public, etc., certain, may estabUsh 

betterments, payment by (see Betterments, 
Assessment of). 

bills, against, approval, oath, etc. . . . . 

and accounts due to, designation of payee . 

birds, protection of, appropriations, wardens, etc. . 

blasting, petition to enforce laws, etc., as to . 

bonds, etc., of, held or owned by treasurer, actions on 
indemnifying, register of sureties on, to keep 
sinking fund commissioners of county, regis- 
tration by, penalty 

issued by, registration, penalty .... 



taxation, exempt .... 

See also Municipal Finance (Index pp. 906, 907). 
books, etc., commonwealth, from, care, etc. 

libraries, borrowing from, expenditures 
boundaries, in general .... 

changes in, to be noted on county maps 

determination, land court jurisdiction 

highway maps to show 

removal, destruction, etc., penalty 

survey, improvement 

See also Boundaries. 
bridges, regulation of speed on 

repair by several .... 

See also, infra, in general, drawbridges; Bridges. 
building, laws (see Buildings). 

Unes on ways, estabUshment in certain 
buildings, etc., of, art commission as affecting 

height, limitation ..... 
liens not to attach to ... . 



Chapter 



44 

41 
149 
223 

41 
231 
223 

40 

40 
128 
128 
128 

90 
90 
39 
40 
3 
40 
40 
40 
40 



44 
40 



Section 



35-38, 41, 43 

38A 

28 

7,8 

37, 38 

65 

28, 36, 37 

1 

6A 

40-45 

45 

45 

57 

57 

1 

9 

5 

49 

21 (12, 13) 

51 

50 



33 35-38, 42, 45, 46 



55, 55A 
12 



52 
38A 
18 
21 
36 
57 

43 
39 

43 

52, 61 

4-6 

5 (25) 

1 (a 2) 

48 

8 

1-12 

2 

Ki) 
1 

94 
33 

21 
2-4 



37 

84 

11 

2 

6 



496, 497 

434 
1868 
2795 

434 

2865 

2799, 2800 

401 

406 

1576, 1577 

1577 

1577 

1019 

1019 

394 

407 
98 
422 
412 
422 
422 

315-317 

500 
408 



436 
434 
1624 
1850 
433 
438 

370 

224 
370 
499, 501 
1244, 1245 
691 
758 

421 

899 
453-455 

356 
2482 

930 
3134 
1031 

969 
956, 957 



947 

445 

504 

1765 

3050 



196 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. ^^^^^^' 

in general — Continued. 

buildings, etc., of — Concluded. 

public, not subject to liens .... 254 

sectional restriction ...... 40 

security for labor, etc., on .... 149 

See also Buildings. 
burial places, public, to provide . . . ,114 

carriages, etc., regulation 40 

cemeteries, etc., powers and duties as to . . 114 

chapter thirty-nine, effect ..... 39 

chief engineer (see Fire Departments). 

children, protection and care, etc., in . . .119 

See also Minors; Poor and Indigent Persons. 

city councils to have powers of towns ... 39 

city, included in term town, when ... 4 

Highway Fund, certain uses of, as to 90 

not included in term town, civil service laws, as to 31 

election laws, as to . . . . .50 

municipal finance laws, as to . . . .44 

public parks, etc., laws, as to . . . .45 

shore reservations, as to . . . .45 

powers of town, to have, when .... 40 

civil service laws, appUcation to . . . .31 

See also Civil Service Laws. 
claimants against, oath ..... 40 

clerks of (see City and Town Clerks). 

clinics, dental, medical and health, regulated . .111 

See also Clinics. 
compensation to injured, etc., workmen . . 152 

consolidation, procedure on petition to general court 3 
contracts, certain purposes, for . . . .40 

custody ........ 41 

garbage disposal, for ..... 40 

public works, for (see Labor, public employees). 
sewers to protect water supply, for . . . 40 

conveyances, leases, etc., by .... 40 

corporations, to be . . . . . .40 

corporate powers continued .... 40 

creditors of, notice to, etc., interest ... 41 
debt limit, legislative petitions for authority to 

exceed ... 3 

debts due to, preferred [see Preferred Claims (Index 

p. 1032) ]. 
deeds to, preservation ...... 66 

departmental records, etc., of, proof 233 

departments, etc., of, clerk to record proceedings. 

etc., to designate . . .66 

public records of, custody .66 

deposits, certain, of, in savings banks, exempt from 

limit of amount .... 168 

direction signs on ways .... 85 

dispensaries, tuberculosis, regulated, penalty . .111 

division, procedure on petition to legislature . . 3 

settlements, as affecting ... .116 

documents, reports, etc., furnished by common- 
wealth, may insure ... 5 
drains, obstruction of, liability to, in tort, for . 83 
private, acceptance of law as to . . .83 

drawbridges, regulation 85 

easements, takings by . . . . . .40 

educational trust funds, may hold ... 40 

electricity, supply to, after expiration of contract 164 

employees of (see Labor, public employees; Mu- 
nicipal Officers and Employees). 



Section 



Page 



6 


3050 


25-30 


413^15 


29 


1868 


10 


1402 


22 


413 


10-27 


1402-1405 


24 


400 


1-83 


1439-1456 


1 


394 


7(34) 


113 


34 


1008 


1 


242 


1 


544 


1 


485 


1 


502 


23A 


607 


1 


401 


47-49 


254 



46 



50 



76 

6 
6 

31 
1 

57 

5 

1(6) 

15 
9 

12 
26,27 

14 

3 

125A 



421 



1337 



69-75 


1930, 1931 


5 


98 


4 


402 


57 


438 


4 


402 


41 


418 


3 


401 


1 


401 


1 


401 


51 


436 



99 



828 
2913 

827 
827 

2209 

964 

1338 

98 

1426 

121 
951 

952 
970 
409 
401 
2167 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

entertainments, public, certain, on Lord's day, may 

license ..... 136 

explosives in (see Explosives and Inflammable 

Fluids and Compounds). 
fees of city and towTi officers, disposition, etc. . 40 

ferries, maintenance by ..... 88 

finances (see Municipal Finance). 

fines and forfeitures, certain, payment to . . 280 

fire, commissioners (see Fire Departments, com- 
missioners). 
departments (see Fire Departments). 
districts (see Districts). 
engineers, etc. (see Fire Departments). 
insurance companies, mutual, as members of . 175 
outside aid in extinguishing . . . .48 

See also Fires and Fire Prevention and 
Protection. 
firemen, may indemnify ..... 41 

pensions for ....... 32 

widows of, annuities to . . . . .32 

See also Fire Departments; Firemen. 
fireworks in (see Explosives and Inflammable 

Fluids and Compounds). 
fisheries, herring, etc., for, creation, regulation, etc., 

by, penalty .... 130 

food and other necessaries, may supply in war 

/ Art. XLVII 



Section 



time, etc. 



1 



footways, may lay out 
forest fires (see Fires and Fire Prevention and 
Protection; Forests and Fores- 
try). 
forests, municipal 
garbage disposal, contracts for 
gas, and electricity, contracts for, supply to, after 
expiration 
mains, in, survey, boards of, as affecting 

laying in . 
meters, penalties for failure to have sealed and 

stamped, to receive 
supply to, after expiration of contract 
general court, counsel before committees of, appro 

priations for 
gifts, etc., to, inheritance tax, exemption 

judicial enforcement, etc., of . . . 

Grand Army, etc., meeting place for, may provide 

soldiers' aid, may disburse through 
graves of soldiers, etc., to provide care for 
guide posts on ways, to maintain, penalty 
gypsy and brown tail moths, suppression 

See also Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. 
half holidays for laborers .... 

harbors, rivers, etc., appropriations for . 
hay, scales, to regulate, etc. .... 

weighers of, to regulate fees and compensation 
health, boards of (see Health, Local Boards of). 
clinics (see Clinics). 
laws, application to cities . . . . . 

homemaking, demonstration work in, appropria- 
tions for . . . . . 

taking of land for ...... 

hospitals, dangerous diseases, for (see Hospitals, 
dangerous diseases, for). 



40 

82 



132 
40 

164 

41 

164 

164 
164 

40 
65 

214 
40 
40 

115 
85 

132 

41 
91 
94 

94 



111 

128 
128 



21 (13) 
6-8 



76 
59A 



100 

85, 85A 
88,89 



44-47 



189 

45 
45 



197 

Page 
1672 



412 
979 

3273 



2337 

528 



448 

301, 302 

302 



1594 



- 


60 


19,20 


411 


33 


947 


35 


1661 


4 


402 


125A 


2167 


77 


443 


70, 70A 


2152 


113 


2165 


125A 


2167 


5(15) 


404 


1 


813 


3(11) 


2668 


5(11) 


403 


5(11) 


403 


22 


1423 


1 


964 


8, 11-29 


1653-1659 


110 


451 


29 


1030 


236 


1147 


236 


1147 



1371 

1577 
1577 



198 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

hospital treatment, poor persons, for, contracts for 
hot water and steam, pipes for transmission of 
illegal expenditures, etc., by, restraint . 
improvement districts, establishment in 
incorporation, procedure on petition to general court 
indebtedness, net, of, term defined 

See also Municipal Finance (Index pp. 905-909) 
infants, protection and care, etc., in 

See also Minors; Poor and Indigent Persons 
infirmaries, local ..... 

See also Infirmaries, Local. 
injuries to property by, damages for 

See also Eminent Domain. 
insane, etc., no responsibility for support, etc. 
institutions of, eight hour law, so-called, not appU 

cable to ... . 

insurance, municipal buildings, of, fund for 

property, books, etc., from commonwealth, of 

workmen's compensation, funds for . 
interest on reversionary gifts, may pay . 
internal poUce, by-laws may regulate 
judgments against, annual tax, as affecting 
jury hsts in (see Juries and Jurors). 
laborers (see Labor, public employees; Munic- 
ipal Officers and Employees). 
landing place, common, discontinuance by, regu- 
lated . 

laying out 

See also Landing Places. 
land takings by, in general . 

drill and parade grounds, etc 



Section 



40 
40 
40 
40 
3 
4 

119 
47 
79 

123 

149 
40 
5 
40 
40 
40 
59 



for 



municipal purposes, for 



what officers act 
See also Eminent Domain. 
leases of public buildings 
liability for torts in operation of municipal lighting 
plants ..... 

libraries, pubUc, may establish and maintain . 
licenses and permits (see Licenses and Permits). 
lighting plants, municipal .... 

See also Municipal Lighting Plants. 
lights, street, survey, boards of, as affecting . 
See also Lighting, public; Municipal Lighting 
Plants. 
lockups ........ 

Lord's day, special provisions as to (see Licenses 

AND Permits; Lord's Day). 
low land and swamps, improvement of, assessments 
on, for .... 

lumber, measurers of, election, etc. 

Ucensing, to act in adjoining town . 

majority, etc., vote, term defined ... 

markets, public, certain, may provide, etc. 
masonry inspectors employed by, qualifications 
mattresses, etc., notice of violations of laws as to 
measurers of wood and bark, appointment, etc. 
memorials for soldiers, etc., property for, may hold 
etc. ..... 

metropolitan, districts, in, notice of certain projects to 
powers and duties as to, in general 
parks district .... 



79 
33 

40 

74 
79 



40 

164 

78 

164 
41 



40 



252 
96 
96 
4 
44 
40 
31 
94 
94 

40 
30 
92 
92 



4 


402 


43 


420 


53 


422 


44 


421 


5 


98 


7(20) 


112 


1-83 


1439-1456 


1-11 


515, 516 


9-18 


906-910 


2 


1478 


36 


1870 


13 


409 


15 


121 


13A 


409 


4 


402 


21(1) 


411 


23 


697 



17, 18 




981 


14 




980 


1-45 


902 


!-916 


37 




315 


14 




409 


17 




878 


2 




903 


3 




401 


64 




2151 


7 




899 


34-69 


2143- 


-2152 


77 




443 



34-37 



11 

7 

8 

6(7) 

1 

10 

41 

275 

296 



416, 417 



3033 

1168 

1168 

110 

485 

407 

251 

1160 

1163 



3 401 

35A 235 

32, 60, 87, 97 1047, 1054, 1062 

42, 56, 88 1050, 1053, 1063 



40 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 
metropolitan — Concluded. 

sewerage districts ..... 
water district ...... 

See also Metropolitan Districts. 
militia, relative to (see Militia). 
minors, protection and care, etc., in . , 

See also Minors; Poor and Indigent Persons 
motor vehicles owned by, compulsory liability insur- 
ance law exemption 
fee for registration ..... 

indemnification of employees operating 
municipal, buildings insurance fund, may establish 
etc. ..... 

standards of weights and measures 
See also Weights and Measures. 
nautical schools, may establish, etc. 
numbering of buildings, by-laws as to . 
officers, election ...... 

See also Municipal Officers and Employees; 
and specific titles of officers, 
official letters, size ...... 

ordinances and by-laws (see Ordinances and By- 
Laws, Municipal). 
original powers to continue .... 

parade grounds and ranges, duties as to 
parks, gifts, bequests, etc., in aid of, may take in 
trust for .... 

public, takings, etc., of land for, approval . 
pay rolls, approval ..... 

peace, etc., preserving in, by-laws may regulate 
pensions for employees, firemen, etc. 

janitors, school, etc. .... 

laborers ....... 

police, etc. ...... 

teachers ....... 

See also, infra, in general, retirement systems 
for employees; Retirement Sys- 
tems and Pensions. 
permits by (see Licenses and Permits). 
personal property, disposal . . . . . 

petroleum inspectors (see Petroleum and Petro- 
leum Products). 
physical aspects of, corporations to improve . 
planning boards ...... 

playgrounds, etc. ..... 

plumbing supervision by (see Plumbing, supervision) 
police, departments in . 

officers, may indemnify .... 

pensions for ..... 

widows, etc., of, annuities to . 
See also Police Officers. 

political contributions as affecting, penalties . 

See also Elections, corrupt practices (Index 
pp. 418, 419). 
poor in, hospital treatment for . 
settlement, without, support by 

state reimbursement .... 

support, burial, etc., of, by . . . 

See also Minors; Poor and Indigent Persons; 

Public Welfare, Local Boards of. 

population, term defined . . . . . 



LAWS. 




199 


Jter 


Section 


Page 


92 
92 


1, 2, 5-9 

10,11, 16,24, 

26-31 


1038, 1039 
1040-1042, 
1044-1047 


19 


1-83 


1439-1456 


90 
90 
41 


lA 

33 
lOOA 


987 

1006 

448 


40 
98 


13 
5-7 


409 
1172, 1173 


74 
40 
41 


52 

21 (10) 

1-11 


885 
411 

425-428 



40 



52 



21 (11) 



422 



. 40 


1 


401 


. 33 


42,45 


317 


n 

. 45 


3 


503 


. 45 


3 


503 


. 41 


52 


436 


. 40 


21(1) 


411 


. 32 


80-85A, 88, 89, 91 


300-302, 304 


. 32 


44, 91 


290, 304 


. 32 


77 


299 


. 32 


83-91 


301-304 


. 32 


15-17, 42, 43, 91 


275, 290, 304 



412 



. 180 


4 


2442 


. 41 


70-72 


441, 442 


. 45 


14-18 


504-506 


. 41 


97 


447 


. 41 


100 


448 


. 32 


83-91 


301-304 


. 32 


88, 89, 91 


302, 304 


/ 55 


9-15 


641, 642 


•\ 56 

X 


56, 59-61 


660, 661 


. 40 


4 


402 


. 122 


14, 17, 18 


1474, 1475 


. 122 


14, 15, 18 


1474, 1475 


. 117 


1-43 


1428-1435 



7(41) 



113 



200 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



49 

126 

127 
127 

127 
40 
40 
40 

149 
45 
80 



40 
149 



149 



Chapter 

CITIES AND TOWNS — Co7itinued. 
in general — Contimied. 

pounds, may maintain, etc. ..... 

See also Pounds. 
prisoners, burial of deceased, expenses, when paid by 
employment in land improvement, public works, 
etc., by .... . 

sick, support of, at end of sentence, payment by 
prison-made articles, use in offices of departments, 

etc., penalty 
property, may hold and convey 
prudential affairs, etc., may regulate 
public, buildings, leasing 

security for payment by contractor 
domain, powers as to 
improvements, assessment of cost 

See also Betterments, Assessment of. 
utiUties department, state, prosecution or defence 
of proceedings before, appropriations 
works, actions for labor on ... . 

employment on (see L.\bor, public em- 
ployees; Municipal Officers and 
Employees). 
security for payment by contractor 
quarantine (see Quarantine). 
rates of public service corporations, prosecutions 

relative to, appropriations 
reading rooms ..... 

real estate, sale by, application of proceeds 
reclamation projects 
recognizance by . 
records, copies as evidence . 
custody, penalty 
fireproof vaults for . 
ink, standard .... 

inspection and copies, regulation by 
making of copies 
preservation, etc. 
See also Public Records. 
recreation, etc., of inhabitants of, corporations to 
promote ..... 

registrars of voters [see Elections, in general 
(Index pp. 411, 439, 440); Regis- 
trars OF Voters] 
reserved spaces in certain ways 
reserve fund, establishment . 
reservoirs, use of, by-laws as to 
. retirement systems for employees 

See also Retirement Systems and Pensions. 
riot, liability for property destroyed in . 
road material prepared by prisoners, sale to . 
rules, certain, by boards, etc., filing with clerk . 
sanitary stations ..... 

schools, school committees, etc. (see Schools, 

public). 
seal, use, custody, etc. ... 

unlawful, penalty .... 

settlements of poor persons in . . , 

See also Poor and Indigent Persons. 
sewage, disposal (see Sewage). 

works, establishment, etc., by . 
sewers, common, by-laws as to 

may pay cost of, in other towns, etc., when 
See also Sewers and Drains. 
shellfish, plants for purifying . . . .40 



Section 



Page 



180 



22 


538 


22 


1529 


82,84 
151 


1551 
1563 


53-60 
3 

21(1) 

3 

29 

19-23 
1 


1545-1547 
401 
411 
401 
1868 
506 
917 


5(16) 
28 


404 

1868 



29 



1868 



40 


5(16) 


404 


40 


3, 5 (18) 


401, 404 


44 


63 


501 


252 


4A, 5A 


3026, 3027 


40 


45 


421 


233 


76 


2913 


66 


6, 7. 13, 14, 17 


827-829 


66 


11, 12 


828 


66 


2,4 


826, 827 


66 


10 


828 


66 


5 


827 


66 


1,8,9 


826, 828 



2442 



. 82 


34 


947 


. 40 


6 


406 


. 40 


21 (8) 


412 


. 32 


26-34, 36-38, 91 


283-289, 304 


. 269 


8 


3160 


. 127 


76, 78 


1550 


. 40 


33 


416 


. Ill 


33 


1335 


. 40 


47 


421 


. 268 


85 


3158 


. 116 


1-7 


1424-1427 


. 83 


5-7 


950, 951 


. 40 


21 (6) 


412 


. 40 


41 


418 



12A 



408 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



201 



CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 
sidewalks, establishment, etc. 

snow and ice, removal, etc., by-laws as to 

state highways, from .... 

defective ways, liability for, as affecting 
soldiers, sailors and marines, memorials to 
Spanish war veterans, may lease quarters to organi- 
zations of . 
sports and games, Lord's day, on, regulated, when 
sprinkUng of pubUc ways .... 
stables, Ucensing, etc., regulated, penalty 
state aid and reimbursement, animals, inspectors of 
compensation 

armories ...... 

burial of soldiers ..... 

dangerous diseases, certain expenses in relation to 

deaf, special classes for .... 

English, etc., instruction in . . . 

forest fires ...... 

equipment for fighting .... 
mothers with dependent children, aid to certain 
moth, gypsy, etc., suppression . 
old age assistance ..... 



poor, support, etc., of . . . 

schools, public (see Schools, public). 
seamen, shipwrecked 

snow, etc., removal from state highways 

state and miUtary aid 

taxes, pubUc institutions, on, for loss of 

tuberculosis subsidies 

vocational schools .... 

ways, as to . 



Chapter 



state, and military aid, appropriations, payments 
deductions from reimbursements for failure to 
keep certain records, etc. 

fire marshal, refusal to obey rules, etc., of, pen 
alty 

land, conveyance to, for highway purposes . 
street railways, transportation areas 

See also Street Railways. 
suits by and against ..... 
surety bonds, premiums on, payment, by-laws as to 
survey, boards of ..... 

swimming instruction, may provide 
taxation, local (see Taxation). 
teachers, municipal pensions for, appropriations, etc 

repeal of laws as to . 
telephone and telegraph rates, reduced, to 

tenement house laws ..... 

See also Tenement Houses. 
tires, width of, by-laws as to 
tortious liability of (see Tort, municipal liability 

in). 
town, city to have powers of, when 

term excludes city, civil service laws, as to . 
election laws, as to 



83 

/ 40 

\ 85 

81 

84 

40 

40 
1.36 

40 
111 

129 

33 

115 

111 

69 

69 

/ 40 

\ 48 

40 

118 

132 

118A 

117 

121 

122 

/ 102 

\ 121 

81 

115 
58 

111 
74 
81 
82 
90 

115 

117 

148 

30 

161 

40 
40 
41 
40 

32 

32 

159 

/ 144 

t 145 

40 



Section 



25-28 

21(3) 

5 

19 

17-20 

3, 5 (12) 

9A 

21-32 

16-18 

155, 157 

17 

38 

20 

116, 121, 142 

28 

10 

11 

24, 28B 

11 

6 

14, 15 

3 

17, 18 

42 

14, 15, 18 

5 

42 

19 

15 

13-17 

76, 77 

8A-14, 19-22 

26-29 

8 

34 

3 

35 

30 

44A 
143-160 

2 

5(1) 

73-81 

12 

42 

17 

15 

1-98 

1-63 

21(9) 



Page 



954, 955 

412 

966 

934 

961, 962 

401, 403 

407 
1677, 1678 

410 
1364, 1365 

1582 

316 

1422 

1356, 1357, 1362 

848 

845 

408 

521, 523 

408 

1436 

1655 

1437 

1430 

1471 

1474, 1475 

1200 

1471 

934 

1419 

672, 673 

1345, 1346 

877-879 

936, 937 

941 

1008 

1413 

1434 

1853 

238 

2120-2124 

401 

402 

442-444 

408 

290 

275 

1993 

1785-1806 

1807-1819 

412 



40 
31 
50 



1 


401 


1 


242 


1 


544 



202 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



CITIES AND TO^NNS — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 
town — Concluded. 

term excludes city — Concluded. 
municipal finance laws, as to . 
public parks, etc., as to 
shore reservations, as to 
term includes city, when . 

Highway Fund, certain uses of, as to 
treasurer, park commissioner, not to serve as 

state aid, etc., returns to commissioner of state 

aid and pensions . 
See also City and Town Treasurers. 
trespasses on buildings, etc., of, suits for 
trustees of gifts to, for charitable, etc., purposes 
annual report 
removal by probate court 
trust funds, etc., management 
may hold, etc. 

See also, supra, in general, gifts, etc., to. 
unclaimed property in hands of police 
vacations for laborers . 
valuation, term defined, in general 
highway improvements, as to 
metropolitan parks, as to 
See also Assessors of Taxes. 
veterans in service of, pensions for certain 

See also Veterans. 
Veterans of Foreign Wars, etc., may lease quarters for 
veterans' preference in employment of laborers 
See also Civil Service Laws (Index p. 228) ; Mu- 
nicipal Officers and Employees. 
voting precincts, notice to state secretary as to 
w^ages, weekly payment by, penalty 
water, boards or commissioners (see Water Boards 
AND Commissioners, Local; Water 
Supply). 
pipes, works, etc. (see Water and Aqueduct 

Companies; Water Supply). 
rates, collection by . 
ways, defects in, liability for, in general 
death, for, caused by . 
gas or electric company, liability over, of 
digging up [see Ways, public (Index p. 1459)] 
direction signs on .... • 

highways, laying out, alteration, etc. . 
lands, commonwealth, of, sales for . 
repair by . . . . • • 

proceedings on failure to vote funds for 
state, rights and liabilities as to 

See also Ways, public, state highways. 
monuments on, to establish, penalty for failure 
private, laying out, alteration, etc. 
public, maintenance of certain, improved by state 

funds . 
regulation of use 
repair, penalty 

survey, boards of, as affecting 
town, laying out, alteration, etc 
See also Ways. 
wood and bark, sale, etc., to regulate 
cities, aldermen, auditing accounts of 

See also Aldermen; Mayor and Aldermen. 
annual election, term, as applied to, includes biennial 
election 



44 
45 
45 
4 
90 
45 

115 

41 

68 
68 
41 
40 

135 

41 

4 

81 

92 

32 

40 
41 



54 
149 



1 


485 


1 


502 


23A 


607 


7(34) 


113 


34 


1008 


2 


502 


15 


1419, 1420 


36 


433 


13 


841 


14 


841 


45-47 


435, 436 


3 


401 


7-11 


1670, 1671 


111 


451 


7 (35) 


113 


31 


938 


59 


1054 


52-60 


292-294 


9 


407 


112 


452 


10 


598 


148 


1895 



. 40 


42A-42F 


. 84 




15-26 


. 229 




1 


. 164 




74 


. 85 




1 


. 82 




17-20 


. 30 




44A 


. 84 




1 


. 84 




7 


. 81 8, 


10-12, 15 


19,20 


. 86 




1 


. 82 




21-24 


. 81 




25 


. 85 




10 


. 84 




22 


. 41 




74-81 


. 82 




21-32 


. 94 




301 


. 44 




35-43 



7 (39) 



419, 420 

960-963 

2841 

2155 

964 
943 

238 

956 

957 

932-935 

973 
944 

935 

967 

962 

442-444 

944-947 

1164 
496, 497 



113 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



203 



CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. 
cities — Concluded. 

bark, slabs, etc., to regulate sale, when . 
boards of, bonus, etc., taking by member, penalty 
building department, balconies, etc., to regulate 
tenement house laws, under . 

buildings, height of .... . 

projections, etc., on, regulations as to 
charters, powers, etc., conferred by, continued 

granting, constitutional authority . . Art 

term defined ..... 
cigars, liquors, etc., not to pay for 
city officers (see Municipal Officers and Em- 
ployees). 
clerk (see City and Town Clerks). 
contracts of, city clerk, filed with . 
department heads, civil service laws, exempt from 

temporary ...... 

employment of persons by officers of, reports 

See also Civil Service Laws. 
establishment, constitutional authority . . Art 

gardening, poultry raising, etc., schools for, may 

establish, etc. 
health laws, application to . 
ice, inspection, etc. .... 

land, purchases by, valuation as affecting 

takings by aldermen 
licensing boards (see Licenses and Permits, in 
general, licensing authorities, etc.) 
municipal boards of, members, contracts, interest in 

certain, penalty 
officers, elective, certificate of election, to receive 

before acting 
ordinances, proof of .... . 

See also Ordinances and By-Laws, Municipal. 
pay rolls, regulated ..... 
salaries, payment regulated .... 
solicitor, term defined ..... 
street sprinkling, assessments for . 
tax limit in, fixing, etc. 

See also Municipal Finance. 
towns, to have powers of ... . 

See also, supra, in general, city; town. 
wards, etc., division into .... 

city and ward committees, election 

state secretary, notice to . 

voting lists, for ..... 

towns, annual meeting (see Town Meetings). 
annual report, by-laws as to 

jury list, to contain ..... 

printing, contents, etc. .... 

appropriation, finance, etc., committees, in 
by-laws (see Ordinances and By-Laws, Municipal) 
cities to have powers of ... . 

financial year ...... 

improvement associations in, may grant care, etc., of 
public grounds to . 

trespassing on grounds, penalty 
land takings by selectmen .... 
libraries, public, appropriations for 

election of trustees in ... . 

limited town meetings (see Town Meetings, repre 
sentative, standard form of). 



Chapter 



94 

268 

144 
45 

143 
40 
40 
II 
4 
44 



41 
31 
41 
31 

II 

74 
111 
40 
40 
43 
79 



268 



Section 



303 
10 

37 
11 

2 
23 

1 

'(5) 
58 



17 

5 

61A 

31 



15-17 

189 

24 

14 

30 

2 



10 



1164 
3153 

1795 
504 

1765 
413 
401 
47 
110 
500 



429 
243 
439 
249 

47 

878 
1371 
413 
409 
463 
903 



3153 



54 


137 


631 


233 


75 


2913 


41 


41-43 


434, 435 


41 


41-43 


434, 435 


4 


7(6) 


110 


40 


17 


410 


44 


29 


494 


40 


1 


401 


54 


1-3 


596 


52 


7 


563 


54 


10 


598 


51 


63 


561 


40 


21 (12) 


412 


234 


9 


2917 


40 


49 


422 


39 


16 


398 


40 


1 


401 


44 


56 


500 


45 


12 


504 


45 


13 


504 


79 


2 


903 


78 


10, 18 


899, 901 


78 


10, 17 


899, 900 



204 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



19, 20, 23 


399 


3 


503 


2 


502 


16 


505 



. 81 




3 




930 


[ 40 




13B 




409 


• • 1 41 


32A, 


102A, 106A 


433, 


449, 450 


. 94 




120 




1118 


. Ill 




158 




1365 


. 81 




26-29 




936, 937 


. 40 




7 




406 


. 84 




11 




958 



Chapter Section 

CITIES AND TOWNS — Continued. 
towns — Concluded. 

liquor, etc., licenses, voting on question of . .39 

notes of, certification, etc. (see Municipal Finance). 
parks, taking, etc., of land for, approval . . 45 

planning board in, may authorize, to act as park 

commissioners . . .45 

playground act, acceptance by certain . . . 45 

representative town meetings (see Town Meetings, 

representative, standard form 

of), 
road commissioners, improvement associations to 

care for public grounds, etc., under 

direction of ..... 45 12 

selectmen (see Select.men). 

sidewalk, construction by abutter on public way . 85 4 

small towns, road machinery, commonwealth to 

furnish to 

school physicians, special provisions 

slaughter of cattle, fee for license, in 
stables, licensing, etc., in . 
state repair, etc., of ways in 

snow and ice, removal 
state co-operation 

town, meetings (see Town Meetings). 

officers (see Municipal Officers and Employees). 

tree wardens (see Tree Wardens). 

voting precincts, division into, etc. ... 54 6-9 

ways, exterior lines, establishment ... 41 80 

See also Aldermen; Art Commissions, Municipal; Assessors of Taxes; Better- 
ments, Assessment of; Births, Marriages and Deaths, Return and 
Registry of; Boston; Buildings; City and Town Auditors; City and 
Town Clerks; City and Town Collectors; City and Town Physicians; 
City and Tow'n Registrars; City and Town Solicitors; City and Town 
Treasurers; City Charters; City Councils; City Election; City 
Engineers; City Foresters; City Government; City M.\rshals; City 
Officers; Civil Service Laws; Collectors of Taxes; Common Councils; 
Districts; Eight Hour Law, So-called; Elections; Electricity, lines 
for the transmission of; Eminent Domain; Fence Viewers; Finance Com- 
mittees; Fire Departments; Fires .\nd Fire Prevention and Protection; 
Firewards; Forests and Forestry; Gas and Electric Companies; Gypsy 
and Brown Tail Moths; Health, Local Boards of; Infirmaries, Local; 
Land Damages; Leopard Moths; Letters, Official; Licenses and Per- 
mits; Licensing Authorities, Commissions and Bo.a.rds; M.\yor and Alder- 
men; Mayor and City Council; Mayors; Metropolitan Districts; Moth 
Superintendents; Municipal Buildings; Municipal Buildings Insurance 
Fund; Municipal Finance; Municipal Lighting Plants; Municipal Of- 
ficers and Employees; Municipal Party; Municipal Statistics; Nautical 
Schools; Ordinances and By-Laws, Municipal; Park Commissioners; 
Parks and Reservations; Pay Rolls; Planning Boards; Playgrounds, 
Public; Police Boards, Commissions and Commissioners; Police Depart- 
ments; Police Matrons; Police Officers; Police Stations, Lockups and 
Houses of Detention; Poor and Indigent Persons; Proprietors op Towns; 
Public Buildings; Public Domain; Public Employees; Public Improve- 
ments; Public Officers; Public Records; Public Safety, Local Commis- 
sioners of; Public Welfare, Local Boards of; Public Works; Purchasing 
Agent; Railroads; Registrars of Voters; Representative Districts; 
Retirement Systems and Pensions; Sanitary Stations; Saturday, half 
holiday; Schools; Sealers of Weights and Measures; Selectmen; Sena- 
torial Districts; Shade Trees; Shire Towns; Sidewalks; Signboards; 
Sinking Fund Commissioners, municipal; Sinking Funds; Snow and Ice; 
Sports and Games; State Aid, Military Aid and Soldiers' Relief; Stat- 
utes; Street Lights and Lamps; Street Railways; Street Sprinkling; 
Streets, Superintendents of; Survey, Boards of; Taxation; Telephone 



Page 



504 



966 



597, 598 
444 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



205 



Chapter Section 

CITIES AND TOWNS ~ Concluded. 

AND Telegraph Companies; Telephone and Telegraph Lines; Tene- 
ment Houses; Tent Caterpillars; Theatres, Public Halls, etc.; Town 
House; Town Meetings; Town Proprietaries; Townships; Transpor- 
tation Areas; Tree Wardens; Tuberculosis; Vacations; Vocational 
Education; Voting Precincts; Wards and Voting Precincts; Wash 
Houses; Water and Sewer Boards, Local; Water Boards and Commis- 
sioners, Local; Waters and Waterways; Water Supply; Ways; Weigh- 
ers, Measurers and Surveyors of Commodities, Local; Weights and 
Measures; Workmen's Compensation. 
CITIZENS. 

commonwealth, of, definition ..... 1 

public, employment, equal opportunity to engage in 149 
preference in, etc. ..... 31 

works, emnloyment on, preference, penalty. . 149 

tests in textile schools, preference .... 74 

United States citizens, as . . . Art. XIV 

states of United States, of, rights in other states . Art. IV 

suits between, jurisdiction .... Art. IV 

United States, of, civil service eUgible lists confined to 31 
definition ....... Art. XIV 

hawkers and pedlers to be, or declared intention to 

become ..... 101 

militia, certain, enrolled in . . . . .33 

officers must be ...... 33 

pharmacists, registered, to be . . . .112 

privileges, etc., contracts, preference to . . . 149 

states not to abridge .... Art. XIV 

public works, employment in, preference, penalty . 149 

sporting and trapping licenses, reduced fees . . 131 

appUcations for . . . . . .131 

XIV 



Page 



color, 



Art 
etc. 
Art 
Art 
congress, as 
Art 



state citizenship, acquisition by 
voting rights of, denial forbidden, 
for . . 
sex, for ... . 

effect of denial, representation in 
to . . . 
CITIZENSHIP. 

duties of, schools, to be taught in 
CITRIC ACID. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 
CITY AND TOWN AUDITORS. 

accountant, in certain towns, superseded by 
appointments, reports of, to, cities, in 
appropriation orders, certification to, in cities . 
election ....... 

municipal, finance laws, judicial enforcement against 
violation by, penalty .... 

lighting plants, powers and duties as to, in cities 
powers and duties, in general .... 

appropriations, to receive estimates as to, local boards 

of health, from, when 
approval of bills, etc., by . 
assessors, certain information from, in cities . 
receipts, to notify of certain, in cities 
to notify, of debt requirements, in cities 
cash balances, verification .... 

civil service laws, unlawful employment, notice to 
notice to creditor, etc. .... 

prison-made goods, Ust of, sending to 

reserve fund in towns ..... 

schedules, etc., to, director of accounts, by 
treasurer, notice of payment to, to receive 
public trusts, accounts ..... 

temporary, appointment, etc. .... 



XV 
XIX 

XIV 

71 

112 



1 

43 

19 

26 

46A 

2 

2 

12 



22 
2 

86 

24 

179A 

26 
8 
6 



1,2 



35 



93 

1871 

246 

1867 

883 

12 

9 

8 

245 

12 

1195 

308 

329 

1379 

1902 

12 

1867 

1621 

1620 

12 

13 
14 

13 

855 
1381 



41 


55 


437 


31 


31 


249 


41 


15A 


429 


41 


1 


425 


44 


59 


501 


44 


62 


501 


64 


56 


2147 


41 


50-54 


436, 437 


11 


28 


1334 


41 


52 


436 


59 


23A, 23B 


698 


41 


54A 


437 


44 


16 


491 


41 


50,53 


436, 437 


31 


38 


250 


41 


51 


436 


27 


57 


1546 


40 


6 


406 


44 


43 


497 


41 


54 


437 


41 


53 


437 


41 


61A 


439 



206 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CITY AND TOWN AUDITORS — Concluded. 

term of office, in cities ...... 41 

vacancy in towns ....... 41 

See also Municipal Finance; Municipal Officers 
AND Employees. 
CITY AND TOWN CLERKS. 

provisions common to both, in general: 

certificates, etc., of, forging, etc., penalty . 

forged, uttering as true, penalty 
compensation, towTis, etc., may limit . 
county commissioners, reports of, to receive 

fees ...... 



Section 

48 
49 



436 
436 



copies, certificates, etc., for certain 
list, in office 
park commissioner, not eligible as 
service of process on 
temporary, to fill vacancy 
vacancy in office 
assistant clerks, solemnization of marriages by 
filing and recording of instruments with, index 
for 

abandonment of land by public works department 
arbitration of strikes, etc., copy of decisions 
assignment for benefit of creditors, fee 

assignments of wages, fees ... 

attachments of bulky goods, fee, etc. . 

bills of sale for security, fees 

bonds, blasting, for ..... 

bottles, vessels, etc., description of markings 

boundaries, state, changes 

boundary marks, town, etc., description 

business certificates stating name of party ir 

interest .... 

chattel mortgages, foreclosures, etc., fees 
chiropodists' certificates of registration, fees 

penalty .... 

church, etc., records, when 
constables' bonds ..... 
corporations, hunting, etc., membersliip lists of 

certain .... 

dogs, owners' bonds .... 

drains and sewers, plans, etc. 
elections, nomination papers, objections, etc. 
electricity, lines for the transmission of, location 

etc. ..... 

order granting ..... 

explosives, etc., certificate as to use of buildings for 

storing, etc. .... 
fences, assignments for repair, etc. 
fire chiefs, removal ..... 
firewards, acceptance, etc., of office 
fireworks, bond for storage and manufacture 
forest wardens, acceptances, etc., of office . 
gas mains, connecting locations for 
great ponds, close season, order for 
measurements 
occupation by director of division of fisheries 

and game, notice . 
ice cream cans, etc., registration 
labor claims .... 
landing places, common, laj^ing out by county 

commissioners 
licenses, certain, fees 



267 

267 

46 

35 

/ 46 

\262 

46 

262 
45 

223 
41 
41 

207 

41 

81 

150 

203 

154 

255 

223 

255 

148 

110 

1 

42 

110 
255 

112 
66 
41 

131 

140 

83 

53 

166 
166 

148 

49 

48 

48 

148 

48 

164 

131 

131 

131 
110 
149 

88 
140 



1 




3144 


5 




3145 


26 




514 


27 




366 


26 




514 


34, 35 




3095 


26 




514 


46 




3099 


2 




502 


37 




2800 


14 




428 


13, 14 




428 


38 




2626 


15 




429 


12 




933 


5,9 


1904 


, 1905 


41 




2593 


2,6 


1936 


1937 


3 




3057 


50,51 




2803 


3 




3057 


19 




1850 


17 




1312 


5 




94 


10 




455 


5 




1310 


3,6 


3057 


3058 


21,22 




1379 


16 




829 


92,93 




446 


8(2) 




1621 


160 




1744 


2 




949 


9, 11 


568, 569 


22 




2178 


22,28 


2178 


2180 


13 




1848 


6 




535 


58 




527 


1 




518 


40 




1855 


8 




519 


70A 




2152 


118 




1646 


43 




1629 


38, lis 


1628, 


1646 


21 




1313 


28 




1868 



15 980 

115, 118, 192. 202 1734, 1753, 1754 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CITY AND TOWN CLERKS — Continued. 
provisions common to both — Continued. 

filing and recording of instruments with — 

Coticluded. 
liens, vessels, on, statements of claim of, fees . 255 
married women's business certificates, fees . . 209 

orders as to street railway, gas and electric 

locations in . . . . .92 

militia, unorganized, lists ..... 33 

milk cans, registration . . . . .110 

mortgages of personal property, foreclosures, fees 255 

nuisances, certain, returns of abatements . .111 

optometrists' certificates of registration, fees . 112 

revocation . . . . . . .112 

oysters, licenses to plant, etc., fees . . . 130 
partnersliips, certificates stating parties in interest, 

penalty . . . . .110 

physicians' certificates of registration, fees, penalty 112 
pledges, notice of intention to sell . . . 255 

political committees, by . . . . .55 

ponds, measurements of certain . . . 131 

See also, supra, provisions common to both, 
filing and recording of instru- 
ments with, great ponds, 
public markets, petitions for . . . .40 

quahaugs, licenses to plant, etc., fees . . . 130 

railroad, etc., labor, etc., furnished, statement, etc. 159 

police, appointment, etc. . . . .159 

records, churches, parishes, etc., of . . .66 

representative districts, estabUshment . Art. XXI 

resignations ...... 41 

rules of towTi, etc., boards . . . .40 

salmon, rules for taking . . , . .131 

school committee report, copy . . . .72 

smoke permits ...... 140 

soldiers, etc., discharge papers . . . .115 

stallions, registration, fees . . . .140 

state, forests, etc., public utility locations in . 132 
highways, discontinuance . . . .81 

plans ....... 81 

steam engines and furnaces, licenses, etc. . . 140 

street railways, certificate of granting of tempo- 
rary location .... 161 

town, etc., by-laws, affidavits of notice, pubUcation 40 
trusts with transferable shares, copy of trust 

deed, etc 182 

voluntary associations, declaration, etc., copy . 182 

water, rates, certificate of acceptance of law . 40 

supply, protection of, orders, etc. . . .111 

ways, laying out, etc., of, description of location . 82 
pubhc, change of name, notice of appeal . . 85 

unreasonable refusal to accept certain, approval 

of county commissioners . . 82 

wharves and common real estate, proprietors' 

records . . . . .179 

powers and duties, appropriation orders, certifi- 
cation ...... 41 

auctioneers' Hcenses ...... 100 

audits, publication ...... 44 

to report person making . . . .44 

autopsy, data from medical examiners . . 38 

beasts impounded, warrant to fix costs, etc. . 49 

beverages, certain non-intoxicating, licenses for, 

signing ..... 138 

billiard, etc., tables, licenses for .... 140 



Section 



207 

Page 



15 


3059 


10, 11 


2640, 2641 


46 


1051 


6 


309 


21 


1313 


3,6 


3057, 3058 


139 


1361 


70 


1390 


71 


1390 


131 


1609 


5 


1310 


8 


1376 


8 


3058 


4 


639 


43 


1629 


10 


407 


87 


1599 


98, 99 


2016 


90, 91 


2014, 2015 


16 


829 


- 


72 


109 


451 


33 


416 


61 


1632 


4 


871 


133 


1738 


24 


1424 


176 


1747 


34A 


1660 


12 


933 


5,6 


931 


5, 118 


1734 


73 


2104 


32 


416 


2 


2455 


2 


2455 


42A 


419 


161 


1365 


8,32 


941, 947 


3 


965 



27 



15 



946 



2437 



15A 




429 


2 




1186 


40 




497 


42 




497 


7 




390 


36 




540 


11 




1684 


202, 205 


1754, 


1755 



208 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CITY AND TOWN CLERKS — Continued. 
provisions common to both — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

births, marriages and deaths, registry of, etc. 
See also Births, Marriages and Deaths, 
Return and Registry of. 
books, records, etc., custody 
borrowing, report of .... 

bowling alleys, licenses for, etc. 

burial permits ...... 

burnt, dilapidated, etc., buildings, abatement 
civil service examinations, notices, to post . 

penalty for neglect, etc. 
county reports, to receive copies of 
crabs, Ucenses for taking .... 

dead bodies, infected, removal permits, penalty 
deaths, of residents, notice to registrars of voters 
records, medical examiners to certify certain 
data for ... . 

dogs, hcensing ...... 



fees, accounts ..... 
disposition ..... 

penalty ...... 

oaths as to dangerous, before 
elections, absent voters .... 

announcement of certain votes 

ballot boxes, voting, counting machines, etc. 

ballots, delivery ..... 

lists, etc., disposition .... 

preparation, etc. .... 

primaries for, preparation, etc. 

substitutes for lost, etc., to prepare 

unlawful examination, penalty 
caucuses, ballots, check hsts, etc., to preserve 

official ballots, using .... 

recount of votes .... 

results, etc. ..... 

city and town primaries 

contested ...... 

election officers ..... 

governor, of, returns, etc. . . . Art 

information to voters .... 

instructions to voters .... 

interference with, penalty 
nominations for officers, objections to 
number of voters checked, returns to state secre 
tary, etc. .... 

officers for primaries, designation . 
penalties, subject to ... . 

presidential primaries .... 

records of votes, correction 

examination ..... 

representative in general court, for 

transmission to state secretary 
recounts ...... 

registrar of voters, as . 

representative districts, return of apportion- 
ment ..... Art 

returns of votes, ballots, etc. . 

seals, precinct, to furnish 

statements of political expenses 

state primaries, canvass and return of votes at 



46 



40 

44 

140 

114 

139 

31 

31 

35 

130 

111 

51 

38 
140 



140 

140 

140 

140 

54 

54 

54 

54 

54 

54 

53 

54 

56 

53 

53 

53 
53 
53 
54 
54 
III 
54 
54 
56 
53 

54 
53 
56 
53 
54 
54 
54 
54 
54 
51 

XXI 

54 
54 
55 
53 



Section 



1-29 



48 

28 

202, 205 

45, 46 

1 

8 

9 

27 

90A-90C 

107 

14 



137-140, 145-147, 

150 

147 

139, 140, 147 

169 

157 

86-94, 99, 102 

105 

28-32, 39 

59, 60 

107-109 

40-47 

32, 36 

61 

23 

86, 87 

90, 91, 95, 101-103, 

105, 106, 110-112 

87 

80, 86 

58-64 

134 

14, 20 

48,49 
48 
44 
12 

132 

29,30 

23-28 

68 

111, 123 
111 

124-129 

112, 123 
134, 135 

15-17, 19, 23 



105-109 

30 

16-23 

52 



Page 



508-514 



421 

494 

1754, 1755 

1408, 1409 

1703 

244 

244 

366 

1600, 1601 

1354 

550 

390 
1739-1742 

1741 

1740, 1741 

1746 

1743 

616-620 

620 

602, 604 

609 

622 

604-607 

574, 575 

610 

655 

585 

686-591 

585 

584, 585 

580, 581 

629 

599, 600 

36 

607 

607 

658 

569 

628 

573 
655, 656 

581 
623, 626 

623 
627, 628 
623, 626 

629 
550-552 

72 

620-622 

602 

642-644 

578 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



209 



Mu- 



to 



CITY AND TOWN CLERKS — Continued, 
provisions common to both — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 
elections — Concluded. 
testimony, effect ..... 

wards or voting precincts, division into . 
explosives, etc., licensing, notice, etc. 
fees (see Fees). 

firemen, etc., death of, certification 
forest lands and products, taxation and classifi 
cation ..... 

free employment offices, bulletins, penalty . 

gas companies, public utilities department order 

for laying main, to record, etc. 
guardian, minor may nominate, before, when 
hunting and fishing licenses, issue, etc., fees 
index of instruments filed, etc. 
intelligence offices, licenses 
junk dealers, etc., hcenses 
jurors, drawing 
jury lists, delivery to 

custody of box 
landing places, common 
lighting plants, municipal, penalty 

See also Gas and Electric Companies; 
NiciPAL Lighting Plants. 
liquor licenses, signing .... 

lobsters, licenses to take, issuance, fee, etc. 
marriages ...... 

militia, assessors' Hsts for enrolment in 

milk containers, registration of permission 

use ...... 

municipal lighting plants, votes concerning, to 

transmit copies, penalty for failure 

oaths of officers before 

officers, lists to state secretary 

oaths .... 

oleomargarine, sale . 

oysters, Ucenses to plant, etc., fee, in certain 

counties 
pawnbrokers, liceases 
picnic groves, licenses 
poUce chief, etc., name of, to send to commissioner 

of public safety 
records, municipal, attestation of signatures 
public, custody of certain 

copies, to certify .... 

oath of retiring officer as to, before 
preservation ..... 

votes, certain, of . 

See also Public Records. 
registrars of voters, as ... . 

reports, annual, etc., to send to state library 

retirement system, copy of vote, certification 

skating rinks, licenses 

smoke permits, signing 

sporting and trapping licenses 

steam engines and furnaces, changes in, service 

of order 
survey, boards of . . . 

transient vendors, fees, recovery 
way, laying out, etc. 

notice of injury on, given to, when 
weapons, posting laws as to carrying 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



50 

54 

148 

48 

61 
149 

164 
201 
131 

41 
140 
140 
234 
234 
234 

88 
164 



138 

130 

207 

33 

94 

164 
41 
41 
41 
94 

130 
140 
140 

147 
233 
66 
66 
66 
66 
41 

51 

40 

32 

140 

140 

131 

140 

41 

101 

82 

84 

269 



8 


545 


10 


598 


13 


1848 


83 


533 


1-6 


755, 756 


167, 168 


1900 


70A 


2152 


2 


2566 


&-11 


1620-1622 


15 


429 


202, 205 


1754, 1755 


202, 205 


1754, 1755 


20,21 


2919 


5 


2916 


7 


2917 


15, 17 


980, 981 


37-39, 43 


2144, 2145 


11 


1684 


104 


1604 


12, 19-44 


2621-2627 


6,51 


309, 320 


45 


1098 


37-39 


2144 


15, 107 


429, 450 


15 


429 


15 


429 


52,53 


1100, 1101 


131 


1609 


202, 205 


1754, 1755 


202, 205 


1754, 1755 


31 


1839 


76 


2913 


7-17 


827-829 


7 


827 


14 


829 


9 


828 


15 


429 


15, 16, 23 


550, 552 


50 


422 


27 


283 


202, 205 


1754, 1755 


133 


1738 


5-12 


1620-1623 



116 1734 

74, 78 442, 443 

5, 10 1191, 1192 

3, 5, 8, 11, 18, 27, 32 939-943, 946, 947 

19 961 

11 3161 



210 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



41 
140 
140 
31 
50 
50 
41 

41 
54 

79 



Chapter 
CITY AND TOWN CLERKS — Cnnduded. 
city clerks, in general, assistant, clerks 
bonds, dogs, licensing, fees for . 
license fees, etc., to account for 
ci\'il service laws, two employees exempt from 
term, defined, election laws, as to 

includes election commissioners, when 
of office, in certain cities 
filing and recording of instruments with, contracts 
and changes in, penalty 
election officers, appointments . 
eminent domain, taking public land by, certificate 
of vote .... 

powers and duties, elections, candidates, lists 
posting, etc. 
caucuses, official ballots, using 
certificates ...... 

election officers ..... 

information to voters .... 

laws submitted for acceptance, copies to voters 
notices, publishing, etc. 
preliminary, uniform charters, under 
recounts ..... 

registered voters, lists of, to certain 
wards, etc., division into 
electricity, lines for the transmission of, notice of 
hearing .... 

eminent domain takings, certification of order 
jurors, drawing ..... 

state aid, etc., returns to commissioner of . 
See also City Charters. 
town clerks, accountant, may be 
bond, periodical 
assistant clerks . 
district clerk to have powers of 
election .... 

filing and recording of instruments with, tenement 
houses, registration of owners, etc. 
waj's, town, etc., laying out, etc. 
unaccepted, change of names 
powers and duties, constables, return of names to 
clerk of courts, etc. 
elections, candidates, lists, posting 

certificates ...... 

count of votes ..... 

information to voters .... 

voting precincts, division into 
jurors, drawing ..... 

venires for, service on . 
moderator, to preside pending choice of 
notes, town, certification of signatures, etc. 
precincts, to canvass votes from, etc. . 
reports, etc., town, to send to director of 
counts .... 

representative town meeting, standard form 

charter, under 
seal, town, custody , 
temporary clerk, appointment 
town meeting, may call, when 
record of votes at 
term ..... 

See also ]Municip.\l Officers .\nd Employees 
CITY AND TOWN COLLECTORS. 

authorized ...... 

See also Collectors of Taxes. 



Section 



Page 



41 

4:3A 

40 
41 
39 
41 
41 



41 



18 


429 


148 


1741 


148 


1741 


5 


243 


1 


542 


1 


543 


12 


428 


17 


429 


11 


598 



54 


50, 52 


53 


105 


54 


137 


54 


11 


54 


50, 52, 55-57 


54 


55-58 


54 


63 


43 


44A-44H 


54 


137 


51 


61, 63 


54 


1, 4, 10 


166 


22 


79 


3 


234 


18, 20, 21 


115 


15 


41 


55 


41 


13 


41 


19 


41 


116 


41 


1 


145 


59, 62 


82 


23 


85 


3B 


41 


15 


54 


51 


54 


135 


54 


105 


54 


51 


54 


6-10 


234 


19-21 


234 


11 


39 


14 


44 


24 


39 


21 



60 

2-9 

47 

61A 

11 

15 

1, 107 



38A 



904 

607, 608 
589 
631 
598 

607-609 
609 
610 

467-469 
631 

560, 561 

596, 598 

2178 

903 

2918, 2919 

1419 

437 
428 
429 
452 
425 

1818, 1819 
944 
965 

429 
608 
629 
620 
608 

597, 598 
2918, 2919 

2917 
397 
493 
399 

439 

479-482 
421 
439 
397 
429 

425, 450 



434 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



211 



CITY AND TOWN 

See Elections. 
CITY AND TOWN 

See Municipal 



ELECTIONS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



OFFICERS. 

Officers and Employees; also 
specific titles of officers. 
CITY AND TOWN PHYSICIANS. 

pensions, certificates of disability, etc., by 
poor and indigent persons, unsettled, reimbursement 
of municipality for medical aid by, 

to 

small towns, in, school physicians as . . . 

See also School Physicians. 
CITY AND TOWN REGISTRARS. 
marriage, duties as to . 

See also Births, Marriages and Deaths, Return 
AND Registry of. 
CITY AND TOWN SOLICITORS. 
in general, city solicitor, term defined 
discontinuance of certain prosecutions by 
legislative agents law not applicable to . 
appointment and removal, Plan B of city charter, under 
powers and duties, motor vehicles, actions against mu- 
nicipal employees operating, as to 
nomination papers, objections to certain 
tenement house laws, under, enforcement of laws 
application for court order 
CITY AND TOWN TREASURERS. 

provisions common to both, in general, bond 
tax Ust, etc., to precede commitment of 
deputies, appointment, bonds, etc. 
notice to auditor of payment to 
park commissioner, not to be 
service of process on 
temporary, appointment, bond, etc 
powers and duties, actions, certain, maj' bring 
appropriation orders, certified to 
assessors, to notify, of debt requirements 
beverages, certain, licenses for sale of, fees, bond 
bills, payment by, regulated 
bonds, blasting, for, sureties, to approve 

notes, etc., issue, etc. 
burial of soldiers 
cemeteries, etc., funds for care of, may hold 

gifts or bequests for, to invest 
children's health camps, funds of 

collector of taxes, as . . 

compulsory obedience to finance laws 
county tax, payment 
discount of notes .... 
district courts, payments from clerks of 
dog laws, under .... 



Suffolk county, in ... 

See also Dogs. 

fines, forfeitures, etc., criminal cases, in 

fire enginemen, payment by, when 

fireworks, bond for storage, etc., of 

income tax law, under 

interest rate on securities . 

laborers, injured, compensation to 

lighting plants, municipal, bills, funds, etc., of 

loans, report to director of accounts . 



32 



117 
41 



207 



4 

278 

3 

43 

41 
53 

144 

145 

41 

59 

41 

41 

45 

223 

41 

41 

41 

44 

138 

41 

148 

44 

115 

114 

114 

111 

' 41 

60 

44 

35 

44 

218 

140 

140 



/218 

\280 

48 

148 

62 

44 

152 

164 

44 



80, 83, 84 



19 
106A 



12, 19-44 



7(6) 
15 
50 
60 

lOOA 

12, 104 

87 

52 

35 

53 

37 

54 

2 

37 

40, 61A 

36 

15A 

16 

43-46 

52 

19 

4-6A, 16-22 

20 

19 

25 

62C, 62D, 62F 

1,37 

90 

59 

31 

18 

47 

149, 151, 154, 167, 

169, 172 

141, 143, 170, 171 



47 

2,7 

39,41 

40,41 

34 

22 

70 

56-57A 

28 



300, 301 



1431 
450 



2621-2627 



110 

3256 

107 

472 

448 

569, 589 

1804 

1817 

433 

705 

434 

437 

502 

2800 

434, 439 

433 

429 

491 

1693, 1694 

436 

1850 

486, 487, 491, 492 

1422 

1403 

1405 

1340 

425, 434 

736 

501 

367 

491 

2752 

1742, 1743, 1746, 

1747 

1740, 1741, 1746, 

1747 

2752 

3273, 3274 

524, 525 

1855 

771 

492 

1931 

2147-2149 

494 



212 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CITY AND TOWN TREASURERS — Conduced. 
provisions common to both — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 
metric system, standard weights 
ne<.'essaries of life, report, itemized, as to supplying 
oleomargarine, fees for licenses to sell, payment to, 

regulated .... 
policemen, payments to families of certain . 
ponds, exclusive fishing in certain, payment for, to 
prison-made goods, list, to be sent to . 
retirement systems, city and town 



teachers, deductions from salaries, etc. 
salaries, etc., payment by, regulated . 
sealers of weights and measures, seal, et*., to 

furnish .... 

seals, bounties on, payment 
sinking fund commissioners, issue of new bonds to 
not eligible as .... . 

treasurer of, may serve as . . . 

sinking funds, state, loans from . 
smoke permit fee, receipt .... 
soldiers, burial ..... 

standards of weights, etc., safe keeping, penalty 

sealing, neglect, penalty 
taxes, takings for, custody of deeds, etc. 
foreclosure proceedings by . 
release in case of redemption 
sales of low value land 
tax titles, invaUd .... 
teachers, pension fund for, custody 
trust funds, custodian, bond 
way, notice of injury on, given to, when 
weights and measures, metric, custody, etc. 

standards of, etc., to furnish sealers 
wildcats, etc., bounties on, payment . 
withholding account of tax delinquent 
city treasurers, borrowing for expenditures in antici 
pation, etc. .... 
employees, exempt from civil service laws 
salaries, etc., payment by, regulated, penalty 
sinking fund commissioners, issue of new bonds to 
town treasurers, election .... 

powers and duties ..... 

assessors, certain information from 

receipts, certain, to notify, as to . 
fire district taxes ..... 
fiscal year, entries after .... 
highway construction, etc., loans anticipating state 

reiml:)ursement 
library trustees, treasurer 
notes, issue, certification, etc., penalty 

prior to town meeting 
receipts, departmental, etc., to receive 
slaughter house, additional fee, to receive . 
See also Municipal Finance; Municipal Officers 
AND Employees. 
CITY CHARTERS. 

powers conferred by, confirmed . . . . 

granting to towns ..... Art. 

uniform forms of, in general: 
adoption of plan by cities . 

contracts, etc., not affected by . . . 

existing government superseded, when 
certain officials of, to carry out . 



Section 



Page 



99 


3 


1185 


40 


20 


411 


94 


52 


1100 


32 


89 


302 


131 


46 


1630 


127 


57 


1546 


32 


29 (3, 6), 30 (1, 3), 
31 


285, 286 


32 


12 (5), 14 (1) 


274 


41 


52 


437 


98 


39 


1180 


130 


155 


1615 


44 


49 


499 


41 


44 


435 


41 


44 


435 


44 


51 


499 


140 


133 


1738 


115 


20 


1423 


98 


6,7 


1173 


98 


32 


1179 


60 


48, 50, 55 


727, 728 


60 


50 


727 


60 


62 


730 


60 


79,80 


733, 734 


60 


82-84A 


734, 735 


32 


42 


290 


41 


46 


435 


84 


19 


961 


99 


3 


1185 


98 


39 


1180 


131 


133 


1650 


60 


93 


737 


44 


5A 


486 


31 


5 


244 


41 


41-43 


434, 435 


44 


49 


499 


41 


1 


425 


48 


73 


531 


59 


23A, 23B 


698 


41 


54A 


437 


48 


73 


531 


44 


56 


500 



44 
78 
44 
44 
44 
94 



40 
II 

43 
43 
43 
43 



6A 487 

10 900 

6, 23-25, 60 486, 492-494, 501 

5 486 

53 500 

120A 1118 



1 


401 


- 


47 


2 


457 


24 


462 


11 


459 


14 


460 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



213 



CITY CHARTERS — Contimied. 

uniform forms of, in general — Continued. 
adoption of plan bj^ cities — Concluded. 
fiscal year not affected . 
four year period, for . 
legislative powers not abridged by . 
municipal corporation continued 
ordinances in effect to continue 
organization of city to continue, etc. 
petition to city council for 

appeal to state ballot law commission 
certification of signatures . 
copy to city council . 
form ..... 

secretary, state, copy to 
submission of question to voters 
majority vote required 
one plan only at an election 
resubmission of rejected plan 
vote on other plans . 
wards to continue until changed 
biennial elections, councillors, etc., as affecting 
terms of initial 
date of first regular election . 
form of petition, as affecting . 
school committee, as affecting terms of 
Boston may not adopt 
city, clerk, election, term, etc. . 

council, legislative powers (see, infra, uni- 
form form.s of, in general, legis- 
lative powers of council) 
oath .... 

quorum .... 
vacancies .... 
elections, date ... 
contracts, bond to accompany certain 
interest of officials in 
mayor to approve certain 
proposals for certain 
split, forbidden 
definitions .... 
election of officers following adoption 

dates ..... 
inauguration of government 
initiative petitions . 

action by appropriate body 
conflicting provisions, measures with 
signatures, certification, etc. . 
submission to voters 

ballots to state nature of measure 
transmission to appropriate body 
land taldngs and purchases 
legislative powers of council, how' exercised 
majority vote necessary 
open sessions 

ordinances, amendments to, etc. 
emergency measures . 
passage and publication 
taking effect of certain 
quorum .... 
records .... 

rules for exercise of 
loan orders, passage, publication 
majority vote, term defined as to finance matters 
mayor, city council, to inform, etc. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



43 


5 


457 


43 


13 


4.59 


43 


3 


457 


43 


2 


457 


43 


4 


457 


43 


5 


457 


43 


7 


458 


43 


9 


458 


43 


9 


458 


43 


9 


458 


43 


8 


458 


43 


9 


459 


43 


9 


4.59 


43 


11 


459 


43 


10 


459 


43 


12 


459 


43 


12 


459 


43 


6 


458 


43 


50,59 


470, 472 


43 


15 


460 


43 


8 


458 


43 


31,36 


464, 465 


43 


2 


457 


43 


18 


461 



43 


17 


460 


43 


18 


460 


43 


26 


462 


43 


15, 44 A 


460, 467 


43 


29 


463 


43 


27 


462 


43 


29 


463 


43 


28 


463 


43 


28 


463 


43 


1 


457 


43 


11 


459 


43 


15, 44A 


460, 467 


43 


17 


460 


43 


37 


465 


43 


39 


465 


43 


44 


467 


43 


38 


465 


43 


39,40 


465, 466 


43 


41 


466 


43 


38 


465 


43 


30 


463 


43 


18 


460 


43 


18 


460 


43 


18 


460 


43 


21 


461 


43 


20 


461 


43 


20-23 


461 


43 


23 


461 


43 


18 


460 


43 


18 


460 


43 


18 


460 


43 


22,23 


461 


44 


1 


485 


43 


19 


461 



214 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CITY CHARTERS — Continued. 

uniform forms of, in general — Continued 
mayor — Concluded. 

contracts, certain, approval 

council meetings, attendance at 

secretaries, etc., of, civil service laws not 
cable to 

vacancy in office . 
municipal year 

nominations of officers, how made 
officer, etc., term defined . 
ordinance, term defined 
preliminary elections 

acceptance of law 

ballots, counting . 

drawings for position on 
official, form 

party, etc., designations abolished 
printing .... 
what names printed on 

nomination at, necessary, etc. 

nominations, how determined 

omitted, when 

polling hours 

posting of candidates 

return of votes 

statement and jietition . 

tie vote .... 

primaries, etc., barred 
referendum, petitions for . 

voluntary submission by city council, etc 
regular municipal election, term defined 
school committee, election, number, etc. 

mayor, chairman, to be . 

meetings to be public, etc. 

organization 

powers and duties 

school buildings, powers as to 

superintendent of schools, etc., to elect 

vacancy in, filling 
swearing in of officials 
Plan A, in general 

city council, election, number, etc. 

salaries .... 

definition .... 

mayor, election, term, etc. 

appointments 
certificates 

removals .... 

salary ..... 

veto power .... 
party designations, etc., abolished 
provisions of law, certain, applicable to 
taking effect .... 
Plan B, in general 

city council, election, number, etc. 

salaries . .' . . 

definition .... 

laws, certain, applical>le to 
maj'or, election, term, etc. 

appointments, confirmation, etc. 

removals .... 

salary ..... 

veto power .... 
taking effect .... 



Chapter 



appli- 



43 

43 

43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 
43 



Section 



29 
19 

25 

26 

15 

16 

1 

1 

44A-44H 

44A, 44H 

44E 

44D 

44D 

44A 

44 D 

44 B 

44B 

44F 

44G 

44A 

44D 

44E 

44C 

44F 

16 

42 

43 

1 

31 

31 

35 

32 

32-34 

34 

32 

36 

17 

46-55 

50 

51 

1 

48 

52 

53 

54 

51 

55 

49 

45 

47 

56-63 

59 

62 

1 

45 

58 

60 

61 

62 

63 

57 



Page 



463 
461 

462 
462 
460 
460 
457 
457 

467^69 

467, 470 
469 
468 
468 
467 
468 
467 
467 
469 
469 
467 
468 
469 
467 
469 
460 
466 
466 
457 
464 
464 
465 
464 
464 
464 
464 
465 
460 

470, 471 
470 
471 
457 
470 
471 
471 
471 
471 
471 
470 
470 
470 

472, 473 
472 
473 
457 
470 
472 
472 
473 
473 
473 
472 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



215 





( 


Chapter 


Section 


Page 


CITY CHARTERS — Continued. 










uniform forms of — Continued. 










Plan C, in general ..... 


43 


64-78 


473-476 


administration, commissioner of, mayor to be 










election, etc. 


43 


67 


74 


473, 475 


salary ....... 


43 




78 


476 


term ....... 


43 




68 


474 


administrative powers, distribution by city councii 


43 




75 


475 


appropriations, itemized, to be . 


43 




73 


475 


city council, to govern .... 


43 




66 


473 


city clerk to be clerk of ... 


43 




71 


474 


commissioners, departmental, members to be 


43 




67 


473 


disability of member .... 


43 




26 


462 


mayor to preside, etc. 




43 




71 


474 


meetings 




43 


70 


71 


474 


methods of legislation 




43 




73 


475 


organization 




43 




69 


474 


powers 




43 


72 


75 


475 


quorum 




43 




71 


474 


salaries 




43 




78 


476 


term . 




43 




68 


474 


vote, necessary, etc. 




43 




71 


474 


definition 




43 




1 


457 


departments, heads of, appointment and remova 


43 




76 


475 


finance, commissioner of, acting mayor, to be, wher 


1 43 




74 


475 


election ...... 


43 




67 


473 


salary . 




43 




78 


476 


term . 




43 




68 


474 


health, commissioner of 




43 




67 


473 


election, etc. 




43 




67 


473 


salary . 




43 




78 


476 


term . 




43 




68 


474 


laws, certain, appUcable to . . . 


43 




45 


470 


mayor, commissioner of administration, to be 


43 


67 


74 


473, 475 


acting ........ 


43 




74 


475 


chief executive officer, to be . 


43 




74 


475 


salary ...... 


43 




78 


476 


school committee, to be chairman of 


43 




74 


475 


veto power, none .... 


43 




74 


475 


council, to preside over .... 


43 




71 


474 


public, property, commissioner of, election, etc. 


43 




67 


473 


salary ...... 


43 




78 


476 


term ...... 


43 




68 


474 


works, commissioner of, election, etc. 


43 




67 


473 


salary ...... 


43 




78 


476 


term ...... 


43 




68 


474 


records of departments .... 


43 




77 


476 


taking effect ...... 


43 




65 


473 


Plan D, in general ..... 


43 


79-92 


476-478 


city council, and mayor, to govern 


43 


81 


83 


* 476, 477 


city, clerk, clerk of, to be . . . 


43 




85 


477 


manager, to appoint .... 


43 




89 


478 


election, number, etc. .... 


43 




82 


476 


meetings ...... 


43 


84 


,85 


477 


organization ..... 


43 




83 


477 


quorum ...... 


43 




85 


477 


regulations governing city employees 


43 




92 


478 


salaries ...... 


. 43 




88 


478 


vacancies ...... 


. 43 




86 


477 


vote, necessary ..... 


. 43 




85 


477 


city manager, administrative head, to be . 


43 




90 


478 


appointment ..... 


. 43 




89 


478 


appointments, etc., by . 


. 43 


90 


,91 


478 


powers and duties .... 


. 43 




90 


478 


resident, need not be 


. 


. 43 




89 


478 



216 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CITY CHARTERS — Concluded. 
uniform forms of — Concluded. 
Plan D — Concluded. 

definition ....... 43 

laws, certain, applicable to .... 43 

mayor, city council, member of, etc., to be . 43 

to preside over ...... 43 

election ....... 43 

official head, to be . . . . .43 

salary ........ 43 

veto power, none ...... 43 

taking effect ....... 43 

CITY CLERK. 

See City and Town Clerks. 
CITY COMMITTEES. 

See Elections, political comnnittees (Index p. 431). 
CITY COUNCILS. 

in general, acceptance of statutes by, state secretary's 
report ...... 

action by, term defined ..... 

bonus, etc., taking by members, penalty 
civil service, appointments, recommendations by 
members, regulated 
laws, officers elected or confirmed by, exempt from 
committee of, action by, liighways, etc. 
contracts, interest of members in certain, penalty . 
conventions with aldermen, mayor not to vote in . 
elections by, city officers, of .... 

corrupt practice laws, etc., applicable to 
finance committee of, sinking fund commissioners, 

issue of certain bonds to 
health, local boards of, members ineUgible to . 
majority, etc., vote, term defined .... 

office-holding by members ..... 

park commissioners, not eligible as . . . 

political contributions as affecting members [see 
Elections, contributions, politi- 
cal (Index pp. 417, 418)]. 
public service companies, emploj^ment by, penalty 

on members for influencing . .271 

term defined ....... 4 

towns, powers of, to have, when . . . .39 

two third.s vote, term defined . . . .44 

veto of mayor, orders, etc., subject to . . .39 

witnesses before ....... 233 

yea and nay voting, financial matters . . .44 

powers and duties, in general, towns, to have powers 

of . . ... 39 

acceptance of statutes by, boating and bathing . 140 
buildings, demolition at fires . . .48 

burnt, dilapidated, etc., buildings, abatement as 

nuisances .... 139 

Charles River basin, permit for use of waters . 92 
children's health camps . . . .111 

coffee, etc., houses, licensing .... 140 

constables ....... 41 

drains, private, repair ..... S3 

eight hour law, so-called ..... 149 

fire enginemen, compensation . . . .48 

firemen, annuities to families of certain . . 32 

pensions for . . . . . . .32 

flag at polling places ..... 54 

interpreters in municipal court of Boston . . 218 

laborers, pensions for ..... 32 

Lord's day, sales on . . . . . . 136 



Section 



1 


457 


45 


470 


82 


476 


85 


477 


82 


476 


87 


477 


88 


478 


87 


477 


80 


476 



9 


17 


148 


4 


6(7) 


110 


268 


10 


3153 


31 


16 


246 


31 


5 


243 


82 


1 


939 


268 


10 


3153 


39 


2 


395 


39 


3 


395 


55 


38 


649 


44 


49 


499 


111 


26 


1333 


44 


1 


485 


39 


7,8 


396 


45 


2 


502 



40 


3177 


7(1) 


110 


1 


394 


1 


485 


4 


395 


8-11 


2902, 2903 


1 


485 


1 


394 


194 


1753 


3,4 


518 


1 


1703 


76A 


1058 


62A 


1339 


47 


1720 


91 


446 


12 


952 


30,31 


1868, 1869 


38-41 


524, 525 


89 


302 


80,82 


300 


25A 


001 


67 


2756 


77 


299 


7 


1674 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CITY COUNCILS — Continued. 

powers and duties — Continued. 

acceptance of statutes by — Concluded. 

motor vehicles, city employees operating, indem- 
nification ... 

parkways, height of buildings on 

police, annuities to families of . 
pensions and retirements 

poll taxes, listing, police assistance 

privy vaults ...... 

reserve fire forces ..... 

retirement systems for employees 

smoke nuisance ..... 

state aid, disbursement, disqualification of almoner 

veterans, retirement .... 

water rates, collection .... 

ways, reserved spaces in . 
aldermen, certain powers of, to have, when 
armories, appropriations for .... 
art commission .... 

assessors, assistant, appointment . 
audit, may petition for .... 

balustrades, etc., in buildings 
bicycles, etc., use of . 
books, etc., custody of certain 
Boston, of, railroads, in Boston 

register of deeds, special election 

sworn before .... 

boulevards, metropolitan, concurrence in takings 
etc. ..... 

budget ....... 

building, lines on ways .... 

zones ....... 

canals, fencing of dangerous 
civil service rules, certain, enforcement . 
coffee and tea houses, fees for licenses . 
elections, laws submitted for acceptance 

supervisors, etc., of, compensation, to fix . 

wards, etc., division into .... 
fence viewers, confirmation .... 
fish and game wardens, appointment 
forester, etc., may place in charge of public domain 
Grand Army posts, quarters for . 
half hoUdays for employees .... 
health, local boards of, annual reports . 
compensation, to fix . 
estimates of appropriations 
highways, laying out, etc. .... 
holiday celebrations ..... 
hospitals, certain, to provide for management 
infirmaries, approval of regulations, etc. 
jury duty, exemption of fire department 
land, etc., abandonment .... 

takings, etc., for municipal purposes . 
landing places, common .... 

liabilities exceeding appropriations, may authorize 
when ..... 

libraries, public ...... 

Ughting plant, municipal .... 

See also Municipal Lighting Plants. 
lodging houses, fee for license 
Lord's day, sports on, as to . 
motor vehicles, common carriers, as, licensing, etc. 

speed regulations and use of certain ways . 
necessaries of life, expenditures for 



Section 



217 

Page 



. 41 


lOOA 


448 


. 45 


11 


504 


. 32 


89 


302 


. 32 


83,84 


301 


. 51 


14A 


550 


. Ill 


126 


1358 


. 48 


59B 


529 


. 32 


27 


283 


. 140 


132 


1738 


r 115 


3A 


1413 


. 32 


52-55 


292, 293 


. 40 


42A 


419 


. 82 


34 


947 


. 39 


1 


394 


. 40 


9 


407 


. 41 


82,83 


444 


. 41 


24A 


431 


. 44 


36 


496 


. 40 


23 


413 


. 85 


12 


967 


. 40 


48 


421 


. 160 


2 


2027 


. 54 


143 


633 


. 36 


3 


377 


! 92 


80 


1060 


. 44 


32-34 


495 


. 82 


37 


947 


. 40 


26, 27, 30 


414, 415 


. 88 


12, 13 


979, 980 


. 31 


4 


243 


. 140 


47 


1720 


. 54 


56,58 


609 


. 54 


22,23 


600 


. 54 


1 


596 


. 49 


1 


534 


21 


7 


191 


a 45 


21 


506 


. 40 


9 


407 


. 41 


110 


451 


. Ill 


28 


1334 


. Ill 


26 


1333 


. Ill 


28 


1334 


. 82 


1-13, 17-20 


939-943 


. 40 


9 


407 


. 40 


5(20) 


404 


. 47 


3 


515 


. 234 


1 


2914 


. 40 


15 


410 


. 40 


14 


409 


. 88 


14 


980 


! 44 


31 


495 


. 78 


7 


899 


. 164 


35, 43, 56 


2144, 2145, 2147 


. 140 


23 


1716 


. 136 


21-30 


1677, 1678 


. 159A 


1 


2018 


. 90 


18 


997 


. 40 


19 


411 



218 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CITY COUNCILS — Concluded 

powers and duties — Concluded. 

park commissioners to report annually to 
parks, takings, etc., for 
playgrounds, control .... 
plumbing, inspectors of, compensation . 

laws, exemption of certain territory from 
police matrons, compensation fixed by . 
policemen, annuities to families of 

retirement and pension 
private ways 
public, domain . 

records .... 
fireproof vaults for 
purchasing agent, etc. . 

ciuahaugs, planting, etc., approval of rules as to 
registrars of voters, compensation, etc. . 
reserve, fire force, compensation 

police force, compensation, to fix 
retirement system, as to . . . 

sewers, assessments .... 

shellfish, appropriations for cultivation, etc 

deputy wardens for law enforcement . 
sinking fund commissioners, to elect 
Spanish War Veterans, United, quarters for, regula 

tions . 
state aid payments, in Boston 

highways, contributions to 
street railway service, contributions toward cost of 
survey, boards of .... 

tax limit ...... 

teachers, municipal pensions for, fund for 
towTis, powers of, to have, when . 
towTi ways ...... 

trails and paths, state .... 

vacations for laborers .... 

veterans, preference for laborers . 
retirement ..... 

water supply ..... 

wood and bark, measurer of, appointment, etc 
workmen's compensation law, certain city employees 
as to . 
insurance funds 
See also Aldermen; Cities and Towns; City 
Charters; City Government; 
Common Councils; Mayor and 
City Council; Municipal Fi- 
nance; Municipal Officers and 
Employees. 
CITY ELECTION. 

term defined ........ 

Tuesday, day of ...... . 

See also Elections (Index pp. 416, 417). 
CITY EMPLOYEES. 

See Municipal Officers and Employees. 
CITY ENGINEERS. 

dangerous structures, member of board to survey al- 
leged, when to be . 
names of certain ways ...... 

survey, board of, duties as to . 
CITY FORESTERS. 

plant pest control, division of, to co-operate with, when 
penalty for refusal ...... 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



45 


9 


504 


45 


3 


503 


45 


14 


504 


142 


11 


1761 


142 


2 


1759 


147 


19 


1837 


32 


89 


302 


32 


S3, 84 


301 


82 


21, 26-32 A 


944-947 


45 


19-21 


506 


66 


5 


827 


66 


11 


828 


41 


103, 104 


449 


130 


85 


1599 


51 


23 


552 


48 


59D 


529 


147 


13 


1835 


32 27 


28(1), 29 (1,2), 
34 


283, 284, 288 


83 


15, 18 


952, 953 


130 


143 


1613 


130 


142B 


1612 


41 


44 


435 


40 


9A 


407 


115 


3 


1413 


81 


10 


932 


161 


161 


2124 


41 


73, 75, 77 


442, 443 


44 


29 


494 


32 


42 


290 


39 


1 


394 


82 


21 


944 


132 


39 


1662 


41 


111 


451 


41 


112 


452 


32 


52-55 


292, 293 


40 


38-42 


417-419 


94 


296 


1163 


152 


69 


1930 


40 


13A 


409 



50 
50 



143 
85 
41 

128 
128 



3B 

73-75 

22 
29 



543 
545 



1766 
965 
442 

1572 
1574 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CITY GOVERNMENT, 
in general: 

aldermen to have powers of selectmen, etc. 
allocation of powers ...... 

appointments, mayor to have powers of selectmen 

as to . 
chapter tliirty-nine, effect . . . . . 

city councils to have powers of towns 
elections by city councils, etc. . . . . 

majority vote, etc., term defined as to finance 
officers of cities (see Municipal Officers and 

Employees). 
single legislative boards in cities to have powers of 

aldermen 

aldermen, action by proportion of . 

appointments, powers as to . 
city council to have powers of, when 
election, city officers, of, by . 
laws, term defined as to . 

licensing, authority, included in term, when 

board, to be, when .... 
majority vote, term defined as to finance 
office-holding by .... 

park commissioners to have certain powers of 
president, choice .... 

mayor, office of, to fill vacancy . 
presiding officer, mayor to be 
railroad laws, term defined as to . 
removal from ward, effect 
rules and regulations, proof . 
selectmen, to have powers of 
single legislative boards to have powers of 
term defined, in general 

election laws, in ... . 

railroad laws, in ... . 

street railway laws, in . . . 

vacancies, certain, duties as to 
veto of mayor, orders, etc., subject to . 
appropriations, certain, excepted 
budget excepted .... 
witnesses before ..... 
See also Aldermen; Mayor and Aldermen. 

city council, action by proportion of . . . 

civil service laws, officers elected or confirmed by, 
exempt from 

conventions with aldermen, mayor not to vote in 

elections by, city officers, of 

corrupt practice laws, etc., applicable to 

health, local boards of, member ineligible to 

majority, etc., vote, term defined . 

office-holding by members 

term defined .... 

towns, powers of, to have 

veto of mayor, orders, etc., subject to 

witnesses before .... 

See also City Councils. 
common council, majority, etc., vote, term de- 
fined ...... 

office-holding by members . . . . . 

pay rolls, powers and duties as to 

president, vacancies, duties as to certain 



Chapter 



39 
39 

39 
39 
39 
39 
44 



39 

/ 4 

\ 44 

39 

39 

39 

50 

/lOO 

U40 

138 
44 
39 
45 
39 
39 
39 

160 
39 

233 

39 

39 

4 

50 

160 

161 
39 
39 
39 
39 

233 



/ 



4 
44 

31 
39 
39 
55 

111 
44 
39 
4 
39 
39 

233 



44 
39 
41 
39 





219 


Section 


Page 


1 


394 


1 


394 


1 


394 


24 


400 


1 


394 


3 


395 


1 


485 


1 


395 


6(7) 


110 


1 


485 


1 


394 


1 


394 


3 


395 


1 


542 


1 


1186 


1 


1712 


8 


1684 


1 


485 


7,8 


396 


5 


503 


2 


395 


5,6 


395, 396 


2 


395 


1 


2026 


6 


396 


75 


2913 


1 


394 


1 


394 


7(1) 


110 


1 


542 


1 


2026 


1 


2084 


5,6 


395, 396 


4 


395 


4 


395 


4 


395 


8-11 


2902, 2903 


6(7) 


110 


1 


485 


5 


243 


2 


395 


3 


395 


38 


649 


26 


1333 


1 


485 


7,8 


396 


7(1) 


110 


1 


394 


4 


395 


8-11 


2902, 2903 


1 


485 


7,8 


396 


41-43 


434, 435 


5,6 


395, 396 



220 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



CITY GOVERNMENT — Concluded. 
common council — Concluded. 

removal of member from ward, effect 
veto of mayor, orders, etc., subject to 
See also Common Councils. 
mayor, acting, who to be 

aldermen, presiding officer of, to be 
appointments, confirmation by aldermen 
powers of selectmen as to, to have 
rejection of appointee 
election commissioners, included in term, when 
office, holding of other .... 

park commissioners to have certain powers of 
public service companies, employment by, penalty 

for influencing 
secretaries, etc., civil service laws, exempt from 
selectmen, to have certain powers of 
term defined 

election laws, in 
vacancy, etc., in office 
veto power 

plan A charter, under 
See also Mayors. 
See also Cities and Towns; City and Town Clerks; 
City Charters; Municipal Fi- 
nance; Municipal Officers and 
Employees. 
CITY MARSHALS. 

in general, civil service laws as affecting 

drunkenness, information as to cases of, to furnish 
fees in criminal cases, receipt by . 
names of, commissioner of public safety to be noti 
fied of .... 

search of dwelling house, unlawful, penalty . 
powers and duties, arrests, etc., reports to commis- 
sioner of correction 
gaming houses, obstructions in, penalty 
governor, aid to . 
insane, etc., persons, arrest .... 

probation records open to . 

reserve police force, assignment to duty 

search warrants for narcotic drugs directed to, 

when ...... 

See also Municipal Officers and Employees; Police 
Officers. 
CITY OFFICERS. 

calls for election of ...... 

See also Elections (Index pp. 416, 417); Municipal 
Officers and Employees. 
CITY SOLICITORS. 

See City and Town Solicitors. 
CITY TREASURERS. 

See City and Town Treasurers. 
CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS. 

incorporated, parades on Sunday by, regulated . 
CIVIC PURPOSES. 

corporations to promote, in general . . . . 

school property, use for, term defined 
See also Corporations, charitable and certain other 
purposes, for (Index p. 285). 
CIVICS, AMERICAN. 

schools, public, required subject in . 
CIVIL ACTIONS. 

See Actions, Civil; Courts; Ple.\ding in Civil Ac- 
tions; Practice in Civil Actions. 



39 
39 

39 
39 
39 
39 
39 
50 
39 
45 

271 
31 
39 
4 
50 
39 
39 
43 



94 



54 



136 

180 
71 



71 



Section 



6 
4 

5 
2 
1 
1 
1 
1 
7 
5 

40 

5 

1 

7(1) 

1 

5,6 

4 

55 



Page 



396 
395 

395 
395 
394 
394 
394 
543 
396 
503 

3177 
243 
394 
110 
543 
395, 396 
395 
471 



. 31 


5,49 


244, 254 


. 272 


50 




3188 


. 262 


50,53 




3100 


. 147 


31 




1839 


. 138 


64A 




1698 


. 124 


9 




1515 


. 271 


25,26 




3173 


. 147 


7 




1834 


. 123 


78, 88, 95 


1497, 1500 


,1503 


. 276 


100 




3232 


. 147 


13 




1835 



214 



63 



1142 



610 



10 

1-1 2 A 

71 



1675 

2441-2445 
869 



855 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



221 



CIVIL ENGINEERS. 

meridian lines accessible to ... . 

See also Land, surveying. 
CIVIL OFFICERS. 

militia laws, penalized for disobeying 

See also Public Officers. 
CIVIL POWER, AID TO. 

general provisions ...... 

See also Militia. 
CIVIL REMEDIES. 

criminal proceedings, not barred by . 

exception, satisfaction by injured party, etc. . 

See also Actions, Civil. 
CIVIL SERVICE AND REGISTRATION, DEPART 
MENT OF. 

in general, organization .... 

civil service, division of, in general, armories, use for 
examinations 

department, treated as . . . 

employees and expenses 

examiners of applicants, appointment 

organization ..... 

representatives of, certain officers, etc., ineligible 

to be . 
subdivisions, organization into . 
supervision by civil service commissioner 
associate commissioners, appointment, salaries, etc 
powers ....... 

witnesses, may summon, etc. 
board, composition and general powers . 

powers and duties, appeals from commissioner 

examinations, to determine scope, etc. 

rules and regulations for classified civil service 

records, etc., of, filing and public inspection 

commissioner, appointment, salary, etc. 

powers and duties, aliens, dismissal, etc. 

annual report to general court 

city, employees, returns of employment of certain 

officers' reports of appointments, may require 

electricians, state examiners of, member of, to be 

enforcement of laws, etc. 

examinations and eligible lists 

foreman, etc., to certify laborer for, when 

investigations of civil service . 

witnesses ..... 

motor vehicle laws, etc., appointment of person 

convicted under . 
provisional appointments, authorization 
records, etc., of, filing and public inspection 
removal of officers, etc., from classified service 

may recommend . 
salaries of unlawful appointees 
salary increases, certain, effective on notice to 
separation from service .... 

state prison, correction officers at, certification 
treasurers, etc., in state institutions, appoint- 
ment ...... 

veterans in labor service, age limit . 
witnesses, may summon, etc. . . . . 

deputy commissioner, appointment, etc. 
registration, division of, in general, director, ap- 
pointment and salary 
powers and duties ..... 

supervision ....... 



apter 


Section 


Page 


97 


1 


1169 


33 


76 


326 


33 


25-34 


313-315 


277 


77 


3247 


276 


55,56 


3221 



13 

33 
29 
30 
13 
13 
13 

13 
13 
13 
13 
13 
31 
13 
31 
31 
31 
31 
13 
31 
31 
31 
31 
13 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 

31 
31 
31 

31 
31 
30 
31 
125 

31 
31 
31 
13 

13 

112 

13 



1 

48(c) 
1 
1 
3 
6 
2-5 

7 

4 

2 

2,3 

5 

32 

4,6 

2 

10 

3-7 

29 

2 

37 

30 

31 

31 

32 

38 

8-12 

40 

33-35 

32 

17 

15,25 

29 

33 

38,39 

47 

46B 

13 

42 

24 

32 

4 

8 
1 

8 



164 

319 
216 
229 
165 
165 
165 

165 
165 
165 
165 
165 
250 
165 
242 
244 
242-244 
249 
165 
250 
249 
249 
249 
170 
250 

244, 245 
251 
250 
250 

246 

245, 248 
249 

250 

250, 251 

238 

254 

1519 

251 
248 
250 
165 

165 

1373 

165 



222 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CIVIL SERVICE AND REGISTRATION, DEPART- 
MENT OF — Continued. 
registration, division of — Continued. 
boards of registration in, in general: 

certified statements, etc., by, issuance, fees, etc. 



departments, treated as 

di\dsion, to serve in 
state house, offices in 
supervision of work of . 
accountants, certified public, in general 

appointment, qualifications, etc 

chairman, etc., choice 

meetings . 

salaries and expenses . 

to serve in division, etc. 
annual report 
powers and duties 
rules and regulations 

See also Accountants, Certified Public. 
barbers, annual report 

appeals, court, from action of 
appointment and qualification 
meetings and organization 

secretary, bond, etc. . 
powers and duties 
record of proceedings 
salaries and expenses 
witnesses, etc., before . 
See also Barber Shops, Schools and Col- 
leges; Barbers, Registration 
and Regulation of. 
dental examiners, in general 

appointment and qualifications 

meetings and organization . 

quorum .... 

record of receipts, etc., to keep 

salaries and expenses . 

to serve in division, etc. 
powers and duties, dental internes, registration 

dentists, registration . 

hygienists, etc., dental, registration 

lists of registered dentists, publication 

records of proceedings 

registry of persons registered 

reports, annual .... 

rules and regulations . 

sales, etc., of hypodermic instruments, ex- 
amination of records 
suspension and revocation of registration 
See also Dentists. 
electricians, state examiners of, in general, com- 
position ..... 

secretary, salary, expenses, etc. . 
powers and duties ..... 

rulings, classification of state employees, not to 
affect ...... 

to .serve in division, etc. .... 

See also Electricians. 
embalming, board of registration in, in general, 
appointment and qualifications 
limit of service ...... 

meetings and organization .... 

salaries and expenses ..... 



112 

29 

30 

13 

13 

112 

13 

13 

13 

13 

13 

13 

112 

112 

112 

112 

112 

13 

13 

13 

112 

112 

13 

112 



13 

13 

13 

112 

13 

13 

13 

112 

112 

112 

112 

112 

112 

112 

112 



94 
112 



13 

13 

141 

30 
13 



13 
13 
13 
13 



Section 



1 
1 

9 

9 

1 

33-35 

33 

34 

34 

35 

9 

87A 

87A-87E 

87A 

87G 

87N 

39 

40 

40 

87G-87Q 

87G 
41 

87M 



19 

19 

20 

43 

21 

21 

9 

45A 

43-48 

51 

44 

43 

43 

43 

43, 51, 61, 88 



209 
61-65 



32 

32 

2-4 

• 50 
9 



29 
29 
30 
31 



Page 



1398 
216 
229 
166 
166 

1.373 
170 
170 
170 
170 
170 
166 

1393 
1393, 1394 

1393 

1395 

1397 

171 

172 

172 

1394-1398 

1395 
172 

1397 



168 

168 

168 

1383 

168 

168 

166 

1384 

1383-1385 

1385 

1383 

1383 

1383 

1383 

1383, 1385, 1387, 

1398 

1140 
1387, 1388 



170 

170 

1756, 1757 

239 
166 



169 
169 
170 
170 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



223 



Chapter 
CIVIL SERVICE AND REGISTRATION, DEPART- 
MENT OF — Continued. 
registration, division of — Continued. 
boards of registration in — Continued. 

embalming, board of registration in, in general 
— Concluded. 
secretary to give bond 
to serve in division, etc. 
powers and duties, embalmers, registration 
revocation and suspension 
investigation of complaints 
report, annual ..... 

rules, etc. ...... 

See also Embalmers, Registration of. 
medicine, board of registration in, in general, ap- 
pointment and qualifications . 
chiropodists, examination, expert assistant 
convictions of physicians, etc., report to 
medical students, registration 
meetings, organization and compensation 
secretary to give bond 
to serve in division, etc. 
See also Physicians and Surgeons. 
powers and duties, chiropodists, registration 
complaints, etc., investigations as to 

suspension and revocation of registration 
hospital medical officers, Umited registration 
narcotic drugs ...... 



Section 



Page 



13 
13 
112 
112 
112 
112 
112 



13 
13 
221 
112 
13 
13 
13 

112 
112 
112 
112 
94 



See also Drugs, Narcotic, and Stimu- 
lants. 
physicians, etc., registration . . .112 
records ....... 112 

reports, annual . . . . . .112 

rules and regulations . . . . .112 

nurses, board of registration of, appointment and 

qualifications . . . .13 

compensation and expenses . . . .13 

meetings and organization . . . .13 

powers and duties . . . . .112 

to serve in division, etc. .... 13 

See also Nurses. 
optometry, board of registration in, appointment 

and qualifications . . . .13 

compensation and expenses . . . .13 

meetings and organization . . . .13 

powers and duties . . . . .112 

reports, annual . . . . . .112 

secretary to give bond . . . . .13 

to serve in division, etc. .... 13 

See also Optometrists. 
pharmacy, board of registration in, in general, 

agent, salary and duties . .13 

appointment and qualifications ... 13 
documents of, accessible to pharmacists under 

complaint . . . . .112 

meetings and organization .... 13 

salaries and expenses . . . . .13 

secretary to give bond . . . .13 

to serve in division, etc. .... 13 

powers and duties, drug business, registration of 

retail stores . . . .112 

liquor, licenses, certificates of fitness 138 

sales by druggists, prescriptions, inspection 138 



30 
9 

82-84 

61-64 

85 

84 

83,88 



10 
12 
26 
9A 
11 
11 
9 

15-19, 23 

5, 61-63 

2, 61-65 

9 

198, 201, 202, 209, 

209A, 213 



2-7 
4 
4 

61,88 



170 
166 

1392, 1393 
1387, 1388 

1393 
1393 

1393, 1398 



166 
166 
2774 
1376 
166 
166 
166 

1378, 1379 

1375, 1387, 1388 

1374, 1387, 1388 

1376 

1137-1141 



1374, 1375 
1375 
1375 

1387, 1398 



13 166 
15 167 

14 167 
61-64, 74-81, 88 1387, 1388, 1391, 

1392, 1398 
9 166 



16 

18 
17 
61-64, 66-73, 88 
67 
17 
9 



25 

22 

33 
23 
24 
23 
9 



167 
167 
167 
1387-1391, 1398 
1389 
167 
166 



169 

168 

1381 
168 
169 
168 
166 



39 

27 
32 



1382 
1690 
1691 



224 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



CIVIL SERVICE AND REGISTRATION, DEPART- 
MENT OF — Cotiduded. 
registration, division of — Concluded. 
boards of registration in — Concluded. 

pharmacy, board of registration in — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

narcotic drugs ...... 

See also Drugs, Narcotic, and Stimu- 
lants. 
pharmacists, registration 
records of registrants, etc. . 
report, annual ..... 
rules and regulations .... 
suspension and revocation of registration 

See also Drug Business; Druggists and 
Pharmacists. 
plumbers, board of state examiners of, in general, 
appointment, qualifications, etc. 
clerical assistance 
compensation and expenses 
executive secretary 
meetings ..... 

powers and duties 
to serve in division, etc. 
See also Plumbing. 
veterinary medicine, board of registration in, in 
general, appointment and qualifica- 
tions .... 

by-laws and rules 
meetings and organization . 
salaries and expenses . 
to serve in division, etc. 
powers and duties, complaints and charges, in- 
vestigations, hearings, etc. 
narcotic drugs, sales of hypodermic instru- 
ments, examination of records 
register of registered veterinarians 
reports, annual ...... 

suspension of registrations .... 

veterinarians, registration .... 

See also Veterinarians. 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees. 
CIVIL SERVICE, COMMISSIONER OF. 

See Civil Service and Registration, Department 

OF. 

CIVIL SERVICE, DIVISION OF. 

See Civil Service and Registration, Department 

OF. 

CIVIL SERVICE LAWS. 

in general, accountants, town, when subject to 
aliens, eligible lists, barred from 

provisional appointment of, termination 
annual report as to . 
appeals from commissioner, board to hear 
applicants (see, infra, appointments; eligible 

lists; examinations). 
appointments, discharges, etc., report to civil service 
commissioner . . . . 

banks, commissioner of, employees, not under 
certifications, applicants entitled to three 



94 



112 
112 
112 
112 
112 



13 
13 
13 
13 
13 
142 
13 



198, 201, 202, 209, 
213 



24,25 
25 
25 

61,88 



1137-1141 



1379, 1380 
1380 
1380 

1387, 1398 



27, 29, 61-65 1380, 1381, 1387, 
1388 



36 


171 


38 


171 


38 


171 


36 


171 


37 


171 


4-9 


1759-1761 


9 


166 



13 


26 


169 


112 


54, 61, 88 


1386, 1387, 1398 


13 


27 


169 


13 


28 


169 


13 


9 


166 


112 ■ 


57, 61-63 


1387, 1388 


94 


209 


1140 


112 


57 


1387 


112 


57 


1387 


112 


61-65 


1387, 1388 


112 


54-60 


1386, 1387 



41 


55 


437 


31 


12 


245 


31 


36,37 


250 


31 


30 


249 


31 


2 


242 



31 
31 
31 



18 


246 


5 


243 


6 


244 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



225 



CIVIL SERVICE L\WS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 
cities, application to . 
citizens, commonwealth, of, preference to 

United States, of, eligible lists confined to . 
city, clerks, two employees of, not under 

council, certain officers elected or confirmed by 

not under 
classification, positions, etc., of, rules to provide 

for .... . 

state employees, of, not to affect 
collectors of taxes, city, employees of, not under 
conviction of crime, effect .... 

court review of removals, etc. 

definitions ....... 

departments, heads of state and city, not under 
discharges, suspensions, etc., war service, for, tempo 

rary appointment 
discharges under, names to be reported to civil serv- 
ice commissioner . 
See also, infra, removal, suspension, reduction 

in grade or transfer. 
divisions, directors of, not under .... 
elected officers not under ..... 
enforcement, municipal appropriations for 
executive council, officers confirmed by, not under 
foreman, inspector, etc., certification of laborer, etc., 

for ..... 
general court, officers elected by, not under . 
appointees, not under .... 
governor and council, appointments subject to ap 

proval of, not under 
governor's secretaries, stenographers, etc., not under 
heads of state and city departments not under 
heating, lighting, etc., plants, state, persons in charge 

of, included in 
ineligible under, certain persons deemed 
intoxicating liquors, use of, bars appointment under 
investigations by civil service commissioner 

witnesses, summoning 
janitors, school, cities and certain towns, in, under 
judicial officers not under 
librarians exempt from 
masonry, inspectors of, qualifications 

mayor's secretaries and stenographers not under 

milk, inspectors of, removal under 
penal institutions, state, removals, etc., from, regu 
lated ..... 
court review ..... 

penalty, general ...... 

plumbing, inspectors of, under 

political or religious opinions not to affect appoint- 
ments, etc. ..... 

positions not under ...... 

See also, infra, exemptions from. 
probation before appointment, rules to provide for 
promotions, names to be reported to commissioner 

police officers, of, regulated 

rules to pro\ade for ..... 
provisional appointments .... 

alien, of, termination .... 

enforcement of dismissal of alien 



Chapter 



Section 



31 


47,49 


254 


31 


19 


246 


31 


12 


245 


31 


5 


243 


31 


5 


243 


31 


3 (a) 


242 


30 


50 


239 


31 


5 


243 


31 


17 


246 


31 


45 


253 


31 


1 


242 


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5 


243 



31 



31 



31 
31 
40 
31 

31 
31 
31 

31 
31 
31 

31 
31 

31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
78 
31 
/ 31 
1 43 
94 

31 

31 

31 

/ 31 

1 142 

31 
31 

31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 



27 



18 



5 
5 
8 
5 

40 
5 
5 

5 
5 
5 

4 

17 

17 

32-35 

32 

4 

5 
20 
41 

5 
25 
33 

46 
45 
51 
4 
11 

10 
5 

3(e) 
18 
20 
3(d) 
15,25 
36 
37 



248 



246 



243 

243 
407 
243 

251 
243 
243 

243 
244 
243 

243 
246 
246 
250 
250 
243 
243 
901 
251 
244 
462 
1095 

253 
253 
255 
243 
1761 

244 
243 

242 
246 
246 
242 
245, 248 
250 
250 



226 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CIVIL SERVICE LAWS — Cotitinued. 
in general — Concluded. 

public inspection of records, etc. . . . .31 

recommendations of certain public officers restricted 31 
records, files and papers, filing, etc. ... 31 

reformatory, Massachusetts, instructors, etc., in, 

under ...... 31 

reinstatement, military, etc., service, after . . 31 

separation from service, after, information as to . 31 
removal of officers, etc., commissioner may recom- 
mend ...... 31 

See also, infra, removal, suspension, reduction 
in grade or transfer. 
salaries, mandamus to collect 

unlawful appointees, of, withholding . 
school teachers not under .... 



31 
31 
31 
31 

98 



sealers, etc., of weights and measures, certain, under 

selections based on examinations, etc., rules to pro- 
vide for ..... 31 
separation from ser\nce, notice, etc., to employee . 31 
special laws not affected by . . . . .31 

standards, inspectors of, under . . . .31 

state prison, instructors, etc., in, under ... 31 
steam boilers, etc., state, persons in charge of, under 31 
supervisors of attendance, certain, under . . 31 

suspensions, regulated . . . . . .31 

See also, infra, removal, suspension, reduction 
in grade or transfer. 
temporary appointments to fill certain vacancies . 31 
three certifications, applicants entitled to . .31 

towns, application of laws to .... 31 

towTi, term excludes city, as to . . . .31 

treasurer, city, employees of, not under . . 31 

state, certain employees of, not under . .31 

treasurers and stewards in state institutions, appoint- 
ment ...... 31 

witnesses in investigations relative to, summoning . 31 
appointments, in general ..... 31 

certification from ehgible list as condition of . . 31 

three, applicant entitled to . . . .31 

citizens of commonwealth preferred for . . . 31 

city officers, of, reports as to, penalty ... 31 
civil war veterans, of . . . . . .31 

commissioner, powers as to . . . . .31 

conviction of crime as affecting . . . .31 

intoxicating liquors, etc., use of, etc., as bar to . 31 
laborer, etc., as foreman, certification . . .31 

male employees, etc., requisition for . . .30 

names of appointees to be reported to commissioner 31 
poHce officers, of, regulated . . . . .31 

reserve force, from . . . . , .31 

provisional, aUen, of, to terminate, when . .31 

enforcement of dismissal . . . .31 

recommendation by public officers restricted . . 31 

record of persons certified for . . . .31 

rejection of persons certified, notice to commissioner 31 
rules and regulations as to . . . . .31 

sex as affecting ....... 30 

temporary, in case of vacancy for war service . 31 

treasurers, etc., in state institutions . . .31 

unlawful, penalty on person making ... 31 

appointees, removal, remedy . . . .31 

salaries, to cease when ..... 31 



Section 



12,29 
16 

29 

4 

27 

46B 

33 



39 

38 

5 

4 

34 

3(c) 

46B 

50 

4 

4 

4 

4 

46 



27 
6 
47-49 
1 
5 
5 

42 
32 

15-20A 
15 
6 
19 
31 
22 
15, 18 
17 
17 
40 
7A 
18 

20, 20A 
20A 
36 
37 
16 
15 
15 
3 
7A 
27 
42 
51 
39 
38 



Page 



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246 
249 

243 

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250 



251 
250 
244 
243 
1179 

242 
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255 
243 
243 
243 
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253 



248 
244 
254 
242 
244 
244 

251 
250 
245, 247 
245 
244 
246 
249 
247 

245, 246 
246 
246 
251 
231 
246 

246, 247 
247 
250 
250 
246 
245 
245 
242 
231 
248 
251 
255 
251 
250 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CIVIL SERVICE LAWS ~ Continued. 
appointments — Concluded. 

when authorized . . . . . .31 

eligible lists, absence of, procedure . . . 31 

provisional appointments ..... 31 

apphcants on, three certifications, entitled to . .31 

appointments to be made from . . . .31 

certifications, entitled to three, etc. ... 31 

citizens of United States, confined to . . .31 

preparation and pubhc inspection . . . .31 

restoration of veteran to . . . . .31 

soldiers, etc., reinstatements . . . .31 

veterans, position on . . . . . .31 

examinations, in general ..... 31 

applications for, contents ..... 31 

armories, use for ...... 33 

civil war veterans, appointment without . . 31 

commissioner, conducted under direction of . .31 

duties as to . . . . . . .31 

false marking forbidden, penalty . . . .31 

non-competitive, authorized, when ... 31 

notices of, posting ...... 31 

defacing, etc., penalty . . . . .31 

neglect by city or town clerk, penalty . .31 

oath, certain answers under ..... 31 

obstruction of right to take, penalty ... 31 
papers, preservation . . . . . .31 

political or religious opinions excluded from . .31 

preference for veterans passing . . . .31 

results, applicants to be notified of . ' . .31 

rules, etc., to provide for . . . . .31 

scope . . . . . . . .31 

secret information prohibited, penalty ... 31 

youthful offences, no question as to, except . .31 

exemptions from, in general ..... 31 

attorney general's assistants, etc. . . . .12 

buildings, state superintendent of, certain employees 

of 8 

census director, state ...... 9 

constabulary, state ...... 22 

counsel to senate and house of representatives, and 

assistants ..... 3 

county classification expert ..... 35 

district health officers . . . . . .17 

forester, state, temporary employees of . . .132 

labor and industries department, experts in . .23 

librarians ........ 78 

Massachusetts state college, employees of . .75 

mayors' secretaries, etc. . . . . .31 

mental diseases department, physicians, etc., in . 19 
state hospitals under, certain employees of . . 123 

metropolitan district commission, secretary and en- 

gineenng cliiefs of ... 28 

plumbers, state examiners of, executive secretary . 13 
primaries and absentee voting, clerical assistance for 9 
public, health department, assistant directors, epi- 
demiologists . . . .17 

safety department, boiler inspectors, height, etc., 

as to . . . . . .22 

expert assistants in . . . . . 148 

secretary ....... 22 

registrars of voters, assistant . . . .51 

secretary, state, deputies, etc., of . . . .9 

state insane hospitals, certain employees of . . 123 



Section 



15,25 

15 

15,25 

6 

15 

6 

12 

12 

28 

28 

23,24 

8-14 

13 

48(c) 

22 

10 

8 

11,51 

15 

8 

9 

9 

10 

11, 51 

29 

10 

23 

12 

3 

10 

11,51 

13 

5 

2 

4 

9 

9A 

55 

50 
7 

33 
4 

20 

24 
5 
4 

42 

4 
36 

2 



6 
11 

5 
22 

2 
42 



227 

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245 

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249 

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244, 245 
245 
319 
247 
244 
244 

244, 255 
245 
244 
244 
244 
244 

244, 255 
249 
244 
247 
245 
242 
244 

244, 255 
245 
243 
156 

141 
147 
195 

108 
373 
184 

1660 
198 
901 
889 
244 
187 

1489 

214 
171 
145 

184 

194 
1848 
194 
552 
145 
1489 



228 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CIVIL SERVICE Ui'WS — Continued. 

fire departments, as affecting, age, maximum, 
rules as to, limitation 
call men, promotion without examination, etc 
chiefs, commissioners, and 

tenure of certain .... 
cities, in, application to . . . 

investigation by commissioner, exempt from 
promotions, physical examination . 
reserve forces in cities .... 
towns, in, application to . . . 

labor service, cities, in, application to 

foreman, etc., certification of laborer, etc., as 
registration of applicants for 
rules as to employment in 
veterans' preference 
age limit 
certain towns, in 
lowering in rank, compensation, etc., regulated 
See also, infra, removal, suspension, reduction 
in grade or transfer, 
police officers, abolition of office, etc., regulated 
court review ..... 
age, maximum, rules as to, limitation 
application to .... . 

appointment, etc., regulated in cities, etc. 
chiefs, commissioners and superintendents, as af 

fecting 
eligible fists, on, employment by metropoUtan ^dis- 
trict commission . 
investigation by commissioner, exempt from 
promotions, physical examination . 
removal, of chief and officers in certain towns 
suspension, etc., of, in cities, regulated 
court review .... 

preferences, citizens of commonwealth, to 
veterans, in general .... 
application, right to be stated in 
certifications ..... 
civil war, examination dispensed with 
conscientious objectors, etc., not entitled to 
definition of term, under 
disabled . 

eUgible lists, positions on 
examination, civil war veterans employed without 

preference for, passing . 
labor service, in ... . 

certain cities and towns, in 
provisional appointment . 
reinstatement after miUtary, etc., service 
requisitions for civil war, etc. 
restoration to eligible lists 
rules to provide for .... 
removal, suspension, reduction in grade or trans 
fer, general provisions 
court review 
hearing 



police officers 

court review 

prison officers, certain 

report of, to civil service commissioner 

unlawful, mandamus proceedings . 

rules and regulations, appointments, certain, to 

regulate . . . . . 



31 
48 
31 
48 
31 
31 
31 
48 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
41 
31 



31 
31 
31 
31 
31 

31 

92 
31 
31 
41 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
41 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 



31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 
31 

31 



Section 



4 

36,37 

5 

58 

4 

35 

13A 

59B 

4,48 

47 

40 

14 

3 

24 

24 

112 

42A-46 



42A 

42B 

4 

4,48 

20 

5,49 

63 

35 

13A 

97 

42A 

42 B 

19 

21-25, 27, 28 

13 

23,24 

22 

21 

21 

23 

23,24 

22 

23 

24 

112 

25 

27 

22 

28 

3(6) 

43-46 

42B, 45 

43 

42 A 

42B 

46 

18 

46A 



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250 
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251 
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245 

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248 
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242 



CIVIL SERVICE LAWS ~ Concluded. 
rules and regulations — Concluded. 

board, commissioner and associate acting as, 
make ..... 

changes in, hearing by board, prior to, etc. 
printing and publication .... 

taking effect ...... 

classification of positions, etc., to provide for . 
continuance of existing .... 

enforcement by civil service commissioner 
examinations, to provide for ... 

governor and council to approve . 
hearing by board prior to, etc. . 
laborers, to regulate selection 
penalty, general, for violation 
positions, certain, to include, in classified service 
excluded from ...... 

probation prior to appointment, to provide for 

promotions, to provide for . 

scope ....... 

selections as result of examination, etc., to provide 
for ..... 

three certifications, etc., to permit 
veterans' preference, to provide for 

See also Civil Service and Registration, De- 
partment OF, civil service, divi- 
sion of. 
CIVIL WAR. 

insurance against [see Insurance, classes of insur- 
ance (Index p. 699)]. 
See also Rebellion, War of the. 
CLAIMANTS, ADVERSE. 

See Interpleader; Trustee Process. 
CLAIRVOYANTS. 

physicians' registration laws as affecting . 
CLAM BAIT. 

sale by barrel regulated ...... 

CLAMS. 

Lord's day, digging on, permitted . . . . 

See also Fish and Fisheries (Index pp. 549, 550). 
CLARKE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF. 

instruction in, at public expense . . . . 

CLARKSBURG. 

congressional district, first, in . 
district court of northern Berkshire, in district of 
medical examiner district, first Berkshire, in 
senatorial district, Berkshire, in ... . 

CLASSIFICATION OF STATE OFFICES AND PO- 
SITIONS. 
general provisions ....... 

See also Commonwealth, officers and employees 
(Index pp. 251-253). 
CLAY. 

trespass by digging, etc., penalty . . . . 

CLERGYMEN. 

See Churches; Marriage; Ministers of the 
Gospel; Pious and Charitable 
Uses; Religious Societies. 
CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 

See General Court. 
CLERK OF THE SENATE. 

See General Court. 
CLERKS, CITY AND TOWN. 
See City and Town Clerks. 



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229 


Dhapter 


Section 


Page 




. 31 


3 


242 


. 31 


3 


242 


. 31 


7 


244 


. 31 


7 


244 


. 31 


3(a) 


242 


. 31 


3 


242 


. 31 


38 


250 


. 31 


3(6) 


242 


. 31 


3 


242 


. 31 


3 


243 


. 31 


3 


242 


. 31 


51 


255 


. 31 


4 


243 


. 31 


5 


243 


. 31 


3(e) 


242 


. 31 


Sid) 


242 


. 31 


3 


242 


^ 31 


3(c) 


242 


. 31 


6 


244 


. 31 


3(/) 


242 



112 



94 



136 



69 

57 

218 

38 

57 



30 



266 



7 


1375 


85 


1108 


6 


1674 



26,27 



45-50 



113 



848 



1 


662 


1 


2736 


1 


387 


3 


666 



238, 239 



3138 



230 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CLERKS OF COURTS. 

Index Pages 
In general .... 230 

Assistant clerks .... 230, 231 
Clerks of the courts in counties 

other than Suffolk . 231 



Superior court, of 
Supreme judicial court, of 
Powers and duties 



Chapter 

in general, accounts, regulation and examination, 

penalty . . 35 

bonds ........ 221 

forfeiture, neglect of records, etc., for . . 221 

certificate, etc., forgery of, penalty . . . 267 

uttering forged, etc., penalty .... 267 

clerical assistance, extra . . . . .221 

supreme judicial court for commonwealth, to 

clerk of 221 

congress, barred from seat in . . . Art. VIII 

county treasurer, may not be .... 35 

death, removal, etc., of, assistant clerk to act . 221 

district courts, of [see District Courts, in general, 
clerks (Index p. 370) ; special pro- 
visions for particular courts (In- 
dex pp. 378, 379)] 
election of certain 

certificate of election to 

constitutional provision .... Art 
death after election . 
failure to elect, special election 
record of vote for, transmission, etc. 
facsimile signature 
district courts, in 
fees, in general 

accounting for, etc. . 

copies, for 

county, services for, none for 

lengthy record of judgment 

payable, when 

posting list of . 
jury service, exempt from 
referee in bankruptcy, not to be 
removal by supreme judicial court 
salaries .... 

full compensation, to be 

payment of fees as affecting 

supreme judicial court for commonwealth, clerk 

temporary clerks, of 

See also, infra, superior court, of, Suffolk 
county, in. 
signatures to copies of records, etc., attestation by 
Suffolk county, in (see, infra, superior court, of; 

supreme judicial court, of). 
surety companies, list of qualified, transmission to . 
sworn by justice, to be 
temporary clerks, appointment 

salaries . 

temporary assistants 



233 



term of office 

traveling expenses 
vacancy, proceedings . 
assistant clerks, counties, except Suffolk, 
ment . 
duties 
salaries and traveling expenses 



Art. 



in, appoint- 



175 
221 
221 
221 
221 
XIX 

54 
221 
221 

54 

221 
221 
221 





Index 


P.iges 

231 


, of 


231 


232 


Section 


. 232 


233 

Page 


45,47 




371,372 


12 




2773 


29-31 




2775 


1 




3144 


5 




3145 


102 




2789 


93 




2788 


- 




49 


1 




362 


33 




2776 



54 


62, 155 


610, 635 


54 


116 




624 


XIX 


- 




54 


54 


145 




633 


54 


142 




632 


54 


112 




623 


221 


17 




2773 


218 


14 




2744 


262 


4-7 


3088 


3089 


/221 


32 




2775 


1280 


8,9 




3274 


262 


5 




3088 


35 


19 




364 


262 


6 




3089 


262 


7 




3089 


262 


46 




3099 


234 


1 




2915 


220 


12 




2768 


211 


4 




2652 


221 


93, 94, 99-101 


2788 


2789 


221 


101 




2789 


35 


19 




364 


221 


93 




2788 


221 


100 




2789 



77 



2913 



105 


2358 


11 


2773 


8, 10 


2772 


100 


2789 


9 


2772 


- 


54 


155 


635 


1, 3 


2770, 2771 


99 


2789 


142 


632 


4,5 


2771 


4 


2771 


94,99 


2788. 2789 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CLERKS OF COVRTS — Continued. 
assistant clerks — Concluded. 

deputy assistants, designation .... 221 

assistant clerks, may act as . . . .221 

duties ....... 221 

executive clerk to chief justice of superior court, 

one may be . . . . . 212 

pro tempore, appointment, etc. .... 221 

salaries ........ 221 

signature ........ 221 

superior court, of (see, infra, superior court, of), 
supreme judicial court, of (see, iiifra, supreme ju- 
dicial court, of). 
vacancy, report to state secretary . . .221 

clerks of the courts in counties other than Suf- 
folk, assistant clerks, assistant clerks 
of county commissioners, to be . 221 
bonds ........ 221 

capital crime, notice of indictment, etc., by 212 

county commissioners, appointment, to fill vacancy . .54 

clerk of, to be . . . . . . . 221 

deputy assistant to act for .... 221 

duties as, certification of payments . . 35 

estimates, county ..... 35 

record of proceedings . . . .34 

sessions, to attend, etc. . . . .221 

temporary clerk ..... 34 

election ........ 54 

offices ........ 212 

superior court, to act as clerk of . . . .221 

records from other courts, custody, etc. . . 212 

transmission of copies to supreme judicial court 

on appeal, etc. .... 231 

workmen's compensation cases, depositions . 152 

supreme judicial com't, to act as clerk of . . 221 

term of office ....... 221 

superior court, of, counties except Suffolk, in, clerks 

of the courts to act as . . 221 

assistant clerks of, assistant clerks of the courts 

to act as 221 

Suffolk county, in, civil business, for, assistant clerks, 

appointment, etc. . . . 221 

equity business, etc., for . . . .221 

salary ....... 221 

other counties, to act for . . . .221 

clerk, clerical assistance, extra . . .221 

election ....... 54 

returns of cases to state secretary . .221 

term of office ...... 221 

criminal business, for, assistant clerks pro tem- 
pore, etc. . . . . .221 

clerk, clerical assistance, extra . . .221 

capital crime, notice of indictment, etc., by . 212 
election ....... 54 

returns of cases to state secretary . .221 

term of office ...... 221 

supreme judicial court, of, commonwealth, for, 
appeals, etc., to full court, papers, 
to receive . . . . .231 

appointment, term, etc. ..... 221 

assistant, appointment, term, etc. . . . 221 

clerk hire, allowance for . . . . . 221 

duties 221 

fees, etc. . . ... 221 

general court, barred from seat in . . Art. II 





231 


Section 


Page 


7 


2772 


7 


2772 


33 


2776 


28 


2661 


,9, 10 


2771, 2772 


100 


2789 


17 


2773 



13 



2773 



4 


2771 


12 


2773 


7 


2657 


144 


633 


3 


2771 


7,14 


2772, 2773 


11 


363 


28 


366 


10 


3.58 


14 


2773 


11 


358 


155 


635 


19 


2660 


3 


2771 


26 


2661 


135 


2883 


5 


1912 


3 


2771 


3 


2771 



2771 



2771 



6 


2772 


6 


2772 


94 


2788 


16 


2773 


102 


2789 


155 


635 


24 


2774 


3 


2771 


5 


2771 


102 


2789 


7 


2657 


155 


635 


24 


2774 


3 


2771 


135 


2883 


1 


2770 


1 


2770 


93 


2788 


2 


2770 


2 


2770 


- 


45 



232 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CLERKS OF COURTS — Continued. 

supreme judicial court, of — Concluded. 
commonwealth, for — Concluded. 

salary 221 

counties, except Suffolk, in, clerks of the courts to 

act as . . 221 

assistant clerks of, assistant clerks of the courts 

to act as .... . 221 

Suffolk county, for, assistant clerks, appointment, etc. 221 
duties as to other counties .... 221 

salaries ....... 221 

clerk, clerical assistance ..... 221 

duties as to other counties . . . .221 

election ....... 54 

records of attorneys, to keep . . . .221 

salary 221 

term of office ...... 221 

temporary clerks, appointment, salaries . . 221 

powers and duties, in general .... 221 

affidavits before . . . . . . .221 

appeals, etc., in certain criminal cases, copies to at- 
torney general . . . .221 

motor vehicle liability policies and bonds, board 

of appeal on, from . . .175 

supreme judicial court, to, transmission, etc., of 

papers ..... 231 

attachments, certificates of dissolution of . . 223 

attorneys at law, records of . . . . .221 

bail, forfeited, collection, payment to county . . 276 

may admit to . . . . . . . 276 

banks, etc., records of, affidavits as to . . . 233 

capital crime, notice of indictment, etc., by . .212 

cash books, to keep ...... 221 

constables, names of, to be returned to . . .41 

convictions of licensees, notice to licensing authority, 
etc., hawkers and pedlers 
innholders, etc. 
liquor licensees 
motor vehicle laws, vmder 
pharmacists 
physicians 

restaurant keepers, etc. 



Section 



93 



2788 



2771 



road houses, etc., corporate . . . . 

corrupt practices in elections, notice of conviction 
costs, taxation by ..... . 

appeal to court ...... 

criers, to act as . 

criminal cases, reports to commissioner of correction 

damages, assessment by .... . 

death sentences ....... 

decision of superior court, notice to parties, etc. 
defaults, entry of judgment on ... . 

notice, to party, etc. . . . . . 

defective delinquents, departments for, docket and 
records . . . . . 

dissolved corporation, return to state secretary 
divorce, notice to district attorney of crimes . 

statistics of, to return . . . . . 

election certificate, issue . . . . . 

elections, blank forms, etc., to furnish towns, etc. . 

board of examiners, members of . . . 

records of votes, transmission to . . . 

fees, to account for, pay over, etc. 

Suffolk county, in ..... . 



101 
140 
138 
90 
112 
221 
/ 140 
\272 
140 
56 
261 
261 
220 
124 
235 
279 
221 
231 
231 

123 
155 

208 

208 

54 

54 

54 

54 

221 

280 



4 


2771 


4,5 


2771 


15 


2773 


94 


2788 


102 


2789 


15 


2773 


155 


635 


42 


2778 


94 


2788 


3 


2771 


8, 9, 100 


2772, 2789 


14 


2773 


18 


2774 


19 


2774 


113D 


2367 


135 


2883 


65, 132 


2805, 2819 


42 


2778 


80 


3227 


57 


3222 


77 


2913 


7 


2657 


32 


2775 


15 


429 


30 


1198 


32. 183C 


1718, 1750 


78 


1701 


24, 24A, 27 


1000, 1002 


34 


1381 


26 


2774 


183C 


1750 


27 


3184 


183C 


1750 


55 


660 


19 


3084 


20-22 


3084 


9 


2767 


8 


1515 


5 


2924 


43, 52 


3270, 3272 


21 


2774 


57 


2861 


58 


2861 


121 


1511 


55 


1952 


45 


2637 


46 


2637 


122 


626 


27 


602 


122 


626 


112 


623 


32 


2775 


8,9 


3274 



CLERKS OF COURTS — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

fines, forfeitures, etc., certification, disposition, etc. 
grand, juries, special 

jurors, to summon 
judgment, entry . 

notice to parties, etc 
juries, impanelling 
jurors, venire facias for 
jury lists, delivery to . 
mental condition of certain accused persons, investi- 
gation, penalty . . . . 
money paid into court, interest on, disposition 
motor vehicles, records of convictions 

used in commission of certain crimes, report to 

registrar . . . . . 

naturalization, declarations of intention, reception 

fees, disposition ...... 

returns to state secretary . . . . . 

nonsuit, notice to party, etc. . . . . 

notice of court proceedings (see, supra, prawers and 

duties, convictions of licensees), 
offices in designated towns, etc., may maintain 
orders of notice, may issue . . . . . 

parties, alphabetical list, to keep . . . . 

physicians, to report convictions of, penalty . 
probation officers, notice of appointment, etc. 
records, correction of errors in 

exhibition to justice 

extension of papers on 

justices to inspect 

neglect, forfeiture of bond 

other courts, from, custody 
rescripts, notice of 
returns of cases to state secretary 
rules of superior court, sale, etc. . . . . 

sentence, certified transcript of, to sheriff, etc. 

felony, for, record, etc., to accompany mittimus . 
special precepts, may issue . . . . . 

surplus cash, to deposit in banks . . . . 

disposal of interest on deposits .... 

surveyors, land, record book 

transmission of copies to supreme judicial court on 
appeal, etc. . . . . . 

trial justices, records, etc., deposit with . 

preservation ...... 

venue, change of, transmission of papers 

witnesses, may summon ..... 

witness fees, officers receiving unlawfully, to report 

workmen's compensation cases, depositions 

writs, to sign ...... Art. 

CLIENTS. 

See Attorneys at Law. 
CLINICAL THERMOMETERS. 
in general .... 

correct, sealing and marking 
manufacturer, by 

term defined 
inspection and testing 

fees ..... 

unsealed, penalty for sale 
rules as to manufacture and sale 

penalty .... 
seizure of incorrect 



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233 


hapter 


Section 


Page 


280 


2, 7-11 


3273-3275 


277 


2A 


3234 


277 


1,2 


3234 


235 


1 


2923 


221 


21 


2774 


234 


25,26 


2919, 2920 


234 


10-16 


2917, 2918 


234 


5 


2916 


123 


lOOA 


1505 


35 


23 


365 


90 10, 24, 24A, 27 


995, 1000, 1002 


90 


24A 


1002 


220 


18 


2768 


221 


32 


2775 


220 


19 


2768 


231 


58 


2861 


212 


19 


2660 


221 


22 


2774 


221 


23 


2774 


221 


26 


2774 


276 


103 


3233 


221 


28 


2775 


221 


28 


2775 


221 


27 


2775 


221 


29 


2775 


221 


29-31 


2775 


212 


26 


2661 


221 


20 


2774 


221 


24 


2774 


212 


28A 


2662 


279 


34 


3269 


279 


35 


3269 


223 


85 


2809 


35 


22 


365 


35 


22 


365 


97 


2 


1169 


231 


135 


2883 


219 


11 


2762 


221 


25 


2774 


/223 


13 


2796 


\277 


52 


3242 


233 


1 


2901 


262 


58 


3101 


152 


5 


1912 


V 


"■ 


46 


98 


9-14 


1173, 1174 


98 


12 


1174 


98 


13 


1174 


98 


11 


1173 


98 


12 


1174 


98 


12 


1174 


98 


14 


1174 


98 


13 


1174 


98 


14 


1174 


98 


12 


1174 



234 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CLINICAL THERMOMETERS — Concluded. 

standard, office ....... 98 

state 98 

tolerances and specifications ..... 98 

See also Weights and Measures. 
CLINICS. 

maintenance, etc., of certain, regulated . . .111 

town appropriations for ...... 40 

CLINTON. 

congressional district, third, in .... 57 

electricity, sale of certain, in . . . . .92 

Lancaster mills in, metropolitan water district to 

supply ..... 92 

medical examiner district, fourth Worcester, in . .38 

second district court of eastern Worcester held at . 218 
senatorial district, Worcester and Hampden, in . .57 

CLOCKS. 

establishments selling, at auction, licensing, etc. . 100 

liens for work on ...... . 255 

public ways, on, over, etc., permits . . . .85 

CLOSED BANKS. 

See Banks and Banking, in general, possession and 
liquidation of banks by commis- 
sioner. 
CLOSED PACKAGE. 

apples, for, marking regulated, penalty ... 94 
misbranding, penalty ...... 94 

exemptions ....... 94 

See also Apples. 
term defined ........ 94 

CLOSE SEASON. 

term defined, fish and game laws, as to . . • i i oi 

CLOTHING. 

checking of, tips, so-called, for, appropriation by em- 
ployer, penalty . . . .140 
execution, exempt from seizm-e on, when . . . 235 
guests, of, sale by innholders ..... 140 
tenement houses, manufacture in, regulated . . 149 
See also Tenement Houses. 
CLOUD ON TITLE. 



Section 



Page 



remedies relative 

1131-1133). 



/185 
-\ 240 



to 



equity suit to remove 

See also Real Property, 
(Index pp 
CLOVER SEED. 

See Agricultural Seeds. 
CLUB. 

fish and game wardens may carry, when . . . 131 

See also Weapons. 
CLUBS. 

corporations for establishment, etc., of, in general 
boxing matches, illegal, charter void for 
change of location, consent, penalty 
entertainments, dances, etc., held by, local regulation 
gaming, illegal, charter void for .... 
liquor seUing, etc., illegal, charter void for 
See also Corpor.\tions, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285). 
dwelling houses used l)y, regulation . . . .40 

firemen, of (see Fire Departments). 

liquor selling, etc., used for, charter void for . . 180 

common nuisances, deemed ..... 138 
See also Nuisances, common. 
wages, weekly payment, by . . . . 149 



10 . 




1173 


9 




1173 


11 




1173 


50 




1337 


5(19) 




404 


1 




663 


12 




1041 


14 




1042 


1 




388 


1 




2741 


3 




666 


4-17 


1187 


-1189 


31C 




3063 


8,9 


966, 967 



102, 103, 108 

105, 108 

109 

1 

1 
1 



48 

34 

14-16 

143-147 



l(fc) 
6-10 



14 



21 (15) 

27 

82 

148-150 



1112-1114 

1113, 1114 

1114 

1082 

1591 
1618 



1720 

2929 

1714, 1715 

1894, 1895 



2482 
2959, 2960 



1623 



180 


1-12A 


2441-2445 


180 


28 


2448 


180 


26 


2448 


ISO 


29 


2448 


180 


27 


2448 


180 


27 


2448 



412 

2448 
1702 

1895, 1896 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



235 



Chapter 

COAL. 

adulterated, penalties for sale . 

anthracite, standard sizes 

bags, etc., sale in, foreign substances, etc., penalties 

for placing in 
condemned, penalties for sale . 
enforcement of laws as to 
fees, sealer not to charge, when 

prosecution, penalty 
illegal measures, possession, penalty 
inspection, entry for . . . 

interference with officials, penalty 
samples for analysis 
unfit, condemnation 
penalties for sale 
records, sealers to keep certain 

prosecution, penalty 
sale, bags, etc., in, classification, etc., marking 
enforcement of laws as to . 
foreign substances, etc., penalty for placing in 

basket, etc. . 
regulated ..... 

prosecution, penalty 
ton, standard .... 

weight, by, regulated . 
prosecution, penalty 
transportation by street railways 
weighers ..... 

See also Municipal Officers and Employees; 
Weighers, Measurers and Sua 
VEYORs OF Commodities, Local. 
weight, certificate of, furnished, when, contents 
prosecution, penalty .... 

weights and measures, sealer of, may require weighing, 
etc., when . 
prosecution, penalty . ■ 

COAL ELEVATORS. 

height of buildings, laws as to, exempt from . . 143 
COAL OIL. 

See Petroleum and Petroleum Products. 
COAL PITS. 

woodlands in certain towns, on, setting fire to, forfeiture 266 
COAL SCALES. 

annual test ........ 98 

See also Sealers of Weights and Measures. 
COAL TAR. 

buildings, etc., throwing into, etc., penalty . . 266 

COAST ARTILLERY CORPS. 

See Militia. 
COAST GUARD. 

See United States. 
COASTING. 

local regulations ....... 85 

COASTING VESSELS. 

See Pilots. 
COAST SURVEY. 

See United States. 
COASTWISE MARINE INSURANCE. 

See Insurance, classes of insurance, marine (Index 
p. 709). 
COAT-OF-ARMS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. 

See Commonwealth. 
COCAINE. 

analysis, by public health department, when . .111 

certificates by analysts as evidence, etc. . .111 



Section 



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248, 249E 


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1151 


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. 94 


248, 249E 


1149 


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249C, 249D 


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248, 249A 


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1148 


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248, 249A 


1149, 


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1149 


1151 


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! 94 


245 




1149 


. 94 


248 




1149 



134 
49 

103 



10, lOA 



1765 

3142 
1182 

3136 
967 



12 
13 



1330 
1330 



236 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



to bear state- 



for- 



COCAINE — Concluded. 

forfeiture of seized, when, destruction 

label on package of drug containing 
ment, when . 

manufacture of certain preparations containing 

bidden . . . . 

search warrants, issue, penalty for being present where 
found ...... 

term to include compounds, etc., when 

See also Drugs, Narcotic, and Stimulants. 
COCA LEAVES. 

decocainized, etc., certain provisions not to apply to . 
COCHINEAL. 

adulteration of liquor with, penalty .... 
COCK-FIGHTING. 

See Birds, fighting exhibition of. 
COCKLE, INDIAN. 

adulteration of liquor with, penalty .... 
COD. 

steak, cold storage, sale during winter, regulated, 
penalty . . . . . 

See also Fish and Fisheries (Index p. 549). 
CODEINE. 

forfeiture of seized, when, destruction 

label on package of drug containing, to bear statement, 
when ...... 

search warrants, issue, penalty for being present where 
found ...... 

term to include compounds, etc., when 

See also Drugs, Narcotic, and Stimulants. 
CODICIL. 

will, included in term ...... 

See also Wills. 
COD LIVER OIL. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 
C. O. D. SALES. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Sales of Personal Property. 
COFFEE AND TEA HOUSES. 

licenses for, penalty, etc. . . . . . 

COHABITATION. 

divorce, after, deemed adultery 

evidence of marriage, when 

lewd and lascivious, penalty 

form of indictment .... 
COHASSET. 

congressional district, fifteenth, in 

district court of East Norfolk, in district of 

medical examiner district, second Norfolk, in 

metropolitan parks, share of expense 

officers serving criminal process in, arrests, etc., 
Scituate 

parks, certain state, share of expense 

Plymouth county, deemed part of, for certain 
purposes 

senatorial district, Norfolk and Plymouth, in 
COIN AND COINAGE. 

at 

congress, powers of 
counterfeiting, crime and penalty 

prosecutors, compensation to 
tools for, possession 

seizure .... 
current, execution, subject to seizure upon 



3ter 


Section 


Page 


94 


215 


1142 


94 


187 


1132 


94 


216 


1142 


94 


214 


1142 


94 


197 


1136 


94 


198 


1138 


70 


1 


3162 



270 



94 



94 

94 

94 
94 



112 



106 



140 



attachment of coin 



79,82 



7(37) 

35 
21,36 

47 



3162 



1107, 1108 



215 


1142 


187 


1132 


214 


1142 


197 


1136 



113 

1382 
1230, 1234 

1720 





208 


40 


2636 




207 


47 


2628 




272 


16 


3182 




277 


Forms 


3251 




57 


i 


664 




218 


1 


2739 




38 


1 


388 




92 


54-56 


1053 


c, in 










212 


6 


2657 




132A 


4,5 


1663 


Art 


XXI 


- 


55 


Art. 


LXXI 


- 


71, 72 




57 


3 


665 




/223 


42 


2801 




1235 


32 


2929 


Art 


I 


8 


5 




267 


17-20 


3147, 3148 




267 


31 


3150 




267 


20 


3148 




267 


30 


3149 




235 


32 


2929 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



237 



COIN AND COIN \GE — Concluded. 

execution, taking coin on ..... 

gold (see Gold Coin). 

silver (see Silver and Silver Coin). 

states forbidden to take certain action as to . Art. 

trust companies, deposit in .... 

COIN-CONTROLLED APPARATUS. 

amusement furnished on deposit in, Licenses for 
pictures displayed by, admission of minors 
COKE. 

See Charcoal and Coke. 
COLD, ARTIFICIAL, ETC. 

companies engaged in selling, etc., highways, digging 
up for ...... 

damages, liabiUty for ..... 

regulations by local authorities .... 

See also Cold Storage; Corporations, miscel- 
laneous (Index pp. 28^291). 
COLD STORAGE. 

apples in, sale regulated .... 

cod steak, sale during winter regulated, penalty 

date of receipt of food in, to be marked on container, 

when, penalty 
eggs, broken, deposited in, to be denatured, when 
penalty .... 

sale regulated, penalty .... 

fish, provisions as to, penalty .... 

See also Fish and Fisheries (Index p. 549). 
halibut, sale during winter regulated, penalty 
health, local boards of, warehouses, powers and duties 

as to, penalty 
licenses for warehouses for, regulated, penalty . 
limit of time for keeping food in, regulated, penalty 
markings on food in, defacement regulated, penalty 
pollock, sale during winter regulated, penalty 
public health department, powers and duties, penalty 
refrigerating warehouse, term defined 
regulation by public health department, penalty 
sale of food from, regulated, marking, penalty . 
salmon, sale during winter regulated, penalty 
state inspector of fish to enforce certain laws, regula 
tions ..... 

swordfish, sale during winter regulated, penalty 
term defined, certain laws, as to 
transfer of ownership of food in, regulated, penalty 
warehouse, maintenance regulated, penalty 
term defined 
COLLATERAL LOANS. 

See Loans; Mortgages; Pawnbrokers; Pledges. 
COLLATERAL SECURITY. 

false pretences, obtaining release, etc., of, by 
fraudulently concealed, search warrants for 
property held for, trustee process as affecting 
sale, etc., before maturity of debt, penalty 
See also AttacHxMent of Property; Loans; Pawn- 
brokers; Pledges. 
COLLECTION. 

demands, etc., for, attorneys, sheriffs, etc., not to buy 
COLLECTION AGENCIES. 

accounts, true, failure to render, penalty 
bond, to file with state treasurer 
amount, term and conditions 
cancellation .... 

cash in lieu of . 

commissioner of banks to approve 



Chapter 



235 



I 

172 

140 
140 



158 
158 
158 



94 
94 

94 

94 
94 
94 

94 

94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 

94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 



266 
276 
246 
266 



220 

93 
93 
93 
93 
93 
93 



Section 


Page 


32 


2929 


10 


6 


31 


2271 


181, 182 


1748, 1749 


179 


1748 



12 


1979 


13 


1979 


14 


1979 


109 


1114 


79,82 


1107, 1108 


71,73 


1106 


73,92 


1106, 1110 


91 


1110 


77-82 


1107, 1108 


• 79, 82 


1107, 1108 


67, 68, 73 


1105, 1106 


66,73 


1105, 1106 


70,73 


1106 


69,73 


1105, 1106 


79,82 


1107, 1108 


66-70, 73 


1105, 1106 


1 


1082 


69,73 


1105, 1106 


72,73 


1106 


79,82 


1107, 1108 


81 


1107 


79,82 


1107, 1108 


1 


1082 


69,73 


1105, 1106 


66,73 


1105, 1106 


1 


1082 


33 


3121 


1(2) 


3211 


60-63 


2998 


85,86 


3132 



2767 



28 


1073 


24 


1072 


25 


1072 


26 


1072 


26 


1072 


26 


1072 



238 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

COLLECTION AGENCIES — Concluded. 
bond — Concluded. 

record, state treasurer to keep . . . .93 

regulated ........ 93 

corporations maintaining, employment of attorney . 221 
costumed debt collectors, penalty for emplo>'ing . 272 

proceeds of collections by, failure to pay, penalty . 93 
judgment debt for, arrest on mesne process, etc. . 224 
regulated ........ 93 

COLLECTION AGENTS. 

costumes, penalty for wearing ..... 272 

money collected bv, arrest for ..... 224 

COLLECTORS OF SAMPLES OF MILK. 

See Milk and Cream. 
COLLECTORS OF TAXES. 

in general, aid to . . . . . . .60 

penalty for refusing ...... 60 

assistance from commissioner . . . .58 

bond 60 

action on, attorney general, by . . . .58 

notice to assessors . . . . . .41 

tax list, to precede commitment of, to . . 59 

constable to be, when . . . . . .41 

credits and payments to . . . . .60 

death, etc., uncollected taxes, disposition upon, pen- 
alty 

deeds, form, contents, etc. .... 
delinquent, proceedings against, by commissioner 
deputies, appointment .... 

. authorization ...... 

election, in towns ..... 

employees of, exempt from civil service laws, in 
cities ..... 

expiration of term, etc., upon, accounts, records, etc. 
deposit with assessors, penalty 
successor, uncollected tax list placed with, penalty 
facsimile signatures ..... 

fees ........ 

accounting for ..... 

penalty ...... 

forms of instruments used by . . . 
lack of, constable, commitment of tax list and war 

rant to ... 

mimicipal finance, compulsory obedience to laws as 

to . . . 
penalties, subject to . 
removal ..... 

special, appointment and bond 
tax list and warrant, commitment to 
constable, commitment to, when 
form ..... 

temporarj^ appointment, bond, etc. 



treasurer, town, acting as 

powers and duties, in general 
abatements 

assessors to furnish copy to 
accounts, due city, collection 

receipts, and, exhibit of, penalty 

records, etc., deposit, etc., penalty 
arrest and imprisonment, collection by 

forms .... 
assessors' lists, additions to, transmission to 
bank interest on taxes, etc., payment over 



60 
60 
58 
41 
60 
39 
41 

31 

60 
60 
60 
60 
60 
60 
60 

59 

44 
60 
60 
60 
59 
59 
59 
41 
41 
60 
60 
59 
59 
41 
60 
60 
60 
60 
51 
60 



Section 



27 

24-28 

47 

97 

28 

2, 6 

24-28 

97 
2,6 



33 

103 

1 

13 

8 

20 

53 

39 

93,95 

97 100 

45, 105, Form 10 

8 

37,38 

92 

23 

1 



97, 100 

97, 100 

34 

15 

2, 15 

102 

105, Forms 1-23 

53 

59 

99-104 

96 

14 

53-56 

53 

54 

40, 61A 

37, 38 

90 

1-98 

71 

60 

38A 

94,99 

9, 97, 100 

29-34A 

105, Forms 5-7 

5 

2 



Page 



1072 

1072, 1073 

2780 

3198 

1073 

2820, 2821 

1072, 1073 

3198 
2820, 2821 



723 

739 
669 
71S 
670 
430 
705 
434 
737 

738 
726, 742 
670 
434 
737 
399 
425 

244 

738 
738 
723 
719 

716, 719 
739 

739-752 

705 

501 

738, 739 

737 

718 

705, 706 

705 

705 

434, 439 

434 

736 

716-738 

709 

707 

434 

737, 738 

718, 738 

722, 723 

740, 741 

548 

716 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



239 



COLLECTORS OF TAXES — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

betterment assessments, collection 

books, records, accounts, etc. 

cash book ..... 

examination, open to . . . 

expiration of term, etc., disposal 

tax book ..... 

town clerk, deposit with, penalties 
certificate of real estate tax, etc. . 
charges and fees, accounting, penalty 
collection and payments over, etc., penalty 
demand ...... 

collection following .... 

form ...... 

special warrant in place of 
distress, collection by . 
dollar certificates, so-called . 
fire districts ..... 

foreign corporation, etc., restraint of business 
gypsy and brown tail moth assessments 
jail, delinquent tax payers in, discharge 
low land and swamps, collection of assessments 
motor vehicles, excise on registered 
omitted assessments 

poll taxes, collection 

reassessed taxes .... 
redemption of land sold, etc. 

form of deed and certificate 
returns, etc., penalty . 
sale, land, unimproved, etc., of low value for tax 

lessee's interest in municipally owned land 

taking of land, or . 

auctioneers, laws as to, not applicable 
discretion .... 
forms ..... 

special assessments, collection 

suit, collection by . . . 
summons ..... 

form ..... 

tax titles, invalid, proceedings if deemed 
forms ..... 

water rates, collection . 
See also Municipal Officers and Employees; 
Taxation, local taxes, collection 
of (Index pp. 1352-1357). 
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. 

burning, penalty ....... 

dean, etc., false claim to be, to obtain narcotic drugs, 

forbidden, penalty 
endorsement, approval, etc., of, false claim of, penalty 
falsely pretending to be officer, etc., of, penalty 
incorporation, etc., procedure on legislative petition . 
See also Corporations, charitable and certain 
other purposes, for (Index p. 285). 
instructors in, duties ...... 

narcotic drugs, sale, etc., to, regulated, penalty . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



f 60 


17 


720 


\ 80 


4, 13 


918, 920 


60 


6-12 


717, 718 


60 


7 


718 


60 


8 


718 


60 


9, 97, 100 


718, 738 


60 


6 


717 


60 


9, 12, 100, 101 


718, 738 


60 


23 


721 


60 


2, 15, 102 


716, 719, 7.39 


60 


2, 102 


716, 739 


60 


16 


719 


60 


17 


720 


60 


105, Form 1 


739 


60 


19 


720 


60 


24-28 


721, 722 


60 


23 


721 


48 


73 


531 


60 


91 


737 


132 


19 


1657 


60 


31 


722 


252 


11 


3033 


60A 


2,3,6 


753, 754 


59 


75 


710 


/ 59 
1 60 


1, 9, 10 


685, 693, 694 


3-5 


717 


59 


78 


711 


60 


62,63 


730 


60 


105, Forms 19, 20 


750, 751 


60 


2,102 


716, 739 


60 


51 


727 


59 


3A 


685 


f 59 
1 60 


3A 


685 


37-60 


724-729 


100 


13 


1188 


60 


87 


736 


60 


105, Forms 8-18 


741-749 


/ 60 


17 


720 


1 80 


4,13 


918, 920 


60 


35,36 


724 


60 


18 


720 


60 


105, Form 2 


739 


60 


82-84A 


734, 735 


60 


105, Forms 22, 23 


752 


40 


42C, 42D 


419, 420 



266 

94 

266 

266 

3 



71 
94 



2,3 

203, 213 
90 

89 
6 



3116 

1139, 1141 

3133 

3133 

98 



See also Drugs, Narcotic, and Stimulants. 
oflBcers, jury service, exempt from .... 234 
public funds, use for certain, forbidden . . Art. XLVI 



30 861 

198, 201, 202, 212, 1137-1139. 1141, 

213,217 1142 



2915 
59 



240 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



266 



Chapter 
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES — Concluded. 

unauthorized use of designation .... 

See also Degrees, educational; Professional 
Schools. 
COLLISION INSURANCE. 

See Insurance, classes of insurance (Index p. 699). 
COLONEL. 

See Militia. 
COLONIAL WARS, SOCIETY OF, IN THE COM- 
MONWEALTH OF MASSA- 
CHUSETTS. 

parades by color guards of, regulated 
COLOR BLINDNESS. 

See Railroads, employees. 
COLOR, COLORED PERSONS. 

See Race and Color. 
COLRAIN. 

congressional district, first, in . 

district court of Franklin, in district of . . . 

medical examiner district, western Franklin, in . 

senatorial district, Franklin and Hampshire, in . 
COLUMBUS DAY. 

legal holiday, to be ...... 

COMBINATIONS. 

See Restraint of Trade. 
COMBINED EXPERIENCE TABLE OF MORTALITY. 

value of life policies based on . . . . ' . 

See also Insurance. 
COMBUSTIBLES. 

removal from buildings regulated, penalty 



Section 

89 



Page 

3133 



33 



57 

218 

38 

57 



175 



148 



60,62 



322, 323 



1 


662 


1 


2738 


1 


387 


3 


667 



7(18) 

9(1) 
5, 6, 28, 30, 34 



111 



2299 



storing, etc., regulated, penalty .... 

See also Explosives and Inflammable Fluids and 
Compounds. 
COMFORTER. 

bedding, etc., term includes ..... 94 

See also Bedding and Upholstered Furniture. 
COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF. 

governor as ........ 6 

See also Governor; Militia. 
COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS. 

See Actions, Civil; Pleading in Civil Actions; 
Practice in Civil Actions; Serv- 
ice OF Process; Writs. 
COMMERCE, CHAMBERS OF. 

See Chambers of Commerce. 
COMMERCE, DEVELOPMENT OF. 

See Boston, Boston harbor; Waters and Water- 
ways; Wharves, Piers and Docks. 
COMMERCE, INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN. 

See Interstate and Foreign Commerce. 
COMMERCE, TRADES, ETC. 

promotion ........— 

COMMERCIAL AGENTS. 

pedlers, etc., not treated as .... . 101 

COMMERCIAL FEEDING STUFF. 

See Feeding Stuff, Commercial. 
COMMERCIAL FERTILIZERS. 

See Fertilizers, Commercial. 
COMMERCIAL PAPER. 

See Bills of Lading; Negotiable Instruments; 
Securities; Warehouse Receipts. 
COMMERCIAL TRAVELERS. 

transient vendors, not treated as ... . 101 



148 23, 24, 28, 30, 34 



16 



1846, 1847, 
1851-1853 
1851-1853 



1084 
126 



15 



43 
1194 



1190 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

COMMISSIONERS. 

county (see County Commissioners). 

depositions of witnesses before (see Witnesses). 

judicial proceedings, in, compensation, etc., of, court 

award ...... 221 

deeds of conveyance by, statutory form . . 183 

probate court, appointed by (see Probate Courts). 

state (see Commissioners and Commissions, State). 

See also Commissioners in Other States and Foreign 
Countries; Commissioners to 
Qualify Public Officers; Fi- 
nance, Commissioners of. 
COMMISSIONERS AND COMMISSIONS, STATE. 

administration and finance (see Administration and 
Finance, Commission on). 

agriculture (see Agriculture, Department of). 

armory (see Militia). 

art 'see Art Commission). 

ballot law (see Ballot Law Commission, State). 

banks (see Banking and Insurance, Department 
of). 

boxing (see Public Safety, Department of). 

civil service (see Civil Service and Registration, 
Department of). 

conservation (see Conservation, Department of). 

corporations and taxation (see Corporations and 
Taxation, Department of). 

correction (see Correction, Department of). 

education (see Education, Department of). 

firemen's relief, on (see Firemen's Relief, Commis- 
sioners on). 

insurance (see Banking and Insurance, Depart- 
ment of). 

labor and industries (see Labor and Industries, 
Department of). 

mental diseases (see Mental Diseases, Department 
of). 

metropolitan district (see Metropolitan District 
Commission). 

minimum wage (see Labor and Industries, Depart- 
ment of). 

public, health (see Public Health, Department 
of). 
safety (see Public Safety, Department of). 
utiHties (see Public Utilities, Department of). 
welfare (see Public Welfare, Department of). 
works (see Public Works, Department of). 

savings bank life insurance (see Banking and Insur- 
ance, Department of). 

state aid and pensions (see State Aid and Pen- 
sions, Commissioner of). 

uniform state laws, on (see Uniform State Laws). 

unpaid commissions, reimbursement for expenses at 

national conventions ... 6 

See also Commissioners; Commonwealth, depart- 
ments, boards, commissions, 
etc.; Special Commissions. 
COMMISSIONERS IN OTHER STATES AND 
FOREIGN COUNTRIES. 

appointment and term ...... 222 

fee for commission ...... 30 

fees 262 

instructions to, by state secretary .... 222 

oath, signature and seal . .... 222 



Section 



55 
Appendix (3) 



241 

Page 



2781 
2471 



11 



125 



4 


2790 


13 


232 


42 


3098 


7 


2791 


5 


2791 



242 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
AND 



Section 



COMMON CARRIERS. 

See Carriers, Common; Electric Railroads; 
Ferries; Public Utilities, De- 
partment of; Railroads; Steam- 
boats AND Steamboat Companies; 
Street Railways; Telephone and 
Telegraph Companies. 
COMMON COUNCILS. 

majority, etc., vote, term defined 
office-holding by members 
pay rolls, powers and duties as to 
president, vacancies, duties as to certain 
removal of members from ward, effect 
veto of mayor, orders, etc., subject to 
See also Aldermen; City Charters; City Coun- 
cils; City Government; Mayor 
AND Aldermen; Mayor and City 
Council; Mayors. 
COMMON COUNTS. 
use of, in general 
answers to items in 
bill of particulars with 
forms 
payment, form of answer 



222 

183 
233 



222 

30 

30 

222 

222 



COMMISSIONERS IN OTHER STATES 

FOREIGN COUNTRI ES — Con- 
cluded. 
powers and duties ....... 

acknowledgment of deeds, etc., before . 
depositions of witnesses ..... 

See also Commissioners. 
COMMISSIONERS OF FINANCE, CITIES, IN. 

See Finance, Comi\«ssioners of. 
COMMISSIONERS TO QUALIFY PUBLIC OFFI- 
CERS. 
appointment . 

fee for commission 
oath of office before 
fee for, restriction 
returns by 
COMMISSIONS. 

form ........ Art. IV 

militia, in (see Militia). 

state (.see Commissioners and Commissions, State). 

state officers, of [see Commonwealth, officers and 

employees (Index p. 253)]. 
See also Bonus; Depositions; Gratuities. 
COMMITMENTS. 

conviction of crime, on (see Arrest; Criminal Pro- 
cedure AND Practice; Mittimus; 
Penal and Reformatory Institu- 
tions). 
insane, etc., persons [see Insane, Feeble Minded 
and Epileptic Persons (Index 
pp. 683, 684)]. 
minors, of [see Minors, court proceedings as to 
(Index pp. 871-873)]. 
COMMITTEES, LEGISLATIVE. 

See General Court. 
COMMODITIES. 

pretended dealings in, recovery of sums paid 

criminal provisions as to . 
sales (see Sales of Personal Property). 

term defined ...... 



Page 



6 


2791 


30, 33, 41 


2466-2468 


41,42 


2907 



3 


2790 


13 


232 


11 


231 


3 


2790 


3 


2790 



137 
271 

1.37 
271 



4-7 
35,36 

7 
35 



46 



1679, 1680 
3175, 3176 

1680 
3176 



44 


1 


485 


39 


7,8 


396 


41 


41-43 


434, 435 


39 


5,6 


395, 396 


39 


6 


396 


39 


4 


395 



231 


7 (7-9) 


2851, 2852 


231 


26 


2856 


231 


14 


2854 


231 


147, Forms 1, 2 


2887 


231 


147, Form 29 


2895 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 243 

Chapter Section Paee 

COMMON DRUNKARDS. 

See Drunkards, Common. 
COMMON, ESTATES IN. 

See Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common. 
COMMON LANDING PLACES. 

See Landing Places. 
COMMON LANDS. 

See \^'HARVES and Real Estate lying in Common, 
Proprietors of. 
COMMON LAW. 

other states, etc., of, proof ..... 233 70 2912 

COMMON NIGHTWALKERS. 
See Nightwalkers, Common. 
COMMON NUISANCES. 

See Nuisances, common. 
COMMON PROPERTY. 

partnership, does not constitute .... 108A 7 (2) 1288 

COMMON RECEIVER OF STOLEN GOODS. 

See Stolen Property. 
COMMONS. 

See Parks and Reservations. 
COMMON SCHOOLS. 

See Schools, public. 
COMMON SEWERS. 

See Sewers and Drains. 
COMMON, TENANTS IN. 

See Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common. 
COMMON THIEF. 

crime and penalty 266 40 3123 

COMMON UTTERER, ETC. 

See Forgery and Counterfeiting. 
COMMON VICTUALLERS. 

See Innholders and Common Victuallers. 
COMMONWEALTH. 

in general, accounts against [see State Finance 
(Index p. 1260)]. 
actions, against (see, infra, claims and actions 
against), 
by, costs in ...... . 261 

guardians, against, to recover fines of wards 

discharged as poor prisoners . . 127 

limitations, statute of, set-off, applicable to 

claims in .... . 232 

money, for, how brought .... 12 

no entry fee ...... 262 

real actions, limitation of time . . . 260 

recognizance in civil proceedings . . . 224 

set-off to, statute of limitations applicable . 232 
venue ........ 223 

administrative offices, etc., of, state departments, to 

be placed under . . . .30 

organization regulated . . . Art. LXVI 

aircraft, landing places for, on property of, establish- 
ment ...... 90 

appropriations (see State Finance). 

arms, design ....... 2 

official representation ..... 2 

flag, state, on . . . . . , .2 

misuse, penalty ...... 264 

aviators in service of, exempt from certain laws . 90 
boards, etc., of (see, infra, departments, boards, 

commissions, etc.) 
bonds, etc., as security for mechanics in construc- 
tion, etc., of buildings of .30 
discharge or substitution , . . .30 



146 


1562 


10 


2899 


5 


158 


4 


3088 


31 


3080 


8 


2823 


10 


2899 


5 


2795 


2 


229 


- 


70 


57 


1019 


1 


95 


2 


95 


5 


96 


5 


3106 


35 


1014 


39 


236 


40 


237 



244 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 

in general — Continued. 
bonds, etc. — Concluded. 

belonging to, assignment, etc. .... 

custody ........ 

held by, issued by, etc. (see State Finance). 
borrowing of money by (see State Finance). 
boundaries, changes in, filing .... 

marine ........ 

removal, etc., regulated, penalty 

repair ........ 

See also Boundaries. 
budget (see State Finance). 

building construction, etc., for, advertisements for 
bids ..... 

estimates and preUminary studies 

expenses ...... 

forecast of probable annual 
security for labor and materials for 
working plans, etc. ..... 

buildings, belonging to, defacing, etc., penalty 
exempt from certain building laws . 
leased to, care ..... 

liens, exemption ..... 

business affairs, commission on administration and 

finance, duties as to 
checks by state treasurer, unpaid, disposal 
citizenship, term defined 

claims, against (see, infra, claims and actions 
against). 
of, attorney general to collect .... 

actions ....... 

United States, against, agent to prosecute 
classification of certain offices, etc. 
commissions (see, infra, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc. ; Commission- 
ers AND Commissions, State). 
compensation to injured workmen, etc. . 
contracts, appropriation adequate for, necessary 
certified copies of certain, filing with comptroller . 
officer, etc., interested in, penalties 
public works, for, etc. (see Labor, public em- 
ployees). 
state treasurer, term defined as to . 
conventions, representation at ... . 

conveyance of land, by, breach of condition, recovery 
for ...... 

See also Informations, commonwealth's 
lands. 
restrictions in, no time limitation on 
stipulations in, enforcement . 
to, officer barred from agency . 
costs, liability for .... 

credit of, not for private purposes 

debt (see State Finance). 

debtors of, discharge of imprisoned 

debts due to [see Preferred Claims (Index pp. 

1032, 1033) ]. 
deeds, custody ....... 29 

from, enforcement of certain stipulations . . 91 

defense of, borrowing for .... Art. LXII 

directors of divisions in government of, civil service 

laws, exempt from ... 31 

documents, etc., disposal of duplicate, etc. . . 30 

drains, obstruction, liability to, in tort . . .83 



Section 



Page 



29 
29 



29 

29 

29 

29 

30 

29 

266 

143 

8 

254 

7 

29 

1 



12 
12 
29 
30 



152 
29 

7 
268 



4 
6 

245 



224 



35 




223 


41 




225 


5 




94 


3 




93 


5 




94 


4 




94 


8 




218 


7 




218 


9 




219 


5A 




217 


39,40 


236 


,237 


8 




218 


96 




3135 


3 




1765 


9 




142 


6 




3050 


7 




133 


32 




222 


1 




93 


4 




157 


5 




158 


62 




228 


45-50 


238 


,239 


69-75 


1930, 


1931 


26,27 


221 


,222 


14 




135 


9,10 




3153 


7(32) 




113 


10, 11 


124 


t, 125 



24^26 



2984 



. 184 


23 


2479 


. 91 


37 


1031 


. 30 


44 


237 


. 261 


14^16 


3083 


Art. LXII 


1 


68 



2829 



41 


225 


37 


1031 


2 


68 


5 


243 


42 


237 


9 


951 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



245 



Chapter 
■COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 

in general — Continued. 
economy, etc., in departments of, commission on 
administration and finance, duties 
as to . . . . . .7 

employees (see, infra, officers and employees). 
equipment, departmental, purchase 
escheats to (see Escheats to the Commonwealth) 
executions in favor of, form, etc. . 

levy on land ...... 

executive, etc., boards of, state departments, in 
fees, etc., received on account of, disposition . 
finances (see State Finance). 
financial condition, report on . . . 

statements as to, comptroller, duties as to . 
fiscal year, appropriations, certain, to be made 
for 
books, etc., offices, of, to be kept by 
term defined .... 

flag, design .... 

display ..... 

misuse, penalty 

exceptions .... 

flats, etc. (see Commonwealth Flats). 
floral emblem .... 

flying ser\ace, license exemption . 
foreclosed real estate of, conveyance 
forging, etc., note, etc., of, penalty 

See also, infra, in general, notes, 
funds of, deposit in banks 

investment .... 

See also State Finance. 
gas below standard, recoveries for, payment to 
geological formation, information as to . 
gifts to, inheritance tax exemption 
goods manufactured in, preference to 
government, overthrow, penalty for inciting, etc. 
great ponds, islands in, sale, etc. . 
income tax, action to recover, brought in name of 

to be . 
industrial resources, promotion 
industries, promotion, department of labor and in- 
dustries, by . 
informations by . 

See also Informations, commonwealth's lands 
injuries to property by, award of damages 

See also Eminent Domain. 
insane, etc., care, custody, etc., of . . . 

See also Insane, Feeble Minded and Epileptic 
Persons; Mental Diseases, De- 
partment OF. 
institutional development (see, supra, in general, 

building construction, etc., for), 
insurance of property ...... 

judgments, against, payment .... 

costs, for ...... . 

held by, enforcement by supplementary pro- 
ceedings ..... 

judicial, etc., office under, referee in bankruptcy ex- 
cluded from ..... 

United States judicial officers not to hold . 
jurisdiction, extent ...... 

cessions to United States as affecting . 
laborers, etc., in service of (see, infra, officers and 
employees). 



Section 



30 

235 

236 

30 

30 

7 

7 

29 

30 

4 

2 

2 
264 
264 

2 

90 

29 

267 

29 
29 

164 

81 

65 

7 

264 
91 

62 
23 

149 
245 

79 

123 



29 
258 
261 

224 

220 

220 

1 

1 



7 




133 


51,52 


239, 240 


22 




2927 


26 




2938 


2 




229 


27 




234 


33-35 


140, 141 


20 




136 


12 




219 


28 




234 


7(9) 




111 


5 




96 


6 




96 


5 




3106 


6 




3106 


7 




96 


41,47 


1015 


1017 


37 




223 


7 




3145 


34 




223 


38 




223 


110 




2164 


1 




930 


1 




813 


22 (17) 




137 


11 




3107 


2 




1021 


41 




772 


9A-9C 




199 


5 




1864 


1-12 


2984, 


2985 


9-14 


906-908 


2 




1478 



30 


222 


3 


3070 


16 


3083 


14 


2825 


12 


2768 


11 


2767 


2 


93 


2 


93 



246 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

land, damage cases against, speedy trial 

takings by, governor and council to make . 
See also Eminent Domain. 
lands, flats, etc., commercial development of Boston 
harbor ..... 

management, etc. . 
wharves, etc., on, compensation for . 
See also Commonwealth Flats. 
lands of, intrusions on, attorney general, duty as to 
recovery by information ..... 
See also Informations, commonwealth's 
lands. 
transfer for highway purposes . 
imder navigable waters, United States, conveyance 

to 

See also Province Lands. 
letterheads, uniform style .... 

letters, official, size of paper 

liability (see, infra, claims and actions against) 

maps, public works department to make and sell 

certain 
military property of, leasing to United States forces 
money of account ..... 

mortgages held by, assignment, discharge, foreclo 
sure, etc. .... 

motor vehicles of, compulsory liability insurance ex 
emption .... 

excise tax exemption .... 

marking and record ..... 

navigable waters, land under, conveyance to United 
States ..... 

notes, forged, etc., passing, penalty 

possession, penalty .... 

issue by (see State Finance). 
obsolete documents, etc., of, disposal 
office hours of departments .... 

plates of, custody ..... 

positions in service of, citizens' preference 

civil service laws as affecting (see Civil Service 

Laws). 
classification . ..... 

duties of incumbents under 
salaries, as determined by ... 

increase, procedure for obtaining 
prescriptive title against, in state highway, none 
printing and binding for, contracts 
prison-made articles, use in departments, institu 
tions, etc. .... 

property of, comptroller, duties as to . 
insurance on, forbidden, when . 
intrusions on, attorney general's duty 
publications by, approval by division of personnel / 
and standardization . . . \ 

departmental appropriation, paj'^ment from 
printing and distribution ..... 

See also Public Documents. 
public works of, employment on (see Citizens; 
Labor, public employees; Vet- 
erans). 



Section 



Page 



79 

79 



91 
91 
91 

12 
245 



30 

1 

30 
30 



81 
33 

107 
/ 29 

\2U 

90 

60A 

30 

1 

267 
267 

30 

30 

9 

31 



30 
30 
30 
30 
81 
5 

127 

7 

29 

12 

7 

30 

29 

5 



34 


913 


2 


903 


4,9 


1022, 1025 


2 


1021 


22 


1029 


7 


158 


1-12 


2984, 2985 


44A 


238 


6 


94 


30A 


234 


30 


234 


1 


930 


21 


311 


1,2 


1244 


35, 36 


223 


37-40 


2983 


lA 


987 


1 


752 


36 


236 


6 


94 


10,11 


3146 


9 


3146 


42 


237 


24 


233 


13 


147 


19 


246 


45 


238 


48 


239 


46 


238 


47 


238 


22 


935 


1 


115 


53-60 


1545-1547 


18 


136 


30 


222 


7 


158 


29 


139 


35 


235 


28 


222 


1-18 


115-121 



purchase of supplies, etc., for, regulated 

See also Ad.ministration and Finance, Commis- 
sion ON, state purchasing agent. 



7 
30 



22-27 
51, 52 



136-139 
239, 240 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 

in general — Continued. 
railroad crossings, grade, abolition, assessments 
railroads, rights as to, reserved by 

talcing or purchase . . . , , 

records, copying by employees, no fee . 

custody ...... 



Art. 



division of personnel and standardization, duties 

duplicate, obsolete, etc., disposal 

ink, standard, for .... . 

preservation, etc. ..... 

proceedings of certain veterans' organizations to 

be kept as . 
See also Public Records. 
recreational resources, promotion . 
reports, annual, state officers, by, contents, etc. 
approval of division of personnel, etc. 
legislation, proposing .... 

special, may be made, when 

approval of division of personnel, etc. 
representative of, bonus, etc., taking, penalty 
residents, preferences to, free employment offices 

by 

revenue, collection, comptroller, duties as to . 
disposition ...... 

See also State Finance. 
rules and regulations of departments, etc., filing of 
certain .... 

taking effect postponed until . 
salaries payable by, advances on account 

when paid ...... 

classification of positions as affecting . 

increase, procedure to obtain 

more than one, forbidden, penalty 

term defined ...... 

sales of property of, state institution, by, itemized 
account .... 

sea, jurisdiction on .... . 

seal, custody . . . . . . 

design ....... 

existing, in office of state secretary, authorized 

impression, on documents, valid 

misuse, penalty ..... 

securities, of, transfer regulated 

with state treasurer, annual examination 
shore line ....... 

sinking funds (see State Finance). 
sovereignty, extent ..... 

special commissions, reports, drafts of proposed 

legislation to accompany 
stationery for use of, printing, etc. 

supplies, etc., for, claims for 

purchase, etc. ...... 

taxation, property of, exempt, when 
telephone and telegraph rates to . 
territorial limits ..... 

tide water, compensation for structures in 

rights in, management, etc. 
title to land, certain proceedings to settle, not to 

affect rights of . . . 

topographical survey, improvement 

maps, sale by pubhc works department 



Chapter 



159 
160 
160 
30 
II 
66 
66 
30 
66 
66 



23 

30 

7 

30 

30 

7 

268 

149 

7 

29 



30 
30 
29 
29 
30 
30 
30 
4 

30 
1 
9 

2 

2 

2 

264 

29 

29 

1 



30 
30 

7 
29 

7 

30 

59 

159 

1 
91 
91 

240 
91 
91 





247 


Section 


Page 


70,80 


2007,2011 


6,7 


2028 


6,7 


2028 


43 


237 


- 


41 


7, 13, 14 


827-829 


1 


826 


42 


237 


2 


826 


1, 8, 9 


826, 828 


9 


119 


9A-9C 


199 


32 


234 


29 


139 


33 


235 


35 


235 


29 


139 


10, 12 


3153, 3154 


164 


1899 


18 


136 


2 


216 


37 


236 


37 


236 


31 


222 


31 


222 


45-50 


238, 239 


47 


238 


21,22 


233 


7(27) 


112 


41 


237 


3 


93 


11 


147 


3 


96 


4 


96 


3 


96 


5 


3106 


35 


223 


42 


225 


3 


93 


2 


93 


34 


235 


31 


234 


13 


135 


61 


228 


22-26 


136-138 


51,52 


239, 240 


5(2) 


686 


15 


1993 


3 


93 


22 


1029 


2 


1021 


5,26 


2959, 2964 


33 


1031 


33 


1031 



248 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 
in general — ■ Concluded. 

treasury, notes of, payment .... 
of, fraud or embezzlement by employee, penalty 
payments from, regulated 
See also State Finance. 
trust funds of, payment without appropriation 
United States, lands ceded to, concurrent jurisdic- 
tion over, etc. 
unpaid commissions, traveling expenses 
veterans in service of (see Civil Service Laws 

Veterans). 
wages, weekly payment by, when 
woodcuts of, custody ..... 
claims and actions against, in general, claimant, 
oath may be required of 

jurisdiction ...... 

petition to enforce ..... 

auditor or master, appointment 
contents ...... 

decision, satisfaction .... 

judgment, offer of, commonwealth, for 

laws applicable ..... 

petitioner, for ..... 
warrant by governor for payment 
jury, to be tried without 
land damage cases against, speedy trial . 
limitation of actions, laws applicable to . 
service on state secretary, attorney general 
set-off and recoupment, laws applicable to 

superior court jurisdiction 

supreme judicial court, law questions to . 

tender, laws appUcable to . . . 

trial and venue ..... 
bond, etc., companies, relative to deposits by . 
insurance companies, recovery of funds deposited 

by . .• 

land takings and injuries 

speedy trial of suits . 
metropolitan, boulevards, defects in 

water works, damages 
mortgages, to redeem . 
small, attorney general to settle certain 
state highways, defects in, for 
writs of entry .... 
See also St.\te Finance, accounts and claims 
against commonwealth, 
departments, boards, commissions, etc., account- 
ing standards of, powers of commis- 
sion on administration and finance 
accounts, annual tabulation by comptroller 
audit ...... 

comptroller, duties as to . 

advances to ..... 

appropriations, expenditures by, in advance of 

expenditures in excess of . 

referendum, not subject to 

See also State Fin.\nce, appropriations. 
armories, use by, for public meetings 
attorney general to appear for 
bonds of state officers, etc., amount, fixing 
schedule ..... 



Chapter 



29 

266 

29 

29 

1 
6 



149 
9 

29 

/212 
12.58 
258 
2.58 
258 
2.58 
2.58 
2.58 
2.58 
258 
258 
79 
2.58 
258 
2.58 
/212 
\2.58 
2.58 
258 
2,58 
174 

175 
79 
79 
92 
92 

244 
12 
81 

237 



Section 



18 
50 
18 



18 

7 
11 



148 
13 

61 
3 
1 

1,2 
2 
1 

3,4 
2 
2 
3 
3 
2 
34 
5 
1 
2 
3 
1 
2 
2 
2 
2 

185 
9-14 
34 
36 
15 
40 
3A 
18 
2 



Page 



220 
3125 

220 

220 

94 
125 



1895 
147 

228 
2656 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 

913 
3070 
3070 
3070 
2656 
3070 
3070 
3070 
3070 
2286 

2400 

906-908 

913 

1049 

1042 

2983 

157 

934 

2946 



7 


31 


140 


29 


5 


217 


11 


12 


155 


7 


13, 16-20 


135, 136 


29 


5 


217 


29 


23-25 


221 


29 


10 


219 


29 


26,27 


221, 222 


III 


2 


64 


33 


48(c) 


319 


12 


3 


156 


30 


15 


232 


30 


16 


232 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 

departments, boards, commissions, etc. 

tinned. 
books, etc., comptroller's access to 
copies as evidence .... 
fiscal year for ..... 

budget requirements .... 



Chapter 



Con- 



7 

. 233 

. 30 

/ Art. LXIII 

\ 29 

. 29 



building construction by .... . 

See also, supra, in general, building construction, 
etc., for. 
clerk, to record proceedings, etc., to designate 
public records, custody . . . , 

compensation to injured laborers, etc., agent to 

furnish 
confidential employees 
conflicting orders by, appeal to governor 
consolidation, etc., of, duties of commission on 

administra tion and finance 
contracts by, filing of certified copies of certain 
with comptroller . 
permanent, unlawful, when 
co-ordination in, duties of commission on adminis 

tration and finance 
departments, divisions in, establishment 
executive offices, etc., placing in 

term defined, for certain purposes 

divisions in, directors of, exempt from civil service 
laws 

establishment .... 

temporary heads of . 
duplicate, etc., documents, disposal 
economy in, duties of commission on administration 

and finance . 
employees in, fees for certain services forbidden 

penalty .... 
estimates ....... 

budget to embody .... 

legislative recommendations distinct from 

reports by commission on administration and 
finance .... 

examinations of finances of . 
ex officiis members of, designation of substitutes 
expenditures, appropriations, in excess of 
pending .... 

unusual, forbidden . 
expenses of members . 

traveling, limit 
false reports, etc., to certain, penalty 
fees received by, disposal 
financial status of, comptroller, statement by 
heads of, accounts against, to approve, etc. 

bonds, schedule ..... 

civil service laws, exempt from . 

confidential employee, appointment by, etc. 

substitute, designation ... 

temporary, designation .... 
insurance by, regulated .... 

inventories, reports, etc., to governor . . Art 

labor, employment by . 

performed for, oath of claimant 

8ee also Labor, public employees. 
lands, transfer, etc., for highway purposes 
letterheads, uniform style 



66 
66 

152 
30 
30 



7 
29 

7 
30 
30 

/29 
130 

31 
30 
30 
30 



30 
29 
29 
30 

7 

7 

30 

29 

29 

29 

30 

30 

268 

30 

7 

29 

30 

31 

30 

30 

30 

29 

XII 

149 

29 

30 
30 





249 


Section 


Page 


18 


136 


76 


2913 


28 


234 


2 


69 


3-6 


216-218 


7-9 


218, 219 


6 


827 


6 


827 


75 


1931 


7 


230 


5 


230 


7 


133 


14 


135 


27 


222 


7 


133 


3 


230 


2 


229 


1 


216 


1 


229 


5 


243 


3 


230 


6 


230 


42 


237 


7 


133 


43 


237 


3-9A 


216-219 


6 


218 


33 


235 


8 


134 


9-12 


134, 135 


6A 


230 


26,27 


221, 222 


10 


219 


27 


222 


25 


233 


26 


234 


6 


3151 


27,43 


234, 237 


20 


136 


20 


221 


16 


232 


5 


243 


7 


230 


6, 6A 


230 


6 


230 


30 


222 


_ 


38 


25-44 


1867-1871 


61 


228 


44A 


238 


30A 


234 



250 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 

departments, boards, commissions, etc. — Co7i- 
tinued. 
letters, official, size of paper 

to governor ...... Art 

maintenance, etc., expenses, estimates 

building construction, etc. 
members, bonus, etc., taking, penalty 
contracts, interest in certain, penalty 
ex officiis, designation of substitutes 
money, state, payment into treasury . Art. 

daily, unless 
motor vehicles, marking, etc. 
new employees, hiring, when unlawful 
number, constitutional limitation . . Art. 

office, expenses, governor, etc., need not approve 
hours ....... 

officials and employees, full time by certain . 
to inform division of personnel and standardiza- 
tion as to . 
organization, report to state secretary 
payments for support of, report of commission on 

administration and finance 
printing and binding, contracts for 
for, direction ..... 

pubUcations by, approval by director of division of 
personnel and standardization 
case books, text books, etc. 
payment of cost 
pubUc records, custody, etc. 
fees for copying, disposal . 
fireproof vault for, to furnish 
quarters, leasing, outside state house, by 
records, etc., of, proof ..... 

removal of officers by governor and council 
reorganization, etc., duties of commission on ad 

ministration and finance 
reports, annual, accounting statements in, verifica 
tion by comptroller 
contents, etc. ..... 

distribution ...... 



30 
XII 

29 
29 
268 
268 
30 
LXIII 
30 
30 
29 
LXVI 
29 
30 
30 



30 
30 

7 

5 
30 

7 
30 

5 
29 
66 
30 
66 

8 

233 

30 



legislation, proposing .... 

avoidance of special legislation 
metropolitan district, imposing expense on 
information in . . . 

submission to senate and house counsel 

printing and publication 

approval of director of division of personnel 
and standardization 
publications, etc., accounting statement on, veri 

fication .... 

special, may make, when .... 
text books, case books, etc. 
See also Public Documents; Reports, Official 

/Art 



7 
30 

5 
30 
92 
30 

30 
3 

30 
5 
7 

30 

7 

30 

5 



revenues, disposition . 

estimates, etc. 
rules and regulations, confficting 
filing of certain 

taking effect postponed until 

salary increases regulated 



1 



LXIII 
29 
29 
30 
30 
30 
29 
30 



Section 



30 

3,4 

7-9 

10 

10 

6A 

1 

27 

36 

26,27 

21 
24 
23 

38 
4 

34 

1 
31 
29 
35 

8 
28 

6 

43 

11 

lOA 

76 

9 



19 

32 

7 

33 

100 

33A 

35A 
53 
33 
6 
29 
35 

19 

35 

8 

1 

2 

3 

5 

37 

37 

27 

47 



Page 



234 

38 

216, 217 

218, 219 

3153 

3153 

230 

69 

234 

236 

221, 222 

70 

221 

233 

233 

236 
230 

140 
115 
234 
139 
235 
118 
222 
827 
237 
828 
143 
2913 
231 

133 

136 
234 
118 
235 
1065 
235 

235 
107 
235 
118 
139 
235 

136 
235 
118 

69 
216 
216 
230 
236 
236 
222 
238 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COMMONWEALTH — Continued. 

departments, boards, commissions, etc. — Con- 
cluded. 

stationery for . 

supplies, etc., for, purchase . 

obsolete, disposal 
preference to domestic 
temporary heads of, designation 
tenure of governor's appointees 
transfers on books 
traveling, etc., expenses 

unpaid commissions, of 
vacancies in offices, filling 
wages, weekly payment by 
women eligible to serve in 
workmen's compensation, agents for 
See also, infra, officers and employees, 
institutions of, affidavits as to goods furnished to 
appropriations for, referendum, not subject to 
audit of accounts of . 
blind, division of, to purchase from 
books, accounts, etc., kept at 
comptroller, duties as to . 
contents ..... 

fiscal year .... 

building construction for (see, supra, in general, 

building construction, etc., for). 
commitment of soldier or dependent, settlement, 
not to affect .... 

consolidation, duties of commission on administra- 
tion and finance as to 
eight hour law as affecting . 
land of, taldng by eminent domain, regulated 
letterheads, uniform style 
letters, official, size of paper 

libraries, advice by free public library commissioners 
nurseries of forest trees at . 
obsolete, etc., supplies, disposal 
office at, for books, accounts, etc. . 
producing, state purchasing agent to advise 
products, use and disposal 
sales of property, itemized account 
settlement, confinement in, as affecting . 
suppHes for, purchase, etc. . 

preference to domestic 
treasurers, etc., appointment 

books, accounts, etc., of 
trespass on land, etc., of, penalty 
weighing, etc., devices in, testing 
See also Insane, Feeble Minded and Epileptic 
Persons; Penal and Reforma- 
tory Institutions. 
officers and employees, in general: 

bonds, amount, how fi.xed . . . . 

bonus, etc., taking, etc., penalties 

civil service laws as affecting (see Civil Service 

Laws). 
classification ....... 

appeals ....... 

duties of incumbents under . . . , 

limitations and definitions . . . . 

probate registries, clerical employees subject to 



Chapter 



7 
30 

7 
30 

7 

7 
30 
30 
29 
30 

6 

30 

149 

30 

152 

7 

III 

11 

69 
30 
7 
30 
30 



116 



Section 



24 
31 

22,26 

51,52 

22 

22 (17) 

6 

8 

29 

25,26 

11 

10 

148 

7A 

75 

13 

2 
12 
25 
29 
16-20 
29 
28 



251 

Page 



138 

234 

136, 138 

239, 240 

136 

137 

230 

231 

222 

233, 234 

125 

231 

1895 

231 

1931 

135 
64 
155 
848 
234 
135, 136 
234 
234 



1426 



7 


7 


133 


. 149 


36 


1870 


. 79 


5 


904 


. 30 


30A 


234 


. 30 


30 


234 


3 78 


15 


900 


. 132 


9 


1654 


7 


22 (12) 


137 


. 30 


29 


234 


7 


25 


138 


7 


22 


136 


. 30 


41 


237 


. 116 


5 


1426 


7 


22-26 


136-138 


7 


22 (17) 


137 


. 31 


42 


251 


. 30 


29 


234 


. 266 


123 


3140 


. 98 


33 


1179 



30 


15 


232 


268 


9,10 


3153 


30 


45 


238 


30 


49 


239 


30 


48 


239 


30 


50 


239 


217 


33 


2732 



252 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COMMONWEALTH — Coniinued. 

officers and employees, in general — Continued. 
classification — Concluded. 

rules and regulations .... 
salaries, as determined by . . , 

increase, procedure for obtaining 
term defined ..... 



sergeant-at-arms, certain employees subject to 

disqualification for service .... 

expenditures by, in excess of appropriations, for- 
bidden ..... 

fees, for services in office hours, not to receive, 

penalty ..... 

payment into treasury ..... 

full time, governor may require 

information to division of personnel, etc., as to . 

inventories, reports, etc., delivery to governor Art. 

letters and letterheads ..... 

lists ........ 

militia service, etc., as affecting pay, etc. 

motor vehicles, state, marking and records of use 
operating, indemnification .... 

official authority, etc., improper use of, penalties 

pensioner or annuitant not to be paid for services 
rendered, when .... 

pensions for (see Retirement Systems and Pen- 
sions). 

political contributions as affecting, penalties 

prisons, etc., in (see Penal and Reformatory 

Institutions). 
public works, etc., labor, etc., on, security, to take 
quo warranto proceedings against 
retirement (see Retirement Systems and Pen- 
sions). 
salaries, advances on account 
classification as affecting 
increase, procedure 

appropriation necessary 
more than one forbidden, penalty 
payment .... 
printed lists to show 
sale of land to commonwealth, not to act as agent 

or attorney in, penalty 
stationery, printing, etc., for 
titles, official .... 

traveUng, etc., expenses 

United States army, etc., with, pay, etc., as af- 
fecting .... 
veterans, retirement and pension 
witness fees in certain cases, receipt by, penalty 
women eligible ..... 
change of name, registration . 
employees, classification, commission on adminis- 
tration and finance, duties as to 
day work, basis for laborers, etc. 
injured, compensation to . 

See also Workmen's Compensation (Index 
p. 1513). 
retirement of certain (see Retirement Systems 
AND Pensions). 



Chapter 



30 
30 
30 
30 
3 
30 
30 



29 

30 
30 
30 
30 
XII 
30 
7 
33 
30 
12 
55 
56 

32 



1 



55 
56 



30 
249 



29 

30 
30 
29 
30 
29 
7 

30 
30 
30 

6 
30 

33 
32 
262 
30 
30 

7 
149 
152 



Section 



46 
46 
47 
46 
21 
45 
43,44 

26,27 

43 
27 
23 
38 

30,31 
30 
67 
36 
3B 
28-31 
61,64 

91 



Page 



238 
238 
238 
238 
102 
238 
237, 238 

221, 222 

237 
234 
233 
236 
38 
234 
139 
324 
236 
157 
645 
661 

304 



9-15 


641, 642 


56, 59-61 


660, 661 


39 


236 


12 


3014 


31 


222 


45-50 


238, 239 


47 


238 


27 


222 


21,22 


233 


31 


222 


30 


139 


44 


237 


31 


234 


45 


238 


10,11 


124, 125 


25,26 


233, 234 


67 


324 


49, 56-59 


292, 293 


56-58 


3101 


7A 


231 


7B 


231 


7 


133 


42 


1871 


69-75 


1930, 1931 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
COMMONWEALTH — Concluded. 

officers and employees — Concluded. 
employees — Concluded. 

salaries, commission on administration and finance, 

duties as to . . . . . 7 

maximum and minimum, fixing ... 7 
scrubwomen, certain, pensions . . . .32 

vacations, standardization .... 7 

militia service as affecting . . . .33 

weekly payment of wages to . . . .149 

See also Civil Service Laws; Labor, public 
employees, 
officers, advances from treasury to 

appropriations for, expenditures in advance 
bonds, approval before issue of commission 
examination .... 

new, required, when 

removal for failure to file . 
reimbursement for premiums . 
schedule, authorized 

militia officers .... 

commissions, bond to precede issue of 
delivery to appointee 
fee for certain .... 

form ...... 

return, if oath not taken 
tenure, ta express 

disqualification, causes of, bribery 



Art 

Art, 
/Art 



\ 
corrupt practice .... 

duelling, conviction of . . . 

illiteracy ...... Art 

impeachment, conviction on . . Art 

income tax offences .... 

larceny, etc. .... 

free railroad passes to certain, penalty 
governor, appointed by, bond, failure to file, effect 
notification and commission . 
removal ...... 

tenure ...... 

impeachment of (see Impeachment). 

letterheads, uniform style 

motor vehicles, marking .... 

oath, before whom ..... 

failure to take, effect .... 

removal, supplies, for delinquencies in purchas 
ing, etc. .... 

salaries, report of commission on administration 

and finance to show 
state officers, term defined, election laws, as to 
state prison, sentence to, forfeiture of office 
survival of actions . 
vacancies, filling 
See also Public Officers. 
COMMONWEALTH DEFENCE ACT 

provisions continued 
COMMONWEALTH FLATS. 

management, etc. ... 

taxation .... 

COMMONWEALTH'S FLATS IMPROVEMENT 
FUND. 
Port of Boston Fund, succeeded by . 
COMMUTATION OF SENTENCE. 
See Pardons. 



29 

29 

30 

30 

30 

30 

30 

30 

33 

30 

30 

30 

IV 

30 

I 

II 

268 

56 

265 

XX 

VIII 

62 

268 

160 

30 

30 

30 

30 

30 
30 
30 
30 



7 

50 

279 

228 

30 



23 

91 

59 



91 



Section 



7 
7 

74 
7 

67 
148 



23-25 
10 
14 
18 
18 
19 
17 
16 
74 
14 
12 
13 

12 



8 

64 

6 



66 

8 

199 

19 

12 

9 

8 

30A 
36 
11 
12 

23 

34 
1 
30 
14 
10 



9H 

2 

5(2) 



253 

Page 



133 
133 

298 

133 

324 

1895 



221 

219 

232 

232 

232 

233 

232 

232 

325 

232 

231 

232 

46 

231 

41 

45 

3152 

660 

3109 

54 

33 

774 

3152 

2070 

233 

231 

231 

231 

234 
236 
231 
231 

138 

140 

544 

3269 

2841 

231 



200 

1021 
686 



1024 



254 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



159 



216 



268 



131 



Chapter 
COMMUTATION TICKETS. 

issue by carriers ....... 

See also Railroads, rates and fares. 
COMPASS. 

See Surveying of Land. 
COMPENSATION FOR INJURED EMPLOYEES. 

See Workmen's Compensation. 
COMPETITION, SUPPRESSION OF. 

See Restraint of Trade. 
COMPLAINANTS. 

See Informers and Complainants. 
COMPLAINTS. 

See Indictments and Complaints. 
COMPOSITION PROCEEDINGS. 

insolvency, in case of ..... . 

COMPOUNDING FELONY. 

penalty ........ 

COMPRESSED AIR. 

boats propelled by, use in pursuit of wild fowl . 

See also Pneumatic Pressure. 
COMPRESSED AIR TANKS. 

See Air Tanks. 
COMPROMISES. 

estates of deceased persons, authorization . 

executors, guardians, trustees, etc., by . . . 

fiduciaries, certain, by ..... . 

guardians and conservators, by .... 

wills, of [see Wills (Index p. 1482)]. 

See also Arbitration, Controversies, of. 
COMPTROLLER, STATE. 

See Administration and Finance, Commission on 
(Index pp. 15-17); State Finance. 
COMPULSORY MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY 
INSURANCE. 

See Motor Vehicles (Index pp. 889-891); Insur- 
ance (Index pp. 704, 705). 
COMPUTATION OF TIME. 

See Time. 
CONCEALED WEAPONS. 

See Weapons. 
CONCEALMENT. 

cause of action, limitation, as afTecting 

decedent's estate, probate proceedings 

felony, penalty ..... 

illegitimate child, death of, by mother 

insolvency proceedings, in . . . 

mortgaged personalty .... 

indictment for, form .... 

residence, to evade taxation, penalty 
stolen property, penalty .... 

indictment for receiving, etc., unessential to 
conviction of thief 
form ...... 

ward's property, recovery 

wills, penalty, etc. ..... 

probate proceedings to recover 
CONCENTRATION CAMPS. 

supply of water to . 
CONCEPTION. 

drugs, etc., for prevention, penalty for sale, etc. 
search warrants for .... 

See also Pregnancy. 
CONCERTS. 

See Band Concerts; Theatrical Exhibitions, 
Shows and Amusements. 



Section 

18 



Page 
1994 



150-169 

36 

102 



2720-2724 
3158 
1642 



204 


13-18 


2597, 2598 


204 


13-18 


2597, 2598 


204 


13-18 


2597, 2598 


201 


37 


2573 



. 260 


12 




3077 


. 215 


44 




2686 


. 268 


36 




3158 


. 272 


22,23 




3183 


. 216 


71, 82, 106, 136 2703, 


2705, 


2710, 

2717 


. 266 


82 




3132 


. 277 


Forms 




3250 


. 59 


90 




713 


. 266 


60-62 


3127 


,3128 


allege 








. 277 


42 




3241 


. 277 


Forms 




3253 


. 201 


48 




2576 


. 266 


39 




3123 


. 191 


14 




2527 


. 92 


10 




1041 


. 272 


20,21 




3183 


. 276 


1(9) 




3212 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



255 



Chapter 
CONCILIATION. 

See Conciliation and Arbitration. 
CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION. 

industrial disputes, of ..... . 150 

local boards, constitution and powers . . . 150 

See also Labor and Industries, Department of, 
boards, etc., in, conciliation and 
arbitration, board of; Strikes 
AND Lockouts. 
CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION, BOARD OF. 
See Labor and Industries, Department of, boards, 
etc., in, conciliation and arbi- 
tration, board of. 
CONCORD. 

congressional district, fifth, in . . . . .57 

district court of central Middlesex held at . . 218 

medical examiner district, sixth Middlesex, in . .38 

senatorial district, fifth Middlesex, in . . .57 

CONCORD RIVER. 

water supply, certain laws as to, not to apply, when . Ill 
CONCRETE MIXERS. 

motor vehicles, not deemed ..... 90 

CONDENSED MILK. 

See Milk and Cream. 
CONDIMENT. 

See Confectionery; Food. 
CONDITIONAL CONTRACTS. 

how pleaded ........ 231 

CONDITIONAL LIMITATIONS. 

conveyance, etc., of estate subject to . . . 183 

CONDITIONAL SALES. 

assignments by vendor, recording not necessary . 255 

fixtures, of, recording ...... 184 

furniture, etc., of, requirements .... 255 

foreclosure ........ 255 

heating apparatus, etc., recording .... 184 

lien of vendee, priority, to have, when . . . 255 

motor vehicles and aircraft, of, conversion, etc., by 

vendee, insurance against . .175 

See also Finance Corporations. 
plumbing goods, etc., of, recording .... 184 

portable, etc., buildings, of .... . 184 

property, held on, sale, concealment, etc., of, penalty 266 

intoxicating liquor, use as container, etc., of . . 266 

railroad equipment, certain securities, of, securing . 168 

recording required, when ..... 184 

redemption in case of default ..... 255 

rolling stock of railroads, etc. . . . . .159 

payment, acknowledgment ..... 159 

recording and fee . . . . . .159 

CONDITIONAL SENTENCES. 

general provisions ....... 279 

CONDITIONS. 

real estate, affecting, entry for breach of, proceed- 
ings ...... 184 

right not defeated by descent, etc. . . . 184 

limitation in time ...... 184 

CONDUCTORS. 

railroad, etc., assault, etc., on, penalty . . . 159 

arrest, etc. ........ 159 

See also Railroads, employees; Street Railways, 
employees. 
CONDUITS, MAINS, POLES, WIRES, FIXTURES, 
ETC. 
electric, installation, licensing . . . . .141 



Section 



1-10 
9 



166, 168 



10 



19 
20 
23 



104 
93, 94, 104 



1903-1906 
1905 



1 


663 


1 


2738 


1 


388 


3 


666 



1367 



986 



7 (12), 33 


2852, 2857 


49-51 


2469 


1 


3057 


13 


2476, 2477 


12 


3059 


13 


3059 


13 


2476, 2477 


35 


3064 


47 (2, 3, 12) 


2319, 2321 


13 


2476, 2477 


13 


2476, 2477 


87 


3132 


82 


3132 


54 (3p) 


2221 


13 


2476, 2477 


11 


3058 


55 


2003, 2004 


56 


2004 


55,56 


2003, 2004 



3266 



2478 
2478 
2479 



2017 
2015, 2017 



1755 



256 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CONDUITS, MAINS, POLES, WIRES, FIXTURES, 
ETC. — Concluded. 
electricity, for transmission of (see ELECTRiciTi', 
lines for the transmission of). 

gas or electric companies, of, bondholders acquiring 
under mortgage, rights and duties . 
metropolitan district commission's co-operation 
mortgagee, etc., of, gas or electric company's obliga- 
tions of .... . 
poles, wires, etc., taxation ..... 
ways, projection into, exemption .... 
See also Fixtures; Poles; Wires. 
CONFECTIONERY. 

adulteration, agent, etc., act of, as act of principal, 
when ..... 
certain, of, term defined .... 
dealer, prosecution of, regulated, guaranty 
delivery, sale, etc., penalized, when 
guarantor, notice, etc., to . 
guaranty, prosecution of dealer having, regulated 

to protect dealer, when .... 
health, local boards of, to enforce certain laws 
hearing as to, regulated .... 

laws as to, certain, how enforced, rules, etc. . 
manufacture, etc., penalty .... 
prosecution of dealer regulated, guaranty 
publication of finding of department, etc. 
pubUc health department to enforce certain laws 

rules, etc. .... 
samples, collection of certain, regulated 

examination of certain, regulated, complaints 
alcohol, containing, penalty for sale . 
arsenic, containing, penalty for sale . 
food, word includes, when 
misbranding of certain, term defined 
sale on Lord's day, when permitted . 
sanitary manufacture, sale, etc., of, provisions to secure 
CONFEDERATION. 

states, by, forbidden ..... Art. 
CONFESSION. 



Section 



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92 

164 
59 

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94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 
94 

94 

94 

94 

270 

270 

94 

94 

136 

94 



conviction, in relation to . • . . . < 

CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT. 

See .Judgments i.\ Civil Actions. 
CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS. 

See Evidence. 
CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES. 

appointment and removal by state officers 
CONFINING, ETC. 

penalty, etc. ........ 

stealing, etc., for purpose of, penaltv 
CONFIRMATION OF TITLE TO LAND. 

See Title to Land (Index pp. 1376, 1377). 
CONGESTION OF POPULATION. 

See Homesteads. 
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS. 

division of commonwealth into .... 

See also Congress of the United States, house of 
representatives, members. 
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES. 

in general, composition ..... Art. 

provisions common to both branches, in gen- 
eral, adjournments regulated . Art. 
president, power as to . . . Art. 

annual assembling ..... Art. 



263 
264 



30 

265 
265 



57 



I 

II 

I 



13 




2138 


88 




1063 


13 




2138 


18(5) 




696 


9 




967 


195 




1136 


186, 187 


1131 


1132 


193, 194 




1135 


191 




1134 


188, 189 


1133 


1134 


193, 194 




1135 


193 




1135 


192 




1134 


189 


1133 


1134 


192 




1134 


190 




1134 


193, 194 




1135 


194 




1135 


192 




1134 


188 




1133 


189 




1133 


8 




3165 


10 




3165 


1, 305A 


1083 


1165 


187 




1132 


6,7 


1673 


1674 


305A 




1165 


10 




6 


6 




3104 


4 




3106 



26,27 
21 



230 

3112 
3111 



662-664 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES — Co7itinued. 
provisions common to both branches, in general 
— Continued. 

freedom of debate in .... Art. I 

journals ....... Art. I 

presidential messages to . . . . Art. II 

quorum ....... Art. I 

roll call votes ...... Art. I 

special sessions, calling by president . . Art. II 

veto, measures, of . . . . . Art. I 

members, absent, compulsion of attendance . Art. I 

arrest, privileged from, exceptions . . Art. I 

compensation ...... Art. I 

incompatible offices, commonwealth, certain, 

of Art. VIII 

presidential elector .... Art. II 

United States, of . . . . . Art. I 

oath Art. VI 

privileges ...... Art. I 

punishment and expulsion . . . Art. I 

powers and duties, legislative powers vested in Art. I 

general enumeration of such powers . Art. I 

admission of new states .... Art. IV 

appellate jurisdiction of supreme court . Art. Ill 

armies, raising, etc. . . . . . Art. I 

bankruptcies, uniform laws on . . . Art. I 

borrowing of money .... Art. I 

captures, rules as to . . . . Art. I 

cessions from states, jurisdiction, etc. . Art. I 

coining of money, etc. .... Art. I 

commerce, regulation .... Art. I 

constitutional amendments . . . Art. V 
contested elections, determination by each 
house ..... 

copyright and patent laws 
counterfeiting ..... 

courts, inferior, estabUshment . 



Section 



crimes, federal, place of trial 
District of Columbia, authority over . 
forts, dock yards, etc., authority over 
fourteenth amendment, enforcement . 
" full faith and credit " clause . 
high seas, piracies and felonies on 
implied powers of, confirmation 
inferior officers, vesting appointment of 
insurrection, invasion, etc., use of militia to 

repel, etc. . . . . 

land and naval forces, rules as to 
law of nations, offences against, definition, 

etc. 
marque and reprisal, letters of 
militia, calling forth, organizing, etc. 
money, as to . 
naturalization, uniform rule 
navy, provision 
"necessary and proper" clause 
postoffice and post roads . 
presidential succession 
prohibition amendment, etc., enforcement 
rebellion, disquahfication, as, removal 

suppression ..... 

rules, each house to determine own 
seat of government, as to . 



. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
/Art. 
t Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 



I 
I 
I 
I 
III 
III 
I 
I 



Art. XIV 



Art. 
Art. 
Art. 
Art. 

Art. 
Art. 



IV 
I 
I 

II 

I 
I 



Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 
Art. XVIII 
. Art. XIV 



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I 
I 
I 
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I 
I 
I 
II 



[Art. 

\ Art. 
. Art. 
. Art. 



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IV 

1 

I 





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8 


5 


8 


5 


5 


13 


1 


9 


8 


5 


8 


5 


2 


8 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


8 


5 


1 


7 


- 


14 


3 


13 


8 


5 


4 


9 


5 


4 


8 


5 



258 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES — Continued. 

provisions common to both branches — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 



slavery, etc., amendment, enforcement 


Art. 


XIII 


- 


12 


taxes, duties, etc., levying 


Art. 


I 


8 


5 


territory and federal property . 


Art. 


IV 


3 


9 


voting rights, protection . 


/Art. 
1 Art. 


XV 
XIX 


: 


13 

14 


war, declaration .... 


Art. 


I 


8 


5 


weights and measures, standard of, to fix 


Art. 


I 


8 


5 


women, voting rights of, protection . 


Art. 


XIX 


- 


14 


house of representatives, in general, compo- 










sition .... 


Art. 


I 


2 


2 


members, apportionment among states . 


Art. 


XIV 


2 


13 


election, in general .... 




54 


62, 153 


610, 635 


certificate ..... 




54 


116 


624 


contested, determination 


Art. 


I 


5 


4 


designation on ballot 




54 


42 


605 


districts for . 




57 


1 


662 


See also, supra, house of representa 


tives, 








members, apportionment among 








states. 










electors, qualifications . 


Art. 


I 


2 


2 


expenses ..... 




55 


1, 3 


638, 639 


failure to elect, special . 




54 


140 


632 


legislatures, powers 


Art. 


I 


4 


3,4 


precepts for, fee for service 




262 


13 


3092 


record of vote, transmission, etc. 




54 


112 


623 


vacancy, special .... 


f Art. 


I 
54 


2 
140 


3 
632 


how and by whom chosen 


Art. 


I 


2 


2 


number, maximum .... 


Art. 


I 


2 


3 


qualifications, in general . 


Art. 


I 


2 


2 


house to determine, of own . 


Art. 


I 


5 


4 


rebellion as disqualification . 


Art. 


XIV 


3 


13 


term of oflBce ..... 


Art. 


I 


2 


2 


vacancies, how filled 


Art. 


I 


2 


3 


powers and duties, impeachment, sole power of 


Art. 


I 


2 


3 


president, to choose, when 


Art. 


XII 


- 


12 


revenue bills, to originate . 


Art. 


I 


7 


4 


speaker and officers, choice 


Art. 


I 


2 


3 


senate, in general, composition 


Art. 


XVII 


- 


13 


tie vote in, vice-president votes in case ol 


Art. 


I 


3 


3 


vice-president to preside over 


Art. 


I 


3 


3 


members, election, in general 




54 


62, 152 


610, 634 


certificate ..... 




54 


116 


624 


classification .... 


Art. 


I 


3 


3 


contested, determination 


Art. 


I 


5 


4 


expenses ..... 




55 


1,3 


638, 639 


failure to elect, special . 




54 


139 


632 


legislatures, powers 


Art. 


I 


4 


3,4 


popular, constitutional requirement 


Art. 


XVII 


- 


13 


qualifications of electors 


Art. 


XVII 


- 


13 


record of vote, transmission . 




54 


112 


623 


summons to, on . 




54 


116 


624 


vacancy, proceedings 


Art. 


XVII 

54 


139 


13 
632 


number ...... 


Art. 


XVII 


- 


13 


qualifications, in general 


Art. 


I 


3 


3 


determination by senate, of own 


Art. 


I 


5 


4 


rebellion as disqualification 


Art. 


XIV 


3 


13 


term of office ..... 


Art. 


XVII 


- 


13 


vacancies ..... 


Art. 


XVII 


- 


13 




54 


139 


632 


vote, each to have .... 


.\rt. 


XVII 


- 


13 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



II 
I 
I 
I 

II 

XII 



168 

29 

233 

130 

91 

130 

91 
91 
91 
91 
91 
111 

115 

3] 

115 

115 

229 



CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES — Concluded. 
senate — Concluded. 

powers and duties, appointments, confirmation 

of certain .... Art. 

impeachments, trial ..... Art. 

president pro lem. and other officers, choice Art. 
revenue bills, amendment .... Art. 

treaties, ratification ..... Art. 

vice-president, to choose, when . . . Art. 

CONNECTICUT. 

cities, etc., of, bonds, etc., of, investment in, savings 
banks, by . 
state funds, of .... . 

witnesses, summoning to testify in . 
CONNECTICUT RIVER. 

alewives, taking in . . . . ... 

care of waters and banks ..... 

shad, taking in ..... . 

structures in, legislative grants, under, supervision of 
construction 
licensing ....... 

nuisances, when ...... 

unlawful, etc., not legalized .... 

survey and record ...... 

water supply, certain laws as to, not to apply 
CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS. 

burial privilege, military, barred from 
civil service laws, not preferred under 
soldiers' relief, barred from .... 

state aid, etc., not entitled to . 
CONSCIOUS SUFFERING PRECEDING DEATH. 
recovery for, in actions for death 
See also Deaths, actions for. 
CONSENT, AGE OF. 

See Marriage; Rape. 
CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF. 

in general, drought, proclamation closing woodlands 

during, publication . . .131 

organization . . . . . . .21 

supervision by commissioner of conservation . .21 

advisory council, how constituted . . .21 

observation towers, land for, duties as to . . 132 

state forests, powers and duties as to . . 132 

commissioner, in general, appointment and salary . 21 

director of a division, to be . . . .21 

executive head of department, to be . . . 21 

powers and duties, in general . . . .21 

annual report of, animal industry, acts of director 

of division of, included . . .129 

forester, state, acts of, included . . . 132 

lobster licenses, statement as to . . . 130 

parks, acts of director of division of, included . 132 A 
state fire warden's report, included . . . 48 

birds, mammals and fish, propagation, etc., of, gifts 

for 131 

deer, hunting in state reservations, etc. . .131 

forestry, gifts in aid of . . . .132 

lobsters, enforcement of laws as to small . .130 

purchase and planting of ... . 130 

marine fisheries, state supervisor of, salary . .21 

statistical information, etc., as to . . . 130 

observation towers, forest fire, land takings for . 132 

highways, over . . . . . .132 

public utility locations, in . . . 132 
sale of 132 





259 


Section 


Page 


2 


7,8 


3 


3 


3 


3 


7 


4 


2 


7 


- 


12 


54 (2d) 


2215 


38(d) 


224 


12 


2903 


48 


1594 


10 


1025 


48 


1594 


20 


1028 


12-18 


1025-1027 


12,23 


1026, 1029 


28 


1030 


32 


1031 


166, 168 


1367 


21 


1423 


21 


247 


21 


1423 


14 


1419 



6,7 



2843 



81 


1637 


1-12 


190-193 


1 


190 


1 


190 


30 


1659 


0-32 


1659, 1660 


2 


190 


3 


190 


1,3 


190 


3 


190 


38 


1588 


4 


1653 


106 


1604 


9 


1664 


28 


523 


115 


1645 


114 


1645 


2 


1652, 1653 


101 


1603 


92 


1602 


8A 


192 


llA 


1592 


30 


1659 


34A 


1660 


34A 


1660 


34A 


1660 



260 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Condvded. 



Chapter 



parks and reservations, certain state 



/ 21 
1 132A 

state, 

parks 



See also Parks and Reservations, 
outside of metropolitan 
district. 

reforestation, etc., gifts of land for . . . 132 
reservations, etc., outside metropolitan parks dis- 
trict 21 

State Reservation Trust Fund . . .21 

ruffed grouse, trees, damaging, permits to kill . 131 

rules and regulations by, state forests, as to . 132 

state parks, etc., as to . . . . . 132 A 

state forests, as to . . . . . .132 

supervisor of marine fisheries, state, salary . .21 

trails and paths, state forests, in . . . 132 

wild life sanctuaries . . . . . .131 

witnesses, may summon, etc., when . . .130 

divisions, to consist of certain . .21 

directors in charge of, advisory council, to act as . 21 

commissioner to serve as one of . . . .21 

animal industry, of, in general, clerk to keep 

records, certify documents, etc. . 129 

copies, etc., certified by, evidence, as . .129 

definitions . . . . . . .129 

horses, etc., killing or rendering, licenses for, 

notice to . . . . .111 

records of, certification, etc. .... 129 

copies as evidence ..... 129 

tests for, public health department, by . .111 

director, in general, aid to, sheriffs, etc., by . . 129 

annual report of acts of . . . " .129 

appointment, etc., and salary . . .21 

experts, clerical assistants, etc., may appoint . 21 
interference with, penalty .... 129 

witnesses before . . . . .129 

powers and duties, in general .... 129 

barns, etc., unsanitary condition of, reports 
to, division of dairying and animal 
industry, by . . .128 

public health department, by .111 

cattle, disease-free herds of, establishment 

and certificates .... 129 

clerk to keep records, etc., designation . .129 

contagious diseases among animals, notice to, 

penalties ..... 129 

demonstration sheep farms . . . 128 

diseased animals seized under search war- 
rant ..... 276 

entry on premises . . . . .129 

food, infected ...... 94 

forms for records, etc., making . . . 129 

horses, etc., killing, etc., licensees' reports as 

to infected . . . . .111 

hospitals and quarantine stations, establish- 
ment, etc. ..... 129 

inspectors, local . . . . .129 

justices of the peace, to have certain powers of 129 
killing of infected animals . . . .129 

quarantine of infected animals . . . 129 



Section 



11, 12 
1-9 



3A 

SB 

92 

34 

7 

30-34A 

8A 

2, 38 

115-118 

llA 

1 

1 

3 

4 

10 

1 

154 

4 
10 
15 

6 
38 

9 
10 

7 

10 

2-36 



13 
16 

2, 33B 
4 

28, 36 
10 

3 

7 

146, 148 

3, 25 

154 



15-26, 30 
10 

11-14, 27, 28, 31, 
33 

21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 
30 



Page 



192, 193 
1662-1664 



1652, 1653 

190 

191 

1639, 1640 

1660 

1663 

1659-1661 

192 

1652, 1661 

1645, 1646 

1592 

190 

190 

190 

1580 
1581 
1579 

1364 

1580 

1581 

1331 

1580 

1588 

192 

192 

1580 

1580 

1579-1588 



1570 
1331. 

1579, 1587 
1580 

1584, 1588 
1570 

3213 

1580 

1123, 1124 

1579, 1584 

1364 

1580 
1582-1585 

1581 
1581, 1582, 
1584-1586 
1583-1585 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



261 



Chapter 
CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
divisions — Continued. 

animal industry, of — Concluded. 
director — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 
rules and regulations, by 
copies, certification of 
evidence, as 
inspectors, to 
enforcement by inspectors 
penalties for violation 
publication and recording 
tubercular cattle 
tuberculin, use, etc. 
fisheries and game, of, in general 

experts, wardens, etc., employment, etc. . 
shellfish, contamination of tidal waters, as affect 

ing, notice to . . . 

shiners, etc., for bait, permit for use of net 
state inspector of fish to serve in 
supervision by commissioner of conservation 
supervisor of marine fisheries, state, to serve 

in 21 

See also, infra, divisions, fisheries and 
game, of, supervisor of marine fish- 
eries, state. 
director, appointment, salary, etc. 
division, in charge of . 
powers and duties, in general, enforcement of 
fish and game laws 
arbitrator, exclusive fishing in certain ponds, 
appointment .... 



arrests without warrant 



bass, black, permits for possession, sale, etc. . 
birds, wild, certificate for killing of 

open seasons on, declaration by 

rules and regulations as to taking of certain 
dealers in game, licenses, etc. 
deer, damages caused by . 

dogs chasing, killing of . 

reports of killings ..... 
diseased game, imported, disposal 
documents, etc., old, destruction 
dogs, enforcement of laws as to . 
fences, etc., pulling down, arrests for . 
ferrets, permits to possess .... 
firearms, unlawful possession by aliens 
fires in open air ..... 

fish, artificially propagated, permits for pos- 
session ..... 

introduction into state waters, approval . 

taking for scientific purposes . 
fishing grounds ...... 

fish ways ....... 

food fish, regulations, etc. .... 

forest fires ...... 

forfeitures, disposition .... 

great ponds, fish propagation in. etc. . 
gulls and terns, reports of killings to 
gunning stands, etc., registration 
hares and rabbits doing damage, report of 

takings ..... 131 



Section 



Page 



. 129 


2,8 


1579, 1580 


. 129 


4 


1580 


. 129 


10 


1581 


. 129 


5 


1580 


. 129 


8, 18 


1580, 1.583 


. 129 


18, 30, 34 


1583, 1585, 1587 


. 129 


5 


1580 


. 129 


33B 


1587 


. 129 


3] A, 33, 33B 


1586, 1587 


. 21 


1, 6-8 A 


190-192 


. 21 


7 


191 


. 1.30 


137 


1611 


. 131 


71 


1634 


. 21 


8 


191 


. 21 


3 


190 



8A 



192 



21 


6 




191 


21 


1 




190 


131 


14-20 


1623 


1624 


131 


46 




1630 


48 


15 




520 


131 


17, 20, 76 


1624, 1625 


1635 


266 


105 




3136 


131 


51, 56 


1631 


1632 


131 


77 




1636 


131 


87,90 


1638 


1639 


131 


87 




1638 


131 


130 


1649 


1650 


131 


113 




1644 


131 


111 




1644 


131 


108 




1643 


131 


88 




1639 


131 


22 




1625 


131 


16 




1624 


266 


105 




3136 


131 


95 




1640 


131 


74-76 




1635 


48 


15 




520 


131 


51 




1631 


131 


70 




1634 


131 


28 




1626 


131 


25 




1625 


131 


31-33 




1627 


94 


81 




1108 


48 


15 




520 


131 


72 




1635 


131 


37-42 


1628, 


1629 


111 


174A 




1368 


131 


134 




1650 



96 



1641 



262 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued 
divisions — Continued. 

fisheries and game, of — Continued. 
director — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 

inspection of game, rules and regulations, as 

to ... . 

investigations by . . . 

licenses or permits issued by, suspension, etc 
live game, importation, possession, etc. 
lobsters, purchase for breeding 
moose, damages caused by . 
obstructions in streams, etc., removal 
pheasants .... 

police officers, powers of, to have 
pollution of inland waters, prevention 
possession of birds and mammals within en- 
closure, permits 
private property, entry on . 
propagation, etc., of fish and game 



trout, of, breeding areas in Deerfield river 

public fishing grounds 

quail, taking for scientific purposes 

ruffed grouse, damage faisant, permits to kill 
taking for scientific purposes . 

salmon, rules, etc., for taking 

salt water fish spawning in fresh waters 

scientific purposes, taking of fish and game for 

screening of ponds .... 

search and seizure .... 

shooting grounds, public 

shore birds, open season for 

smelts, search and seizure, etc. 
taking in great ponds 

sporting and trapping licenses 

stocking waters v\'ith fish 

supervisor of marine fisheries, state, approval 
of acts of, etc. 

tags, affixing to bodies of certain game, etc 

taking of fish and game for scientific purposes 

traps, forfeiture and sale of certain 

reports as to certain mammals taken by 

trout, breeding, etc., of . . . 

wardens, carrying revolvers, etc., by, authori- 
zation ..... 

wild life sanctuaries .... 

woodcock, taking for scientific purposes 
rules and regulations by, Deerfield river, trout- 
breeding areas in . 

fish artificially propagated, buying, selling 
etc. ..... 

importation, inspection and liberation of live 
game birds, etc. 

live game birds, fur-bearing mammals, etc 
permits to import, liberate, etc. 

pheasants, bag limit, open season, etc. . 

salmon, taking, etc. .... 

shore birds, certain, open seasons on 
fish and game wardens and deputies: 
in general, appointment, etc. . 

shellfish laws, to enforce, deputies 

impersonation of, penalty . 

local, appointment and comi)ensation . 



Chapter 



Section 



131 
131 
131 
131 
130 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 

131 
131 
131 



131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 
130 
130 
131 
131 

21 
131 
131 
131 
131 
131 

131 
131 
131 

131 

131 

131 

131 
131 
131 
131 

21 
130 
131 

21 



88 

23 

2 

88, 127 

92 

113 

31 

90, 91 

16 

29 

127 

4 

24, 27, 28, 37-42, 

51,60, 116, 117 

60 

25,26 

78 

92 

78 

61 

31-33 

28 

35 

18, 19, 75 

116A 

87 

74 

68 

6-13 

26,45 

8A 
127, 129 
28 
98 
99 
60 

14 
116, 117 

78 

60 
51 



90 
61 
87 

7 

142B 

15 

7 



1638, 1639 
1625 
1619 

1638, 1648 
1602 

1644, 1645 
1627 
1639 
1624 
1626 

1648 
1620 
1625, 1626, 1628, 
1629,1631,1632, 
1646 
1632 
1625 
1636 

1639, 1640 
1636 
1632 
1627 
1626 
1628 

1624, 1635 
1646 
1638 
1596 
1596 

1620-1623 

1625, 1629 

192 
1648, 1649 
1626 
1641 
1641 
1632 

1623 
1646 
1636 

1632 

1631 

1638, 1639 

1638, 1639 
1639 
1632 
1638 

191 

1612 

1624 

191 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



263 



Chapter 
CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
divisions — Continued. 

fisheries and game, of — Contimied. 

fish and game wardens and deputies — Concluded. 
in general — Concluded. 

marine fisheries, as to, supervisor to have 

charge of . . .21 

powers and duties, enforcement of fish and 
game laws generally 



Section 



arrests without warrant .... 

badges regulated ..... 
constables, police, certain powers of, to have 
dogs, chasing deer, killing of 
enforcement of laws as to 
fences, etc., arrests for pulling down certain 
firearms, unlawful possession by aliens 
forest fires ..... 

lobsters and lobster meat . 

obstructions, removal of certain illegal 
oysters, violations of laws as to, arrests 
private property, entry upon 
revolvers, etc., may carry, when . 
scientific purposes, taking of woodcock, ruffed 
grouse and quail for 

search and seizure .... 

shellfish, takings from contaminated areas 
smelts, search and seizure . 
traps, confiscation of certain, etc. 
wild life sanctuaries, hunting harmful game in 
fish, state inspector of, appointment, etc. 
deputies, appointment .... 
fish, enforcement of certain laws as to, regula^ 

tions, etc. .... 
interference with, etc., penalty 
supervisor of marine fisheries, state: 
appointment, salary, term, etc. 
director of division, approval of acts by . 
powers and duties, generally . 

arrests without warrant 

conservation, etc., of marine fish, etc., rules as to 
constables, powers of ... 

crabs, licenses to take, etc. 
deputy, etc., wardens, appointment 
display of fish, etc., unlawfully taken . 
fish, game and dogs, enforcement of laws as to 

powers of police, etc., to have 
inspection of fish, etc., illegally taken . 
lobsters and lobster meat, etc., as to 

oysters, as to . 

private lands, entry on . . , 

propagation, etc., taking of fish for 

quahaugs and soft shelled clams . 

returns, annual, fish taken by certain methods 

salt water fish, obstructions to passage of 

scallops, taking, etc., of . . . 

search and seizure .... 



131 
48 
130 
131 
266 
131 
131 
131 
131 
266 
131 
48 
130 

131 
130 
131 
131 

131 
130 

131 
130 
130 
131 
131 
21 
21 

94 
94 

21 
21 
21 

/130 
1 131 
130 
131 
130 
130 
131 

131 
131 
130 

130 
131 
131 
130 
130 
131 
130 
130 
131 



8A 

14-21 

15 

129 

17, 20, 76 

105 

14, 15 

16 

111 

16 

105 

76 

15 

98, 102, 112, 113 

31 

129 

4 

14 



192 

1623-1625 

520 

1609 

1624, 1625, 1635 

3136 

1623, 1624 

1624 

1644 

1624 

3136 

1635 

520 

1602, 1603, 1605, 

1606 

1627 

1609 

1620 

1623 



78 16.36 

74, 102, 112, 113 1596, 1603, 1605, 

1606 

18, 19 1624 

138 1611 

74 1.596 

98 1641 

117 1646 

8 191 



8 

81 
82 

8A 
8A 
8A 
129 

17, 20 
llA 

16 

90B 

142B 

20 

16 

20 

92, 93, 98, 102, 104, 

106, 109, 112, 113 

129 

4 

28 

84 

148 

31 

79,82 

74, 112 

18, 19 



192 

1107 
1108 

192 

192 

192 

1609 

1624, 1625 

1592 

1624 

1601 

1612 

1624 

1624 

1624 

1602-1606 

1609 
1620 
1626 
1598 
1614 
1627 
1597, 1598 
1596, 1605, 1606 
1624 



264 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF — Conlinued. 
divisions — Continued. 

fisheries and game, of - — Concluded. 

supervisor of marine fisheries, state — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

shellfish ...... 

smelts ...... 

statistical information and research 
forestry, of, director, appointment, salary, etc. 
state forester, designated as . 
experts, employees, expenses 
federal forestry fund, expenditure 
fire patrol in certain counties 
state fire warden, in general: 

appointment ..... 

assistants to, appointment by state forester 
temporary, fire patrol, for 
powers and duties, arrests for setting, etc., cer 
tain fires .... 

forest fires, prevention, reports as to, com 
missioner's annual report, in . 
other duties as to . 
forest wardens, etc., to aid and advise . 
report to state forester 
state forester, in general: 

agents, etc., of, entry on land by 

interference with, penalty 
annual report by commissioner . 
assistant, appointment, powers and duties 
interference Avith, penalty . 
plant pest control division, to co-operate with 
penalty .... 

temporary foresters, etc., employment . 
powers and duties, in general 
advice to private owners 
arrests for setting, etc., certain fires 
classification of forest lands 
chstribution of seeds, etc. 
entry on land to suppress certain moths 
fires, open air, arrests and other duties as to 

regulations as to permits 
forest fires, extinguishment, when 
observation towers for, construction 
patrols .... 

prevention, etc. 

municipal appropriations 
reports as to . 

state aid to towns, etc. 

forest wardens, appointment 
conventions . 
reports by, to 

investigations, as to 
payment for 
gypsy and brown tail moths 
investigations, results of, etc., publication 
local moth superintendents, supervision, etc 
lumbering of)erations, statement with . 
Massachusetts state college, course in forestry 
nurseries for seedlings 
prisoners, employment by, for reforestation 

etc. . • . 
reforestation, etc., lands acquired for . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



f 21 


8A 




192 


.< 130 


11A,79,82,84,90B, 


1592, 1597, 


1598, 


138, 142A, 142B 


1601, 1611 


1612 


. 130 


74 




1596 


. 130 


llA 




1592 


. 21 


4 




191 


. 21 


4 




191 


. 21 


5 




191 


. 10 


8A 




151 


. 48 


28A 




523 


. 21 


5 




191 


. 48 


28 




522 


48 


28A 




523 


. 48 


15 




520 


-/ 48 


15 




520 


.1 132 


4 




1653 


. 48 


15 




520 


. 48 


28 




522 


. 48 


28 




522 


. 132 


8 




1653 


. 132 


12 




1654 


. 132 


4 




1653 


. 48 


15, 19, 22, 28 


520-522 


. 132 


12 




1654 


'. 128 


22,29 


1572, 


1574 


. 132 


33 




1660 


. 132 


1 




1652 


. 132 


6 




1653 


. 48 


15 




520 


. 61 


5 




756 


. 132 


9, 35, 36 


1654 


1661 


. 132 


11 




16.54 


. 48 


15 




520 


. 48 


13 


519, 520 


. 48 


24 




522 


. 48 


23 




521 


. 48 


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523 


. 48 


15 




520 


. 40 


11 




408 


. 48 


25 




522 


/ 40 


11 




408 


•1 48 


24 




522 


. 48 


8 




519 


. 132 


3 




1653 


. 48 


25 




522 


. 132 


37 




1661 


. 132 


3 




1653 


. 132 


1, S, 11-19, 29 


1652-1657, 


1659 


. 132 


6 




1653 


. 132 


13 




1655 


. 48 


20A 




521 


V 132 


1 




1652 


. 132 


9 




1654 


'. 127 


84 




1551 


. 132 


5, 31-33, 34A 


1653. 1659, 


1660 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF — Concluded. 
divisions — Concluded. 
forestry, of — Concluded. 
state forester — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 

rules and regulations by, gypsy and browTi 
tail moth suppression, as to 
penalty for violations 
sawmills, portable, notice of use . 
slash, clearing, etc. .... 

spark arresters on certain appliances . 
state, fire warden, assistants, to designate 
reports by, to . 
forests ...... 

local taxation .... 

white pine blister rust, penalty . 
wood or lumber operations, inspection by 
parks, of, in general, care, etc., of certain state 
parks, etc., duties of director as to 
cost of maintaining, apportionment and assess- 
ment ...... 

experts and assistants, appointment, etc. . 
rules, etc., for property under control of, pen- 
alty 

director, in general: 

annual report of acts of ... . 

appointment, salary, etc. . . . . 

traveling expenses . . . . . 

powers and duties, in general 

advisory assistance to certain boards, etc. 
certificate of, posting of rules, etc. 
See also Parks and Keservations, state, out- 
side of metropolitan parks dis- 
trict. 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees. 
CONSERVATORS. 

See Guardians and Conservators; Peace. 
CONSIDERATION. 

antecedent debt as constituting Csee Antecedent 

Debt). 
betting, gaming, etc., effect . . . . . 

fair, fraudulent conveyances, how determined as to 
marriage as, writing, etc., required . . . . 

recovery of money for failure of, sales act as affecting 
statute of frauds, as affecting ..... 

See also Contracts; Corporations, in general, 
transfers of stock; Fraudulent 
Conveyances; Negotiable In- 
struments. , 
CONSIGNEE. 

advance to, lien for ...... 

lien, advances by . 

dissolution by bond ...... 

expenses attending shipment, etc., for, preserved 
See also Liens. 
pledge or deposit by, effect ..... 

pledging, fraudulent, of merchandise or negotiable 

paper by, penalty 
sales by, validity ....... 

spinners' Uen law, in relation to ... . 

term defined, bills of lading, as to . 
See also Agents; Bills of Lading; Factors; Sales 
of Personal Property. 



Chapter 



Section 



265 

Page 



132 
132 

48 
48 
48 
48 
48 

132 
58 

128 
48 

21 

132A 
21 

132A 

132 A 
21 
21 
21 

132A 
132 A 



11 


1654 


12 


1654 


20A 


521 


18, 19 


520, 521 


21,22 


521 


28 


522 


28 


523 


31-34A 


1659, 1660 


15 


673 


22, 23, 29 


1572, 1574 


19 


521 


11 


192 


4r-6 


1663 


12 


193 


7 


1663, 1664 


9 


1664 


11 


192 


12 


193 


11 


193 


8 


1664 


7 


1663, 1664 



137 


3 


1679 


109A 


3,4 


1307 


259 


1(3) 


3071 


106 


59 


1239 


259 


2 


3072 



104 


4,5 


1209, 1210 


104 


2,3 


1209 


255 


32,33 


3063, 3064 


104 


6 


1210 


104 


4,5 


1209, 1210 


266 


88 


3133 


104 


1 


1209 


255 


31A 


3062 


108 


50 


1285 



266 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



CONSIGNOR. 

bills of lading, term defined as to . 

owner of goods, treated as, when . . . . 

CONSPIRACY. 

district courts excluded from jurisdiction as to . 
indictment for, forms ...... 

persuasion, peaceful, when not legal . . . . 

restraint of trade, in (see Restraint of Trade). 
See also specific titles. 
CONSTABLES. 

See Sheriffs, Deputy Sheriffs and Constables. 
CONSTABULARY. 

state .....■••• 

See also Public Safety, Department of (Index 
pp. 1072, 107.3). 
CONSTITUTION, COMMONWEALTH, OF. 

in general, ability to read, voting qualification 
amendments to, dates of adoption, etc. . 
enrolment and deposit of original . 
historical data relative to . . 

laws, copies prefi.xed to book containing 
preamble and text . . . • 

right to amend stated .... 



108 
104 

218 

277 
149 



22 



. 51 
Art. XI 
Art. XI 



/ Preamble 
t .\rt. VII 



54 

54 
54 
.54 
3 
54 

54 
III 
III 



procedure for amending, provisions common to 
initiative and legislative amend- 
ments, copies of proposed, to voters 
posting .... 

polls, at . 
registrars, transmission to 
engrossment .... 
record of votes cast on, transmission 
submission to voters, counting of votes, blanks 
etc., use . . 

description by attorney-general 
form of ballot ..... 
paid advocacy by public officers forbidden, / 55 
penalty . . . . . \ 56 

initiative, proposed by [see Initiative and Refer- 
endum, constitutional provisions 
in relation to, initiative, consti- 
titional amendments proposed by 
(Index p. 674) ]. 
legislative, adoption by people 
definition .... 

information to voters 
joint session for consideration of 
legislative action on 
majority vote necessary 
submission to people 

conflicting and alternative measures 
successive general courts, action by 
See also Elections, questions submitted 
voters (Index p. 432). 
CONSTITUTION, UNITED STATES, OF. 
am.endments, procedure . 

amendments adopted, dates, etc. . 
opinion of voters on proposed 
cases arising under, judicial power includes 
construction, certain rules of . 
historical data relative to 
oath to support, by whom taken 
pubhc schools, required subject in . 
reservation of powers not granted by 
rights, enumeration in, effect on others 



IV 
IV 
IV 
IV 
IV 
IV 
IV 
VI 
IV 



to 



Art. V 



.\rt. 



53 
III 



Arts. IX-XI 



Art. 

Art. 
Art. 



VI 
71 
X 

IX 



Section 

50 
2,3 

26 

Forms 

24 



9A 



1285 
1209 

2747 

3250, 32,53 

1867 



195 



44 


547, 557 




73-75 


_ 


47 


_ 


73-75 


— 


47 


— 


17-73 


— 


23 


— 


25 


48 


607 


49 


607 


65 


611 


49 


607 


24 


102 


112 


623 


104 


620 


- 


66 


_ 


66 


31 


645 


64 


661 



5 


62 


1 


61 


_ 


66 


2 


62 


4,5 


62 


4 


62 


5 


62 


_ 


63 


4,5 


62 




9, 10 


- 


14-16 


18 


571 


2 


8 


_ 


11 


_ 


14-16 


— 


10 


1,2 


855 


- 


11 


_ 


11 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



267 



Chapter 

CONSTITUTION, UNITED STATES, OF— Concluded. 

supreme law of land, to be . . . . Art. VI 

text and tabulation ....... 

CONSTRUCTION OF LAWS. 

See Statutes. 

CONSULS. 

aclvnowledgments, etc., before ..... 183 
appointment and confirmation . . . Art. II 

cases affecting, jurisdiction .... Art. Ill 
marriage, solemnization by .... . 207 

See also Ambassadors, Ministers and Consuls. 

CONSUMPTION. 

See Tuberculosis. 

CONSUMPTIVES, TRUSTEES OF HOSPITALS FOR. 

succeeded by public health department . . .111 

See also Public Health, Department of. 

CONTAGIOUS DISEASES. 
See Animals; Diseases. 

CONTEMPT. 

arrest and supplementary proceedings, in . 
commitment for .... 
county commissioners may punish for 
habeas corpus proceedings, in . 
insolvency courts may punish for 
magistrate taking bail, failure to retm'n, etc. 
probate courts may punish for 
service of process in case of . . . 

district courts, in .... 

summoned defendant in criminal case, default 
trial justices iray punish for . 
witness, non-attendance .... 

CONTINGENT DEBT. 

revenue for meeting, exception as to . . .29 

See also Metropolitan Districts, in general, 
finances; State Finance, borrow- 
ing of money, bonds, metropolitan 
districts, for, assessment. 

CONTINGENT INTERESTS. 

guardian or conservator may obtain release of, when . 201 
will, arbitration, etc., in relation to, protection . . 204 

CONTINGENT REMAINDERS. 

alienation, subject to . . . . . .184 

conveyance of estates subject to . . . .183 

effect 184 

eminent domain taldngs of land encumbered by . 79 

not defeated by act of present holder, except, etc. . 184 

CONTINUANCES OF CIVIL ACTIONS. 

absent defendants, in case of . . . . . 227 

agreement, by ...... . 231 

trial not before certain day, for . . . .231 

certain proceedings as g,ffecting .... 231 

costs as condition of ..... . 261 

defective service, upon ...... 223 

district courts, in . . . . . . .218 

executor, etc., against, pending insolvency . . 198 

trustee process, pending ...... 246 

CONTINUATION SCHOOLS. 

general provisions ....... 71 

See also Schools, public. 

CONTINUOUS CONSOLIDATION OF THE LAWS. 

provisions for ....... 3 

See also Statutes. 

CONTINUOUS SERVICE. 

term defined, retirement systems and pensions, as 

to . . ... 32 



Section 



30 (5), 41 

2 

2 

43,46 



67 



21-26 



51-55 



1, 20, 26 



10 
1-14 



2466, 2468 

7,8 

8 

2627 



1342 





224 11, 1 


4, 16-18, 20 


2824-2828 




220 


14 


2768 




34 


13 


3.59 




248 


27,31 


3010 




216 


9 


2693 




276 


66 


3225 




215 


34,57 


2683, 2687 




220 


14 


2768 




218 


5 


2742 




276 


26 


3217 




219 


9 


2761 




233 


5 


2902 



216 



44 


2575 


16,17 


2598 


2 


2475 


49-51 


2469 


3 


2475 


24-26 


911 


10,11 


2476 


4 


2835 


73, 79 


2866, 2868 


78 


2867 


79 


2868 


18 


3083 


84 


2809 


38 


2750 


31 


2560 


35 


2994 



859, 860 



107, 108 



257, 277, 283 



268 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONTRACT, ACTIONS OF. 

absent co-defendant in . 

prosecution against those served . 
new action against others . 
answers, forms for certain 
assessment of damages by clerk, when 
assumpsit, etc., included in . . . 

assurance fund, land registration, against . 
covenant included in ... . 

debt, included in . 

to recover, expediting .... 
declarations, in [see Pleading in Civil A( 
(Index pp. 1001, 1002)]. 

writ, need not contain .... 
default of one or more defendants, judgment on 

separate execution of . . . 

division of personal actions, constitutes one 
encumbrances on real estate, for removal . 
forms for declarations .... 
gaming, etc., recovery of money lost in 
includes what ..... 

inheritance tax, etc., to collect 
joinder of parties, labor, plaintiff suing for 

obligors on certain written contracts 
judgments, on . . . 

confession, by, voidable 
jurisdiction, district courts, of . 

municipal court of Boston, of 

superior court, of 
Limitation, general provisions . 

See also Limitation of Actions. 
penal sum for breach, recovery of judgment and exe 

cution for 
personal action, declared to be 

railroads, against, extinguishment of fires, for expenses 
recognizance for debt, on . . . 

rent, recovery in, part of land demised, for 
set-off in ..... . 

small claims procedure .... 

speedy trial of certain .... 

state and county taxes, recovery from town, etc 
tender of amount due on . . . 

tort action, non-joinder with . 

demurrer, cause for . 
■written instruments, how pleaded 
See also Actions, Civil; Contracts; Debt; Plead 
iNG in Civil Actions; Practice 
IN Civil Actions. 
CONTRACTS. 

in general, ante-nuptial ...... 

See also Husband and Wife. 
arbitration between parties to ... . 

See also Arbitration, Controversies, of. 
condition, breach of, recovery of penalty, judgment 
and execution .... 

conditional, how declared on .... 

employer, exemption from liabiUty by, forbidden 
false pretences, obtaining release, alteration, etc., 

because of . 
gaming, void, when ...... 

husband and wife, between, certain, not authorized 

See also Husband and Wife. 
infancy, avoidance for, hfe insurance policies, in re- 
lation to .... . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



. 227 


14 


2837 


. 227 


15 


2838 


. 227 


15 


2838 


. 231 


147, Forms 27-39 


2895, 2896 


. 235 


5 


2924 


. 231 


1 


2850 


. 185 


101-108 


2506-2.508 


. 231 


1 


2850 


. 231 


1 


2850 


. 231 

:tions 


59B 


2863 


. 231 


11 


2853 


. 235 


6 


2924 


. 235 


7 


2924 


. 231 


1 


2850 


. 184 


22 


2479 


. 231 


147, Forms 1-10 


2887-2891 


. 137 


1,2 


1679 


. 231 


1 


2850 


. 65 


33,34 


822 


. 231 


2 


2850 


. 231 


4 


2850 


. 235 


14, 19 


2925, 2926 


. 231 


13A 


2853, 2854 


. 218 


19 


2745 


. 218 


19,54 


2745, 2754 


. 212 


3-5 


2656, 2657 


. 260 


1-20 


3074-3078 


d exe- 






. 235 


9-13 


2925 


. 231 


1 


2850 


penses 160 


241 


2078 


. 256 


8 


3067 


. 186 


5,8 


2511, 2512 


. 232 


1-11 


2898-2900 


. 218 


21-25 


2746, 2747 


{212 


16 


2659 


• t 231 


59 


2862 


. 59 


28 


699 


. 232 


12-14 


2900 


. 231 


7(6) 


2851 


. 231 


18(1) 


2854 


. 231 


7(11) 


2852 



209 



251 



235 
231 
149 

266 
137 
209 



175 



13, 25-27, 29 2641, 2643, 2644 
14-22 3023, 3024 



9-13 

7(12) 

177 A 

33 
3 
2 



128 



2925 
2852 
1902 

3121 
1679 
2639 



2374 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CONTRACTS — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 

insurance, of [see Insurance, in general, contracts 
of insurance (Index p. 690); 
classes of insurance, in general, 
policies (Index pp. 695-697)]. 
judgment confessed in, stipulation void . . . 231 

laws impairing, forbidden .... Art. I 

marketing, co-operative associations, by . .157 

marriage contracts, etc., certain laws not to affect . 209 

married women, of, capacity established . . 209 

husband, with, certain, not authorized . . 209 

husband's liability ...... 209 

joint liability for necessaries .... 209 

separate property liable for ... . 209 

suits on ....... . 209 

metric system, table of equivalents for use in . 99 

non-negotiable, certaift, Saturday, performance on . 107 
payment of money, for, damages on . . .107 

performance, daylight saving law as affecting . 4 

Sunday or holiday, on day after . . 4 

restraint of trade, in (see Restraint of Trade). 
sale of goods, for (see Sales of Personal Property). 
sealed, recovery of money under, use of common 
count ...... 

service of process, waiving, etc., judgment voidable 
specific performance of, equity, in, real estate con- 
tract by deceased person 
sale of goods ....... 

spendthrift, of, when void ..... 

wagering, recovery of pajonents, etc., under . 
writing required, when (see Frauds, Statute of). 
written instruments, how pleaded 
year, performance deferred for, statute of frauds, 
within ..... 

joint contractors, absent, one or more, action as affecting 
service of process on ..... 

death, estate liable ...... 

default and trial, judgment on ... . 

separate executions ...... 

insolvency, discharge of one, effect 
joint and several, when treated as ... 

judgment against less than all, if some outside com- 
monwealth ..... 

new action in case of .... . 

limitation of actions as affecting .... 

public, bonus, etc., to officers in connection with, / 



Section 



269 

Page 



penalties 
militia, officers ...... 

cities and towns, of, award, etc., uniform charters, 
under ...... 

copies filed with city, etc., clerk 

purposes for which authorized .... 

uniform city charters, under (see City Charters, 
uniform forms of). 

county, of, regulated ...... 

foreign corporations, of, validity not affected by 
certain omissions .... 

interest of officials in, penalties .... 

uniform city charters, under . . . , 

larceny, subject of ..... . 

prison (see Penal and Reformatory Institutions). 



231 
231 

204 
106 
201 
137 

231 

259 
227 
223 
197 
235 
235 
216 
227 

227 

227 

260 

43 

\268 
33 

43 
41 

40 

84 



34 
35 



181 

/ 43 

\268 

43 

266 



13A 


2853, 2854 


10 


6 


13, 16, 17 


1974, 1975 


13 


2641 


2 


2639 


2 


2639 


8-10 


2640 


7 


2640 


9 


2640 


6 


2640 


2 


1184, 1185 


14 


1246 


10, 12 


1246 


10 


114 


9 


114 


7(8) 


2851, 2852 


ISA 


2853, 2854 


1 


2595 


57 


1238 


10 


2568 


4,5 


1679, 1680 


7(11) 


2852 


1 


3072 


14,15 


2837, 2838 


32 


2799 


8 


2548 


6 


2924 


7 


2924 


98 


2708 


15 


2838 


15 


2838 


15 


2838 


15-17 


3077, 3078 


27 


462, 463 


9-12 


3153, 3154 


84,85 


329 


28,29 


463 


17 


429 


4 


402 


7 


957 


9B-9E, 17 


358, 359 


34 


368 


5 


2451 


27 


462, 463 


9-12 


3153, 3154 


27 


462 


26 


3120 



270 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONTRACTS — Concluded. 
public — Concluded. 

public, officers, with, death, resignation, etc., effect 
works, for, citizen's preference . 
contents ..... 
eight hour day, provisions as to 
state, appropriation, exceeding, forbidden 
permanent, without, forbidden 
bond to secure performance, discharge of 
copies to be filed with comptroller 

highway construction, for . 

permanent, forbidden ... 
printing and binding ... 

security from contractor, labor, etc., to pay 
state, purchasing agent, of, approval . 

treasurer, term defined as to . 
supplies for state departments, for 

blanket ..... 

See also Commonwealth. 
See also Aged Persons, boarding homes for; Bills 
OF Lading; Bonds; Conditional 
Sales; Contract, Actions of; 
Frauds, Statute of; Insurance; 
Leases; Limitation of Actions; 
Loans; Negotiable Instru- 
ments; Sales of Personal Prop- 
erty; Warehouse Receipts; 
Weights and Measures; and 
specific titles. 
CONTRIBUTION. 

corporations, certain, stockliolders, among 

devisees and legatees, among . 
debts, property taken for . 
dower or curtesy, property taken for 
insolvency, effect .... 

marshalling assets in accordance with will 
omitted, etc., child, share of, to provide 
devisee, etc., treated as . 
equity suits for ..... 

heirs, devisees, etc., payment of claims 
insurance company directors, between, when 
ship o\\Tiers, cost of remo\dng wrecks 
CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE. 
affirmative defence, when 

domestic servants and farm laborers, injuries to 
guest, of, defence to innholder . 
liability of railroad, as affecting 
workmen's compensation law as affecting . 
CONTROVERSIES. 

arbitration ...... 

See also Arbitration, Controversies, of. 
CONVENTIONS. 

municipal appropriations in connection with cer- 
tain ...... 

political, etc. [see Elections (Index p. 418)]. 

state representation at certain ..... 

term defined, election laws, in . 
CONVERSION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY. 

actions for, answers in, form ..... 

form of declaration ...... 

See also Pleading in Civil Actions; Practice 
IN Civil Actions. 
limitation of certain ...... 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



228 


14 


2841 


149 


179 A 


1902 


149 


25, 26 


1867 


149 


34 


1869 


29 


8 


218 


29 


27 


222 


30 


40 


237 


7 


14 


135 


29 


27 


222 


81 


8 


932 


29 


27 


222 


5 


1 


115 


30 


39,40 


236, 237 


7 


31 


140 


4 


7(32) 


113 


7 


22 


137 


30 


51,52 


239, 240 





1 156 


35 


1964 




\ 1.58 


45 


1987 




191 


25-30 


2529, 2530 




191 


26 


2529 




191 


30 


2530 




191 


29 


2530 




191 


27 


2529 




191 


25 


2529 




191 


28 


2530 




214 


2,3 


2666 




197 


34 


2553 




175 


85 


2343 




91 


42 


1032 




231 


85 


2868 




152 


66,67 


1930 




140 


17 


1715 




160 


232 


2076 




152 


66,67 


1930 




251 


1-22 


3021-3024 



40 

6 
50 

231 
231 



260 



5(37) 

10, 11 
1 

147, Form 40 
147, Form 11 



406 

124, 125 
543 

2896 
2892 



3075 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CONVERSION OF 



PERSONAL PROPERTY — Con 

eluded. 
actions for — Concluded. 

sheriffs, etc., against, limitation . . . . 

survival ........ 

bills of lading, as affecting negotiation of . 
buyer of goods may bring suit for, when . 
insurance against [see Insurance, classes of insur- 
ance (Index p. 699)]. 
mortgagee of chattels may sue, when 
negotiable instruments, as affecting negotiation of 
See also Tort, actions of; Trover. 
CONVEYANCE. 

term defined, fraudulent transfers, as to . 
uniform partnership act, as to . 
CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Real Property, alienation, conveyance by 
deed. 
CONVEYANCE, PUBLIC] 

See Public Conveyances. 
CONVICTION OF CRIME. 

credibility of witness, as affecting .... 

plea of former, constitutional provision . . Art. 

form of ....... . 

reports of, clerks of coui-ts, by (see Clerks of Courts, 
powers and duties, returns, etc.). 
See also Crimes; Criminal Procedure and Prac- 
tice. 
CONVICTS. 

See Penal and Reformatory Institutions; Pris- 
oners. 
CONWAY. 

congressional district, first, in . 
district court of Franldin, in district of 
medical examiner district, western Franklin, in . 
senatorial district, Franklin and Hampshire, in . 
COOKING. 

corporations for furnishing steam, etc., for, organiza' 
tion ..... 

liighways, digging up for .... 

oils for, sale, etc., of dangerous ... 

school instruction in .... . 

See also Corporations, miscellaneous (Index pp 
289-291); Heat and Power Com- 
panies; Household Arts Educa- 
tion; Steam and Hot Water; 
Vocational Education. 
CO-OPERATIVE. 

use of word regulated ...... 

CO-OPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS. 

See Corporations, co-operative (Index pp. 285, 286). 
CO-OPERATIVE BANKS. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Banks and Banking. 
CO-OPERATIVE CORPORATIONS. 

general provisions ....... 

See also Corporations, co-operative. 
CO-OPERATIVE COURSES. 

term defined, labor laws, in .... . 

COOTS. 

open season for ....... 

copperXs. 

adulteration of liquor with, penalty . . . . 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 



Chapter 



260 
228 
108 
106 



255 

107 



109A 
108A 

183 



233 
V 

277 



157 



170 



157 



149 

131 

270 
112 



Section 



4 

1 

36 

55 



4 

78 



1 
2 

1-55 



271 

Page 



3075 
2838 
1282 
1238 



3057 
1257 



1307 

1287 

2459-2470 



21 


2904 


- 


11 


75 


3246 



. 57 


1 


662 


. 218 


1 


2738 


. 38 


1 


387 


. 57 


3 


667 


. 158 


2-9 


1977, 1978 


. 158 


12-14 


1979 


. 148 


48,49 


1856 


. 71 


17 


858 



1973 



1-49 


2235-2253 


1-18 


1971-1975 


1 


1862 


87 


1638 


1 
35 


3162 
1382 



272 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



149 



COPPER, SULPHATE OF. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 
COPY. 

officers, certain, furnished by, fees for (see Fees). 
service of process by, fees ..... 

term defined, feedstuffs and fertilizers, as to 
CORD WOOD. 

See Wood and Bark. 
CORE ROOMS. 

women employed in, rules as to 
CO-RESPONDENTS. 

divorce cases, in (see Divorce). 
CORN. 

cental, etc., sold by, certificate, etc., forfeiture . 
seeds of (see Agricultural Seeds). 
trespass by cutting, carrying away, penalty 
See also Grain and Meal. 
CORN BORER, EUROPEAN. 

corn stalks and stubble, disposal of . 

quarantine to check, penalty ..... 

See also Agriculture, Department of, divisions, 
etc., of, plant pest control, division 
of; Plant Pests. 
CORN MEAL. 

cental, etc., sold by, certificate, etc., forfeiture . 
CORONERS. 

appointment ....... Art. 

CORPORATE FRANCHISE TAX. 

See Taxation, corporations, of (Index pp. 1330, 1331). 
CORPORATION. 

use of word regulated ...... 

CORPORATIONS. 

in general, actions by and against, capacity for 

continuation for, after dissolution 

corporate existence, pleadings admit, when 

form of writ against 

interrogatories, answers by 

oath, signature, etc., to pleadings, etc 

receivership, under . 

service of process against . 

speedy trials, affidavit by treasurer 

venue of transitory . 

acts of incorporation, alteration or repeal of / Art. LIX 

certain ... \ 155 

petitions to general court for, procedure as to 

certain ..... 

public acts, proved as .... . 

See also, infra, in general, special charter, created 
by. 
agreement of association, etc., inspection, etc. 
alteration, repeal, etc., of charters, certain, / Art. 
subject to . . . \ 

certain, not subject to ... . 



apter 


Section 


Page 


112 


35 


1382 


262 
94 


8, 11. 15, 16 
1 


3089, 3092 
1082 



94 



IX 



no 

155 
155 
231 
223 
231 
231 
155 
223 
231 
223 



3 
233 



articles of organization and amendments, copy to be 
kept, etc. ..... 

assessments, enforcement, by-law provisions for 
habiUty for, as affected by transfer of shares 
assets of, false, etc., statements as to, publishing, 
penalty ..... 

sale, etc., void without notice to commissioner, etc. 
bonds, notes, etc., issued by, blue sky law, so-called, 
as affecting (see Securities, pro- 
motion and sale of). 
countersigning, etc., trust company as agent 



155 

LIX 

155 

/155 
t 156 



155 
155 
155 

266 
63 



172 



54 



1872 



94 


222 


1143 


266 


113 


3138 


128 


30, 31A 


1574 


128 


31 


1574 



222 


1143 


- 


37 


4A,26 


1310, 1314 


6 


1941 


51 


1950 


30 


2856 


18 


2797 


65 


2865 


139 


2884 


52 


1951 


36-39A 


2800, 2801 


59 


2862 


8 


2795 


- 


68 


3 


1940 


5-7 


98, 99 


74 


2912 


22 


1944 


- 


68 


3 


1940 


3 


1940 


2,3 


1953, 1954 


22 


1944 


7 


1941 


29 


1946 


92 


3134 


76 


804 



38 



2272 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
in general — ■ Continued. 

bonds, notes, etc., issued by — Concluded. 
false, etc., statements as to value, penalty . 
holders of, to whom interest paid, lists to com- 
missioner of corporations, etc. 
trust company as trustee of . 
redemption in numerical order forbidden . 
forfeiture of franchise for violation . 

registration, in general, penalty 



Chapter 



266 

62 

172 

107 

107 

29 

35 

44 

107 

172 

266 



trust company as agent for . 

imlawful issue, penalty, etc. . 

See also Securities, promotion and sale of 
books, stock and transfer, inspection, etc. 

refusal, action for, defense to . 
brokers for sale of securities of, registration . 
bucketing, so-called, dissolution for engaging in 
business corporation law, apphcation to certain 

adoption by certain ...... 

by-laws, etc., may make 

copies at principal office ..... 

penalties for violation ..... 

subject matter ...... 

capital stock, books, stock and transfer, inspection, 
etc. ....•• 

increase, notice and disposal .... 

preferred, issue, etc. ..... 

shares in, attachment, divorce proceedings, in 

equity suits to reach and apply . 

verdict or finding, after .... 

not at law ....•• 

certificates, alteration ..... 

countersigning, etc., trust company as agent for 

forging, etc., penalty . . . ■ • 

uttering, etc., penalty .... 

lien of corporation to appear on . 
lost, etc., procedure for issue of new . 
negotiable uistruments law not apphcable to 
new, issue ...-•• 

owner, who deemed . . . ■ • 

preferred stock, of, preferences, etc., to appear 
on . . . • • • 

transfer, restriction upon, to appear on 

See also, infra, in general, transfers of 
stock, 
dealing in, without actual purchase or sale 
executors, etc., may vote .... 

false, etc., statements as to value, penalty 
gains, etc., in sale of, taxation [see Taxation, 
incomes, of (Index pp. 1336, 1338, 
1339)]. 
par value ....•• 

change ...... 

fee for filing certificate . 
issue at less than, forbidden 
term defined, sale of securities act, under 
without, blue sky law, so-called, term defined 

as to IIOA 

See also, infra, business, capital stock, 
shares, 
pledge of, new certificate, etc. . . .155 



. 155 

. 155 
. llOA 

. 271 

. 156 

. 156 

. 155 

. 155 

. 155 

. 155 



155 
155 
155 

208 
/214 
\215 
223 
223 
155 
172 
267 
267 
155 
155 
107 
155 
155 



155 
155 



137 
155 
266 



155 
155 
158 
155 
llOA 



Section 



92 



273 

Page 

3134 



33 




770 


38 




2272 


7 




1245 


8 




1245 


39 




224 


43 




370 


52,61 


499, 501 


4-6 


1244, 


1245 


38 




2272 


65,68 


3128, 


3129 


22 




1944 


22 




1944 


8-11 


1320 


-1323 


36 




3176 


2 




1953 


3 




1954 


6 




1941 


22 




1944 


7 




1941 


7 




1941 


22 




1944 


20 




1944 


18,19 




1944 


13 




2632 


3(8) 




2668 


6A 




2678 


86A 




2810 


71 




2807 


41 




1948 


38 




2272 


1 




3144 


5 




3145 


40 




1948 


39,42 




1948 


18 




1247 


39, 42, 46 


1948, 1949 


44 




1949 


19 




1944 


40 




1948 


4-7 


1679, 1680 


21 




1944 


92 




3134 


16 




1943 


16 




1943 


43 




1986 


17 




1943 


2(/i) 




1316 



2(/0 



46 



1316 



1949 



274 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 
capital stock — Concluded. 
shares in — Concluded. 

sale, assessments, to pay . . . .155 

regulated, sale of securities act, by (blue sky 

law, so-called) . . . . IIOA 

See also Securities, promotion and sale 
of. 
taxation, income ...... 

See also Taxation, incomes, of, corpo- 
rations (Index p. 1336). 
local ....... 

exemption of certain .... 

transfer, uniform law as to . 

trusts, subject to, immunity of corporation, 
etc. ...... 

voting ........ 



transfer of shares, in general .... 

See also, infra, in general, transfers of stock, 
unlawful or fraudulent issue, penalty . 
certificates, reports, etc., false, penalties for . 

inspection and record by commissioner 
charter, special (see, infra, in general, special 

charter, created by). 
cities and towns to be . 
collection agencies, maintenance (see Collection 

Agencies). 
conveyance of land by .... 

corporate existence, pleadings admit, when 
corporation, sole, disseizin of, limitation of action 

use of word, regulated .... 
credit, fraudulent use, penalty 

unions, as members of ... . 

criminal prosecution of, animals, for cruelty to 
penalty .... 

distress warrant to collect penalty 
indictment, etc., against, default to . 
limitation of new, after abatement, etc. . 
deacons, wardens, etc., of churches as, in general 

See also Churches; Religious Societies. 
deeds of real estate by, acknowledgment, statutory 

form . 
dentistry, practicing, corporate name 

penalties for certain violations . 
deposits in trust with state treasurer regulated 
annual certification . 
assessment of . 
detectives, private, acting as, Ucensing 
dissolution, continuation after 
court, by .... 

bucketing, so-called, for engaging in 
return of decree to state secretary 
receivers, appointment and powers 

duties ..... 
statute, by ... . 

revival after, by commissioner 
surrender of charter, by 
distribution of stock to stockholders, "blue sky 

law" exemption 
dividends, record owner's right to 

unclaimed, publication of list 
domestic, sale of stock to satisfy assessment, Ijlue 
sky law, so-called, not applicable 



62 



59 

59 

155 

203 
155 



Section 

7 
1-16 

Ub-g) 



4(3) 

5 (30-32) 

24-44 



Page 

1941 
1315-1324 

758, 759 



686 

692 

1945-1949 



155 

266 
1.55 
155 



40 



21 2588 

7, 18, 19, 21, 29, 46 1941, 1944, 1946, 

1949 
24-26 1945-1949 



65, 66, 68 

48,49 
2 



5128, 3129 
1950 
1939 



401 



. 155 




8 




1941 


. 231 




30 




2856 


. 260 




24 




3079 


. 110 




4A, 26 


1310 


1314 


. 266 




74 




3130 


. 171 




5,6 




2255 


. 272 




79 




3194 


. 279 




42 




3270 


. 279 




41 




3270 


. 277 




64 




3244 


. 68 


1-4 


10-12 


839-841 


y 

. 183 


Append 


ix (15) 




2474 


. 112 




49 




1385 


. 112 




52 




1386 


. 29 




40 




224 


10 




6 




150 


. 58 




28 




677 


. 147 




22-30 


1838 


1839 


. 155 


3, 


51, 52 


1940, 1950 


, 1951 


. 155 




50 




1950 


. 271 




36 




3176 


. 155 




55 




19.52 


. 155 




52 




1951 


. 155 




53 




1951 


. 155 




3 




1940 


. 155 




56 




19.52 


. 155 




54 




1951 


V 

. llOA 




3 (A:) 




1317 


. 155 




29 




1946 


. 155 




47 




1950 



llOA 



3(J) 



1317 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

drug business, retail, doing, permits for, issuance, 
etc. ...... 

stockholders, unregistered, law as to sale of drugs, 
etc., as affecting .... 

eminent domain takings, by (for provisions as to 

certain corporations authorized to 

take land liy eminent domain, see, 

infra, miscellaneous). 

damages, petition for award .... 

removal of structures to enforce payment 
security for .....•• 

directors to make ...... 

execution, levy on property ..... 

proceedings after levy on shareholder 
false, entries in books, penalty .... 

reports, statements, penalty .... 

foreign law, required by, penalty . 
publishing, penalty ..... 

fiduciaries, acting as, income tax on . . . 

returns by . . . ■ • • • 

financial condition, false statements as to, pubUsh- 

ing, penalty .... 

forging securities of ..... • 

See also Forgery and Counterfeiting. 

franchise, etc., usurping, proceedings against . 

See also Quo Warranto, Information in Nature 

OF. 

gas company in same city or town, holding more 
than ten per cent of capital stock of, 
forbidden 
guardians of minors, powers as 
hospitals, free beds in, for employees 
income tax law as affecting, dividends paid by for 
eign, subject to 
exempt from individual tax 
fiduciaries, acting as 
Usts of shareholders, etc., to furnish 
penalties for violation 
incorporated, use of word regulated 
indictment against (see, supra, in general, criminal 

prosecution of), 
initiative, etc., petitions, paid circulation by . 
injuries to property by, not involving taking, award 
of damages . . . . . 

insolvency proceedings by and against, in general 

composition proceedings, in general . 
insurance, agents, adjusters, etc., as . . . 

by, in mutual fire companies . . . . 

companies, laws applicable to . 
land, title to, confirmation without registration, 
petition by . 
registration of, petition by . 
laws applicable to ..... • 

insurance companies, to .... . 

legislative petitions affecting certain, procedure 
lessee of property of, liable for corporation taxes 
lost certificate of stock 
meetings, calling and conduct 
executors, etc., may vote at 
justice of the peace, calling by, when . 
proxy, voting by, manner . 
quorum at, by-laws to determine 



112 
112 



79 

79 

79 

79 

235 

235 

266 

155 

155 

266 

62 

62 

266 
267 

/ 155 

1249 



164 
201 
155 

62 
62 
62 
62 
62 
110 



I 

79 
216 
216 
175 
175 
175 

185 
185 
155 
175 
3 
63 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 



ion 


Page 


39 


1382 


30 


1381 



7 


905 


42 


915 


40 


915 


2 


903 


30 


2929 


21 


2926 


67 


3129 


48 


1950 


49 


1950 


92 


3134 


14 


766 


15 


766 


92 


3134 


16 


3147 


11 


1942 


6-11 


3013, 3014 



31 


2143 


5 


2567 


12 


1942 


Kb) 


758 


8(6) 


764 


14, 15 


766 


33 


770 


59 


775 


1A,26 


1310, 1314 



66 



10 


907 


143-149 


2719, 2720 


150-169 


2720-2724 


174 


2395 


76 


2337 


30 


2315 


26A 


2487 


26 


2487 


1 


1939 


30 


2315 


5-7 


98,99 


74 


803 


39,42 


1948 


7,15 


1941, 1943 


21 


1944 


15 


1943 


7 


1941 


7 


1941 



276 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
in general — Conti7iued. 
meetings — Concluded. 
records, inspection, etc. 
shares, voting of 



Chapter 



155 



Section 



Page 



See also, infra, in general, special charter, 
created by. 
milk license to ..... . 

money or property of, fraudulent use, penalty 
monopolies, discrimination, etc., forfeiture of privi- 
leges for 
motor vehicles of, excise tax on registered 

statement to commissioner 
name, corporate ..... 

change, in general .... 

legislative petitions for, procedure 
business corporations, by 

charitable, etc., corporations, by 

clubs, etc., in case of 

fraternal benefit societies 
gas and electric companies, by 
insurance companies, by 
railroad companies, by . 
street railway companies, by 
pubhc service companies, use of, regulated 
similar, restraining use 
trust companies, of, regulated 
voluntary association, use by 
See also Names. 
notes, savings banks' investments 
officers, compensation, may fix 
may elect, etc. 

tenure of office, by-laws to fix 
penalties against, enforcement 
person, term includes . 

See also Person. 
poles, wires, etc., in ways, removal to enforce pay- 
ment of damages, when 
political, advertising by, penalty . 



94 
266 

93 

60A 

59 

155 

155 

3 

156 

/155 

t 180 

/155 

tl80 

155 

164 

155 

160 

161 

155 

155 

172 

182 

168 
155 
155 
155 
155 
4 



contributions, etc., by certain, forbidden, penalty 

powers, in general .... 

extension, etc., by statute, procedure . 
practice of law by, forbidden 

modifications ..... 
preferred stock, issue, etc. 
proxy voting, by-laws to regulate . 
public service (see, infra, public service). 
quorum at meetings, by-laws to fix 
real estate conveyance by . 
receivers, appointment, powers, duties . 
records, stock books, etc., evidence, as . 

inspection by stockholders 

office, to be kept at . 
registration of bonds, notes, etc., by (see, supra, 
in general, bonds, notes, etc., 
issued by). 
reorganizations, corporate, securities issued under, 

"blue sky law" exemption 
reports, etc., false, penalties . . . . . 

revival of certain, commissioner, by . . . 

scope of general provisions as to . 



79 

56 

/ 55 

\ 56 

155 

3 

221 

221 

155 

155 

1.55 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 



22 




1944 


21,29,46 1941 


1944, 


1946, 
1949 


40 




1096 


74 




3130 


11 




1070 


1,6 


752-754 


83 




712 


9 




1941 


10 




1942 


5,7 




98,99 


42 




1967 


10 




1942 


11 




2444 


10 




1942 


5,11 


2442 


,2444 


10 




1942 


28 




2142 


10 




1942 


215-217 


2073 


,2074 


132-134 




2118 


4,5 




1940 


9 




1941 


4 




2265 


2A 




2455 


54(9) 




2226 


6 




1941 


6 




1941 


7 




1941 


2 




1939 


7 (23), 9 A 


112, 114 


42 




915 


62 




661 


7 




640 


58 




660 


6 




1941 


5-7 




98,99 


46 




2779 


46,47 


2779 


,2780 


18, 19 




1944 


7 




1941 


7 




1941 


8 




1941 


52,53 




1951 


22 




1944 


22 




1944 


22 




1944 



llOA 
1.55 
155 
155 



3(/c) 

48,49 

56 

1 



1317 
1950 
1952 
1939 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



277 



Art. 



certain 



Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
in general — Continued. 

seal, may have and alter ..... 

sealed instruments, and, of ... . 

what constitutes ...... 

written instruments, in, recital in lieu of wafer, etc. 
See also Seal. 
securities of, dealing in, without actual purchase or 
sale ...... 

false, etc., statements as to value, penalty . 
unlawful issue, penalty ..... 

See also, supra, in general, bonds, notes, etc., 
issued by; capital stock; Securities, 
promotion and sale of. 
service of process, domestic, on . 

foreign, on ...... . 

See also Service of Process. 
shares in (see, supra, in general, capital stock), 
special charter, created by, acts of incorpo- 
ration, alteration or repeal 
of certain 
public acts, proved as . 
business corporation law, adoption by 

apphcation to . . . 

first meeting, calling, etc. . 
organization, certificate of, filing, etc 
time limit .... 

statutes, acceptance by, effective for 
stockholders, hst of, commissioner of corporations 
and taxation, filing with 
state secretary, filing with 
stock books, etc., to contain . 
meetings (see, supra, in general, meetings), 
rights to new shares ..... 

stock in (see, supra, in general, capital stock) 
taxation, in general ..... 

See also Taxation, corporations, of (Index 
pp. 1325-1332). 
transfers of stock, alteration of certificate, effect 
assessments, etc., liability for, as affecting 
assignment or power of attorney, etc., by 
delivery of certificate to prevail 
endorsement as constituting . 
attempted, effect ... 
certificate, term defined 
collateral security, for, new certificate 

pledgor' s rights, etc. 
consideration, want of 
what constitutes . 
construction of uniform law as to 
death or incapacity after endorsement 
definitions .... 

dehvery, creates obligation to endorse 
endorsement complete without 
priority of title by 
revocation .... 

term defined 
transfer by . 
wrongdoer, etc., by 
dividends, right to, as affecting . 
endorsement, compelled by delivery 
effect ..... 

transfer by . 
what constitutes . 
false entry, etc., of, penalty, etc. 



Section 



Page 



in case of 



155 
4 
4 
4 



137 
266 
266 



223 

223 



LIX 

155 

233 
156 
156 
155 
155 
155 
4 

62 
155 
155 

155 

63 



155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
266 



6 


1941 


9A, 9B 


114 


9B 


114 


9A 


114 


4-7 


1679, 1680 


92 


3134 


65,68 


3128, 3129 


36,37 


2800 


38,39 


2800, 2801 




68 


3 


1940 


74 


2912 


3 


1954 


2 


1953 


14 


1943 


13 


1943 


13 


1943 


1 


108 


33 


770 


23 


1945 


22 


1944 


20 


1944 


1-81 


777-804 


41 


1948 


29 


1946 


27 


1946 


30 


1947 


27 (a), 43 


1946, 1949 


36 


1948 


26 


1945 


46 


1949 


46 


1949 


32,33 


1947 


26 


1945 


25 


1945 


32,33 


1947 


26 


1945 


35 


1948 


43 


1949 


30 


1947 


32,33 


1947 


26 


1945 


27 


1946 


31,32 


1947 


29 


1946 


35 


1948 


32-34 


1947 


27 


1946 


43 


1949 


67,68 


3129 



278 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
in general — Concluded. 
transfers of stock — Concluded. 

fiduciaries, etc., powers not enlarged . 
fraud, mistake, etc., endorsement procured by 
good faitli, term defined .... 

incomplete, obligation to complete 

infants, incompetents, etc., powers not enlarged 

instalments overdue, effect 

law governing ...... 

lien, restrictions, etc., to appear on certificate 
mode ....... 

new certificate, lost, etc., in place of . 

bond ...... 

liability of corporation on old certificate 
surrender of old certificate required, when 
transferee entitled to . 
owner of certificate, who deemed to be 
personal defences, enforcement . 
person, term defined 

pledgee, mortgagee, etc., new certificate to, when 
warranties by ... . 

purchase, purchaser, terms defined 
purchasers for value, etc., rights 
record o^^^ler, rights and habilities 
rescission and reclamation 

purchaser for value, effect on rights 
restrictions, etc., to appear on certificate 
sale of shares for unimid instalments, etc., 

affecting 
shares, term defined 
state, term defined . 
successive purchasers, rights 
taxation, in general . 
terms defined .... 

title, term defined 
transfer, term defined 
trust company as transfer agent 
trustees, held by, UabiUty as to 
uniformity, law construed to secure 
value, term defined . 
voting rights as affected by 
warranties, mortgagee, pledgee, etc., by 

transferor, of, etc. 
what constitutes 

See also Taxation, stock transfers, of (Index 
p. 1359). 
trustee process, summoned in (see Trustee Process). 
unauthorized business, enjoining ... 
violations of law by, reported to attorney general 
wages, weekly, payment .... 

whoever, term includes .... 

workmen's compensation notices, service on . 
agricultural and horticultural (see Corporations 

co-operative). 
agriculture, etc., to encourage, formation . 
antiquarian purposes, for, formation 

See also, infra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
artistic purposes, for, formation 

See also, vifra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
athletic exercises, for encouraging, formation 

See also, infra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 



Section 



Page 



L55 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
1.55 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
155 
1.55 
155 
155 
155 
155 

156 
155 
155 
155 
64 
155 
155 
155 
172 
203 
155 
155 
155 
155 
1.35 
155 



1.55 
155 
149 
4 
152 



180 
180 



180 



180 



28 


1946 


32,33 


1947 


26 


1946 


35 


1948 


28 


1946 


45 


1949 


24 


1945 


40 


1948 


27 


1946 


42 


1948 


42 


1948 


42 


194& 


39 


1948 


46 


1949 


44 


1949 


32-34 


1947 


26 


1946 


46 


1949 


37,38 


1948 


26 


1946 


30-34, 42 


1947, 1948 


29 


1946 


33 


1947 


34 


1947 


40 


1948 


20 


1960 


26 


1946 


26 


1946 


30 


1947 


1-17 


805-809 


26 


1945 


26 


1946 


26 


1946 


38 


2272 


21 


2588 


25 


1945 


26 


1946 


29 


1946 


38 


1948 


37 


1948 


27 


1946 


11 


1942 


2 


1939 


148-150 


1895, 1896 


7(23) 


112 


43 


1924 


3,4 


2442 


2 


2442 


2 


2442 


2 


2442 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 

banking (see Banks and Banking). 

benevolent purposes, for, formation .... 180 

practice of law bj' ..... . 221 

See also, infra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
boards of trade, chambers of commerce, etc., for estab- 
lishing, formation . . . 180 
See also, infra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
bond and investment companies, in general . . 174 

See also Bond and Investment Companies. 
business, in general, adoption of law by certain . 156 

application of law . . . . . .156 

gas and electric companies, to . . • '^ 1A4. 

certain, not subject to business corporation law , 156 
deadlock affecting affairs of, petition for dissolu- 
tion in case of ... . 155 

definitions . . . . . . .156 

duration, in general . . . . . .156 

real estate companies ..... 156 
existence, beginning and evidence . . . 156 

judgment, neglect to pay, receiver, appointment . 156 
organization under general laws, in general . 156 

See also, infra, business, incorporation under 
general laws. 
penalties against, enforcement . 
perpetual succession, to have, etc. 

real estate companies excepted 

political contributions by, regulated, penalty 

powers, in general ..... 

limit of, etc., by agreement of association 
public service companies, acquisition of stock of 
real and personal property, may hold 
receivers, appointment .... 

wages, stockholders' liability for 
amendments after organization, articles of, filing 
etc. ..... 

fees ....... 

contents ....... 

majority vote, requiring .... 

remedy of minority stockholder 
two thirds, etc., vote, requiring 
annual reports, in general .... 

assets. Liabilities and, statement in annual report 
sale, etc., of, amendment authorizing . 
remedy of minority stockholder 
bankruptcy as affecting officers' liability 
borrow money, etc., may .... 

business, nature of, agreement of association to 
state ..... 

change ...... 

. articles of amendment, filing 

remedy of minority stockholder . 
by-laws, adoption at first meeting 

amendment, etc. ..... 

subject matter ..... 

submission to commissioner 
capital stock, to have ..... 

amount, agreement of a.ssociation to state . 
annual report to state .... 

minimum ...... 



Section 



2 

47 



1-12 



279 

Page 



2442 

2780 



2442 



2285-2288 



3 


1954 


2 


1953 


2 


1953 


4 


2135 


2 


1953 


50 


1950 


1 


1953 


4 


1954 


7 


1956 


12 


1957 


51 


1969 


6-12 


1955-1957 


52 


1970 


4 


1954 


7 


1956 


7 


640 


58 


660 


6 


1941 


4 


1954 


6(/i) 


1955 


5 


1955 


4 


1954 


51 


1969 


35,38 


1964, 1965 


41-46 


1966-1968 


54,55 


1970 


43-45 


1967 


41 


1966 


46 


1968 


42 


1967 


47-50 


1968, 1969 


47(6) 


1968 


42,43 


1967 


46 


1968 


37, 38, 45 


1965, 1967 


4 


1954 


6 


1955 


42 


1967 


43 


1967 


46 


1968 


9 


1956 


13 


1958 


13 


1958 


11 


1957 


4 


1954 


6 


1955 


47(4) 


1968 


6(e) 


1955 



280 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
business — Continued. 
capital stock — Continued. 
cash, issued for 

instalments, payable by 
action to recover 
overdue, sale of stock for 
voting rights, as alTecting 
note not receivable for . 
officers' liability, regulated 
par, not less than .... 

subscription, payment . 
action to recover 

agreement of association to state each 
overdue, etc., sale of rights 
voting rights, as affecting 
classes, etc. ..... 

agreement of association to describe 

amendments relative to 

directors, choice by different . 

preferences, statement, etc., in certificate 

report of condition to state 

voting powers .... 

restriction, statement, etc., in certificate 
corporation, owned by, dividends forbidden on 
certain 
voting rights suspended . 
increase by amendment 

articles ..... 

fee for filing .... 

disposition of additional 
issue, original ..... 

payment for, to be actually received, etc 

notes, etc., not to be deemed to be 
subsequent, certificate, etc. 
unlawful, officers' liabilitj^ for 
validation when certificate not filed 
fee ...... 

See also, supra, business, capital stock, cash, 

issued for; infra, business, capital 

stock, property, issued for; services 

and expenses, issued for. 

par value (see, infra, business, capital stock, 

shares, par value), 
payment for ...... . 

See also, sujyra, business, capital stock, cash, 

issued for; issue; infra, business, 

capital stock, property, issued for; 

services and expenses, issued for. 

preferences, etc. ..... 

agreement of association to state 
certificate to show or refer to . . 

changes in, by two thirds vote 
property, issued for ..... 

description ...... 

received, must be . 
real estate as pajnnent for, location, area, etc., of 

articles, etc., to state 
reduction by amendment .... 

articles ...... 

authorized mode ..... 

restrictions on .... . 

stockholders' liability for unla^\-ful . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 





156 




10, 15 


1956, 1958 




156 


10 (c), 15 


1956, 1958 




156 




20 


1960 




156 




20 


1960 




156 




32 


1963 




156 




16 


1959 




156 




36-40 


1964-1966 




156 




15 


1958 




156 




18 


1959 




156 




19 


1960 




156 




6(j) 


1956 




156 




19 


1960 




156 




32 


1963 




156 




6, 14 


1955, 1958 




156 




6(f7) 


1955 




156 




42,43 


1967 




156 




22 


1961 


e 


156 




33 


1963 




156 




47(4) 


1968 




156 


14,32 


41,42 


1958, 1963, 1966, 
1967 


e 


156 




33 


1963 


en on 












156 




20 


1960 




156 




31 


1963 




156 




41 


1966 




156 




43,44 


1967 




156 




54 


1970 




1.56 




41 


1966 




156 


10(c) 


14, 15 


1956, 1958 




156 




16 


1959 




156 




16 


1959 




156 




16, 17 


1959 




156 




16,36 


1959, 1964 




156 




17 


1959 




156 




17 


1959 



156 



14-16, 18 



1958, 1959 



. 156 


14 


1958 


. 156 


6 (/, g, h) 


1955 


. 156 


33 


1963 


. 156 


42 


1967 


. 156 


10, 15' 


1956, 1958 


. 156 


10 


1956 


. 156 


16 


1959 


'. 156 


10(c) 


1956 


. 156 


41 


1966 


. 156 


43.45 


1967 


. 156 


45 


1967 


. 1.56 


45 


1967 


. 156 


35 


1964 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



281 



Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
business — Continued. 
capital stock — Concluded. 

restrictions, etc. (see, supra, business, capital 
stock, preferences, etc.)- 



Section 



Page 



services and expenses, issued for 


156 


10,15 


1956, 


1958 


description ..... 


156 


10, 16, 44 


1956, 1959, 


1967 


rendered, must be .... 


156 


16 




1959 


shares, certificates of . . . . . 


156 


33 




1963 


lost, etc., new in place of . 


156 


13,34 


1958, 


1964 


per cent paid, to show . . . . 


156 


15 




1958 


preferences, limitations, etc., to state or refer 










to 


156 


33 




1963 


purchaser at forced sale entitled to 


156 


19,20 




1960 


signing and sealing .... 


156 


33 




1963 


facsimiles permitted, when 


156 


33 




1963 


void, non-payment of instalments 


156 


20 




1960 


number, agreement of association to state 


156 


6(e) 




1955 


report of condition to state 


156 


47(4) 




1968 


par value, agreement of association to state 


156 


6(e) 




1955 


change, amendment, by . . . 


156 


41,43 


1966 


1967 


filing fee .... . 


156 


54 




1970 


minimum ...... 


156 


6(e) 




1955 


report of condition to state 


156 


47(4) 




1968 


without ...... 


156 


6,14 


1955 


1958 


change to, amendment, by 


156 


41,43 


1966 


1967 


filing fee . 


156 


54 




1970 


number, agreement of association to state 


; 156 


6(e) 




1955 


change to greater 


156 


41A 




1966 


filing fee ..... 


156 


54 




1970 


minimum ..... 


156 


6(e) 




1955 


report of condition to state . 


156 


47(4) 




1968 


term defined, blue sky law, so-called, undei 


• 110 A 


2(h) 




1316 


value, computation 


156 


35,40 


1964 


1966 


See also Par Value. 










tax exemption, local .... 


59 


5(31) 




692 


transfers, restrictions on . . . 


156 


6(/) 




1955 


See also, supra, in general, transfers oi 










stock. 










voting upon ..... 


156 


32 




1963 


amendments relative to . . . 


156 


42 




1967 


classes, different, of, method, agreement of 










association to state 


156 


6(^) 




1955 


corporation, by, on its own stock forbidden 


156 


31 




1963 


limitations as to 


156 


14 




1958 


stock certificate to state or refer to . 


156 


33 




1963 


proxy, by . 


156 


32 




1963 


subscriptions for ..... 


156 


6 (i), 13, 18-20 


1956, 1958 


-1960 


subsequent issue ..... 


. 156 


16,17 




1959 


certificate ...... 


. 156 


16 




1959 


late filing ...... 


. 156 


17 




1959 


unlawful issue, officers' Uability 


. 156 


16,36 


1959 


, 1964 


vaUdation ...... 


. 156 


17 




1959 


See also, infra, business, stockholders. 










clerk, to have ...... 


. 156 


21 




1961 


election ....... 


. 156 


22 




1961 


first meeting, at . 


. 156 


9 




1956 


failure to keep, in commonwealth, penalty . 


. 156 


24 




1962 


officers, etc., to furnish creditor list of 


. 156 


38 




1965 


record of votes, to keep .... 


. 156 


21 




1961 


resident of commonwealth, to be 


. 156 


21 




1961 


special meetings, to call, when . 


. 156 


30 




1963 


stockholders, to furnish creditor list of 


. 156 


38 




1965 


sworn, to be . 


. 156 


21 




1961 



282 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS — Continued. 

business — Cnniinued. 

clerk — Concluded. 

temporary, at first meeting, election, etc. . . 156 

tenure ........ 156 

contracts, may make ...... 156 

debts, stockholders' and officers' liability for, in 

general . . . . .156 

directors, to have ...... 156 

articles of organization and amendments thereof, 

to sign ..... 156 

false statement in, liability for . . . 156 

auditor, employment by, when . . . .156 

classification ....... 156 

election ........ 156 

first meeting, at . . . . . .156 

employees, election by and from . . .156 

executive committee, elected by and from . . 156 

provision for . . . . . .156 

Kability 156 

conditions . . . . . . .156 

enforcement and procedure . . . .156 

loans to, liabiHty for ..... 156 

meetings ....... 156 

quorum ....... 156 

names, report of condition to state . . . 156 

number, by-laws may fix . . . . . 156 

minimum ....... 156 

powers ........ 156 

corporation's, to exercise, except, etc. . . 156 

limitations, agreement of association to state . 156 

president to be . . . . . .156 

report of condition, annual, to sign . . . 156 

stockliolders, to be . . . . . .156 

tenure ........ 156 

dissolution, agreement of association may provide 

for 1.56 

authorization by stockholders . . . .156 

court proceedings, by .... . 155 

^report of condition, for failure to file . . . 156 

statute, by ...... . 155 

revival after, by commissioner . . . 155 

dividend while bankrupt, etc., officers' liability . 156 

executive committee, by-laws may provide for . 156 

election, powers, etc. ..... 156 

false statements, reports, etc., officers' liabiUty for . 156 
fees, filing, in general . . . . . .156 

articles of organization . . . . .156 

copies, certified, and state secretary's certificate . 262 
increase of capital, certificate .... 156 

shares without par value, change to, certificate . 156 

number, change to greater, certificate . . 156 

good will, etc., sale, amendment authorizing . . 156 

remedy of minority stockholder . . . 156 

incorporation under general laws, in general . . 156 

agreement of a.ssociation . , . . .156 

amendments ...... 156 

contents . . . . , . .156 

copy of, articles, etc., to include . . .156 

submission to commissioner .... 156 

articles of organization . . . . .156 

amendments . . . . . .156 

contents ....... 156 

examination, approval and filing . . .156 

false statements in, liability for . . . 156 



Section 



Page 



9 




1956 


22 




1961 


4 




1954 


16, 35-40 


1959, 1964-1966 


21 




1961 


10,43 


1956 


1967 


10 id) 




1957 


49 




1969 


22 




1961 


22 




1961 


9 




19.56 


23 




1962 


26 




1962 


13,26 


19.58 


1962 


16, 36, 37 


1959, 1964 


1965 


38 




1965 


38-40 


1965 


1966 


37 




1965 


27 




1962 


13 




1958 


47(5) 




1968 


13 




1958 


21 




1961 


25 




1962 


25 




1962 


Q(h) 




19.55 


22 




1961 


47 




1968 


22 




1961 


22 




1961 


6(/0 




19.^5 


41 




1966 


50 




19.50 


50 




1969 


3 




1940 


56 




19.52 


37 




1965 


13,26 


1958 


1962 


26 




1962 


10,36 


1956 


1964 


55 




1970 


53 




1970 


36 




3095 


54 




1970 


54 




1970 


54 




1970 


42,43 




1967 


46 




1968 


6-12 


195->-1957 


6,7 


1955, 


1956 


41-46 


1966- 


-1968 


6,7 


1955, 


1956 


10 (a) 




1956 


11 




1957 


10 




1956 


41-46 


1966- 


-1968 


10 




1956 


11 




1957 


10 




1957 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



283 

Page 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
business — Continued. 

incorporation under general laws — Concluded 
articles of organization — Concluded. 
filing .... 

fee .... 

certificate of, form . 
first meeting . 

notice .... 

incorporators, agreement of association to state 
meetings ...... 

number, minimum ... 
liabilities, assets and, statement, in annual report 
loans to stockholders, etc., directors' liability in case 
of ... . 

meetings, by-law provisions as to . 
directors, of .... . 

quorum ..... 

incorporators, of ... . 

call ...... 

date, articles of organization to state 
submission of records to commissioner 
stockholders, of, annual 

change of date, certificate, penalty . 
no fee for filing .... 

penalty, enforcement 
date, annual report to state . 
quorum ..... 

special ..... 

money, etc., may borrow 

name, corporate, agreement of association to state 
change, amendment, by . 
report of condition, annual, to state . 
natiu-e of (see, infra, business, purpose), 
office, principal, etc., agreement of association to 
state . 
change in location, amendment, by 
report of condition, annual, to state 
officers, in general 

change in, certificate 
no fee for filing . 
penalty, enforcement 
election 

first meeting, at 
liability 

bankruptcy, as affecting 
conditions 

enforcement and procedure 
insolvency proceedings as affecting 
powers and duties, by-laws may prescribe 
"tenure .... 

names, clerk to furnish to creditor 
report of condition, annual, to state 
president, to have 

articles of amendment, to sign . 
directors, elected by and from . 
liability (see, supra, business, officers, in general, 

liability), 
report of condition, to sign . . . . 

stock certificates, to sign . . . . . 

stockholders' meetings, special, may call 
See also, supra, business, officers, 
property, may hold, etc. . . . . . 

real, buying, selling, etc., formed for purpose of, 
duration limited . . . . 



156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 

156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 



156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
216 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 



156 
156 
156 

156 

156 



11 


1957 


53 


1970 


12 


1957 


8,9 


1956 


8 


1956 


6 (j) 


1956 


6 (i), 8, 11 


1955-1957 


6 


1955 


47(6) 


1968 


37 


1965 


13,28 


1958, 1962 


27 


1962 


13 


1958 


8 


1956 


6 (i), 8 


1955, 1956 


10 (h) 


1956 


11 


1957 


28 


1962 


29 


1963 


55 


1970 


52 


1970 


47(3) 


1968 


13,28 


1958, 1962 


30 


1963. 


4(rf) 


1955 


6(b) 


1955 


42 


1967 


47(1) 


1968 


6(c) 


1955 


41,43 


1966, 1967 


47(2) 


1968 


21-27 


1961, 1962 


24 


1962 


55 


1970 


52 


1970 


13,22 


1958, 1961 


9 


1956 


16, 36, 37 


1959, 1964, 1965 


37, 38, 45 


1965, 1968 


38 


1965 


38,39 


1965, 1966 


162-164 


2723 


13 


1958 


13,22 


1958, 1961 


38 


1965 


47(5) 


1968 


21 


1961 


43 


1967 


22 


1961 


47 


1968 


33 


1963 


30 


1963 


4(c) 


1954 


7 


1956 



284 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
business — Concluded. 
property — Concluded. 
sale, lease, etc., amendments authorizing 
remedy of minority stockholder 
purpose, agreement of association to state 
amendments ...... 

remedy of minority stockholder 
quorum at meetings, by-laws may fix 
report of condition, annual, approval and filing 
auditor to verify, when .... 

failure to file, penalty, etc. 

enforcement ..... 

false statements in, liability for 

fees for filing ...... 

form and contents ..... 

time for filing ...... 

shares of stock (see, supra, business, capital stock, 

shares), 
special act, created by, business corporation law, 
application to . . . 

adoption, by certain .... 

organization ...... 

stockholders, auditor, committee to choose, when 
certificates of stock, to receive . 
directors to be, unless, etc. 
liability ....... 

apportionment of assessment . 
, capital stock, for reduction of 

conditions ...... 

contribution between .... 

employees' services, for ... 

enforcement, procedure and . 

judgment against corporation dispensed with 
when ..... 

in.solvency proceedings as affecting 
limitation of amount .... 

list, clerk to furnish to creditor 
specially chartered corporations adopting law 
loans to, director's liability for . 
meetings, annual, notice, etc. 

certificate of change of date ... 
filing, no fee . 
penalty, enforcement 
commonwealth, to be held in . . 

quorum ...... 

special, application, notice ... 
minority, remedy in certain cases 
officers, to choose ..... 

powers, regulation, etc., in agreement of associa- 
tion ..... 

proxy, may vote by . 

voting powers ...... 

corporation may not vote its own stock . 
See also supra, business, capital stock, 
treasurer, to have 

articles of amendment, to sign 
bond, to give . 
election and tenure . 
first meeting, at . 
liability (see, supra, business, oflficers, in general, 

liability). 
report of condition, to sign . . . . 

stock certificate, to sign . . . . . 

See also, supra, business, officers. 



156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 



156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 

216 
216 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 

156 
156 
156 
156 

156 
156 
156 
156 
156 



156 
156 



42,43 




1967 


46 




1968 


6(r/) 




1955 


42,43 




1967 


46 




1968 


13 




1958 


48 




1969 


49 




1969 


60 




1969 


52 




1970 


36 




1964 


55 




1970 


47 




1968 


47 




1968 


2 


1953 


1954 


3 




1954 


8 




1956 


49 




1969 


33 




1963 


22 




1961 


35, 38-40 


1964-1966 


40 




1966 


35,45 


1964, 1967 


1968 


38 




1965 


35 




1964 


35,38 


1964 


, 1965 


38-40 


1965 


,1966 


162 




2723 


162-164 




2723 


40 




1966 


38 




1965 


3 




1954 


37 




1965 


28 




1962 


29 




1963 


55 




1970 


52 




1970 


28 




1962 


13,28 


1958 


, 1962 


30 




1963 


46 




1968 


22 




1961 


e(h) 




1955 


32 




1963 


32 




1963 


31 




1963 


21 




1961 


43 




1967 


21 




1961 


22 




1961 


9 




1956 


47 




1968 


33 




1963 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



285 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
canal (see Canal Companies). 
cemetery ...... 

See also Cemetery Corporations. 
chambers of commerce, etc., for, formation 
charitable and certain other purposes, for, agree 
ment of association 
number of subscribers to . 

boxing matches, illegal, charter void for 

by-laws ..... 

capital stock, amount, par value, etc. 
increase ..... 

dissolution for failure to report 

entertainments, dances, etc., held by certain, local 
regulation 

foreign, registration, annual reports, etc. 

gaming, illegal, charter void for 

guardians of children, as . . . 

illegal business, refusal of charter . 

incorporators, number, etc. . 

insurance laws, not subject to 

investigation of proposed 

life insurance companies, not deemed 

liquor selling, etc., illegal, charter void for 

local authorities, investigation by . 

location, change of, by certain, regulated 

name, change of, petition, etc 

officers 
organization 

certificate, fee for filing 
officers to sign 
practice of law by 
private detectives, law requiring licensing of, not 

applicable to certain 
property, limitation of amount, etc. 
public welfare department, foreign, copy of charter, 
etc., filing with 
reports, annual, to 
investigation of proposed, by 
reports to, certain, by 

dissolution for failure 
visitation by . 

purposes authorized 

change, certificate, etc. 
railroad, etc., employees' relief 
securities, exem"pt from sale of securities act 
shares, par value 
tax, local, exemption . 
visitation by public welfare department 
charitable trusts, incorporated trustees of, annual 
reports by certain, to public welfare 
department . . . . . 

civic purposes, for, formation ..... 
See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
clubs, social, formation . . . . . 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
co-operative banks (see Banks and Banking). 
co-operative, in general: 

application of chapters one hundred and fifty-five 

and one hundred and fifty-six 
co-operative, use of word regulated, penalty 



Chapter 



Section 



114 

180 

180 
180 
180 
180 
180 
180 
180 

180 
180 
180 
119 
180 
180 
175 
180 
175 
180 
180 
180 
155 
180 
180 
180 
180 
180 
221 

147 
180 

180 
180 
180 
180 
180 
121 
159 
180 
180 
159 
llOA 
180 
59 
121 



68 
180 



180 



157 
157 



1-9 


1401 


1402 


2 




2442 


3 




2442 


1,4 


2441 


2442 


28 




2448 


7 




2443 


3 




2442 


8 




2443 


12 




2445 


29 




2448 


12A 




2445 


27 




2448 


36A 




1444 


5,6 


2442 


2443 


1,4 


2441 


2442 


118 




2371 


5,6 


2442 


2443 


118 




2371 


27 




2448 


5 




2442 


26 




2448 


10 




1942 


5, 11 


2442 


2444 


7 




2443 


3 




2442 


3 




2442 


7 




2443 


47 




2780 


30 




1839 


9 




2444 


12A 




2445 


12A 




2445 


6 




2443 


12 




2445 


12 




2445 


7 




1464 


86 




2013 


2,4 




2442 


10 




2444 


86-88 


2013 


,2014 


3(h) 




1317 


3 




2442 


5(3) 




686 


7 




1464 


15 




841 


2 




2442 



2442 



1971 
1973 



286 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS — Continued. 

co-operative, in general — Concluded. 

shares in, exemption from seizm^e on execution . 235 
wages, weekly pa_yment, by . 149 
with capital stock, agricultural, dairy and mercan- 
tile 157 

acceptance of law by existing . . .157 

certificate of organization, filing, fee . .157 

building, may invest in . . . . . 157 

capital stock, amount . . . . .157 

dividends . . . . . .157 

earnings, apportionment . . . .157 

incorporation . . . . .157 

fee for filing articles ..... 157 

minimum number of incorporators . .157 

name, word co-operative, to appear in . .157 

unlawful use of, penalty, etc. . . 157 

real estate, first mortgages on, may invest in, 

when ...... 157 

reserve fund, earnings apportioned to . . 157 

investment . . . . .157 

shares, ownership limited . . . .157 

par value, to have ..... 157 

purchase, by dividends .... 157 

teaching co-operation, appropriation for . .157 

vote, stockholder to have single . . .157 

business and trade . . . . . .157 

co-operative, term, may use . . . .157 

without capital stock, agricultural, etc. . . . 157 

agreement of a.ssociation, etc., amendment . 157 
by-laws, scope, amendment, etc. . . .157 

directors, election, etc. ..... 157 

incorporation . . . . . .157 

fees for filing articles, etc. .... 157 

marketing contracts by, with members . . 157 

meeting, first ...... 157 

members, admission, expulsion, etc. . . 157 

corporations as . . . . . .157 

dues and assessments, payment by . .157 

injunction against ..... 157 

marketing contracts with . . . .157 

membership limited . . . . .157 

powers and duties . . . . .157 

rights and interests of, in corporate property 157 
voting by . . . . . . . 157 

powers, general . . . . . .157 

products, handling ..... 157 

non-members, of, not to handle, except for 

storage . . . . .157 

property of, mortgaging, etc. . . . .157 

rights and interests of members in . . 157 

reserve funds, establishment and investment . 157 
restraint of trade, monopolies, law as to, as 

affected by . . . . .157 

taxation ....... 157 

corporation sole, disseisin, limitation of action . . 260 

credit unions ........ 171 

See also Credit Unions. 
crematory . . . . . . . .114 

See also Crematory Corporations. 
domestic animals, breeding, etc., formation . . 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for; House Hi{ekdixg Cor- 
porations. 



Section 



Page 



34 (13) 


2930 


148 


1896 


3-9 


1971-1973 


7 


1972 


7 


1972 


5 


1972 


4 


1972 


6 


1972 


6 


1972 


3.7 


1971, 1972 


9 


1973 


3 


1971 


3 


1971 


8 


1973 


5 


1972 


6(1) 


1972 


5 


1972 


4 


1972 


3 


1972 


6(4) 


1972 


6(3) 


1972 


4 


1972 


1,2 


1971 


8 


1973 


10-18 


1973-1975 


15 


1974 


13 


1974 


12, 13 


1974 


10 


1973 


18 


1975 


13, 16, 17 


1974, 1975 


12 


1974 


13 


1974 


14 


1974 


13 


1974 


17 


1975 


13, 16, 17 


1974, 1975 


14 


1974 


10 


1973 


13 


1974 


13, 15 


1974 


11, 13 


1973, 1974 


16, 17 


1975 


11 


1974 


11 


1973 


13 


1974 


11 


1973 


16 


1975 


18 


1975 


24 


3079 


1-29 


2254-2262 


7-9, 44 


1402, 1408 


2 


2442 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



287 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS — Continued. 

educational purposes, for, formation . . . 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 

electricity, for transmission of intelligence by (see 
Electricity, intelligence, trans- 
mission by; Telephone and 
Telegraph Companies). 
electric railroads, in general ..... 

See also Electric Railroads. 
express companies (see EIxpressmen and Express 

Companies). 
foreign, annual meeting, date, certificate to show 
change of, certificate 
penalty for omission . 

recovery .... 

attachment of property 

banking, mortgage, etc., state of origin, to adver- 
tise .... 

buildings, bridges, etc., engaged in constructing, etc 

commissioner as attorney for 
business, transaction of, restriction, in general 
unlawful, officers' liability 
refusal of papers in case of 
restrained, when .... 

by-laws, filing of copy .... 

fee . . . . ■ . 

capital stock, certificate showing amount, etc 
increase, certificate .... 

fee . 
payment in property at unfair valuation, stock 

holders', etc., liabiHty . 
property of domestic companies, based on, issue 
reduction, certificate 
fee . 
certificate, filing ..... 

fee ..... . 

omission, penalty on officers 

restraint of business 
refusal to accept, when 
charter, etc., filing of copy . 

fee ...... 

omission, penalty on officers . 

restraint of business . 
refusal to accept, when . 
condition, annual certificate of 
approval by commissioner 
auditor, statement of . . . 

false statements in, penalties on officers 
fee for filing ..... 

neglect to file, penalties 

recovery ..... 

contracts, va.Udity, omissions as affecting 
courts, state, barred from, when . 
dividends paid by certain, income tax, subject to 
domestic companies, stock, etc., issues based on 
property of . 
powers, not to exceed 
false statements, etc., officers' liabilities for 
penalties ..... 

filing fees ...... 

gas or electric companies, domestic, stock, etc., 

based on property of 
names regulated .... 



Section 

2 



Page 

2442 



162 



81 
81 
81 
81 

81 

81 

81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 

81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
81 
62 

81 
81 
81 
81 
81 

81 
81 



1-18 


2125-2130 


5 id) 




2450 


18 




2453 


18 




2454 


22 




2454 


8 




2452 


7 




2451 


3 


2449 


2450 


2 




2449 


5 




2451 


6 




2451 


19,22 




2454 


5 




2450 


23 




2454 


5(e) 




2451 


11 




2452 


23 




2454 


15, 16 




2453 


10 




2452 


11 




2452 


23 




2454 


5 




2450 


23 




2454 


5 




2451 


19,22 




2454 


6 




2451 


5 




2450 


23 




2454 


5 




2451 


19,22 




2454 


6 




2451 


12 




2452 


13 




2453 


13 




2453 


5, 17, 20 


2451, 2453 


, 24.54 


23 




2454 


21 




2454 


22 




2454 


5 




2451 


5 




2451 


Ub) 




758 


10 




2452 


2 




2449 


5, 17, 20 


2451, 2453 


,2454 


5,20 


2451 


,2454 


23 




2454 


10 




2452 


6,7 




2451 



288 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 

foreign — Concluded. 

officers' liability, in general ..... 181 

enforcement ..... 181 

false statements, for .... 181 

unlawful transaction of business . . . 181 

penalties on ...... . 181 

recovery of certain . . . . .181 

real estate, owning, commissioner as attorney for . 181 
right to hold, when . . . . . .181 

registration . . . . . . .181 

omission, penalties ...... 181 

recovery ....... 181 

restraint of business ..... 181 

road construction, engaged in, commissioner as at- 
torney for . . . . .181 

, / 181 

ser\ace oi process on . . . . . . < ^r^o 

attachment ....... 181 

commissioner, attorney for, appointment . . 181 

officers' liability for failiu-e as to . . . 181 

refusal to accept, when .... 181 

notice to corporation by .... 181 

fee 181 

costs, taxable in , . . . . ' . 181 

records ........ 181 

trustee process, in . . . . . . 246 

stock (see, supra, foreign, capital stock). 

stockholders' liability ...... 181 

enforcement . . . . . . .181 

street railways, etc., domestic, ownership of, stock 

issues based on . . . .181 

suits, against ....... 181 

by, barred from state courts, when . . . 181 

taxation, in general (see Taxation, corporations, 
of). 
local tax, neglect to pay, restraint of business . 60 
term defined ....... 181 

insurance companies excluded .... 181 

trustee process, when appUcable to . . . 246 

service in certain cases ..... 246 

wrecking, etc., engaged in, Ucense, bond, etc. . . 91 

fraternal and social, formation .... 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
fraternal benefit societies, in general . . . 176 

See also Fraternal Benefit Societies. 
Free Masons, Odd Fellows, etc., formation . . 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
gas and electric (see, infra, miscellaneous; Gas and 

Electric Companies). 
general fields, proprietors of, in general . . .179 

See also General Fields, Proprietors of. 
heat and power (see, infra, miscellaneous; Heat 

AND Power Companies). 
historical purposes, for, formation . . . .180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
horses, breeding of, for encouraging, etc., formation . 180 
See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for; Horse Breeding Cor- 
porations. 
hunting, etc., for, fees by certain members for hunting 

and fishing licenses . . .131 



Section 



Page 



14-17 




2453 


16, 17 




2453 


5 




2451 


5 




2451 


5,20 


2451 


2454 


22 




2454 


3 


2449 


2450 


9 




2452 


3, 3A, 5, 6 


2449-2451 


5 




2451 


22 




2454 


19,22 




2454 


3 


2449 


2450 


3,8 


2450 


2452 


38-39A 


2800 


2801 


8 




2452 


3, 3A 


2449 


2450 


5 




2451 


6 




2451 


4 




2450 


3 




2450 


4 




2450 


4 




2450 


6 




2989 


14-16 




2453 


16 




2453 


10 




2452 


8 




2452 


5 




2451 


91 




737 


1 




2449 


1 




2449 


1 




2988 


6 




2989 


50,51 




1034 


2 




2442 


1-50 


2405 


-2424 


2 




2442 



18-40 



(2) 



2437-2441 

2442 
2442 

1621 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
hunting, etc., for — Concluded. 

membership Hst, fiUng with city and towa clerks . 131 
improvement, organization of . . . . . 180 

insurance companies, general corporation laws appli- 
cable to .... . 175 

intelligence, etc., for transmission of (see, infra, mis- 
cellaneous; Electricity, intelli- 
gence, transmission by; Tele- 
phone AND Telegraph Companies). 
labor organizations, in general . . . . .180 

See also Labor. 
libraries, for establishing, etc., formation . . . 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
library, law, etc. (see Libraries). 
Uteraiy purposes, for, formation .... 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
loan companies and associations, regulation (see 
Loans, small, business of mak- 
ing), 
manufacturing, shares in domestic, tax exemption 
taxation of, machinery deduction .... 

masonic, etc., formation ...... 

medical milk commissions, in general 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for; Milk and Cream. 
medical purposes, for, formation .... 

degrees, forbidden to confer, unless 
See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
mining, sale of stock in, regulated .... 

stock exchange, false statements to, penalty . 
miscellaneous (includes certain provisions com- 
mon to safe deposit companies 
and to the following corpora- 
tions organized for the purpose 
of doing business in the com- 
monwealth: heat or power, gas, 
electric, canal, water and aque- 
duct companies, companies for 
transmitting intelligence by 
electricity, and to all other cor- 
porations authorized to take 
land by eminent domain or to 
exercise franchises on public 
ways, except railroads, street 
railways, electric railroads and 
trolley motor companies) : 
agreement of association, formation by . . .158 

contents ........ 158 

subscribers to, distribution of shares to . .158 

franchise, to hold, etc. . . . . .158 

number ....... 158 

application of law ...... 158 

business, corporate, agreement of association to state 158 
change, certificate, etc. . . . . .158 

commissioner to approve . . . .158 

fee for filing ...... 158 

capital stock, amount, agreement of association to 

state 158 

annual certificate of condition to state . .158 

minimum and maximum . . . .158 

special charter, in case of . . . .158 



Section 

8(2) 
4 

30 

15-19 
2 



289 

Page 



1622 
2442 

2315 



2446 
2442 

2442 



59 

63 

180 

180 


5(31) 

38C 

2 

20-25 


692 
791 

2442 
2447 


180 

180 


2 
13 


2442 
2445 


93 
93 


15-18 
18 


1071 
1071 



2 


1977 


5 


1977 


7 


1977 


7 


1977 


3,4 


1977 


1 


1976 


5 


1977 


11 


1979 


41 


1985 


43 


1986 


5 


1977 


37 


1984 


3,4 


1977 


23 


1981 



290 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CORPORATIONS — Continued. 

miscellaneous — Coulinued. 

capital stock — Concluded. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



employees' stock, authority for . 






. 158 


26 


1982 


amount limited 






158 


26 


1982 


dividends on 








158 


27 


1982 


par value 








158 


26 


1982 


redemption . 








158 


28 


1982 


transfer 








158 


28 


1982 


increase, authority for 








158 


24 


1982 


certificate 








158 


39 


1984 


commissioner to approve . 






158 


41 


1985 


fee . . 






158 


43 


1986 


penalty for failure to file 






158 


42 


1985 


payment, to precede business 






158 


32 


1983 


officers', stockholders' liability as to 






158 


44(6), 45 (1) 


1987 


what constitutes 






158 


33 


1983 


reduction, authority for 






158 


24 


1982 


certificate .... 






158 


40 


1985 


commissioner to approve 






158 


41 


1985 


fee . 






158 


43 


1986 


penalty for failure to file 






158 


42 


1985 


stockholders' liability relative to 






158 


45(2) 


1987 


shares, assessments on 






158 


29 


1982 


sale of shares to pay . 






158 


30 


1983 


notice and transfer 






158 


31 


1983 


certificate, shareholders to have 






158 


21 


1981 


lost, duplicate 






158 


22 


1981 


distribution to subscribers 






158 


7 


1977 


number, agreement of association to state 


158 


5 


1977 


par value, agreement of association to state 


158 


5 


1977 


proxy voting ..... 


158 


34 


1983 


special stock, amount 




158 


25 


1982 


authority for ... . 




158 


25 


1982 


dividends on .... 




158 


25 


1982 


liability, general stockholders, of, as 


affect- 








ing . 




158 


45(3) 


1987 


holders of, of . 




158 


25 


1982 


redemption ..... 




158 


25 


1982 


certificates and returns, in general 




158 


37-42 


1984, 1985 


condition, annual certificate, in general . 




158 


37 


1984 


auditor to verify, when . 




158 


37 


1984 


business enjoined for omission to file 




158 


42 


1985 


dissolution for failure to file . 




158 


38 


1984 


endorsement by commissioner 




158 


41 


1985 


false statements in, officers' liability 




158 


44 


1986 


fee for filing .... 




158 


43 


1986 


penalty for omission to file 




158 


42 


1985 


confirmation of proceedings . 




158 


36 


1984 


fee for filing certificate 




158 


43 


1986 


debts in excess of capital, officers' liability for 




158 


44(3) 


1986 


deposits of customers, interest on . 




158 


16 


1980 


dividends, employees' stock, on 




158 


27 


1982 


officers' liability in case of certain 




158 


44(1) 


1986 


special stock, on ... . 




158 


25 


1982 


false certificates, etc., officers' liability for 




158 


44(5) 


1986 


fees for filing certificates, etc. 




158 


43 


1986 


herrings and alewives, for propagation of. 


loca 








authority, to obtain 




158 


15 


1979 


approval and filing of copy 




158 


15,41 


1979, 1985 


incorporation, certificate of . 




158 


9 


1978 


name, corporate, agreement of association to i 


itate 


158 


5 


1977 


officers, oath, duties, etc. 




158 


8, 18-20 


1978, 1981 


clerk, swearing 








158 


20 


1981 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
miscellaneous — Concluded. 
officers — Concluded. 

liability 158 

bill in equity to enforce . . . .158 

proceedings . . . . . .158 

conditions . . . . . . .158 

defence of action against corporation to enforce 158 
lists, clerk to furnish, when . . . .158 

penalty for refusal . . . . .158 

treasurer, bond . . . . .158 

surety company on . , . . .175 

organization, in general . . , . .158 

certificate, form ...... 158 

fee for filing . . . . . . 158 

confirmation of proceedings . . . .158 

first meeting ....... 158 

officers, choice at . . . . . 158 

franchise, pending, subscribers to hold . .158 

incorporation, certificate of ... . 158 

pipes, etc., in ways, local regulations . . . 158 

powers, in general . . . . . .158 

property, may hold . . . . . .158 

real, conveyance, etc., restricted . . . 158 

specially chartered, confirmation of proceedings . 158 

fee for filing certificate ..... 158 

stock, amount, etc. ...... 158 

stockholders, certificate of shares, to have . . 158 

lost, duplicate . . . . . .158 

dividends to, employees' and special stock, on . 158 

liability . . " 158 

bill in equity to enforce . . . .158 

procedure ...... 158 

proportional assessment . .- . .158 

conditions ....... 158 

contributions between . . . . .158 

defence of suit against corporation to enforce . 158 

limit 158 

lists, clerk to furnish, when . . . .158 

penalty for refusal . . . . .158 

special stock, holders of .... 158 

loans to, officers' liability for . . . . 158 

proxy, voting by . . . . . .158 

quorum ........ 158 

wages of operatives, liability for . . .158 

streets, etc., opening by certain .... 158 

damages, liability . . . . .158 

regulations, local . . . . . .158 

missionary, formation . . . . . .180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
monumental purposes, for, formation . . .180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
mortgage loan investment companies, in general 

See also Mortgage Loan Investment Companies. 
musical purposes, for, formation .... 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
Odd Fellows, etc., formation ..... 

poultry, breeding of, formation 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other pur- 
poses, for. 
public service, assuming to be, forbidden, etc. . . 155 





291 


Section 


Page 


44 


1986 


49 


1988 


51-53 


1988 


46 


1987 


54 


1988 


47 


1987 


48 


1987 


20 


1981 


105 


2357 


2-9 


1977, 1978 


9 


1978 


43 


1986 


36 


1984 


6 


1977 


8 


1978 


7 


1977 


9 


1978 


14 


1979 


10 


1978 


10 


1978 


10 


1979 


36 


1984 


43 


1986 


23 


1981 


21 


1981 


22 


1981 


25,27 


1982 


45 


1987 


49 


1988 


51-53 


1988 


50 


1988 


46 


1987 


45(4) 


1987 


54 


1988 


50 


1988 


47 


1987 


48 


1987 


25 


1982 


44(4) 


' 1986 


34 


1983 


35 


1983 


45(4) 


1987 


12 


1979 


13 


1979 


14 


1979 


2 


2442 



2442 



173 


1-16 


2283-2285 


180 


2 


2442 


180 


2 


2442 


180 


2 


2442 



4,5 



1940 



292 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



155 



Chapter 
CORPORATIONS — Continued. 
public service — Concluded. 

depreciation of property, further provision by certain 
employment, etc., by, at request of certain officials, 
penalty ..... 

funds, certain, deposit in national banks, etc. 
law, practice by . 

motor vehicles, of, certain, compulsory liability in- 
surance law exemption . 
name, change, legislative petition for, procedure on 
use, regulated ....... 

political contributions by, penalty 

securities, certain, of, investment for savings banks, 
etc. [see Banks and Banking 
(Index p. 119)]. 
sale, etc., of, exemption .... 

stock in, business corporations, holding by 
See also, supra, miscellaneous; Canal Com- 
panies; Electricity, intelligence, 
transmission by; Electric Rail- 
roads; Gas and Electric Com- 
panies; Public Service Corpora- 
tions; Railroads; Street Rail- 
ways; Telephone and Telegraph 
Companies; Trolley Motors and 
Trolley Motor Companies; 
Water and Aqueduct Companies. 
railroad (see Railroads). 

railroad, street railway and steamboat relief, in general 
reading rooms, for establishing, etc., formation . 
See also, supra, charitable and certain other 
purposes, for. 
recreation, public, to promote ..... 
religious purposes, for, formation .... 
burial grounds, maintenance by . 
See also, supra, charitable and certain other 
purposes, for. 
religious societies, churches and affiliated bodies, in 
general ..... 

See also Churches; Religious Societies. 
reservoir (see Water and Aqueduct Companies). 
safe deposit (see, supra, miscellaneous; Safe 

Deposit Companies). 
savings banks [see Banks and Banking (Index 

pp. 116-120)]. 
scientific purposes, for, formation .... 
See also, supra, charitable and certain other 
purposes, for. 
sole, disseisin of, limitation of action 
street railway corporations (see Street Railways). 
streets, for planting trees on . 
telephone and telegraph companies, in general . 
See also, supra, miscellaneous; Carriers, Com- 
mon; Telephone and Telegraph 
Companies. 
temperance and morality, for promoting, formation . 
See also, sujrra, charitable and certain other 
purposes, for. 
trackless trolley companies, in general 

See also Trackless Trolley Companies. 
trolley motor (see Trolley Motors and Trolley 

Motor Companies). 
trust companies [see Banks and Banking (Index 
pp. 120-126) ]. 



180 



260 



Section 



5A 



24 



Page 



1941 



271 


40,41 


3177, 3178 


155 


3A 


1940 


221 


47 


2780 


90 


lA 


987 


3 


5,7 


98,99 


155 


4,5 


1940 


f 55 
1 56 


7 


640 


58 


660 


llOA 


Bid) 


1316 


156 


5 


1955 



159 


86-88 


2013, 2014 


180 


2 


2442 


180 


4 


2442 


180 


2 


2442 


180 


9A 


2444 


67 


1-54 


831-838 


68 


1-12 


839-841 



2442 



3079 



180 
166 


4 
1-42 


2442 
2174-2184 


180 


2 


2442 


163 


1-11 


2130-2132 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

CORPORATIONS — Concluded. 

water and aqueduct (see, supra, miscellaneous; 
Water and Aqueduct Com- 
panies). 
wharves and real estate lying in common, proprietors 

of, in general . .179 

See also Wharv-es and Real Estate lying in 
Common, Proprietors of. 
yachting, for encouraging, formation . . 180 

See also, supra, charitable and certain other 
purposes, for. 
CORPORATIONS AND TAXATION, DEPARTMENT 
OF. 
in general, organization .... 

traveling and other expenses 



comnnissioner, 



in general, annual reports to general j 
court ..... 



appeals from, to tax appeals board, in general 
See also Tax Appeals, Board of. 

bank tax, fixing .... 

distribution to towns, etc. 

business corporation tax 

corporate franchise tax 

corporation taxes generally 

distribution . 

estate transfer tax 

exemptions, certain 

gasoline tax 

income tax 

inheritance tax . 

insurance company tax 

pubhc institutions, reimbursement for loss 

of taxes on, etc 
savings banks, departments and savings 

bank insurance 
stock transfer tax .... 
telephone and telegraph companies, tax on 
veterans' exemptions, adjustment 
See also Tax Appeals, Board of. 
appointment, term and salary, bond . 
false reports, etc., to, penalty 
head of department, to be 
traveling expenses ..... 
powers and duties, in general, administration, appli 
cation for .... 
bank incorporation, board of, member, to be 
banks, publication of facts as to certain . 
county officers, returns from, annual report 

districts, fire, etc., notice of establishment to 

legislative petitions, certain . 

mining stocks .... 

municipal statistics, annual report, etc. 

organization of department 

public utilities department, assessment of ex 

penses of 
treasurers, town, etc., bonds of 
trusts with transferable shares 
voluntary associations, etc. 
water supply, cost of protecting 
corporations, as to, in general, certificates and 

reports of, inspection, etc 
dissolved by statute, revival 



14 
14 
35 
44 

[ 58 
58A 

63 
63 
63 
63 
63 
58 
63 

65A 
59 

64A 
62 
65 
63 

58 

63 
64 
59 
58 

14 

268 

14 

14 

193 
26 

167 
35 
■ 40 
48 
3 
93 
44 
14 

25 

41 

182 

182 

111 

155 
155 



Section 



1-17 



293 

Page 

2435-2437 

2442 



1-10 


173-175 


5 


174 


46 


371 


44 


498 


9,29 


671, 677 


6-13 


679-681 


2 


777 


5 


778 


51 


795 


60 


800 


71 


802 


25 


675 


5 


778 


4 


824 


5 (17, 22) 


689, 690 


5,10 


810, 812 


45 


773 


25,26 


819, 820 


28 


784 


14 


672 


18A 


781 


6 


806 


39,73 


701, 709 


11 


671 


2 


173 


6 


3151 


1 


173 


5 


174 


3 


2533 


5 


209 


5 


2186 


46 


371 


44 


421 


63 


530 


7 


99 


15-17 


1071 


44 


498 


1-10 


173-175 


11 


206 


35 


433 


1-4 


2455, 2456 


1-4 


2455, 2456 


165 


1366 


2 


1939 


56 


1952 



294 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS AND TAXATION, DEPARTMENT 

OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

corporations, as to, in general — Concluded. 

forfeitures of corporate franchises, illegal 

redemption of bonds, etc., because of 107 
names, adoption and change, approval . 155 

shareholders, hsts of, approval of form, etc. 155 
taxation (see, infra, commissioner, powers 
and duties, taxation, as to, corpo- 
rations), 
unauthorized business, restraint . 
violations of law, report to attorney general 



Section 



Page 



aqueduct companies ..... 

bucketing, engaged in . 

business, adoption of business corporation law 
approval .... 

annual meeting, certificate of change of date 

articles, amendment, of . . . 

organization, etc., of . . . 

capital stock, certificate of issue, etc. . 

condition, reports of . 

corporate assets, transfer of, notice to . 

officers, certificate of change of . 

penalties, etc., enforcement 
charitable, etc., name, change of 

purpose, change of . 
co-operative ..... 

banks, incorporation .... 
foreign, in general .... 

attorney for ser\'ice on . . . 

names ...... 

gas and electric companies, change of officers 
certificate filed with. 

incorporation, certificate, etc. 
labor organizations, incorporation . 
miscellaneous, certain .... 

bonds of treasurers, approval of form . 
railroads, preferred stock, copy of vote filed with 
savings banks, incorporation 
street railways, preferred stock, copy of vote 

authorizing, filed with . 
trust companies, incorporation 
taxation, as to, in general, abatements, court, etc. 
appearance .... 
illegal, etc., certain 
petition for, deemed denied, when 
annual reports to general court . 
court appearance .... 
destruction of certain documents 
foreign executor, etc., petition for license to 

sell, etc. .... 
registers of probate, inventories, etc., from 
trust, deeds, notice of recording, to 

funds with state treasurer, assessments 
certificate by treasurer to 
corporations, in general, abatement, etc., illegal 
etc. 
appeals from decisions 
books, inspection . 
collection 
penalties, etc. 



155 
155 
/ 165 
1 166 
271 

156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
156 
63 
156 
156 
180 
180 
157 
170 
181 
181 
181 

164 
164 
180 
158 

175 
160 
168 

161 
172 

58 
58 
58A 
58 
58 
58 

204 

217 

36 

58 

10 

/ 58 

1 63 

63 

63 

63 

63 



9, 10 
23 



11 

2 

12-14 

4,5 

36 

3 

29 

43 

11 

16, 17 

47-50 

76 

24 

52 

11 

10 

7,8 

5 

1-22 

3, 3A, 4 

6 

29 

5 

16, 17 

1, 9, 33, 36-42 

105 
44 
10 

34 
10 

1 
27 

6 
29 

1 
30 

3 

16 

31A 

28 

6 

27 

71 

71 

69 

72, 73, 75 

79 



1245 

1941, 1942 

1945 



1942 
1939 
2171 
2174 
3176 

1954 
1963 
1967 
1957 
1959 

1968, 1969 
804 
1962 
1970 
2444 
2444 

1972, 1973 
2237 

2449-2454 

2449, 24.50 
2451 

2142 
2135 

2446 
1976, 1978, 
1983-1985 
2357 
2035 
2201 

2093 
2266 

669 
676 
679 
677 
669 
677 

2595 
2729 
382 
677 
150 
676 
802 
802 
802 
803 
804 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 

CORPORATIONS AND TAXATION, DEPARTMENT 

OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 
taxation, as to — Continued. 

corporations, in general — Concluded. 
distribution of proceeds . 
property taxed locally, valuation 
returns as to property, assessors, by, to 
trust funds, certain, assessments on 
state treasurer, certification by, to 
bank tax, determination of rate, etc. 
distribution, etc., to towns, etc. 
returns to 
business corporations 

sale of assets, notice to 
corporate franchises . 

abatement of local taxes 
insurance companies . 
Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Com 

pany, as to . 
savings, bank insurance 

banks and savings departments 
returns .... 

trust companies (see, supra, commissioner, 
powers and duties, taxation, as to, 
corporations, bank tax), 
estates, transfer of certain .... 65A 

See also Taxation, estates of certain de- 
cedents, transfers of. 
forest lands, etc., appeal to . . . .61 

gasoline, etc., sales ..... 64A 

income tax, abatements . . . .62 

illegal taxes, of . . . . .58 

agreement by certain associations, etc., hav- 
ing transferable shares ... 62 
enforcement ...... 62 

assessment ...... 62 

books, records, etc., to be open to auditor, etc. 62 
collection ....... 62 

distribution to towns, etc. . . . .58 

examination under oath, may require . . 62 

five per cent deduction, value for . . 62 

interest deduction ..... 62 

penalties, abatement .. . . . .62 

repairs, extraordinary expenses of, deduction 62 
returns ....... 62 

See also Taxation, incomes, of, returns 
rules and regulations by . . . .62 

trust estates, etc., as to, agreements as to tax 62 
thousand dollar exemption ... 62 
See also Taxation, incomes, of. 
legacies and successions, abatement of illegal 
collection, proceedings for 
inspection of papers, etc. 
payments, settlements, etc 
penalties, etc., recovery 
valuation and assessment 



Section 



295 

Page 



58 


25, 25A 


675 


63 


68A 


802 


59 


83 


712 


58 


28 


677 


10 


6 


150 


63 


2 


777 


63 


5,6 


778, 779 


63 


3 


778 


63 


32-52 


787-796 


63 


76 


804 


63 


53-60 


797-800 


59 


74 


710 


63 


20-29 


781-784 


63 


17, ISA 


780, 781 


63 


18, 18A 


781 


63 


11, 13, 18A 


779-781 


63 


13 


780 



local taxes, abatements . 

amount of annual assessment, deductions 
assessors, corporations, returns tOj by , 
correction of improper methods 
diminished valuations, statement by, to 
exempted property, returns as to, by 



1-7 



823, 824 



4 


756 


2-12 


810-812 


43-45, 55 


773, 774 


27 


676 


lie) 


759 


1(e) 


759 


35-37 


771 


32 


770 


39-42 


772 


18 


673 


30 


769 


Qig) 


762 


3 


760 


55 


774 


6(6) 


762 


7, 22-34, 56 763 


768-771, 774 


38 


772 


16 


766 


12 


766 


27 


676 


30-33 


821, 822 


35 


822 


7, 14, 15, 23 


815, 817, 819 


34 


822 


25-29 


819-821 


1,8 


669, 670 


72-74 


709, 710 


23 


697 


83 


712 


4 


670 


84 


712 


85,86 


712 



296 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORPORATIONS AND TAXATION, DEPARTMENT 

OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 
taxation, as to — Concluded. 
local taxes — Concluded. 
assessors — Concluded. 

information, instructions, etc., to 
valuation lists 
books, lists and returns 
collectors, bond, form 
books, form . 
opinions to . 

proceedings against delinquent 
tax list, form . 
general supervision 

lists of property, form, etc. 

low valued lands, taken, etc., for taxes, sale 
public institutions, reimbursement for loss of, 

on .... • 

real estate values, data 
re\'ision of assessments 

telephone and telegraph companies, abate- 
ments ..... 
valuation of property 
unpaid taxes, information as to . 
values, local, information as to . 
veterans' exemption, adjustment 
motor vehicles, registered, excise on 
ships and vessels, excise on corporations own 

ing . 
state tax, equaUzation, etc. 
stock transfers ..... 
deputy commissioners, appointment and salaries 

powers and duties ..... 

divisions, in general ..... 
directors, appointment and salaries, etc. 
duties and functions, in general 
accounts, division of .... 

director, appointment and salary 
assistants to, appointment, etc. 

county classification, for, appointment, etc 
director of accounts, entitled . 

absence, disabihty, etc., of, designation of 
employee to act 
powers and duties, in general 
accounting systems, municipal 
agriculture, trustees for county aid to, 

audit accounts of . 
audits, municipal .... 
bonds, official, examination 
borrowing of money by towns, legislative 

petitions .... 
county, accovmts, supervision, etc. 
appropriations, form 
commissioners, expenses, to audit, etc. 

record of proceedings, copy to 
emergency loans .... 
estimates of expenses, etc. 
offices, salaries, etc., classification 
payments, record, form . 
reports, to receive copies . 
treasurers, accounts, to prescribe form 
certificate accompanying payments to 



Section 



Page 



.58 


1-6 


669, 670 


59 


45,49 


702, 704 


59 


45-52 


702-705 


60 


13 


718 


60 


8 


718 


58 


1 


669 


58 


8 


670 


59 


54 


705 


58 


1-8 


669, 670 


/ 58 


5 


670 


\ 59 


29, 30, 32 


699, 700 


; 60 


79 


733 


'. 58 


13-1 7A 


672, 673 


. 58 


6 


670 


. 59 


76 


710 


. 59 


73,74 


709, 710 


. 59 


39-42 


701, 702 


. 58 


7 


670 


. 58 


10 


671 


. 58 


11, 12 


671, 672 


. 60A 


1, 2, 5 


752-754 


. 63 


67 


801 


. 58 


9,10 


671 


. 64 


3-8, 12-14 


806-808 


14 


4 


173 


. 14 


6 


174 


. 14 


1 


173 


. 14 


4 


173 


. 14 


7 


174 


14 


1 


173 


. 14 


4 


173 


. 14 


4 


173 


. 35 


50 


373 


. 14 


7 


174 


. 14 


7 


174 


. . 14 


7 


174 


. 44 


35-43, 45 


496-498 


. 128 


40 


1576 


. 44 


3.5-43, 45 


496-498 


. 30 


20 


233 


3 


8 


99 


. 35 


44-47 


371, 372 


. 35 


29 


367 


. 34 


8 


357 


. 34 


10 


358 


. 35 


36A 


368 


. 35 


28 


366 


. 35 


50-52 


373, 374 


. 34 


9D 


' 358 


. 35 


27 


366 


. 35 


15 


364 


. 35 


41 


370 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



297 



Chapter 
CORPORATIONS AND TAXATION, DEPARTMENT 

OF — Concluded. 
divisions — Concluded. 

accounts, division of — Concluded. 
director — Concluded. 

powers and duties — Concluded. 
emergency loans, county 

municipal ..... 

fines, forfeitures, etc., county treasurer to 

return statement to 
indebtedness, municipal, to be informed of 
land court fees, accounts . ... 

municipal accounts, audit . 

form, etc. ..... 

statistics, to compile 
necessaries of life, town, etc., accounts as to 
old papers, may destroy, etc. 
report, annual, of town accountant, form 

notes, form and certification 



Section 



town, etc. 

designated employee, by 
payment, notice to 
penalty for failure 
town, etc., reports, to receive 
witnesses, may summon, etc. 
records, county classification titles in, to use 
vacancy, etc., in office of, performance of cer- 
tain duties . 
corporations, division of 

director, appointment and salary 
powers and duties, in general 
See also, supra, commissioner; Corporations 
income tax division, assessors, appointment, etc 
bond ..... 
audit of accounts 
director, deputies, etc. 

assistants to, appointment 
districts, establishment 
assessors and deputies 
assistants to . 
collection of tax by 
returns, filing with . 

powers and duties, in general 

See also Taxation, incomes, of. 
inheritance taxes, division of 

appraisers, appointment, etc. 
director, appointment, salary, etc. 

powers and duties, in general 

See also, supra, commissioner; Taxation, 
legacies and successions, of. 
local taxation, division of 

director, appointment and salary 
powers and duties, in general 

See also, supra, commissioner. 
supervisors of assessors, etc., appointment, etc. . 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees. 
CORPORATIONS, DIVISION OF. 

See Corporations and Taxation, Department of, 
divisions (Index p. 297). 
CORPORATION SOLE. 

disseisin of, limitation of action .... 



35 

44 

35 
44 
185 
14 
41 
14 
40 
44 
41 
14 
44 
14 
44 
44 
41 
44 
35 

14 

14 
14 
14 

14 
14 
11 
14 
14 
14 
14 
14 
62 
62 
14 
62 

14 
14 
14 
14 
65 



14 
14 
14 

14 



36A 

8(9) 

40 
28 
11 

7 
57 

7 
20 
46 
61 

7 
23-27 

7 
25 
60 
60 
45 
52 

7 
1 
4 
7 

4,9 

10 

12 

8 

4 

9 

4 

4 

39,40 

24,31 

7,8 

1-60 

1 
4 
4 

7 
1-36 



368 
489 

370 
494 
2484 
174 
438 
174 
411 
498 
439 
174 
492-494 
174 
494 
501 
501 
498 
374 

174 
173 
173 
174 

173, 175 
175 
155 
175 
173 
175 
173 
173 
772 

768, 770 

174, 175 
758-775 

173 
173 
173 

174 
813-823 



173 
173 
174 

173 



260 



24 



3079 



298 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CORPSES. 

See Dead Bodies. 
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS. 

See Penal and Reformatory Institutions. 
CORRECTION, DEPARTMENT OF. 
in general, agents, employment, etc. 

duties, etc. ....... 

state police officers, special, appointment as 
Bridgewater state hospital, jurisdiction as to . 
contracts, etc., of, no officer to be interested in 
defective delinquents, departments for . 
drug addicts, departments for ... . 

employees, state police officers, special, appointment 
as ..... . 

establishment ....... 

identification of prisoners, means of, furnishing to . 
institutions under supervision of, drug addicts, de- 
partments for care, etc., of, estab- 
lishment at . 
organization, in general ... 

physical training, director of, appointment 
duties ...... 

powers and duties of department, Bridgewater state 
hospital, jurisdiction as to 
defective delinquents, departments for, commit 
ments to ... . 

drug addicts, departments for care, etc., of, com 
mitments to ... 

commissioner, in general, agents, appointment, etc. 
employment by public service companies, cer- 
tain laws not applicable 
appointment and salary .... 

clerical assistance, employment ... 
expenditures for ..... 

laborers employed by, wages ... 
powers and duties, absent prisoners, etc., supervision 
aid, certain prisoners' dependents, to . 

discharged prisoners, to ... 

Boston, penal institutions commissioner of, re- 
ports, annual, by, to 
Bridgewater state hospital, medical director, ap 
pointment, approval 
reconveyance from, of prisoners restored to 
sanity ..... 

regulations, approval .... 

compensation for prisoners 
contracts, prison, approval 

arbitrators for settling, approval 
county, commissioners, reports, annual, by, to 

treasurers, returns by, to . . . 

criminal cases, arrests, etc., reports to 

forms ...... 

defective delinquents, proceedings for discharge 
drug addicts, departments for care, etc., of 
jails, etc., plans for, to approve 
Massachusetts training schools, transfers from 

to state farm 
mittimus committing a female, abstract, trans 

mission to . 
parole, board of, information to, as to prisoners 
penal, etc., institutions, commonwealth, of, in 
general, bills for supphes, etc., ap- 
proval ..... 

contracts on account of ... . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



27 
127 
127 
123 

27 
123 
123 

127 

27 

147 



123 

27 

27 

127 

123 

123 

123 

27 

271 
27 
27 
124 
125 
124 
124 
127 

127 

125 

123 
125 
127 
125 
125 
127 

35 
124 
124 
123 
123 

34 

120 

126 
127 



125 
125 



4 


212 


158-163 


1564, 1565 


127 


1558 


22A 


1483 


6 


213 


117 


1510 


117 


1510 


127 


1558 


1 


212 


4A 


1833 


117 


1510 


1-6 


212, 213 


3 


212 


19 


1539 


22A 


1483 


113 


1509 


113 


1509 


4 


212 


41 


3178 


1 


212 


3 


212 


2 


1514 


9 


1518 


4 


1514 


3 


1514 


158-163 


1564, 1565 


10 


1537 


48 


1525 


105 


1507 


48 


1525 


48A 


1543 


49 


1525 


50 


1525 


10 


1537 


40 


370 


8,9 


1515 


8 


1515 


89A, 89B 


1501, 1502 


124 


1512 


14 


359 


16 


1459 


21 


1529 


129 


1558 


54 


1525 


49,50 


1525 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



299 



CORRECTION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

penal, etc., institutions, commonwealth, of, in 
general — Continued. 
industries at, etc. . . . . . 

letter boxes for prisoners, keys, custody 
pay rolls, approval . . . . . 

prisoners in, absent on permits, etc., super- 
vision ...... 

aid to dependents of ... . 

employment (see, supra, commissioner, 
powers and duties, penal, etc., insti- 
tutions, commonwealth, of, in gen- 
eral, industries at, etc.). 
female, pregnant, removal to hospital by 
order of . . . 

expense, payment 
physical training 
removal to and from 



expense, payment 
rules ...... 

solitary imprisonment, records 
superintendent or warden, appointment 
reports, annual, by, to . 
sureties on bonds, approval 
supervision and visitation . 
Massachusetts reformatory, correction officers 
number, approval 
fixing of salaries .... 

officers, additional, number, fixing 
parole clerk, appointment and duties . 
prisoners in, classification, rules as to, etc. 
instruction, expenditures for, approval 

removals to and from 

trades, valuable, learning 
superintendent, deputy, assistant 

bond, removal, etc. 
transfers from, industrial school for boys 

to ... . 

visitors, entertainment, expenditures for, ap- 
proval 
prison camp and hospital, employees, appoint 
ment, approval 
industries at .... . 

expenses, schedules, approval . 
officers, appointment, approval . 
prisoners in, government, etc., of, rules 

labor (see, supra, commissioner, powers 
and duties, penal, etc., institutions, 
commonwealth, of, in general, in- 
dustries at, etc.). 
removals to . 
purchases and sales for, approval 
reformatory for women, burial place for pris- 
oners who die in, holding 
employees, salaries, fixing . 
instruction of prisoners, rules as to, ap- 
proval .... 
matrons, number, fixing 



Chapter 



127 
127 
125 

124 
124 



Section 



51-72 
87 
54 



Page 



1545-1549 
1552 
1525 



1514 
1514 



. 127 




118 




1556 


. 127 




123 




1557 


. 127 




19 




1539 


. 127 


79 


, 97-102, 




1550, 




107- 


114, 117, 


1554r-1556 






118, 120 






. 127 




123 




1557 


. 124 




1 




1513 


. 127 




4 




1535 


. 125 




2 




1516 


. 127 




10 




1537 


. 125 




3 




1517 


. 124 




1,2 


1513 


1514 


'. 125 




24 




1521 


. 125 




29 




1522 


. 125 




24 




1521 


. 125 




25 




1521 


. 127 




20 




1539 


. 127 




91 




1553 


f 120 




15 




1459 


. i 127 79, 


97, 99, 


100, 102, 


1550, 1554 


-1557 


109 


113, 124 






. 127 




61 




1547 


. 125 




6 




1517 


. 125 




5 




1517 


i, 

. 120 




15 




1459 


. 125 




26 




1521 


. 125 




4 




1517 


. 127 


71, 


7S, 81, 82 


1548, 1550 


,1551 


. 127 




71,82 


1548 


, 1551 


. 125 




4 




1517 


. 127 




80 




1550 



127 


79, 109 


1550, 1555 


125 


41 


1523 


125 


32 


1522 


125 


38 


1523 


125 


35 


1523 


125 


31 


1522 



300 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

CORRECTION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

penal, etc., institutions, commonwealth, of — Con- 
cluded. 
reformatory for women — Concluded. 

officers, additional, number and salaries . 125 

prisoners in, classification, rules for, etc. . 127 

employment, domestic service, in, contracts 

for .... • 



Section 



Page 



removals to and from 

superintendent, deputy, assistant, approval 
bond, removal, etc. ... 
transfers from, industrial school for girls 

to 

state farm, employees and officers, appoint- 
ment, approval ... 
management, etc., by superintendent, ap- 
proval .... 
prisoners in, deportation, when . 

re-arrest, etc., upon return to Massacha 
setts ..... 
removals to and from 

support of certain, payment for, amount, 
determination 
superintendent, salary, fi.\ing 
supervision ..... 
state prison, correction officers, number, ap- 
proval ..... 
officers, additional, number, fixing 
prisoners in, classification, rules for, etc. 
recreation, etc., assemblages for, consent 
removals ..... 
solitary labor, confinement to, consent 
United States courts, sentenced by, pay 
ment of expenses, agreement with 
salaries of officers, fixing, etc., of 
schools at, approval and regulations 
visitors, entertainment, e.\i)enditures for, ap- 
proval .... 
permits ..... 
refusal of admission to, report to 
register of, open to . 
warden, deputy, assistant, approval . 
bond, removal, etc. 

state prison colony, as to 



penal, etc., institutions, counties, of, county in- 
dustrial farms .... 
jails and houses of correction, industries at 
prisoners in, classification .... 
employment (see, supra, commissioner, 
powers and duties, penal, etc., insti- 
tutions, commonwealth, of, in gen- 
eral, industries at, etc.). 
female, aid to discharged 

employment, domestic service, in, con- 
tracts for .... . 
pregnant, removal to hospital by order of 
physical training of, system, institution 



127 

/ 120 

\ 127 

12.5 

125 

120 

125 

125 
127 

127 
127 



31,38 
20 

85 

15 

110, 111, 113, 124 

6 

5 

15 

4,46 

45 
114 



114 
79,98-101,107-111, 
114, 126 

127 126 

125 46 

125 43 

125 13 

125 13 

127 20 

127 34 

127 79, 97, 98, 109 

127 40 

125 11 

125 22 

127 89 

125 14 

127 36 

127 37 

127 37 

125 6 

125 5 

124 1, 5, 6 
125 



127 



2-4, 41A-41E, 49 
10,51 



126 35, 36 

127 51-59,65-77,85,86 
127 21 



127 



159 



1522, 1523 
1539 

15.52 
1459 
1555-1557 
1517 
1517 

1459 

1517, 1524 

1524 
1556 

1556 
1550, 1554-1557 



1557 
1524 
1524 

1519 
1519 
1539 

1541 

1550, 1554, 1555 

1542 

1518 
1520 
1553 

1519 
1541 

1542 

1542 

1517 

1517 

1513, 1514 

1516, 1517, 

1523-1525 

1537, 1545 

1531 

1545-1550, 1552 

1539 



1565 



127 


85 


1552 


127 


118, 123 


1556, 1557 


127 


19 


1539 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



301 



Chapter 

CORRECTION, DEPARTMENT OF — Continued. 
commissioner — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

penal, etc., institutions, counties, of — Concluded. 
jails and houses of correction — Concluded. 
psychiatric examination 
removals to and from 



expense of certain, approval 
support of certain prisoners upon, ex 
pense, approval, etc. 
reports as to, to 
rules for . 

solitary imprisonment, records 
supervision and visitation . 
prison industries (see, supra, commissioner, 
powers and duties, penal, etc., in- 
stitutions, commonwealth, of). 
probation officers, etc., relations with 
removals of employees, etc., of state penal institu 
tions ..... 



Section 



Page 



127 


17 






1538 


127 


79, 99, 101-111, 
113, 118 


1550, 


1554 


-1556 


127 


123 






1557 


127 


124, 126 






1557 


127 


10 






1537 


124 


1 






1513 


127 


4 






1535 


124 


1,2 




1513 


1514 



reports, general court, to . 

governor, to ..... 

retirement of prison, etc., employees . 
rules and regulations, changes in certain, sugges- 
tions by warden, etc. 
penal institutions, in general . 
physical training of prisoners . 
prison, camp and hospital, prisoners removed to 
government, etc. . 
industries ..... 

tools, etc., used in, purchase by agents 
prisoners, dealing with certain, according to 

conduct, etc. 
state prison, schools at . 
sheriffs, reports, annual, by, to . 
solitary imprisonment .... 

state poUce officers, special, appointment by 

governor, recommendations . 
visits to penal institutions 
witnesses in jail ...... 

deputy commissioners, appointment, salary, duties, 
etc. ...... 

parole, board of, one to serve on . 
prisoners, removal, orders for, signing by 
pardons, advisory board of, board of parole to be 
powers and duties, merits of petitions, consideration 
notice to attorney general, district attorneys, etc., 
of petitions .... 

report to governor with recommendations . 
rules as to meetings, etc. .... 

witnesses before, summoning, oaths, fees, etc. 
parole, board of, chairman, designation . 
how constituted ...... 

medical assistance to . 

members, appointment, salary, etc. 

powers and duties, advisory board of pardons, as 

annual report to commissioner , 

commissioner's report to include 

defective delinquents, parole 

drug addicts, departments for care, etc., of, parole 

of inmates . . . . . 



276 

31 
124 
127 
124 

32 

125 
124 
127 

127 
127 
127 

127 
127 
127 
127 

127 
124 
276 

27 

27 

127 

124 

127 

127 

127 

127 

127 

27 

27 

27 

27 

124 

127 

124 

124 

123 

123 



99, 100 



3232 



46 


253 


6 


1514 


163 


1565 


5 


1514 


46 


291 


7 


1518 


1 


1513 


19 


1539 


80 


1550 


51 


1545 


68 


1548 


20 


1539 


89 


1553 


10 


1537 


4,47 


1535, 1543 


127 


1558 


2 


1514 


52 


3221 


2 


212 


5 


212 


120 


1556 


7 


1515 


154 


1563 


154 


1563 


154 


1563 


154 


1563 


154 


1563 


5 


212 


5 


212 


5 


212 


5 


212 


7 


1515 


154 


1563 


7 


1515 


6 


1514 


118 


1511 



118 



1511 



302 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



/ 124 
\ 127 
127 
127 
127 
127 
124 



Chapter 
CORRECTION, DEPARTMENT OF — Concluded. 
parole, board of — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

permits to be at liberty, granting to prisoners 

revocation by .... • 

arrest upon, by order of . . . 

state prison colony, prisoners removed to 
transfers not to affect powers as to 
rules and statutes, printing, etc. . 
See also Commonwealth, departments, boards, 
commissions, etc.; officers and 
employees; Public Institutions. 
CORRECTION, HOUSES OF. 

See Penal and Reformatory Institutions. 
CORRECTION OFFICERS. 

state prison and reformatory, in ... . 

See also Penal and Reformatory Institutions, 
commonwealth, of (Index p. 972). 
CORRESPONDENCE COURSES. 

inmates of certain institutions, for . 

public provision for ....•• 

non-residents, enrolment in . 
See also Education, Department of (Index p. 
405). 
CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS. 

pupils, defrauded, action by .... . 

rules as to, education department, by . . . 
penalty for violation ...... 

CORROSIVE SUBLIMATE. 

sale regulated ....... 

CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES. 

sale, etc., regulated ...... 

CORRUPTION. 

See Bonus; Bribery; Corrupt Practices in Elec- 
tions; Elections; Juries and 
Jurors; Public Institutions; 
Public Officers; Sheriffs, Dep- 
uty Sheriffs and Constables. 
CORRUPT PRACTICES IN ELECTIONS 

constitutional provisions . . . Arts. Ill, XL 

election petitions in relation to .... 55 

general provisions .... 

voting rights, as affecting 

See also Elections (Index pp. 418, 419). 
COSMETOLOGISTS. 

barbering laws not applicable ..... 

term defined ........ 

COSTS. 

civil cases, in, in general, admission of facts, etc., 
refusal, on call of party, expense 
added to .... . 

amendments, continuances, etc., as condition of . 

amount of damages as affecting, real actions and 

replevin ..... 

superior court, personal actions, in . 
appeals, district courts, appellate divisions of, 
from ...... 

co-defendant not joining in . 

security for, bond or deposit .... 

appeals, etc., full court, to, expense of copies, etc., 
taxed as .... . 

arbitrators and referees, award by . 



125 



69 
69 
69 



93 
93 
93 

270 

270 



55 
51 
56 



112 
112 



231 
261 

261 
261 

231 
231 
231 

231 
261 



Section 



7 

128-139 

148 

149 

137A 

139 

1 



13,24 



Page 



1515 
1558-1560 
1562 
1562 
1560 
1560 
1513 



1519, 1521 



7 


845 


7,8 


845 


7 


845 


21 


1071 


22 


1072 


23 


1072 


2 


3162 


2A 


3163 



37 

1-38 

1 

54,55 


47,58 

647 

638-649 

547 

660 


87S 
87F 


1398 
1394 


69 

18 


2865 
3083 


6 

4 


3082 
3082 


109 
97 

98, 99 


2875 

2871 
2871, 2872 


135 
18 


2883 
3083 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COSTS — Continued. 

civil cases, in, in general 



Continued. 



arrest and supplementary proceedings, in 



assignees of executors, etc., suits by . 
attachment, dissolution by bond, fees, etc., in- 
cluded in defendant's 
real estate, of, register's fees, taxable in plain- 
tiff's 

attorney general, private persons suing in name 
of, liable for ...... 

bail, officer's fees, etc., taxed in defendant's 
bankruptcy, defendant's, effect on . . . 

briefs, printing ...... 

cases tried together ...... 

clerks of courts to tax . . . . . 

commissioner, corporations, of, fee on service of 
process, taxed in . 

insurance, of, fee on service of process, taxed 
in ..... . 

commonwealth, liability for ... . 

judgments for, how payable . . . . 

private persons suing in name of . 

taxed for, attorney general, no travel for . 
contract, against several defendants . 
counts recovered on, Hmited to . 
court records, certified copies of, for . 
discretionary, when ...... 

amendments, continuances, etc., in case of 

cases tried together, reduction 

equity suits, in ..... . 

interrogatories, answers to ... . 

district courts, items allowed in ... 

trustee process ...... 

drawings, etc., for ...... 

endorsement of process to secure 

probate bonds, actions on ... . 

warehouseman's bond, action on . 

See also Practice in Civil Actions. 
equity suits, in ...... 

discovery, bills for ..... 

insurance commissioner, review of certain 

orders of .... . 

exceptions, reservation of case on disallowance of, 

certain expenses taxed in 
executors, etc., against, personal liability for 

default, etc., on citation to appear, none 

separate execution for . 
interrogatories ...... 

items taxable ....... 

auditors, compensation, etc. .... 

foreign corporations, fee for service, commis- 
sioners of insurance and corpora- 
tions, etc., on ... . 

land court, in . 

money in court, offer by defendant 
multiplicity of actions, failure to join 
new trial, refusal of motion, terms to be taxed 
as ..... . 

offer of judgment as affecting .... 

photographs, etc., for 

plans, etc., for ...... 



Chapter 



[224 

< 261 

[262 

231 



223 

223 

261 
262 
261 
/231 
1261 
261 
261 

181 

175 
261 
261 
261 
261 
235 
261 
261 
261 
261 
261 
261 
261 
261 
261 
261 
231 
205 
105 

261 
261 

175 

231 
230 
228 
230 
231 
261 
221 

175 
181 

185 
261 
261 

231 
231 
261 
261 



Section 


Page 


16,21 


2826, 2828 


23,26 


3084, 3085 


4 


3088 


6 


2850 


122, 126 


2816, 2817 


65 


2805 


15 


3083 


8 


3090 


2 


3081 


109 


2875 


25 


3085 


8 


3082 


19 


3084 


4 


2450 


154 


2387 


14 


3083 


16 


3083 


15 


3083 


17 


3083 


7 


2924 


9 


3082 


25A 


3085 


13 


3083 


18 


3083 


8 


3082 


13 


3083 


27 


3085 


26 


3085 


27 


3085 


25A 


3085 


42-48 


2859 


26 


2609 


3 


1212 


13 


3083 


12 


3083 


113B 


2365 


119 


2878 


8, 12 


2845, 2846 


6 


2839 


9 


2846 


66 


2865 


23-27 


3084, 3085 


61 


2782 


154 


2387 


4 


2450 


21,33 


2486, 2489 


5 


3082 


7 


3082 


130 


2881 


74, 75 


2867 


25A 


3085 


25A 


3085 



304 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COSTS — Continued. 

civil cases, in, in general — ■ Continued. 
prevailing party to recover 

counts recovered on, limited to 
real actions and replevin 
superior court, no recovery, when . 
probate courts, in . 
public records, certified copies . 
real actions, in .... 

reple\an, in .... . 

second action for same cause stayed, when 
security for, appeals and removals from district 

courts, bond or deposit . 
shire town, trial in other than designated 
small claims procedure, in 

removal to superior court, bond, etc., to 

speedy trials, on motions for 

superior court, in, damages not exceeding one 

hundred dollars, etc. 

items allowed in . 

supreme judicial court, appellate divisions, ap 

peals from, items taxable 

briefs for arguments in . 

items allowed in . 

taxation by clerk .... 

appeal to court .... 

costs, allowance 

execution, pending, bond . 

double or treble costs . 

no fee for ..... 

notice to adverse party, when 

tender, as affected by . . . 

travel, for, district courts, in 

supreme judicial and superior courts, in 

trustee process, in ... 

trustee process, in, in general 

items in district courts . 

tender after wage attachment, effect 

travel, for . 

unnecessary actions, in case of . 

double, etc., appeal from order dismissing certain 

appeals 

cemeteries, tombs, etc., closing, appeals to su 

perior court . 
district courts, frivolous reports to appellate divi 

sion .... 
interest on small loans, recovery of illegal 
manner of taxing .... 
registration of land, adverse claim, frivolous 

etc. .... 
supreme judicial court, award on frivolous excep' 

tions, etc. 
venue, wrong ..... 
witness fees, false certificates as to 
writs of error, on ... . 

executions for, bond to release attached personalty, 
action on . . . 

commonwealth, in favor of 
executor, etc., separate, against 
guardian ad litem .... 
insolvency proceedings, in 
new, scire facias for . 
partition proceedings, in . 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



261 


1 




3081 


261 


9 




3082 


261 


6 




3082 


261 


4 




3082 


21.5 


45 




2685 


261 


25A 




3085 


261 


6 




3082 


247 


5, 6, 9, 13, 16 


3002 


-3005 


255 


39 




3065 


261 


6 




3082 


261 


10 




3082 


231 


98, 99, 104, 106, 107 


2871 


-2873 


261 


24 




3084 


218 


22, 25 


2746 


,2747 


218 


23 




2746 


231 


59 




2862 


261 


4 




3082 


261 


23 




3084 


231 


109 




2875 


261 


25 




3085 


261 


23 




3084 


261 


19 




3084 


261 


20 




3084 


261 


22 




3084 


261 


21 




3084 


261 


11 




3082 


262 


4 




3088 


261 


19 




3084 


2.32 


12,13 




2900 


261 


26 




3085 


261 


23 




3084 


261 


27 




3085 


246 


68-83 


2999-3001 


261 


27 




3085 


246 


29 




2992 


261 


27 




3085 


261 


7 




3082 



231 

114 

231 
140 
261 

185 

211 
223 
262 
250 

223 
2.58 
230 
201 
216 
236 
241 



133 



40 



2882 



1408 



108 


2875 


106 


1732 


11 


3082 


112 


2509 


10 


2653 


1 


2794 


62 


3102 


8 


3016 


95 


2811 


4 


3070 


9 


2846 


35 


2573 


175 


2725 


62 


2943 


22 


2970 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



305 



COSTS — Continued. 

civil cases, in — Continued. 
executions for — Concluded. 

probate, bonds, actions on certain 

cases, in ... . 
summary process to recover land, in 
trustee process, in . 



Chapter 



205 
215 

239 
246 



will, concealment proceedings, in . . . 

writ of entry against commonwealth, in 

specific proceedings, in, absentees, petition for 

appointment of receiver for, how 

paid ..... 

betterment assessments, abatement, petitions for 

di\dsion, when ..... 

lessee's contribution, petition to determine 

building law appeals, in certain 

burnt, dilapidated buildings, proceedings to abate 

carrier, to, delivering goods under lost bill of lading 

cemeteries, etc., appeals to superior court from 

order closing 
certiorari, writ of . 

zoning law, under 
constable's bond, suits on, endorsers for 
discovery, in equity suits for 
divorce proceedings .... 
easement, action by claimant of 

eminent domain .... 

recognizance to county for 

equity suits, in .... 

discovery, bills for 

execution debtor, redemption suit by 
error, writs of . 

fish ways, land takings for certain 
flats, boundaries .... 
forfeited goods, libel .... 
fraudulent attachment, petition to dissolve 
gifts to counties, towns, etc., bills to enforce, etc. 
guardian ad litem .... 
gypsy moth assessment, appeals 
information by commonwealth . 
insolvency proceedings 
insolvent estates of deceased persons, claims 

against, appeals 
interpleader proceedings . 
sa^^ngs bank deposits . 
involuntary trespass, tender as affecting 
land court proceedings 
libel suits consolidated, apportionment 
hens, enforcement of certain 

buildings, etc., on ... 

mandamus proceedings 
mortgages, suits to redeem 
motor vehicle, accident cases, service on registrar, 

taxation of fee . 
liability policies and bonds, cancellation, judicial 

review of finding, etc., of tax appeal 

board ...... 

premium rates, etc., judicial review of order, 

etc., of insurance commissioner 
offensive trades, appeals from orders as to . 
overflow of land, dams, caused by, petitions for 

compensation .... 



191 
245 



200 

80 

80 

80 

143 

139 

108 

114 
249 
40 
41 
261 
208 
187 
79 
80A 
34 
79 
261 
261 
236 
250 
131 
240 
257 
223 
214 
201 
132 
245 
216 



/ 1 

\ 
i 



198 
231 
168 
242 
185 
231 
255 
254 
249 
244 

90 



175 

175 
111 



Section 



31 

45 

3 

69, 70, 72, 74, 

75,80 

14 

12 



2 
9 
15 
11 
56 
2 
17 

40 

4 

27A 

93 

12 

38 

4 

38-40 

13 

18 

38 

13 

12 

41 

8 

34 

22 

10 

111 

3(11) 

35 

20 

5, 12 

174, 175 

15 

40,41 

36 

8 

21,33 

84 

29 

22 

5 

24 

3E 



113D 

113B 
150 



Page 



2610 

2685 

2955 

2999-3001 



2527 
2985 



2562 

919 

921 

920 

1778 

1704 

1279 

1408 

3013 

414 

446 

3083 

2636 

2514 

914, 915 

927 

360 

914 

3083 

3083 

2941 

3016 

1627 

2963 

3069 

2814 

2668 

2573 

1657 

2985 

2725 

2558 
2858 
2210 
2974 
2486, 2489 
2868 
3062 
3054 
3013 
2981 

991 



2367 

2365, 2366 
1363 



253 18, 23, 24, 28, 43 3040-3042, 3044 



306 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COSTS — Concluded. 

civil cases, in — Concluded. 

specific proceedings, in — Concluded. 

partition proceedings ..... 

poor persons, assessment of support on kindred . 

probate, bonds, actions on certain, endorsers for . 

cases ........ 

prostitution, houses of, abatement as nuisances . 
quahaug fisheries, commission to investigate, etc., 

petitions for • . 
quo warranto proceedings .... 

railroad crossings, grade, petition to aboUsh 
real, actions ....... 

estate, sale by executors, etc., upon objection to 
hcense for ..... 

replevin ........ 

property held under lien .... 

reservoir company, fiowage of land, petition for 
compensation .... 

re\aew, writs of ..... . 

small claims procedure ..... 

stockholder's liability, enforcement, bond to secure 

summary process to recover land 

tax appeals ....... 

title to land, proceedings to settle 
vacating of judgment, petitions for . 
warehouseman, bond of, suits on . . . 

delivering goods under lost receipt, etc. . 
ways, as to, recognizance to county to secure 
defect in, recovery over by city or town against 
gas or electric company 
will, concealment proceedings .... 

workmen's compensation cases .... 

criminal cases, in, acquitted, etc., persons not liable 
for ...... 

butter, cheese, etc., analysis of sample . 
certification of certain, district to superior court 
error, writ of, discharge of defendant on 
fine, inclusion in . 

maximum, in addition to . 
intoxicating Liquors, proceedings to forfeit, etc. 
items, in general ....... 

town, etc., county treasurer to pay to, when . 
COSTUMED DEBT COLLECTORS. 

penalty for employing certain ..... 

COTTON. 

buildings, in, automatic sprinklers, as requiring, penalty 
contaminated, use in articles of bedding, etc., forbid- 
den, penalty .... 

fraud in sale by weight, penalty .... 

manufacture, etc., of certain articles containing, regu- 
lated, penalty .... 

second hand, use in articles of bedding, etc., regu- 
lated, penalty .... 

spinning, etc., of, lien for ...... 

storage, etc., in certain buildings restricted, penalty . 
tenement house laws, under, storage, etc., when for- J 144 
bidden ..... 

COTTON ROOT. 

sale regulated ...... 

COTTON SEED. 

oil, sale, certain laws not to apply to, when 
COUNCIL AND COUNCILLORS. 

See Executive Council; Governor and Council 



Section 



Page 



241 


22 


2970 


117 


11 


1429 


205 


26 


2609 


21.5 


45 


2685 


139 


11, 12 


1705, 1706 


130 


89 


1600 


249 


9-11 


3014 


1.59 


75 


2009 


261 


6 


3082 


204 


10 


2597 


/247 


5, 6, 9, 13, 16 


3002-3005 


\261 


6 


3082 


255 


39 


3065 


253 


43 


3044 


250 


26,34 


3019, 3021 


218 


22, 25 


2746, 2747 


1.58 


54 


1988 


239 


3, 13 


2955, 2957 


58A 


12, 13 


681 


240 


3 


2958 


250 


19 


3018 


105 


3 


1212 


105 


21 


1215 


82 


2,31 


939, 946 


164 


74 


2155 


191 


14 


2527 


152 


14 


1915 


278 


14 


3256 


94 


60 


1102 


276 


44 


3219 


250 


12 


3017 


280 


6 


3274 


280 


6 


3274 


1.38 


72 


1700 


280 


6 


3274 


280 


2 


3273 


272 


97 


» 

3198 


148 


26,27 


1851 


94 


271 


1159 


94 


305 


1165 


94 


270-273, 276, 277 


1158-1160 


94 


272 


11.59 


255 


31A, 31B 


'3062 


148 


24,34 


1851, 1853 


/ 144 


74 


1802 


\ 145 


4 


1810 


270 


2 


3162 


112 


35 


1381 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



307 



COUNCILLOR DISTRICTS. 

division of commonwealth into 

COUNCILMAN. 

civil service 



Chapter 

/ Art. LXXI 
I 57 



accused persons entitled to 



appointments, recommendations for, 

by, regulated . . . .31 

See also City Councils; Common Councils. 
COUNSEL. 

[ Arts. VI, XIV 
I Art. XII 

• 1 263 

[ 276 

assignment by court in criminal cases, inmates of 

reform schools, to ... 278 

capital cases, in, assignment, etc. .... 277 
legislative (see General Court). 
See also Attorneys at Law; City and Town Solici- 
tors. 
COUNSELLORS AT LAW. 

See Attorneys at Law. 
COUNSEL TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTA- 
TIVES. 
appointment, duties, assistants, etc. . 
proposed legislation, submission to . 
See also General Court. 
COUNSEL TO THE SENATE. 

appointment, duties, assistants, etc. . 
proposed legislation, submission to . 
See also General Court. 
COUNTER-CLAIM. 

assignee of non-negotiable chose in action, subject to 

See also Set-off. 
COUNTERFEITING. 

See Forgery and Counterfeiting. 
COUNTIES. 

actions by and against, no entry fee payable by . 262 

process against, service . . . . r 223 

venue 223 

agricultural schools in certain ..... 74 
See also Vocational Education. 

agriculture, aid to, by . . . . 128 

board of examiners, election of certain officers in, as to 54 

boards, commissioners, etc., clerk, to record proceed- 
ings, to designate . . . .66 

funds of, in custody of county treasurer . . 35 

public records of, custody ..... 66 

bonds, etc., of, registration ..... 107 
See also County Finance. 

Boston, public buildings for Suffolk, to provide . . 34 
See also Suffolk County. 

boundaries, determination by land court . . . 42 

flats, of, land court jurisdiction ... 185 

highway maps to show ..... 81 
marine, of commonwealth, as affecting . . .34 

boundary line, venue of crime near . . . 277 

bridges, regulation of speed upon, maintained, etc., by 85 
repair, etc., of certain, duties as to . . .84 

buildings of, burning, penalty ..... 266 

county police to preserve order in . . .147 

defacement, etc., of, arrests for, by county police . 147 

defacing, penalty ...... 266 

fire, etc., damaged by, emergency loans for . . 35 

liens, not subject to ..... . 254 

See also Buildings. 



Section 



16 



5 

38 

16 
47-49, 55, 56 



Page 

72 
664 



246 



11, 12 

26 

3104 

3219 

3257 
3242, 3243 



3 


51-55 


107, 108 


30 


33 


235 


3 


61-55 


107, 108 


30 


33 


235 


/216 


35 


2697 


1.231 


5,6 


2850 



4 




3088 


28, 36, 37 


2799 


,2800 


6 




2795 


25-37 


881, 882 


40-45 


1576 


1577 


122 




626 


6 




827 


27A 




366 


6 




827 


4-6 


1244 


1245 


3 




356 


12 




455 


1 




2481 


1 




930 


1 




355 


57 




3243 


20 




969 


3 




956 


2,3 




3116 


8 




1835 


8 




1835 


97 




3135 


36A 




368 


6 




3050 



308 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COUNTIES — Continued. 
buildings of — Concluded. 

repairs of, etc., commissioners' annual report as 

to 35 

contracts for . . . . . . .34 

estimates as to, preparation .... 35 

suits for injuries to . . . . . .35 

See also, infra, public buildings, 
claims against, payment ...... 35 

clerks of courts of (see Clerks of Courts). 

contracts, regulated . . . . . • i q- 

filing, docketing, etc. ...... 34 

corporations for certain purposes, to be . . .34 

costs, etc., certain, accruing to, recognizance for . 34 

councillor districts, assigned to .... 57 

court, expenses, payment by . . . . .213 

houses, to provide ...... 34 

erection and repair ...... 34 

defective ways, bridges, etc., liability for . . . 229 

drains, obstruction of, liability to, in tort for . . 83 

Dukes, special provisions as to (see Dukes County, 

County of). 
emergencies in administration, borrowing of money 35 
eminent domain, takings by, commissioners to make . 79 
employees, half holidays for . . . .34 

See also, infra, officers and employees; Labor, 
public employees. 

retirement system for ...... 32 

See also Retirement Systems and Pensions. 
finances (see County Finance). 
fines, forfeitures, payable to 

returns 
fireproof offices, to provide 
gifts, etc., to, enforcement 
hawkers, etc., licenses for 
highways, building lines on 

construction 

See also Ways, public. 
houses, correction, of (see, infra, jails, houses of correc- 
tion, etc.). 
indu-strial farms [see Penal .'VNd Reformatory In- 
stitutions (Index p. 985)]. 
injured workmen, compensation to 
injuries to property by, damages, award . 

See also, supra, eminent domain, 
insane, etc., persons, commitment expenses, to pay 

no responsibility as to support, etc. 
insolvency courts, to provide court rooms for 
institutions, eight hour law not applicable to 

emergency loans for .... 

funds, custody ..... 

libraries, advice to ... . 

water works, emergency supply 
jails, houses of correction, etc., erection and repair 

to provide ....... 

See also Penal and Reformatory Institutions, 
counties, of (Index pp. 985, 986). 
laboratories, bacteriological, maintenance by .111 

laborers, workmen, etc., in service of, compensation to 

injured, etc. 
land court, rooms for sittings, etc., to provide 
land in different counties, venue, etc. 
law libraries, inhabitants to have access to 
maps, changes in, custody, etc. 



Section 



26 
17 

28 
20 

10 

17 

34 

9B-9E, 17 

1 

18 

2 

8 

3 

14, 17 

1 

9 



36A 

2 

16 



20-25 



184 



Page 



365 
359 
366 
364 

363 

359 
368 
358, 359 
355 
860 
664 

2664 
356 
359 

2841 
951 



368 
903 
359 



276-281 



280 


2 


3273 


35 


40 


370 


34 


3 


356 


214 


3(11) 


2668 


101 


23 


1196 


82 


6,7 


940 


82 


1-16 


939-943 



152 


69-75 


1930 


1931 


79 


9-14 


906-908 


123 


74 




1496 


123 


2 




1478 


216 


14 




2694 


149 


36 




1870 


35 


36A 




368 


35 


27A 




366 


78 


15 




900 


40 


40 




417 


34 


14,17 




359 


34 


3 




356 



1370 



. 152 


69-75 


1930, 1931 


. 185 


1 


2481 


. 223 


12 


2796 


. 78 


3 


898 


. 34 


2 


356 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



309 



COUNTIES — Continued. 

masonry inspectors employed by, qualifications . 
motor vehicles of, employees, etc., operating, protec- 
tion ...... 

insurance exemption ...... 

Nantucket, special provisions for (see Nantucket 

County). 
officers and employees, bonds, examination, etc. 
new, when required .... 

reimbursement for premium 

surety, company required .... 

term defined as to 
bonus, etc., to, penalty .... 

bribery of officers, penalty and disqualification 
compensation for overtime .... 

contracts, interest in certain, penalty 
delinquent, notice to district attorney . 
failure to elect certain, vacancies, etc., proceedings 
on ... . 

fees, fines, etc., returns 
fraud or embezzlement by, penalty 
evidence ...... 

forfeiture and disqualification 
larceny by, forfeiture and disqualification 
letters, official, of, dimensions 
motor vehicles, county, operating, protection 

official authority, improper use, penalties 

See also Elections. 
payments by, returns .... 

political contributions as affecting, penalties 

quo warranto proceedings against 
retirement systems for 
rosters of certain .... 

salaries, etc., classification 

See also County Personnel Board. 
imclaimed funds with, disposal 



Chapter 



31 

35 
90 



30 

30 

35 

35 

4 

268 

268 

35 

268 

35 

54 

35 

266 

266 

268 

268 

34 

35 

55 

56 

35 
55 
56 
249 
32 
35 
35 



,. ., , / Art. 

women eligible .....< 

penal and reformatory institutions (see Penal and 

Reformatory Institutions). 
pensioners, not to be paid for certain services 
pensions for employees, court officers 

prison employees ..... 

probation officers ..... 

veterans ....... 

See also Retirement Systems and Pensions 
police, county, appointment, etc. 
population, tenn defined .... 

positions, etc., in service of, citizens' preference 
classification ...... 

powers, in general ...... 

preventoria, tubercular children, for 
prison-made articles, use in state departments, insti- 
tutions, etc. 
probation officers, money collected by, to be paid to 
when ..... 

pensions for certain ..... 

salaries, etc., to pay ..... 

public, buildings, to provide .... 

erection and repair ..... 

security for payment to sub-contractors by con 

tractor on . 
suits for injuries to . 



. 35 

LXIX 

34 



32 
32 
32 
32 
32 

147 

4 

31 

35 

34 

111 

127 

276 
32 

276 
34 
34 

149 
35 



83, 



Section 


Page 


41 


251 


28 


366 


lA 


987 


20 


233 


20 


233 


43.4 


371 


43A 


371 


7(40) 


113 


9-12 


3153, 3154 


7,8 


3152 


55 


375 


11,12 


3153, 3154 


21 


364 


142-147 


632-634 


40 


370 


51 


3125 


53 


3125 


8 


3152 


8 


3152 


21 


361 


28 


366 


28-31 


645 


61-64 


661 


40,41 


370 


9-15 


641, 642 


56, 59-61 


660, 661 


12 


3014 


20-25 


276-281 


50,53 


373, 374 


48-56 


372-375 


23A 


365 


- 


71 


3A 


356 


91 


304 


66, 67, 91 


296, 304 


46-48, 91 


291, 304 


75, 76, 91 


298, 304 


50, 56-59 


292, 293 


8 


1835 


7(41) 


113 


19 


246 


48-56 


372-375 


1 


355 


85-85B 


1348, 1349 


63^0 


1545-1547 


93 


3230 


75,76 


298 


88, 89, 94 


3228-3230 


3 


356 


14, 17 


359 


29 


1868 


20 


364 



310 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COUNTIES — Continued. 
public — Concluded. 

improvements, assessment of cost . 

See also Betterments, Assessment of. 
schools, forfeitures by town, etc., payable to . 
works, contracts for (see Labor, public employees) 
employment on (see Labor, public employees) 
security for payments by contractor on 
railroad grade crossings, abolition 

See also Railroads, crossings (Index p. 1107). 
real estate, conveyance ..... 
recognizances to, costs, etc., eminent domain proceed- 
ings, in 
petition for construction, etc., of highway, upon 
required, when 
records, county commissioners' 
custody 

fireproof vaults for 
ink, standard, for 
preservation, etc. 
relative to land, copies 
titles of county officers, etc., in 
registers of deeds, salaries, to pay 
registry of deeds, term defined for purpose of 
representatives in general court, apportionment | Art. LXXI 

to .... 1 
retirement of county employees 

See also RETiRE\nENT Systems and Pensions. 
road material prepared by prisoners, sale to 
salaries paid by, classification .... 

See also County Salaries, Offices, etc 
Classification of. 

commissioners' report as to . 

how payable .... 

increases regulated 
seal, adoption, custody, use, etc. 
service of process against 

sheriffs, election .... 

fees, payable to . 

salaries, to pay .... 
shore reservations, establishment 
state highways apportioned to 

lands, transfer to, for highway purposes 
Suffolk, special provisions for (see Suffolk County) 
suits on securities of, etc., treasurer may prosecute 
tort for personal injuries against, limitation 
training schools for truants, etc., duties as to 

payments for support of inmates . 
treasurers (see County Treasurers). 

trial justices, accommodations for, to provide . . 219 

tuberculosis hospitals (see Hospitals, tuberculosis, 

for). 
veterans, retirement, etc. ..... 

wages, weekly payment by .... . 

waters, jurisdiction over certain .... 

ways, county funds, constructed, etc., by, aid in main- 
tenance ..... 

defects in, liability for ..... 

See also Ways, in general. 
monuments on, penalty for failure to establish, when 

public, maintenance of state-improved . 



Section 



Page 



. 80 




1 


917 


71 




34 


861 


. 149 




29 


1868 


. 159 




70 


2007 


. 34 




14 


359 


-f 34 
. 1 79 




18 


360 




38 


914 


. 82 




2 


939 


. 34 




18, 19 


360 


. 34 




9A-9E 


358 


. 66 




6 


827 


. 66 




11 


828 


. 66 




2 


826 


. 66 




1 


826 


. 66 




5 


827 


. 35 




52 


374 


. 36 




33,38 


382 


36 




12 


378 


LXXI 




- 


71, 72 


57 




4 


667 


. 32 


20-25, 


32-34, 


276-281, 




36 


-38, 91 


287-289, 304 


. 127 




76,78 


1550 


. 35 




48-56 


372-375 


. 35 




26 


365 


. 35 




16, 19 


364 


. 35 


34 


, 53-55 


368, 374, 375 


. 34 




14 


359 


. 223 


28 


, 36, 37 


2799, 2800 


/ 37 
• 1 54 




1 


383 




159 


636 


. 37 




22 


386 


. 37 




17,21 


385, 386 


. 45 


23A-23C 


507 


. 81 




8 


932 


30 

V 




44A 


238 


)• 
. 35 




20 


364 


. 260 




4 


3075 


. 77 




1 


894 


. 77 




1,6 


894, 895 



2761 



32 

149 

34 


50, 56-59 

148 

1 


292, 293 

1895 

355 


84 
1 84 
■\229 


llA 
15-26 

1 


958 

960-963 

2841 


86 
f 81 
1 90 


1 

25 

34 (2a) 


973 
935 

1008 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS 



COUNTIES — Concluded. 
ways — Concluded. 

state funds, improved by, maintenance . 
winter, highways open in, state co-operation 
assessments payable to Highway Fund 
COUNTS, DECLARATIONS, IN. 
account annexed, on 
breaches assigned in 
common .... 

money payable, for 
contract and tort, joinder 
interest claim in . . . 

misjoinder, demurrer, as cause for 
one for each cause of action 
separate, in joint suit for labor debts 
unproven, striking out of 
COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS. 

See Vocational Education. 
COUNTY AID TO AGRICULTURE, TRUSTEES FOR. 

See AoRicuLTiTRE, county aid to. 
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. 

in general, annual report ..... 
trustees for county aid to agriculture, report of. 



LAWS. 




311 


ipter 


Section 


Page 


81 


25 


935 


84 


11 


958 


90 


34 


1008 


231 


7(9) 


2852 


231 


7(4) 


2851 


231 


7(7) 


2851 


231 


7(8) 


2851 


231 


7(6) 


2851 


231 


7(10) 


2852 


231 


18(1) 


2854 


231 


7(4) 


2851 


231 


2 


2850 


231 


86 


2869 



35 



to include .... 


128 


assistant clerks ...... 


221 


awards by, interest on judgment . 


235 


board hearing tax appeals in lieu of, appeal, etc. 


59 


breach of duty by, forfeiture 


34 


clerks of, clerks of the courts to act as . 


221 


clerical employees ..... 


34 


deputy assistant to act for 


221 


highway, etc., petitions, filing with 


. 82 


records, duties as to 


34 


state highway, etc., discontinuance, etc., filing wit! 


1 81 


temporary, appointment, duties, etc. 


. 34 

[f221 
1262 


deputy sheriffs, etc., attending, fees, etc., how paic 


election ....... 


1 54 


certificates ...... 


54 


death after ...... 


54 


failure to elect, special .... 


54 


no two from same town, etc. 


54 


record of vote for, transmission, etc. . 


54 


expenses, audit and payment 


34 


failure to choose, vacancy, etc., proceedings . 


54 


jury service, exempt from .... 


234 


letters, official, dimensions .... 


34 


meetings ....... 


34 


disorderly conduct at ... . 


34 


records of proceedings .... 


34 


contents, definition, etc. 


34 


classification titles in . 


35 


definition ...... 


34 


docket ...... 


34 


extended record . . . . ' . 


34 


file 


34 


other times, at .... . 


34 


payments ordered, of . 


34 


sheriff to attend, when .... 


37 


Middlesex, of, to act in Revere and Winthrop 


34 


Nantucket, of, special provisions . 


34 


officers acting as, application of laws to 


34 


petitions to, filing fee . 


262 


highways, etc., as to, filing 


82 



26,27 



365, 366 



40 


1576 


4 


2771 


8 


2924 


64 


708 


22 


361 


3 


2771 


11 


358 


7,14 


2772, 2773 


39 


948 


9A, 10 


358 


12 


933 


11 


358 


75 


2785 


12 


3092 


4 


356 


62, 158 


610, 635 


122 


626 


145 


633 


144 


633 


158 


635 


112 


623 


8 


357 


144 


633 


1 


2914 


21 


361 


9 


357 


13 


359 


10 


358 


9A 


358 


52 


374 


9A-9E 


358 


9B 


358 


9E 


358 


9C 


358 


19 • 


360 


9D 


358 


16 


385 


4,7 


356, 357 


4,5 


356 


20 


360 


4 


3088 


39 


948 



312 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



COUNTY COMMISSIONERS — Continued 
in general — Concluded. 

processes, senace ...... 

public service companies, employment by, penalty 

for influencing 
railroads, free passes, etc., by, penalty 
removal by supreme judicial court 
salaries .... 

service of process on . . 

Suffolk, in, special provisions 
temporary, appointment 

term of office 

vacancy, absence, interest, etc., proceedings in case of 

witnesses before, fees . 

non-attendance as contempt 

oath, administration 

summoning .... 

warrant to compel attendance . 
associate commissioners, compensation 
duties ..... 

election ..... 

certificates of, to . . . 

death after .... 
failure to elect, special 
no two from same town, etc. 
record of vote for, transmission, etc. 
jury service, e.xempt from 

term ...... 

vacancy, proceedings in case of 
powers and duties, general provisions 

abatement of local taxes, appeals to 

tax appeals board, to, in lieu of 

tax commissioner may appear before 
agricultural schools, certain, trustees 
agriculture, county aid to, budget 

trustees for, appointment . 
assessors, appointment 

penalty on delinquent towns, etc. 
autopsies, district attorney to certify to, etc 
betterment assessments, abatement, etc. 
books and supplies for district courts, audit of 

bills . 
borrowing money 
boulevards, metropolitan, concurrence in taking of 

lands for 
boundaries, town, etc., marks, etc., removal 

ways, of, monuments to show . 
bridges, orders to repair 

railroad, etc., repair, may petition for 

speed on ..... 

buildings, county, to erect, repair, etc. . 
cemeteries, land takings for . 
classification of county salaries, offices, etc. 
clerks of the courts, extra clerical assistance for, ap 
proval 

traveling expenses, audit . 
contempt, may punish for 
contracts, county 

fifing, docketing, etc. 



Chapter 



Section 



220 

271 

160 

211 

34 

223 

34 

54 

34 

54 

34 

54 

262 

233 

34 

233 

233 

34 

34 

34 

54 

54 

54 

54 

54 

54 

234 

34 

54 

54 

34 

59 

60A 

58A 

59 

58 

74 

128 

128 

41 

41 

38 

80 

218 
35 

92 
42 
86 
84 

159 
85 
34 

114 
35 

221 

221 

34 

34 

34 



Page 



2767 



40 




3177 


199 




2070 


4 




2652 


5,7 


356, 357 


37 




2800 


4,5 




356 


144 




633 


4 




356 


158 




635 


12 




359 


144, 146 




633 


29 




3094 


5 




2902 


13 




359 


1-3 


2901 


2902 


6 




2902 


7 




357 


12 




359 


4 




356 


62, 158 


610, 635 


122 




626 


145 




633 


144 




633 


158 




635 


112 




623 


1 




2914 


4 




356 


158 




635 


144, 146 




633 


14 




359 


64 




708 


2 




753 


6 




679 


64 




708 


1 




669 


26-28 




881 


44 




1577 


40 




1576 


27 




432 


4 




426 


7 




390 


10 




920 


39 




2750 


36-38 


368, 369 


80 




1060 


10 




455 


1 




973 


2-4 


956, 957 


84 




2013 


20 




969 


14 




359 


11-14 


1402, 


1403 


48-54 


372-374 


102 




2789 


99 




2789 


13 




359 


17 




359 


9B-9E, 17 


358 


, 359 



COUNTY COMMISSIONERS — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 
county treasurer, accounts . 

appointment, etc., to fill vacancy 

bond ...... 

certificate of election 

clerical assistance to, to approve 

oath, to take and record . 

payments by, certain 

returns of votes for .... 

secretary, state, to notify of vacancy . 

temporary, to appoint 

traveling expenses, to audit, etc. 

See also County Treasurers. 
court, enforcement of duties 

houses, jails, etc., to erect, repair, etc. 

officers, compensation 
dimensions of motor trucks, special permits 
disbursements of county funds, not to make 
district, attorneys, expenses . 

courts, clerical assistance for 

law books for .... 

office, main, of clerks, designation . 
traveling expenses, audit 
dogs ....... 



See also Dogs. 
drains for highways 
drawbridges .... 

elections, certificates to certain officers 

records of certain votes, examination, etc. 
transmission to . 

special, to fill vacancies 
emergency expenditures, borrowing for 
eminent domain, takings by 

costs on proceedings before 
recognizance 
estimates of county expenses 

agricultural schools . 

agriculture, county aid to, items 
exclusive fishery, chairman as arbitrator 
expenditures, appropriations, in excess of 
fences, etc., on ways, removal, etc. 
ferries ...... 

fire, enginemen, appointment to private engines 

patrol, state ..... 
gravel pits, purchase, etc. 
habitual truants, etc., parole and discharge 
half holidays for county employees 
highways, appeals from municipal action 

land court proceedings affecting, notice to 

laying out, etc. .... 

partial decrees .... 
record of municipal action 
relocating, etc., concurrent jurisdiction, when 
slope easements ..... 
See also, infra, powers and duties, ways; 
Ways, public, highways (Index 
pp. 1466-1468). 
houses of correction (see, infra, powers and duties, 

jails, etc.). 
industrial farms, county . . . . . 

information, public works department, to 
insane, etc., expenses of commitment 



LAWS. 




313 


ipter 


Section 


Page 


35 


36,44 


368, 371 


54 


143 


633 


35 


3 


362 


54 


121 


626 


35 


7 


363 


35 


3 


362 


35 


10,11 


363 


54 


121, 123 


626 


54 


146 


633 


35 


2 


362 


35 


8 


363 


35 


35 


368 


34 


14 


359 


221 


75 


2785 


90 


19 


998 


35 


10 


363 


12 


24 


162 


218 


69,70 


2756 


218 


39 


2750 


218 


81 


2759 


218 


81 


2759 


140 


160-162, 165, 
169, 171 


1744-1747 


83 


4 


950 


85 


26,27 


970 


54 


121 


626 


54 


121, 123 


626 


54 


112 


623 


54 


143 


633 


35 


36A 


368 


79 


2 


903 


79 


38 


914 


34 


18 


360 


35 


28 


366 


74 


28 


881 


128 


44 


1577 


131 


46 


1630 


35 


33,34 


368 


86 


5 


974 


88 


1-7 


978, 979 


48 


33 


524 


48 


28A 


523 


82 


38 


948 


77 


8 


896 


34 


16 


359 


82 


19 


943 


185 


39 


2490 


82 


1-16, 29, 39 


939-943, 946, 

948 


82 


5,11 


940, 942 


82 


18 


943 


82 


17 


943 


82 


7 


940 



126 


35-39 


1531, 1532 


81 


2 


930 


123 


74 


1496 



314 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



COUNTY COMMISSIONERS — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

interest rate on county securities .... 

jails, etc., books, accounts, etc., of, accessible to 

employees, retirement of certain, recommendations 
inspectors of, as . 

masters or keepers, accounts, allowance, etc. 
examination ..... 

advances to, for expenses 

amount, to approve .... 

certificate accompanying applications for, to 
approve .... 

statement of expenditures, to approve . 
forfeitures by, for neglect, etc., to recover 
removal by superior court upon complaint by 
ofRcers, assistants, etc., service . 

disability, retired for, re-examination 
prisoners in, aid to discharged, etc., to approve 
conversation with, apart, by . 
female, employment, domestic service, in, con- 
sent by . . . 
pregnant, liberty permits for, to grant 
instruction ..... 

land improvement by labor of 
liberty permits for, to grant . 
information to board of probation 
revocation .... 

arrest, etc., upon, by order of . 
nightwalkers, sentenced as, discharge 
refractory, solitary imprisonment . 
release on parole .... 

information to board of probation 

return to prison 

support, payment for, agreement as to amount 

provision for houses of correction in each county, 

except Dukes, by . 
road material prepared by prisoners in, sale to 
rules, as to houses of correction, to enforce 
record of proceedings to be kept . 
by, restriction as to . 
solitary imprisonment in, notice to 
supplies, procuring by, except in Suffolk county 
commissions, etc., prohibited . 
specific rations, etc., may order 
laboratories, bacteriological .... 

land court, rooms, etc., to provide 

landing places ...... 

law libraries, payments to . 

low land, swamps, etc., improvement 

roads, ditches, etc., to, construction . 
maps, county ...... 

medical examiners, fees, etc. 

meridian lines, posts showing, care 

mosquito breeding areas .... 

motor vehicle excise tax, appeals . 

oaths, may administer .... 

overflow of ways, dams, by, proceedings before 

See also Dams; Mills and Mill Dams. 
parks, assumption of care by commonwealth 
patrol of forests ..... 

pensions, probation officers, for 

personnel board, county 

police oflBcers, county, appointment 



35 

/ 126 
\ 127 
32 
126 
126 
126 
126 
126 

126 
126 
127 
127 
126 
32 
127 
126 

127 
127 
127 
127 
127 
276 
127 
127 
127 
127 
127 
276 
127 
127 

126 

127 

126 

126 

124 

127 

126 

126 

126 

111 

185 

88 

78 

252 

252 

34 

38 

97 

252 

60A 

34 

253 

132A 
48 
32 
35 

147 



Section 



39 

2 

8 

46 

1, 2, 26 

29 

2 

30-32 

30 

31 

32 

5,8 

13 

18 

22 (6-8, 10) 

164, 165 

2 

85 

142 

92,93 

84 

128, 140-142 

100 

148 

149 

143 

44 

141 

100 

141, 149 

125 



76 

11 

11 

1 

43 

28 

28 

34 

184 

1 

15-18 

4 

5B, 9 

16-19, 23 

2 

19 

1 

5B 

2 

13 

33-38 

2 

28A 

75,76 

48 



Page 



370 
1527 
1536 

291 
1526, 1527, 1530 
1530 
1527 
1531 
1531 

1531 
1531 
1536 
1538 
1529 
278, 279 
1566 
1527 

1552 
1561 
1553 
1551 
1558, 1560, 1561 
3232 
1562 
1562 
1561 
1542 
1561 
3232 
1561, 1562 
1557 

1528 

1550 

1528 

1528 

1513 

1542 

1530 

1530 

1531 

1370 

2481 

980, 981 

898 

3028, 3032 

3036, 3037 

356 

392 

1169 

3028 

753 

359 

3042, 3043 

1662 
523 
298 
372 

1835 



INDEX TO GENERAL . LAWS. 



COUNTY COMMISSIONERS — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

preventoria, tuberculosis .... 
prison contracts, arbitrators to settle, to approve 
probate, courts, rooms, etc., provision for 

stenographers in .... 

records, rearrangement, renewal, etc. 
judges and registers, traveling expenses 
probation officers, compensation, to approve . 

funds in hands of, approval of claims 
proprietors of general fields, abatement of assess 

ments on 
public records, certain . 
qualification of officers by, return 
railroads, Boston, in, city council to act as, relative 
to . . . 
crossings, alteration and abolition 
private .... 

public ways, at . 
standing wood, removal 
ways, of, to determine manner 
embankments, fences, culverts, etc. 
eminent domain takings by, award of damages 
injuries to land, etc., by, award of damages 
location, form of description in office 
purchased land, filing description 
real estate of county, may sell, etc. 
recognizance of applicant for damages 
registers of deeds, appointment to fill vacancy 
certificate of election 
clerical assistance to 
indexes, estimates of expense 

new, copies . 
oath and bond 
office hours, may change . 
removal .... 
returns of votes for . 
second assistants, approval of appointment, etc. 
secretary, state, to notify, of vacancy 
temporary, to appoint 
reports, commissioner of correction, to, annually 

forfeiture for neglect 
representative districts .... Art 

reservoirs, mill dams, etc., safety 

report of examinations, etc. 
retirement, officers of jails, etc. 
probation officers 
system for certain counties, etc. 

road material, prepared by prisoners, sale to 

purchase, etc., of land for 
seal for county . 

selectmen, etc., penalty for not choosing, fixing 
shore reservations in towns, etc. . 
state highways .... 
surveyors, land, record book for . 
tax, appeals board, meeting places 

county ..... 
, local, abatement, appeals to 

persons to assess, to appoint, when 

See also, suj/ra, powers and duties, abatement 
of local taxes, 
training schools for school offenders 

discharges, etc., from . . , . . 



Chapter 



Section 



111 

127 
215 
215 
215 
217 
276 
276 

179 
66 
34 

160 

159 

160 

160 

160 

160 

160 

79 

79 

160 

160 

34 

34 

54 

54 

36 

36 

36 

36 

36 

36 

54 

36 

54 

36 

127 

127 

XXI 

253 

35 

32 

32 

32 

127 
82 
34 
41 
45 
81 
97 

58A 
35 
59 
59 



77 
77 



85-85B 
73 
53, 54 
18 
55 
42 
83 
93 

25 

5,7 

15 

2 

59,65 

109-112 

97-108 

150 

75 

91 

7 

10 

89 

79 

14 

18 

143 

121 

38 

30 

29 

3 

11 

9 

121 

6 

146 

8 

10 

10 

44-49 

26 

46 

75,76 

21, 22 (6, 8, 10), 

23 (1, 2, 4), 34, 36 

76,78 

38 

14 

4 

23A-23C 

4-6, 11, 12 

2 

2 

30,31 

64 

27 



1 

8,9 



315 

Page 



1348, 1349 
1549 
2686 
2680 
2686 
2734 
3228 
3230 

2438 
827 
359 

2027 

2004, 2006 

2053, 2054 

2050-2053 

2061 

2045 

2049 

905 

907 

2048 

2046 

359 

360 

633 

626 

382 

382 

381 

377 

378 

378 

626 

377 

633 

378 

1.537 

1537 

72 

3044-3046 

366 

291 

298 

277-280, 

288 

1550 

948 

359 

426 

507 

931-933 

1169 

678 

367 

708 

699 



894 
896 



316 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

treasurer, county (see, supra, powers and duties, 
county treasurer; County Treas- 
urers). 
tubercular patients, treatment in state sanatoria . Ill 
tuberculosis hospitals . . . . . .111 

district, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop, for, 

board of trustees for . . .111 

See also Hospitals, tuberculosis, for. 
unclaimed funds in county treasury 
veterans, retirement of certain 
ways, county funds for repair of . 

discontinuance of certain .... 

gates, etc., on, removal .... 

notice of injury on, given to, when 
partial decrees as to laj'ing out, etc. . 
private, procedure as to, in general 
removal of obstructions from 
small towns, in, contributions to repair, etc. 

state improved, repair, etc. 



Section 



Page 



town, procedure as to, in general 
See also, supra, powers and duties, highways 
Chapter Ninety Roads, So-called 
wet lands, abatement as nuisances 
wharves and common real estate, proprietors of. 

by-laws of, to approve . 
workmen's compensation laws, application to certain 

county employees 
See also Counties; County Finance; County 
Treasurers. 
COUNTY EXAMINERS. 

See County Officers, Board of Examiners for. 
COUNTY FINANCE. 

in general . . ...... 

accounts, regulation and supervision 

assistants for . ...... 

advances from county treasury, district attorneys, to 
jails, etc., to masters, etc., of ... . 

probation officers, to . 
agricultural schools, as afTecting . . . . 

See also Vocational Education, county agri- 
cultural schools. 
agriculture, county aid to, as affecting 
appropriations, expenditures, exceeding 
prior to . 
general court, by . . . 

lapsing ..... 

records, classification titles in 
unexpended balances . 
balance, unappropriated, what constitutes 

payments from 
bills, vouchers, etc., keeping 
bonds, etc., held by sinking fund commissioners, regis 
tration 
issue by, regulated .... 

See also, infra, borrowing by counties, 
borrowing by counties, regulated, in general 
bonds, notes, etc., issue regulated 
annual payment 
bail, deposit by 
commonwealth may invest in 
demand, prohibited . 
discount in lieu of interest 



111 



179 



152 



79 


1346 


78-91 


1346-1350 


90 


1350 


23A 


365 


50, 56, 59 


292, 293 


11 A 


958 


32A 


947 


5 


974 


18, 19 


961 


.5,11 


940, 942 


26-32 


945-947 


3 


973 


26A 


937 


25 


935 


34 


1008 


26-32 


945-947 


141, 142 


1361, 1362 


7 


2436 


69 


1930 



35 


28-47 


366-372 


35 


44-47 


371, 372 


14 


4 


174 


12 


25, 25A 


162, 163 


126 


30-32 


1531 


276 


94 


3230 


74 


28-30 


881 


128 


40-45 


1576, 1577 


35 


32,33 


368 


35 


14,34 


364, 368 


35 


29 


367 


35 


29 


367 


35 


52 


374 


35 


29 


367 


35 


29 


367 


35 


34 


368 


35 


13 


363 


35 


43 


370 


35 


38 


369 


35 


37-39 


369, 370 


35 


38 


369 


35 


37A 


369 


276 


57 


3222 


29 


38(6) 


223 


35 


37A 


369 


35 


37 


369 



COUNTY FINANCE — Continued. 

borrowing by counties — Concluded. 
bonds, notes, etc. — Concluded. 
emergency expenditures, to meet 
industrial farms, for 
insurance companies, investments in 
interest rate .... 
low land and swamps, improvements 
premiums on sale of, use . 
private or public sale 
proceeds, use .... 

registration ... 

savings bank investments in 

tax exempt .... 

temporary loans 

tuberculosis hospitals 

debts, of, annual, publication of data 
tax for maturing . 
interest, annual tax for payment 
net indebtedness, term defined . 
payment regulated . 
refunding, bonds, etc., for, sale . 
temporary loans, regulated . 
notes for, public or private sale 
budget records, classification titles of officers in 
certificates of indebtedness (see, supra, borrowing by 

counties), 
collection and disbursement of funds 

contracts regulated ...... 

courts, money paid into, interest to be paid to, etc. 

criminal prosecutions, expenses in, how payable 

debts, annual county tax for payment of maturing 

annual publication of data as to . 

payment regulated ...... 

refunding, bonds, etc., for, public or private sale 
director of accounts, duties as to . 

See also Corporations and Taxation, Depart- 
ment OF, divisions, accounts, 
division of, director, 
expenditures, annual account by county treasurer 
annual publication 
appropriations 
may exceed, when 
prior to . 
auditing 

Suffolk county, in 
estimates . 

agricultural schools, county, to include 
general court to authorize 
new, unusual, etc., regulated 
payments from treasury 

ordered by county commissioners 
record . 
treasurer's accounts 
fees, payable to county . 
financial year 

fines, etc., to whom payable 
returns 



^ LAWS. 




317 


laptcr 


Section 


Page 


35 


36A 


368 


126 


38 


1532 


175 


63 (2a) 


2329 


35 


39 


370 


252 


9 


3032 


35 


37A 


369 


35 


38 


369 


35 


37A 


369 


29 


39 


224 


• 44 


52,61 


499, 501 


[l07 


4-6 


1244, 1245 


168 


54 (26) 


22*15 


/ 59 


5 (25) 


691 


1 62 


l(a2) 


758 


35 


37 


369 


/ 35 


38 


370 


\111 


82, 83, 85, 85A 


1347, 1348 


35 


27 


366 


35 


30 


367 


35 


30 


367 


4 


7(20) 


112 


35 


37A 


369 


35 


38 


370 


35 


37 


369 


35 


38 


369 


35 


52 


374 


35 


10 


363 


f 34 
i 35 


17 


359 


34 


368 


35 


23 


365 


/262 


50-52 


3100 


1280 


4 


3273 


35 


30 


367 


35 


27 


366 


35 


37A 


369 


35 


38 


369 


35 


28, 29, 40, 41, 


366, 367, 




44-47 


370-372 


35 


36 


368 


35 


27 


366 


35 


29 


367 


35 


32,33 


368 


35 


14,34 


363, 368 


35 


44 


371 


35 


42 


370 


35 


28 


366 


74 


28 


881 


35 


29 


367 


35 


34 


368 


35 


10-14 


363 


35 


11 


363 


34 


9A, 9D 


358 


35 


15,36 


364, 368 


35 


55 


375 


35 


16 


364 


280 


2 


3273 


35 


40 


370 



318 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COUNTY FINANCE — Concluded. 

institutions, boards, etc., spending county funds, cus- 
tody of funds 
interest, certain deposits, on, to whom payable 
debt, on, annual tax for payment 
rate, certain overdue debts, on 
securities, on . 
law libraries, payments to 
low land and swamps, improvement 

See also Low Land and Swamps, Lmprovement of 
mosquito eradication .... 
notes, issue (see, supra, borro\\ing by counties), 
officers receiving money payable to county, accounts, 

regulation, etc. 
payments from treasury . 

articles for institutions, etc., for, certificate of com 

missioner of correction 
ordered by county commissioners . 
record ..... 

Suffolk, in 

pay rolls, classification titles in 
receipts ..... 

annual publication of estimates 
prisoners, labor of . . . 

treasurers' accounts 
unclaimed funds .... 
salaries, classification 
full compensation, as . 
increases regulated 
overtime, compensation for . 
payable, when .... 
securities of counties, tax exemptions 
sinking fund commissioners, registration of 

by . . . 
surplus cash, deposit 

interest payable to county . 
tax, annual, in general, amount 

apportionment, assessment, etc. 
computed, how 

debt and interest requirements, for 
general court to authorize 
temporary loans in anticipation of 
warrant for, fee 
special purposes, for, agricultural schools 
agriculture, county aid to . 
registry of deeds, indexes . 
temporary loans regulated 

notes for, public or private sale 
unclaimed funds, disposition 
ways, county contributions for certain 
See also Cot'nty Treasurers. 
COUNTY LAW LIBRARIES. 

See Libraries. 
COUNTY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES 
accounts of, regulation and supervision 
bonds of certain, examination, etc. . 
classification of salaries .... 

See also CorNXY Salaries, Offices, etc., Classi 
fication of. 
failure to elect certain, vacancies, etc 

upon . 
public works department, relations with 
unclaimed funds with, disposal 
women may serve as . . . 

See also Women, offices, etc., open to. 



Section 



Page 



bonds held 



35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
78 
252 

252 



35 
35 

127 
35 
34 
35 
35 
35 
35 

127 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
63 

35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 
35 

262 
74 

128 
36 
35 
35 
35 
81 



27A 




366 


22 




365 


30 




367 


24 




365 


39 




370 


4 




898 


5B, 9 


3028, 


3032 


5B, 9 


3028, 


3032 


4.5-47 


371 


, 372 


10-14 




363 


57 




1546 


11 




363 


9A, 9D 




358 


42 




370 


52 




374 


27 




366 


28 




366 


71 




1549 


15,36 


364 


,368 


23A 




365 


48-56 


372 


-375 


55 




375 


34, 53-55 


368, 374 


,375 


55 




375 


16, 19 




364 


12 if) 




780 


43 




370 


22 




364 


22 




365 


30 




367 


31 




367 


30 




367 


30 




367 


30 




367 


37 




369 


4 




3088 


29 




881 


44 




1577 


30 




382 


37 




369 


38 




370 


23A 




365 


25, 26A 


935 


,937 





35 


44-47 


371,372 




30 


20,33 


233, 235 




35 


48-56 


372-375 


Tc, Classi- 








proceedings 










54 


142-147 


632-634 




81 


2 


930 




35 


23A 


365 


Art. LXIX 


1 


71 



147 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
COUNTY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES— Conduced. 
See also Counties; County Commissioners; County 
Finance; County Officers, 
Board of Examiners foij; County 
Personnel Board; County Sala- 
ries, Offices, etc., Classification 

OF. 

COUNTY OFFICERS, BOARD OF EXAMINERS 
FOR. 

constituted, how ..... 
powers and duties, certificate of election by 

records of votes, examinations, etc., by . 

special election to fill vacancy 

state secretarv, notice to . . . 

COUNTY PERSONNEL BOARD. 
establishment, appointment, etc. 
powers and duties ..... 
Suffolk county, in . 
COUNTY POLICE. 

appointment, powers and duties 
COUNTY SALARIES, OFFICES, ETC., CLASSIFI 
CATION OF. 
agencies for, independent, establishment in any county 
appeals, county commissioners, duties as to 

determination by county personnel board 

investigation and report by director of accounts 
continuing study by director of accounts . 
county personnel board (see County Personnel 

Board). 
director of accounts, duties as to . 
expenses, state payment and county reimbursement 
fees, disposition ...... 

manner and method ..... 

newly appointed, etc., officers, etc., rate receivable 

by _. 
offices and positions subject to 

rosters ...... 

plans and rules, adoption by county personnel board 

amendments to . 

preparation by director of accounts 

promotions, transfers and salary increases 
salaries, full compensation, to be . 

increases in ...... 

term defined for purposes of . 
Suffolk county, special provisions for 
titles classified, use by officials .... 
COUNTY TAX. 

See County Finance; Taxation (Index p. 1333). 
COUNTY TRAINING SCHOOLS. 
accounts of superintendents, etc. 
commitments to, in general .... 

defective delinquents department, to, in lieu of 

habitual truants, etc. ..... 

suspension ....... 

defective delinquents department, removals to . 
discharge, liberty permits, etc. 
drug addicts, department for care of, removals to 
invoice books, keeping, etc. .... 

maintenance by certain counties 

offices, etc., in, classification .... 

pensions for prison officers, etc., service at, counted 
when ..... 

removals from, defective delinquents department, to 
statistics, report to education department 
support of inmates at, payment by parents, etc. 



Section 



319 

Page 



. 54 


122 


626 


. 54 


122 


626 


. 54 


122, 123 


626 


. 54 


144 


633 


. 54 


146 


633 


. 35 


48 


372 


. 35 


49-55 


372-375 


. 35 


56 


375 



1835 



y 35 


56 


375 


. 35 


52,53 


374 


. 35 


51,52 


373, 374 


. 35 


50,52 


373, 374 


. 35 

L 


50 


373 


. 35 


50-52 


373, 374 


. 35 


50 


373 


. 35 


55 


375 


. 35 


52 


374 


e 

. 35 


54 


374 


. 35 


49 


372 


. 35 


50,53 


373, 374 


d 35 


51 


373 


. 35 


50, 51, 53 


373-375 


. 35 


50 


373 


. 35 


53-55 


374. 375 


. 35 


55 


375 


. 35 


53-55 


374, 375 


. 35 


49 


373 


. 35 


56 


375 


. 35 


52 


374 


. 35 


45,47 


371, 372 


77 


1,3-5 


894, 895 


. 123 


113 


1509 


. 77 


3-5 


895 


. 279 


2 


3264 


. 123 


114 


1510 


. 77 


8,9 


896 


. 123 


114 


1510 


. 127 


9 


1537 


. 77 


1 


894 


. 35 


49 


372 


. 32 


47 


291 


. 123 


114,115 


1510 


. 69 


4 


844 


. 77 


6 


895 



320 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COUNTY TRAINING SCHOOLS — Concluded. 

unruly inmates, disposition ..... 77 

vaccination of inmates . . . . . .111 

visitation by education and public welfare depart- 
ments ...... 77 

See also Counties; County Finance; County 
Treasurers; Schools, public; 
Supervisors of Attendance. 
COUNTY TREASURERS. 

in general, accounts, examination by director of 
accounts 
form .... 

penalty .... 

* annual report 

publication and distribution 
bond, reimbursement for premium 
disability, temporary . 

election .... 

certificate to . 

death after 

failure to elect, special 

record of vote for, transmission to county 
missioners 
Nantucket, special provisions as to 
oath, record 

office and clerical assistance for 
offices incompatible with 
records, classification titles in 
salaries, by whom paid 
Suffolk, special provisions as to 

temporary, appointment and bond 

term of office .... 

traveling expenses 
vacancy, proceedings, bond . 
violation of duty, forfeiture, etc. . 
powers and duties, bills, vouchers, filing of, etc 
borrowing of money 

buildings, county, etc., actions for trespass in 
clerks of the courts, accounts of fees by 

bonds of, to run to . 
contracts, county 

costs against commonwealth, to pay, when 
county, commissioners, expenses, reimbursement fo 

industrial farms .... 

court enforcement .... 

courts, expenses of sittings, l)ills for 

money paid into, to receive interest on 

criminal prosecutions, fees, fines, expenses 

debts of county, data as to . 
district, attorneys, advancement of expenses to 
to notify, when 
courts, bonds of clerks to . 

payments tu and from clerks of 

dog fund, disbursement, etc. 



Section 

10 
182, 183 



Page 

896 
1370 

895 



See also Dogs. 
emergency loans , 



35 


44 


371 


35 


15 


364 


35 


47 


372 


35 


25 


365 


35 


27 


366 


35 


43A 


371 


35 


2 


362 


/ 35 
1 54 


1 


362 


62, 160 


610, 636 


54 


121 


626 


54 


145 


633 


54 


143 


633 


54 


112 


623 


35 


1, 3, 18, 37 


362, 364, 369 


35 


3 


362 


35 


7 


363 


35 


1 


362 


35 


52 


374 


35 


4 


362 


35 


1,3,11, 15, 18, 
23,37 


362-365, 369 


35 


2,3 


362 


/ 35 
54 


1 


362 


160 


636 


35 


8 


363 


54 


143, 146 


633 


35 


9,47 


363, 372 


35 


13 


363 


35 


37 


369 


41 


36 


433 


221 


32 


2775 


221 


12 


2773 


34 


17 


359 


261 


16 


3083 


34 


8 


357 


126 


38 


1532 


35 


35 


368 


35 


12 


363 


35 


23 


365 


r 35 


40,41 


370 


{ 37 


22 


386 


[280 


2,4,7,11,13,15,16 


3273-3276 


35 


27 


366 


12 


25, 25A 


162, 163 


35 


21 


364 


218 


16 


2745 


/218 


47 


2752 


\280 


16 


3276 


140 


141, 143, 147-151, 
154, 161, 165, 
169, 171, 172 


1740-1747 



35 



36A 



368 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



321 



COUNTY TREASURERS — Continued. 
powers and duties — Continued. 

fines, expenses, fees, court 

expenses, fees, etc., returns 
institutions spending county money, custodian of 

funds, to be . 
interest rate on county securities . 
jails, etc., masters or keepers, advances to, by 
statement of expenditures, filing with . 
returns as to . 
laborers, etc., injured, compensation to . 
low land and swamps, improvement of, bond issues 
payment of expenses .... 

militia, expen.=es of calling out 

overdue accounts, notice .... 

ponds, exclusive fishing in certain, payment to 
poor debtors damaging jail property, action agains 
prison-made goods, list, sending to 
probate court investigators, payment 
probation officers, advances to . . . 

money collected by, to be paid to, when 
receipts and expenditures, in general, annual ac 
counts .... 

county funds ..... 

publication ...... 

See also, supra, powers and duties, fines, 
expenses, fees, court, 
payments by, appropriations, in excess of . 
claims against county .... 

commissioners, on order of . 
criminal cases, expenses, etc. . 
financial year, expiration, as affecting 
law libraries, to, etc. .... 

medical examiner's fees, etc. . 

personal liability for .... 

prisoners, commitment, expense 

discharged, aid to ... . 

removal, expense .... 

road material, preparation by, expense 
support, expense .... 

prison industries, expense 
salaries, clerks of courts, of, regulated 
county ...... 

statute authorizing, citation . 
payments to, county agricultural schools, by 
courts, money paid into, interest on 
explosives, etc., forfeited, proceeds of sale, etc 
fines, etc. ...... 

nuisances, costs and expenses of abatement 
prison, industries, receipts from certain . 

labor, receipts from certain 
probation officers, from 
registers of deeds, fees .... 

road material prepared by prisoners, receipts 

from sale, etc. 
sheriffs, fees .... 

sworn statement to accompany certain 

tuberculosis hospitals, payments for erection, 

etc. ...... 

See also, supra, powers and duties, fines, 
expenses, fees, court. 



Chapter 



Section 



' 35 


40,41 


370 


37 


22 


386 


• ' 218 


47 


2752 


280 


2, 7, 11, 13-16 


3273-3276 


35 


40,41 


370 


35 


27A 


366 


. 35 


39 


370 


126 


30,31 


1531 


. 126 


32 


1531 


. 35 


40 


370 


. 152 


70 


1931 


3 252 


9 


3032 


. 252 


14 


3034 


. 33 


32 


314 


. 35 


24 


365 


. 131 


46 


1630 


t 127 


45 


1543 


. 127 


57 


1546 


. 215 


56A 


2687 


. 276 


94 


3230 


. 276 


93 


3230 


. 35 


36 


368 


. 35 


10 


363 


. 35 


27 


366 


. 35 


32-34 


368 


. 35 


10 


363 


. 35 


11 


363 


. 280 


16 


3276 


. 35 


16 


364 


. 78 


4 


898 


. 38 


19 


392 


. 35 


14 


363 


. 127 


122 


1557 


. 127 


165 


1566 


. 127 


123 


1557 


. 127 


77 


1550 


. 127 


125, 126 


1557 


. 127 


71 


1549 


. 35 


19 


364 


. 35 


16,19 


364 


. 35 


14 


363 


. 74 


30 


881 


. 35 


23 


365 


. 148 


51 


1857 


. 280 


11, 15 


3275 


. Ill 


142 


1362 


. 127 


71 


1549 


. 127 


84 


1551 


. 276 


93 


3230 


. 36 


39 


383 


. 127 


77 


1550 


. 37 


22 


386 


. 35 


41 


370 



111 



82, 83, 85 



1347, 1348 



322 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 
COUNTY TREASURERS — Concluded. 
powers and duties — Concluded. 

recognizances, defaulted, payments on account of . 276 
registers of deeds, fees, paid to . . . .36 

registration of land titles, certain fees for, payable to 185 
representative districts, information as to, to / Art. XXI 
be filed with . . 1 Art. LXXI 

reservoirs and dams, examination, costs, notice to . 253 
retirement system, county ..... 32 

commonwealth, to make certain payments to . 32 
salary adjustments by, district court judges, clerks 

and assistant clerks, of . . .218 

sheriffs, fees, payment to . . . .37 

suffering escape, riaay prosecute . . . 280 

suits, county, may prosecute . . . .35 

surplus cash, deposit ...... 35 

interest, disposal ...... 35 

tax, county, recovery from delinquent town, etc. . 59 
trial justices, returns . . . . . .219 

tuberculosis hospitals, borrowings for . . .111 

taxation of land held for . . . . .58 

unclaimed funds, receipt ..... 35 

ways, certain, notice of injury on, given to, when . 84 
state funds, improved by, maintenance, etc. . 81 
wild cats, etc., bounties on, payment . . . 131 

See also Counties; County Commissioners; 
County Finance. 
COUNTY TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITALS. 

See Hospitals, tuberculosis, for. 
COUNTY WAYS. 

See Ways, public. 
COUPON BONDS. 

See Bonds, evidences of indebtedness, as, regis- 
tration of certain (Index p. 146). 
COURT. 

definition [see Words and Phrases (Index pp. 1498, 

1499)]. 
See also Courts. 
COURT AND JURY. 

functions ........ 231 

COURT HOUSES. 
burning, penalty 
counties to provide 

erection and repair 
defacing, penalty . 
COURT-MARTIAL. 

accused persons, holding, for trial before . . . 263 

See also Militia, organized, land forces, courts- 
martial. 
COURT OFFICERS AND MESSENGERS. 
additional, sheriff to furnish, when . 
chief, court officer in Worcester 

term of office ..... 

deputy sheriffs in Suffolk and Middlesex 
term of office ..... 

deputy sheriffs, number at each sitting 
district, attorney, additional, may require . 
courts, in . 

See also District Courts. 
double pay prohibited .... 

fees, and travel, constables, of, how paid . 
deputy sheriffs not on salary, how paid 
salaried officers not to receive 
receivable by salaried, etc., in criminal cases, etc 
insanity, etc., cases, service of process in 



Section 



Page 



80 


3227 


39 


383 


14 


2485 


- 


55 


- 


72 


48 


3046 


23-25 


279-283 


2(6) 


259 


82 


2759 


22 


386 


13 


3275 


20 


364 


22 


364 


22 


365 


28 


699 


16 


2763 


82, 85A 


1347, 1348 


17A 


673 


23A 


365 


19 


961 


25 


936 


133 


1650 



81 



2868 



266 


2,3 


3116 


34 


3 


356 


34 


14,17 


359, 360 


266 


97 


3135 



3104 



221 


69 


2784 


221 


71 


2784 


221 


72 


2785 


221 


71 


2784 


221 


72 


2785 


221 


69 


2784 


221 


69 


2784 


218 


61-65 


2755 


221 


81 


2786 


221 


75 


2785 


221 


75 


2785 


262 


50 


3100 


262 


50, 53, 54 


3100, 3101 


123 


71 


1495 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



323 



Chapter 
COURT OFFICERS AND MESSENGERS — Concluded. 
meritorious services in criminal cases, extra compen- 
sation for ..... 262 

messengers, Suffolk county, in, duties and compensa- 
tion ...... 221 

number at each sitting . . . . . .221 

pensions for certain ...... 32 

premiums on bonds of certain, in Suffolk and Worcester, 

payment by county . . . 221 

salaries ......... 221 

double pay forbidden ...... 221 

supreme judicial court in Suffolk, attending . . 221 

Suffolk, Middlesex and Worcester, in, appointment 

and removal .... 221 

bond ........ 221 

premium on certain, in Suffolk and Worcester, 

payment by county . . .221 

interchange or transfer in Suffolk . . . .221 

powers ........ 221 

term of office ....... 221 

uniforms, certain, to wear . . . . .221 

allowance to certain ...... 221 

venires for jurors, etc., service by . . . . 221 

bond ......... 221 

witnesses, summoning by . . . . .221 

COURT ROOMS. 

[119 

.{220 

[278 



Section 



47 



3099 



exclusion from, in certain cases 

COURTS. 

general provisions relative to, access to and protec- 
tion by, initiative, not subject to 
adjournment, another place, etc., to . . . 
officers, by ...... . 

children, proceedings against, separate sessions for . 

See also Minors, court proceedings as to. 
civil trials, determination of facts by, in certain 
notice of decision ...... 

clerks of courts (see Clerks of Courts; District 

Courts; and titles of specific courts). 

contempt, commitment for 

service of process 

district courts, in . 
witness, non-attendance 
warrant to answer for 
criers in, clerks, sheriffs, etc., to act as 
criminal trials, duties in 
errors, etc., in inferior, correction by supreme judi- 
cial court 

establishment by general court . . . Art. 

exclusion of public from (see Court Rooms). 
flag, national, display in . . . 

initiative and referendum, not subject to 

insurance policies, life, right to change beneficiaries 
under, election for person effecting 
insurance to exercise, forbidden 
not to affect jurisdiction ..... 
intoxicating liquors, conviction of licensees to sell, 
notice, licensing authorities, to 
owner of building, to . 
judgments and decrees, general power to award 
judicial, notice, by (see Judicial Notice). 

office, state, United States judicial officers not to 
hold, etc. ..... 



II 
220 
220 
119 

231 
231 



220 
220 
218 
233 
233 
220 
278 

211 
III 

220 
ill 

in 



175 
175 

138 
138 
220 



220 



76 


2785 


69 


2784 


66,67 


296 


77 


2785 


73 


2785 


81 


2786 


73 


2785 


70,72 


2784, 2785 


70 


2784 


77 


2785 


72 


2785 


70 


2784 


72 


2785 


80 


2786 


80 


2786 


70,78 


2784, 2785 


70,78 


2784, 2785 


70,79 


2784, 2786 


65 


1451 


13 


2768 


16A 


3257 


2 


60 


5 


2767 


9 


2767 


65 


1451 


77 


2867 


129 


2881 


14 


2768 


14 


2768 


5 


2742 


5 


2902 


6 


2902 


9 


2767 


11 


3256 


3 


2652 


- 


29,30 


1 


2766 


2 


60 


2 


64 


25, 126 


2373 


22 


2308 


78 


1701 


79 


1701 


2 


2766 



11 



2767 



324 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



Chapter 



Section 



Page 



COURTS — Continued. 

general provisions relative to — Concluded. 
juries, charging as to facts, by, forbidden 

instructions to, by, criminal trials 
jurisdiction of, defects, certain, not to affect . 
justices, bankruptcy, referee in, office incompatible 

conservators of the peace, to be 

inhabitancy in town, etc., not to disqualify 

pistols, etc., may license carrying 

powers, in general ...... 

United States judicial office incompatible . 

warrants, processes, etc., general power to issue . 

See also Judges and Justices; Judicial Officers. 
juvenile sessions, dockets, etc. . . . . 

See also Minors, court proceedings as to. 
liquors, analysis, may order . . . . . 

mental state of persons before, determination 

minors, exclusion ...... 

money, paid to certain officers by order of, disposal 
of interest on ... . 

paid into, and interest on, disposition 

reclamation, judicial proceedings 

officers, in general ...... 

appointed by, embezzlement, etc., by 

jury duty, exempt from . . . . . 

See also Court Officers and Messengers; and 
titles of specific courts, 
orders and injunctions, general power as to . 
organization and procedure, judicial council's duties 

as to . 
other states or United States, of, records as evidence 
laws of, judicial notice . . . . . 

pharmacist, registered, certificate of conviction to 

state board, when 
powers, in general ...... 

probation, may place certain persons on 

officers (see Probation, officers). 
proceedings in, money of account, based on . 
process, general power to issue .... 

equity, in ...... . 

sheriffs, etc., to serve . . . . . 

records, certified copies, expense of procuring, ta.x- 
ation in costs .... 

inspection by justice . . . . . 

neglect of, by clerk, as forfeiture of bond 
report of convictions, to licensing authorities, etc. 
(see Clerks of Courts, powers 
and duties). 
reversal of decisions of, initiative not appU- 
cable ..... 

seal ........ 

See also Seal. 
sittings, change of time or place . 

first day, how designated .... 

Sundays, holidays, not to be open on, except . 
superintendence of inferior, by sujireme judicial 
court ..... 

witnesses before (see Witnesses). 

writs, form, teste, etc. ..... Art 

general power to issue .... 

Boston juvenile (see District Courts). 



231 


81 




2868 


278 


11 




3256 


231 


136 




2884 


220 


12 




2768 


220 


3 




2766 


220 


10 




2767 


140 


131 




1737 


220 


2 




2766 


220 


11 




2767 


220 


2 




2766 


119 


56,65 


1448 


1451 


138 


58 




1697 


123 


99-lOOA 




1505 


/119 

[220 


65 




1451 


13 




2768 


35 


22 




364 


35 


23 




365 


• 168 


41,43 


2211 


2212 


(172 


50, 51, 54 


2275 


2276 


1 168 


41,43 


2211 


2212 


t 172 


50 




2275 


221 


69-81 


2784-2786 


266 


55 




3126 


234 


1 




2914 



220 



2766 



221 


34A, 34B 


2776 


233 


69 


2912 


233 


70 


2912 


112 


34 


1381 


220 


2 


2766 


276 


87 


3229 


107 


1,2 


1244 


220 


2 


2766 


214 


4 


2668 


220 


7 


2767 


261 


25A 


3085 


221 


29 


2775 


221 


29-31 


2775 



. II 


2 


60 


4 


9A, 9B 


114 


. 220 


5 


2767 


. 220 


4 


2766 


. 220 
1 


6 


2767 


i 

. 211 


3 


2652 


t. V 


_ 


46 


. 220 


2 


2706 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
COURTS — Concluded. 

district (see District Courts). 

insolvency (see Bankruptcy and Insolvency). 

land (see Land Court). 

municipal (see District Courts). 

probate (see Probate Courts). 

superior (see Supreme Judicial and Superior 
Courts). 

supreme judicial (see Supreme Judicial and Superior 
Courts). 

trial justices (see Trial Justices). 

United States, of (see United States). 
COVE. 

See Waters and Waterways. 
COVENANT, ACTION OF. 

contract division, included in . • . . . 231 

transitory, deemed ....... 223 

See also Contract, Actions of. 
COW PEAS, SEEDS OF. 

See Agricultural Seeds. 
COWS. 

execution, exempt from seizure on, when . 

milch, garbage, feeding to, penalty .... 

tenement house laws, imder, keeping, when forbidden 

See also Animals; Cattle. 
CRABS. 

See Fish and Fisheries, marine. 
CRACKERS. 

See Bread and Bakery Products. 
CRANBERRIES. 

barrel and crate, standard, for, measurements and 
capacities .... 

terms defined ...... 

unlawful marking, penalty 

use regulated, penalty .... 

third, half and three quarter barrels, use legalized 
cultivation, damming of streams for 

apportionment of expense .... 

experimental work in growing, etc 

state college 
packages, sale, etc., in, regulated 
strike or level measure, no sale by 
CRANBERRY MEADOWS. 

entry, etc., on, by military forces 
trespass in, malicious, penalty . 
CRATE. 

cranberries, standard, for (see Cranberries). 
CREAM. 

See Milk and Cream. 
CREAMERY. 

use of word, in connection with oleomargarine, etc., 

penalty ..... 94 

CREAM OF TARTAR. 

sale, certain laws not to apply to, when . . .112 

CREDIT. 

bank, etc., from, obtaining by false pretences . . 266 
commonwealth, of, use restricted . . Art. LXII 

corporation, of, fraudulent use, penalty . . . 266 

insurance [see Insurance, classes of insurance 

(Index p. 700)]. 
reporting agencies, private detectives, law requiring 

hcensing of, not applicable to certain 147 
third person, of, representation of, statute of frauds, 

within 259 



Section 



325 

Page 



at Massachusetts 



2850 
2795 



235 


34(4) 


2930 


270 


9 


3165 


/ 144 


73 


1802 


\ 145 


4 


1810 



. 94 


115, 116 


1115 


. 94 


115 


1115 


. 94 


116 


1115 


. 94 


116 


1115 


. 94 


116 


1115 


. 253 


39 


3043 


. 253 


40 


3043 


s 

. 75 


23 


889 


. 94 


116, 117 


1115 


. 94 


99 


nil 


. 33 


124, 125 


339 


. 266 


115 


3138 



51 


1100 


35 


1382 


36 


3122 


1 


68 


74 


3130 


30 


1839 


4 


3073 



326 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CREDITORS. 

administration granted to, when .... 

assessments of mutual insurance companies, court 

review of, etc., petition by 
assignments for benefit of .... . 

See also Trustees, special cases, in. 
attaching (see Attachment of Property). 
bonds, probate, actions upon, by ... . 

claim of decedent, enforcement .... 

claims of, set-off against ...... 

See also Set-off. 
conveyances, etc., in fraud of, real estate attachments, 
validity . . . . . 

See also Fraudulent Con^'eyances. 
definition, fraudulent transfers, as to 
executors, etc., actions against, limitation . 

bond without sureties, petition for, notice to, when . 
payment by, in general ..... 

waste, liability for ..... . 

fraud on, insurance premiums paid in, recovery from 
proceeds of policy 
sales in bulk, etc., regulated .... 

heirs, devisees, etc., liability to .... 

insolvent estates, deceased persons, of, debts against, 
payment, etc. .... 

See also Executors and Administrators (Index 
pp. 500, 503, 504). 
non-residents, of, debts against, payment, etc. 
hfe insurance pohcy, rights of beneficiary, as against . 
preferred (see Preferred Claims). 
remedies, arbitration of claims (see Arbitr.\tion, 
Controversies, of). 
arrest of debtor (see Arrest and Supplementary 

Proceedings in Civil Actions). 
attachments (see Attachment of Property). 
bills, lading, of, negotiable, against 

reach and apply, to . 

commonwealth, claims against .... 

conditional sales, under (see Conditional Sales). 

corporations, against (see Corporations, in general, 
actions by and against), 
foreign, against (see Corporations, foreign). 

credit, representation of, statute of frauds, within . 

execution, seizure of property on (see Executions 
in Civil Actions). 

executors, etc., against (see Executors and Ad- 
ministrators). 

fraudulent, conveyance, in case of (see Fraudulent 
Conveyances). 
sales, avoidance ...... 

See also Sales of Personal Property (Index 
pp. 1175, 1176). 

guarantor, against, writing required 

guardians and conservators, against [see Guard- 
ians AND Conservators (Index 
p. 624)]. 

insolvency proceedings, in [see Bankruptcy and 
Insolvency; Executors and Ad- 
ministrators (Index pp. 503, 504)]. 

insurance companies, deposits with commonwealth, 
trusts created by, suits to en- 
force ...... 

mutual, against ...... 



apter 


Section 


Page 


193 


1,7 


2533, 2534 


175 


84 


2341 


203 


40-42 


2593, 2594 


205 


20-35 


2608-2611 


230 


5 


2845 


232 


1-11 


2898, 2899 



223 



108 
/214 

1223 
258 



259 



106 



259 



67 



2806 



109A 


1 


1307 


197 


9-18 


2548-2550 


205 


4 


2604 


197 


1-8 


2546-2.548 


230 


10 


2846 


175 


125, 126 


2373 


106 


1,2 


1224, 1225 


197 


28-34 


2552, 2553 


198 


1-33 


2554-2560 


199 


3-5 


2561 


175 


125, 126 


2373 



23 


1280 


3 (7-10) 


2667, 2668 


86A 


2810 


1-5 


3070 



3073 



1, 2, 28 1224, 1225, 1231 



3071 



175 
175 



185 2400 
83,84,90 2340,2341,2344 



motor vehicle liability insurance law, under 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 

Chapter 
CREDITORS — Conchided. 
remedies — Condu(Jed. 
judgments, under, supplementary proceedings to 

enforce ..... 224 

See also Arrest and Supplementary Pro- 
ceedings IN Civil Actions; Judg- 
ments IN Civil Actions. 
liability insurance policies, may reach and apply . 175 
equity suit for ...... 214 

liens, under (see Liens). 

marital relation as affecting (see Husband and 

Wife). 
mortgages, under (see Mortgages). 

/ 90 
■ 1 175 
See also Motor Vehicles, liability for bodily in- 
juries, etc., caused by, security for 
(Index p. 891). 
non-residents, against (see Non-residents). 
partners, interest of, against, bill to reach, etc. 
uniform partnership act not to affect . 
charging order ...... 

limited, against ...... 

pledge, under (see Pledges). 

probate bonds, on (see Probate Bonds). 

recognizance for debts, on . 

See also Recognizances. 
sales act, under (see Sales of Personal Property). 
sales in bulk, avoidance ..... 

shares of stock, proceedings to reach 
statute, frauds, of, as affecting (see Frauds, Stat- 
ute of). 
limitations, of, as affecting (see Limitation op 
Actions). 



Section 



stockholders' liability, enforcement 



suits to reach and apply, equity jurisdiction 
transient vendors, against, suit on bond 
trustee process, on (see Trustee Process). 
trustees, against (see Trustees). 
voluntary associations, against 
wages, assignment 
See also Wages. 
warehouse receipts, negotiable, against 
wife, joint UabiUty for necessaries 
See also Frauds, Statute of. 
special administrator, may not sue . 
tender of payment to . . . 

trustees for benefit of, provisions as to 
See also Actions, Civil. 
CREDITORS' BILLS TO REACH AND APPLY. 
general provisions ..... 
bankruptcy, etc., special decree in case of 
verdict or finding, after, equitable remedy 
See also Equity, jurisdiction, special cases, in, 
supreme judicial and superior 
courts, concurrent. 
CREDIT UNIONS. 

annual, meeting, date, by-laws to fix 
report to commissioner of banks .... 



156 
158 
172 
173 
181 
216 
214 
101 



182 
154 

105 
209 

193 
232 
203 



214 
235 
223 



171 
171 



327 

Page 



14-30 2825-2830 



112-1 13, \ 

3(10) 



34F 
112-113A 



2362, 2363 
2668 



1012 
2362, 2363 



214 
108A 
108A 

109 


3(7) 

44 

28 

5, 7, 21, 22 


2667 

1299 

1293 

1300, 1304 


256 


1-9 


3066, 3067 


106 
214 


1,2 

3(8) 


1224, 1225 
2668 



3, 35, 38-40 1954, 1964-1966 



45-54 


1987, 1988 


24,25 


2269 


11 


2284 


14-16 


2453 


162-164 


2723 


3 (7-10) 


2667, 2668 


3, 11, 12 


1191, 1193 


6 


2456 


1-7 


1936, 1937 


31 


1217 


7 


2640 


15 


2536 


12-14 


2900 


40^2 


2593, 2594 


3 (7-10) 


2667, 2668 


24-26 


2927, 2928 


86A 


2810 



7(Z) 
27 



2256 
2262 



328 



INDEX TO GENERAL LAWS. 



CREDIT UNIONS — Continued. . 
auditing committee, election, etc. 
meetings .... 

by-laws to determine 
powers and duties 
removal of members from office 

banks, etc., laws as to, application of 

blue sky law exemption . 
by-laws, amendments 

approval by commissioner of banks 

corporate purposes, in relation to 

subjects .... 
capital, amount unlimited 

composition 
charter void for failure to organize, etc 
corporation as member . 
credit, committee, election, etc. 
meetings .... 
number .... 
powers and duties 
removal of members from office 

union, use of words 

restriction, penalty 
definition .... 
deposits, interest rate on 

joint ..... 

limit ..... 

minors, by . 

receipt, etc., by-laws as to 

withdrawal regulated . 
directors, borrowing by, restrictions on 

compensation, none 

election, terra, classes, etc. . 

number, meetings 

officers, to elect . 

powers and duties 

restrictions on . 

vacancies, filling . 
dividends, directors to recommend 

guaranty and reserve fund requirements, as affecting 

payment regulated 
entrance fees, by-laws to determine 

examination by commissioner of banks 

fee ..... . 

fines, by-laws to regulate 

fiscal year ..... 

fraternal organization as member 
guaranty fund .... 

incorporation .... 

bank incorporation, board of, assent 
filing fee ..... 

organization under chapter one hundred and seventy 
two 
investment of funds 
liquidation, involuntary . 

See also Banks and Banking, in general, pos- 
se.ssion and liquidation of banks by 
commissioner (Index pp. 109, 110). 
voluntary .... 

loans to members, applications for 
approval 
authority to make 
capit