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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 22: Enforcement by superior court department

Section 22. The superior court department of the trial court shall have jurisdiction to enforce rights and duties created by this chapter and, on complaint of the department, may restrain violations of the department's regulations and otherwise enforce by any appropriate remedy including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, injunctive relief, the regulations, licenses, permits, orders, penalties and charges of the department. Penalties and charges established by or under authorization of this chapter shall be collected for the account of the department and paid over to the department. Except for rights of action expressly conferred upon the department, no provision of this chapter shall create private rights of action in enforcement proceedings.