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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 31: Enforcement of tax lien on realty

Section 31. Upon petition of the commissioner the probate court shall, after such notice to the owners of any real estate or separate parcel thereof as said court shall order, determine the amount of taxes imposed by this chapter and by corresponding provisions of earlier laws which have become payable, and of interest on said taxes, for which such real estate or separate parcel thereof is charged with a lien under this chapter. After such determination the commissioner may collect said taxes and interest by sale in the manner provided by chapter sixty for the collection of taxes by sale by a collector of taxes so far as applicable, or by levy under sections fifty-three to sixty-four of chapter sixty-two C.