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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE VII CITIES, TOWNS AND DISTRICTS
  • CHAPTER 49 FENCES, FENCE VIEWERS, POUNDS AND FIELD DRIVERS
  • Section 19 Penalty for misfeasance

Section 19. A fence viewer who, when requested, unreasonably neglects to perform any duty required of him in this chapter shall forfeit five dollars to be recovered in tort to the use of the town, or on complaint to the use of the commonwealth, and shall also be liable for all damages to the party injured.