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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7H: Payment of damages of less than $2000 to prevent hardship notwithstanding title deficiencies

Section 7H. If the board of officers who have made a taking under this chapter are unable to make or approve prompt payment of all damages awarded in the order of taking as provided for under section seven B because of legal deficiencies in the title of the property subject to said order of taking, and if the total amount of the award for damages awarded under said order of taking is less than two thousand dollars, then said board of officers or any other person authorized to make or approve such payment are hereby authorized wherever feasible to make or approve such payment in order to prevent a hardship on the person or persons in whom the right to damages has vested.